Brunswick Boston Whaler Electrical Engineer in Edgewater, Florida
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BASIC ACCOUNTABILITY STATEMENT
Responsible for researching, generating, developing and implementing electrical systems for all Boston Whaler products. This will include use of Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) tools to ensure designs are robust and manufacturing friendly. These systems must meet all necessary internal quality and supplier requirements and be executed in the most cost -effective manner.
Define requirements and component specifications for electrical panels, wiring harnesses and electrical systems.
Design main, distribution, switch and instrument panels for AC and DC electrical systems.
Ensure and/or acquire component and system compliance with industry standards
Conceive new electrical and electronic system designs for customer convenience and production plant labor reduction and manufacturability
Conduct product research on electrical and electronic equipment and components
Interface with propulsion and project groups for system layouts
Development of electrical systems and panels in a 3 dimensional CAD environment prior to physical execution.
Generate engineering drawings for new designs and approve all electrical prints for boat release
Create and validate load calculations based on ABYC/IOS/CE and Australian standards for AC and DC electrical systems
Determine shore power configuration and generator size (120-V, 240-V, 50/60 Hertz)
Determine grounding and galvanic protection requirements for AC and DC electrical system
Determine battery and charging system requirements for DC electrical systems
Provide technical expertise to project groups and ensure consistency between all group electrical documentation, methods and practices
Supports Manufacturing and customer service on issues resolution
Generate Engineering Change Notice’s (ECN) as required
Build or rework prototype and production harnesses as needed.
Perform incoming inspections on electrical components, panels, and harnesses as needed.
Install, test and troubleshoot AC/DC electrical circuits, components or systems to ensure proper operation as needed.
Review and approve owner’s manuals for accurate and complete electrical descriptions and information
Work with suppliers on the development of electrical systems and components to ensure continuous improvement in the quality and value of our boats systems
Participate in continuous improvement activities
Attain ABYC certification in all electrical categories.
Perform final electrical design verification tests.
Maintain direct and frequent interface with Brunswick companies to ensure consistency throughout the organization.
Ensure timely and adequate completion of all applicable phases of project
Apply relevant voice of the customer and systems engineering input to designs.
Must be willing to travel (minimum 10%).
- Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical experience required
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
3-5 years of electrical product design experience with knowledge of manufacturing/production processes.
Computer Aided Design experience; AutoCAD, Unigraphics, SolidWorks, Catia or Pro E preferred. 3-D modeling skills desirable.
Experience with multiplexing/digital switching, telematics, and marine electronics desirable.
Knowledge of standards applied by the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC).
Boating, fishing and/or marine industry experience desirable
Commitment to quality and standards that are accepted by the industry
Must interface well with other employee’s and departments throughout Brunswick as well as outside vendors, dealers and retail customers.
Must be able to work extra hours required to assure timely completion of critical projects.
Proficiency in all Microsoft office applications.
Problem solving and decision making abilities.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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