Tennant Company Electrical Engineer 2 in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Tennant is a recognized leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing solutions for industrial and commercial markets, with more than $820 million in annual revenues. With a vision to become a global leader in water-based sustainable cleaning and other technologies, Tennant creates innovative solutions, such as our ec-H2O products, that are changing the way the world cleans. Tennant employees work to create a cleaner, safer, healthier world. Tennant is a company that cares about what it's doing, and the sustainability of its products, and works every day to develop new solutions that clean exceptionally well, but don't damage the environment. Employees of Tennant Company work with a spirit of Stewardship. Very simply, Stewardship is a filter for our actions and decision-making, as we strive to leave things in better condition than when we found them. Tennant is seeking a Systems Engineer with an Electrical Engineering background who enjoys leading several projects at once while owning the entire project cycle from development of plans through execution and closure. You'll be responsible for performing root cause analysis and ensuring the technical accuracy of design work. You will also have experience with printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs). Major Areas of Accountability: * Cross-functionally collaborate with hardware, systems, software, finance, marketing, material controls, procurement, service, suppliers, test, manufacturing and assembly engineering on design optimization, and implementation of project(s). * Develop a project plan from a bottoms-up approach. Then progressively elaborate on the plan. * Execute the project plan, which typically includes prototype builds and production implementation as milestones. * Mine quality and warranty data for continuous improvement opportunities; scope and execute projects to improve product offering to key customer and control warranty costs * Execute key engineering and quality projects using appropriate Six Sigma and 8D tools and processes * Collaborate with Tennant Sales & Service teams and end users to quickly understand product quality issues and partner to create and validate innovative solutions * Establishes performance specifications and plans for evolution of these specifications over time. * Design and analysis of components/systems, including but not limited to using the following tools/processes: * Worst-Case analysis, engineering calculations, FMEAs, statistical analysis/reliability, and simulation analysis. * Plans and supports verification and validation testing. Leverages the test data to understand and manage design trade-offs. * Apply Tennant, Industry, and Regulatory standards to designs. * Keep abreast of Engineering techniques, processes, and best practices as they affect design assignments on Tennant products. * Independently identify and implement departmental improvement projects. * Write reports, maintain records, and record patentable ideas. * Dedicated to personal development. Required Experience and Skills: * Bachelor s Degree in Electrical Engineering * Four plus years of electrical engineering experience * Project management experience * Process oriented with strong problem solving skills * High-energy self-starter, able to successfully manage ambiguous tasks * Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment, manages multiple projects, work cross-functionally, and deliver against company business goals and objectives * Strong written and verbal communication/presentation skills * Demonstrated success initiating change and ability to influence at all levels * Have the bias for action and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, innovative and dynamic environment. * Demonstrated ability for team leadership and motivation * Demonstrates a s