Danaher Corporation Electrical Engineer in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Danaher Company Description
X-Rite is the global leader in color measurement and color management, offering hardware, software and services for measuring, formulating and matching color. The company serves a range of industries, including automotive, paints, plastics, textiles, printing, packaging, photography, graphic design, video, and medical. X-Rite serves customers worldwide from its offices in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

X-Rite, recognized as one of “West Michigan’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work For”, is seeking an Electrical Engineer to join our team in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Electrical Engineer who will focus heavily on Sustaining Engineering support, Printed Circuit Board Assembly, maintenance of line and Value Analysis/Value Engineering in support of Operations, Research & Development and new product launch.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Designs, develops and sustains electrical systems and apparatus, such as electric motors, machinery controls, and cable harness. Evaluates electrical systems, products, components, and applications; applying knowledge of electricity and materials. Includes Electromechanical subsystems.

  2. Actively participate in product teardown Kaizen events while creatively engaging and providing ideas, observations, suggestions and support.

  3. Support Value Analysis/Value Engineering team in their efforts to improve the total cost of components, systems and processes at X-Rite. Execute upon VAVE ideas through materials cost reduction, product re-engineering, manufacturing and test process easements, combinations thereof, or other.

  4. Joint-collaboration with product R&D teams to generate VAVE opportunities in existing products post-product launch as part of product continuous improvement strategies.

  5. Leveraging upon external supplier design capabilities to achieve optimal cost within design and quality/reliability constraints of products.

  6. Support the full validation and qualification of Alpha, Beta and Pilot components/systems/processes.

  7. Facilitation of design reviews and FMEA exercises with key suppliers to identify & target cost reduction and product reliability improvements in product.

  8. Supports the identification, qualification and validation of all electrical components and subsystems as required while managing through our end-of-life (EOL) and obsolete. component process

  9. Participate in cross-functional daily management meetings to ensure organizational alignment.

  10. Create the necessary test documents, design for experiment and other documentation required for quality control at every step.

  11. Proactively monitor production first-pass yield data for non-compliant products and perform statistical analyses to differentiate between single occurrence vs significant. trends. This is part of the sustenance role.

  12. Job Functions not limited to those listed above.

1. B.S. in Electrical Engineering required

  1. 5 years of experience with EE/PCBA/Electro-Mechanical design experience, preferably in analytical instrumentation or equivalent industry

  2. Exposure to and understanding of the following: a. Product/System Design b. Analog, digital and/or mixed signal development c. Analog/digital system modeling and analysis d. EMC, EMI, Surge, ESD, Grouding e. DFMEA, PFMEA, DFM, Quality Systems f. Automated motion controls or power electronics

  3. Mentor Graphics, DX Designer, PADS, CAM350 experience strongly preferred

  4. Open, proactive, energetic and transparent verbal and written communication style

  5. Customer-focused attitude with a strong desire to work both independently but also as part of cross-functional teams

  6. Basic experience in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Powerpoint) required; Intermediate experience with Excel desirable

  7. Ability to travel internationally 5% of time

  8. Ability to perform all essential job functions.

Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years. At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Organization: X-Rite
Job Function: Engineering
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-MI-Grand Rapids
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: X-R000917