Senior Electrical Engineer
Company: The Fountainhead Group, Inc.
Posted on: November 27, 2019
Company Overview:The Fountainhead Group, Inc. (FGI) is a privately
owned mid-size company, headquartered in Central New York, that
designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes a variety of
consumer and professional products for the lawn & garden,
landscaping, industrial, concrete, and firefighting markets. FGI is
the market leader in quality and innovation and plans to drive
considerable growth over the next 5 years.Position Overview:The
Senior Electro-Mechanical Engineering is responsible for all
aspects of Electrical Engineering in the support of product
development and testing. This is generally divided into two areas:
1. Working with design engineers and outside resources to develop
electrical specifications for battery-powered consumer products. 2.
Working with test engineers to design and build electrical systems
for test equipment, including custom programming and data
acquisition.Responsibilities: ---Lead all electrical projects
related to new product development for the Engineering and R&D
departments. ---Develop electrical and electro-mechanical
specifications for systems and components for new products, to
achieve performance requirements. ---Develop procedures to test
electrical and electro-mechanical performance of products against
requirements. ---Troubleshoot electrical and electro-mechanical
issues in products, identify problems, and determine solutions.
---Maintain existing and develop new specialized fixtures and
apparatuses for testing electrical and electro-mechanical systems.
---Maintain existing and write new programs in LabVIEW to operate
test fixtures and apparatuses. ---Provide clear and timely
reporting to product teams on status of electrical projects.
---Work with suppliers, including domestic and international travel
to visit, to source motors, batteries, PCB's, and other electrical
components. ---Support regulatory certification (ETL/UL) process
for electrical consumer products, included working with outside
testing labs. ---Coordinate with Electrical Technician to support
projects.QualificationsMinimum Qualifications ---Bachelor's degree
in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology
---7+ years of industrial experience in an Electrical Engineering
position. ---Ability to manage own workload to support multiple
projects. ---Ability to work with a cross-functional team,
including members from all levels of the company, to achieve
project goals and maintain good communication. ---Working knowledge
of small DC motors, Li-Ion batteries, PCB's, motor controls, and
charging systems. ---Proficient with test equipment used for
Electrical Engineering (oscilloscopes, meters, data-loggers, power
supplies, etc.). ---Ability to design fixtures and apparatuses to
test electrical and electro-mechanical systems and components.
---Ability to write new programs and edit existing programs in
LabVIEW for use with test equipment. ---Ability to troubleshoot
electrical and electro-mechanical issues, identify root causes of
problems, and determine solutions. ---Ability to analyze test data,
compile results, and summarize into effective communication to
share with a cross-functional team. ---Ability to travel
domestically and internationally to visit suppliers. ---Proficient
with MS Office Products - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project.
Preferred Qualifications ---Advanced knowledge of Lithium-Ion based
battery technologies and charging requirements. ---Experience
working with small electric pumps (diaphragm or gear types),
including developing motor specs to achieve desired performance.
---Basic understanding of Fluid Mechanics, including measurement of
pressure, flow, and temperature. ---Extensive experience designing
and building electrical and electro-mechanical test equipment,
including data acquisition capabilities. ---Familiarity with the
regulations governing the shipment of Lithium-Ion Batteries.
---Experience obtaining regulatory certifications (ETL/UL) for
consumer products.To apply, please email resume to Resume@ or mail
to Theresa Wilson c/o The Fountainhead Group Inc., 23 Garden
Street, New York Mills, NY 13417. The Fountainhead Group Inc. is an
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