Electrical Engineer

Engineering Yellow Springs, Ohio Dayton, Ohio
Salary: USD 80000 - 95000 Annually


We’re Hiring for an Electrical Engineer!  

If you are excited and passionate about helping YSI solve water, consider joining our team today!  Xylem, Inc. is a leading global water technology company servicing more than 150 countries and is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues.  We are looking for individuals to join our mission by exceeding customer expectations through smart sustainable solutions.  At Xylem, you will have the opportunity to solve water by participating in our paid Volunteer Program, Xylem Watermark! 

THE ROLE - The Electrical Engineer position is responsible for the sustaining engineering, design, development, and verification of YSI sensors and measurement instruments. This role reports to the Engineering Manager, Business Continuity & Improvements (BC&I) 


·       Evaluate field failures, warranty claims, or issues with current product performance for improvement and/or cost reduction

·       Provide electrical engineering expertise to manufacturing to help solve production and product problems.

·       Provide electrical engineering expertise to Quality to help solve product field problems. 

·       Provide electrical engineering expertise to Purchasing to assist in the procurement of electronic components.

·       Design and develop analog and digital embedded electronic circuits to meet performance, cost, assembly, test, packaging, and project schedule objectives for assigned projects.

·       Enter schematics into CAD system and/or support PCB design efforts by others.

·       Update PCB drawings and/or supervise the electrical draftsman to revise drawings.

·       Create, submit, and execute ECO’s (Engineering Change Orders) using Oracle.

·       Specify and source prototype components, assist with prototype assembly, debug prototype assemblies.

·       Support and conduct testing activities to verify performance versus requirements of components and systems developed.

·       Document the concepts, design, testing, and analysis for electronic circuits developed. Familiar with all aspects of a PCB drawing package (BOM’s, Gerber Files, Schematics). 


·       A B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 2-3 years of analog and digital electronic (embedded system) design. 

·       Familiarity with EMC (electro-magnetic compatibility) design and testing practices desirable.

·       Ability to design using electronic CAD software tools for schematic design desirable. Experience with Altium is preferred.

·       Knowledge and experience with LabView a bonus.

·       The ability to evaluate and make recommendations on cost control, reliability and manufacturability issues while maintaining aggressive development schedules.

·       Excellent testing and troubleshooting skills

·       The ability and desire to work in a fast-paced team environment, working with a cross functional team (e.g. electrical, firmware, mechanical and system test engineers) to create a fully functional system

·       The desire and ability to learn new tools and design techniques.

Key Skills and Attributes: 

·       Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Ability to convey technical concepts in business terms

·       Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations.

·       Ability to multi-task effectively.

·       Collaborative style that advocates team concept.

·       Strong analytical, reasoning, and team interaction skills.

·       Capable of using computer-based tools to facilitate responsibilities.

·       Poise, good judgment and confidence to represent both our department (BC&I) and company (YSI).

·       Ability to work with a diverse workforce and customer base.

·       Ensures compliance with Company's and regulatory policies and procedures. This includes ISO9001, ISO14000, and rules for workplace safety.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS - Working Conditions: 

·       Minimum 8 hours/day

·       Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours

·       5-10% travel

·       Mostly general office environment but will also involve some working in Laboratory and Factory floor locations.

·       Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility

·       Must be able to sit and stand for extended periods of time.

·       YSI offers a flexible work environment where employees are allowed to work both remotely and on-site. Employees may work from home with their managers permission but must come on site when requested and required.  Managers and employees negotiate to meet company’s needs while accommodating the employee when possible.


Disclaimer:  The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job