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TT Electronics Principle Magnetics Design Enineer in Olathe, Kansas

Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 5000 colleagues we operate from 28 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organization.

TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defense markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.

TT Electronics’ Olathe, Kansas facility, is an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of custom magnetic products and assemblies. The Olathe-based site has 65 years’ experience in the design and development of unique harsh-environment solutions for mission-critical applications.

Our dedicated teams are driven by collaboration and innovation to deliver engineering-led products supporting key applications including power conversion, actuation and control systems where our solutions support a broad range of globally recognized major aerospace and defense platforms across air, land and sea.

This design engineering position works at an experienced design and managerial level on moderate to complex projects requiring innovative and original solutions. Assignments are related to the design of new or modified product and the position may be designated to be responsible for a product type group. This position has the added responsibility to direct the activities of other engineers in the support of specific product as required and to help mentor Level II engineers, assist Senior level engineers and assist in departmental leadership.

Essential functions of the role include:

  • Designs transformers, inductors, and related assemblies of various complexity for quoting and manufacture. Assigns work to Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineers, as required.

  • Interacts with the Sales team and outside customers in regards to specific designs. Partners with the Sales team for new business development.

  • Acts as an owner of product design and assists Manufacturing Engineering with product support and training. Assists in project management, as required.

  • Researches and evaluates materials and manufacturing processes.

  • Resolves technical problems with both internal and with external customers. Serves as a technical resource in DFMEA and PFMEA processes. Partners with the Quality team in resolving issues with customers, production, or supply chain.

  • Communicates electrical and mechanical design concepts to Manufacturing Engineering, assists in work instruction development, and reviews their work.

  • Provides mentorship for Design Engineer II and Senior-level positions and assists with designs, as required. Provides design review for other engineers and recognizes/communicates potential technical and manufacturing problems concerning new product designs.

  • Directs and works with Manufacturing Engineering to coordinate material and labor estimates from new designs, sets up new part numbers in the company MRP database, and maintains digital files along with configuration control.

  • Leads cost and waste reduction efforts, including product and process improvements.

  • Directs and assists in the design of fixtures and work instructions, review, and approval.

  • Assists in building product prototypes and production process debugging.

  • This position requires approximately 20% sales-oriented travel and a consistent on-site presence.

  • Performs other duties as required and assigned.

Core Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering. Associates Degree in Engineering or prior managerial and equivalent experience may be considered.

  • Ten (10) years minimum design experience at a Senior level design position required. Manufacturing experience of the same or similar product required.

  • Training or familiarity using simulation programs such as PSIM, ANSYS Maxwell or equivalent preferred.

  • Familiarity with mechanical design software such as Inventor or SolidWorks a plus.

  • Experience in the design and successful manufacture of three phase auto-transformer rectifier units, medium voltage transformers and high voltage transformers is required.

  • Experience with associated military and aerospace specifications such as MIL-PRF-27, MIL-STD-202 and RTCA DO-160 a plus.

  • Strong documentation skills and attention to detail is required. Good verbal skills so as to communicate technical issues with a varied audience is required.

  • Commitment to work with a hands-on approach in a team atmosphere is required.

  • Meets vision requirements specified by quality management system.

  • This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Solving Technology Challenges for a Sustainable World

We want the very best people in our TT family across the globe – so we welcome applications from everyone, to celebrate a diverse mix of experiences, backgrounds and identities. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and you can rest assured that TT Electronics takes positive steps to ensure we are an inclusive business, that will welcome and support you, from your initial application to wherever your career takes you! Please get in touch if you’d like to discuss any reasonable adjustments to your application, in order that we can accommodate and support you in the process. If you want to work for a company where who you are is valued and respected, we’d love to hear from you.

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Requisition ID: 2022-4315

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level

External Company Name: TT Electronics plc

External Company URL: http://www.ttelectronics.com/

Estimated Travel Required: 0 - 10%

Address Line 1: 520 N. Rogers Road

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