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Electrical Engineering Supervisor

Company: Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Location: Chelmsford
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

As the Supervisor of the Electrical Continuation Engineering group, you will work with your team to maintain and improve existing production designs by introducing incremental improvements and design changes for Manufacturing, Quality, and Cost reasons. This position requires broad knowledge of precedents in a specific area and prudent judgment in making independent decisions.



Demonstrate mature skills and proven track record in design and development of industrial controls.

Provide support to maintain production of both existing product designs and new derivative NPI products.

Responsible for design and development work on existing and derivative products and practical solutions to complex problems.

Invent, innovate, or otherwise use initiative and ingenuity to create product improvement concepts so that Rockwell will have proprietary technical advantage over competition.

Provide technical leadership to a project team to achieve product performance, production, quality, cost, and schedule objectives.

Ability to utilize analytical and mathematical skills appro­priate to responsibilities.

Ability to learn and to increase and update knowledge and methods affecting area of responsibility.

Evaluate the feasibility of product design modification proposals through modelling, prototyping and simulation.

Lead derivative design modification concepts through feasibility, prototyping, development, testing and into production.

Collaborate with other functional teams, including software, mechanical engineering, industrialization engineering and overseas production locations.


Manage a team of Electrical Engineers and Electronic Technicians supporting a wide variety of existing products and NPI derivative projects.

Through leadership by example, create an environment where creative, innovative products developed continuously.


Foster within engineering a culture of continuous improvement regarding productivity, cost-savings, and time-to-market.

Improve engineering productivity and time-to-market through new methods and procedures and increased use of information tools.

Develop and maintain a staff of professional personnel that achieve planned results and enable the business to design and support state-of-the-art products that are globally competitive.

Ability to make appropriate and effective use of oral and written English to communicate, cooperate and negotiate with diverse individuals and groups.

Ability to engage in cooperative and responsible behavior which affects the operation of the department and the compa­ny in a positive manner.


Maintain effective working relationships with other functional areas such as the Manufacturing, Marketing and Purchasing teams.

Ability to utilize appropriate judgment and discretion as they relate to responsibilities.

Ability to plan and organize work and effectively monitor assigned tasks in a timely manner.

Manage department budgets and expenses in line with BU financial expectations.

Design expertise in opto-electronic sensors, proximity sensors, and RFID design.

Working knowledge of SAP business software.

MS in Electrical Engineering / MBA

2-5 years of experience managing a team of 5-10 people.

Working knowledge of design tools including modelling and simulation such as schematic capture (Mentor Graphics Dx-Designer), Expedition, electrical simulation (Spice), and logic simulation.

Working knowledge of appropriate agency design standards (TUV, UL, CSA, FCC).
BS in Electrical Engineering.

5+ years of hardware design experience.

Extensive experience with MPU, ASICs, analog, and digital sensor-related electrical board designs.

Creating and troubleshooting circuit designs, proposing creative solutions to existing product issues.

Strong analytical skills and decision-making ability.

Ability to operate and motivate people in a matrix environment.

Ability to work successfully with all functions of the organization, fostering a collaborative team environment.

Excellent leadership, communication, and presentation skills.

Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.

Keywords: Rockwell Automation, Inc., Boston , Electrical Engineering Supervisor, Other , Chelmsford, Massachusetts

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