Textron 2018 Electrical Engineer - Thief River Falls in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

2018 Electrical Engineer - Thief River Falls



Support the development and integration of electrical systems and electrical components into vehicles.


  • Design and/or specification responsibility may include the following components and systems:

  • Electric start systems

  • Mechanical actuation systems

  • Electronic gauges and displays

  • Electronic test systems

  • Sensors

  • Actuators

  • Wiring harnesses

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Some electrical design will also be required for integration and system development of electro-mechanical systems.

  • Work with in-house personnel and Suppliers to create new designs, procure samples, and report the progress of sample testing and evaluation.

  • Assist in design and documentation of vehicle electrical architecture.

  • Assist Quality Control and Production Engineering personnel with electrical system inspection and assembly.

  • Review of existing supplier circuit designs for quality and cost to eliminate potential quality issues and identify potential cost savings

  • Develop Project Timelines in support of Program milestones.

  • Revise/review and create Functional Specifications.

  • Revise/review and create Engineering Design Standards

  • Conduct DFMEA and create test and analysis plans for Product Validation.

  • Perform Tolerance Studies on Components and Assemblies.

  • Development and Release of Engineering Component and Assembly Drawings.

  • Resolve Test Issues and Document Through the use of the PDCA Process.

  • Planning and management of component and system-level validation testing.

  • Test and certification report generation.

  • Assist the BOM Coordinator in the development and accuracy of Bills of Material (BOMs) and Engineering Change Notice (ECNs).

  • Perform cross functional design reviews and Design for Assembly (DFA) and Design for Manufacturing (DFM) Assessments on Components & Assemblies.

  • Follow Textron Specialized Vehicles product development process and methods for tracking project status and open issues.

  • Leads project elements and maintains frequent contact with other functional areas, contract engineering services and suppliers.

  • Must be a “Hands On” Engineer – willing to build prototypes and work on vehicles as needed.


  • UG or other CAD experience

  • Teamcenter or other CAD database tools

  • Visual Basic or other programming languages

  • Engineering analysis software, such as Matlab

  • Microsoft office products




Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering from accredited 4 year program

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Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Minnesota-Thief River Falls

Recruiting Company Textron Specialized Vehicles

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 260228