Textron Electrical Engineer III in Rockford, Illinois

Electrical Engineer III



Electrical Engineer III plans and executes electrical designs for new and existing tools, electromechanical systems, and hand-held electronic test equipment.This role is also responsible for software or applications used in conjunction with these products.


This position reports to an Engineering Lead. Greenlee engineers work closely with other functions across the business including product management, operations, and marketing, as well as outside vendors.


1.Drive research, design, development, sourcing and manufacture of parts and components on new product programs

2.Develop a deep understanding of customer needs and application requirements in relevant product categories

3.Translate customer needs to functional requirements and initial concepts

4.Work closely with product managers, other engineers, designers, and technicians to achieve functional product objectives on time and within budget

5.Organize engineering tasks to meet completion dates and technical specifications

6.Evaluate progress on new product programs and proactively recommend changes as required to ensure successful execution

7.Perform all duties within Textron’s Business Conduct Guidelines



  • Ability to create embedded software for microcontroller based products (C, C , Java, Assembly)

  • Experience designing analog and digital circuits

  • FPGA design using Vivado

  • Schematic capture and PCB layout

  • Experience with UL, CSA, CE, and FCC agency certification of Transportable Equipment

  • Experience with Altium, Solidworks Electrical, and LabVIEW are pluses

  • Additional experience in the following is also preferred: automation, PLC development (ladder logic and structured text), HMI development, servo and stepper motors, multiple axis systems, motor tuning, control cabinet layout, motion control and machine safety

  • Candidate should have experience with basic meters, scopes, spectrum analyzers and test equipment

  • Preference will be given to candidates with prior knowledge and experience with one or more of the following: instrumentation, motor controls, software design, user interface of industrial equipment

  • 5-10 years of experience in electrical engineering

A Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, electrical engineering technology, or related discipline is required.Experience in electrical engineering or a related environment is mandatory for this position.

Some travel required, including internationally.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Illinois-Rockford

Recruiting Company Textron Tools & Test: Greenlee

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 262223