Engineer, Electrical

Bloomington, MN
May 05, 2021
Jun 04, 2021
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

At the Toro Company's corporate headquarters in Bloomington, Minnesota we pride ourselves in being an industry leader for outdoor environment products. These markets include turf and landscape maintenance, snow and ice management, underground utility, specialty construction, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. Our teams at this location take pride in being on the cutting edge of creating innovative products while partnering with world-class employees that bring passion to their everyday work. This is a location that truly values its employees with upward career mobility and advancement opportunities.

We invite you to become part of our team!

Job Purpose:

Engineering design and analysis of the electrical and electronic portions of a new product or revised product. Review test and customer data, determine the causes of failures and develop appropriate solutions. Execute portions of or an entire project plan.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead and coordinate the development of electrical components and subsystems. Create design that satisfies the product requirements as outlined in the product specification and resolves design problems.

  • Perform engineering analysis to predict the behavior of the proposed designs. Analysis tools may include closed form solutions, or electronic simulation programs. Computing tools may be from calculators to computers.

  • Develop product design plans including budgets and schedules. Execute to plan and assists in control of project.

  • Consult with other product design engineers, marketing, research engineers or mechanical designers on proposed product designs. May be responsible for work direction of designers, drafters, contract/consulting personnel, and others.

  • Work with vendors to finalize designs and implements, in hardware, the needs of the product application. Develop specifications and working agreements with vendors. Help assure that the vendor meets the requirements of the design.

  • Perform functions as required by established engineering procedures including project requests through engineering release and change management procedures.

  • Assure that designs meet the requirements of the customer as defined by safety and any applicable industry or Toro standards.

  • Coordinate work with the product development team members such as but not exclusively: Shop, Test, Drafting, CAE, Quality, Marketing, Purchasing, Plants, Advanced Manufacturing, Sales, Technical Publications, Administration, and Management. Conduct and participate in regular project team meetings.

  • Responsible for drawing package, bill of material, and product specification. Responsible for the building of prototypes.

  • Work with test engineers and technicians to develop tests, which simulate the requirements of the customer. Evaluate test data and develops design revisions to solve problems.

  • Keep abreast of new technological developments, components, concepts, materials, manufacturing processes, or competitive environment, which would affect the design or design process.

  • Support company Quality Policy by working within the documented Quality System. Participate in quality initiatives and training as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Job Qualifications:

  • Professional Engineering license, or

  • B.S. Degree from an ABET accredited Electrical, Mechanical, Aeronautical or Agricultural Engineering program, or

  • Masters Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Aeronautical or Agricultural Engineering from a university with an ABET accredited undergraduate engineering program.

  • Successful completion of EIT requirements is desirable.

  • Plus at least one-year experience in applying electrical components and subsystems to mechanical equipment. Must be able to create and analyze portions of product design as assigned when given direction and leadership.

Other Job-Related Components:

  • Travel to test sites, distributors, customers, vendors, manufacturing facilities, and others will be required.

  • Ability to work with others in teams to accomplish goals. Includes task and/or project leadership.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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