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With more than 2,000 employees at 19 locations worldwide, we are one of the market-leading manufacturers of innovative coating technology. Do-it-yourselfers, craftsmen and industrial customers all over the world trust in our innovative products, resource-saving technologies and our personal, fast service. We know that inspiring technology only comes from inspired people. In our quest for ever new, forward-looking technologies, we therefore need talented people who think and act like us: enthusiastic all-rounders, thinkers and doers, technicians and tinkerers who, in all their diversity, respect, trust and complement each other in order to shape the future of coating technology together.

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Sr. Electronics Engineer

Plymouth, MN, US, 55447

Full-Time (Hybrid)


Thank you for your interest in Wagner. We always have our eyes open for talented people who want to learn, grow and expand their capabilities with Wagner.

Wagner is small enough that you matter and large enough for you to make a difference.

Wagner Spray Tech believes that people represent a company's most important asset. At Wagner, we strive to create an organization where everyone participates and efforts are focused toward continuous improvement. These improvements are driven by dedication, teamwork, and the innovation of the Wagner family.

Our company participates in the US government's E-Verify process. In addition, all offers of employment are contingent on a drug test and background check.



Our benefit package includes:

  • 4 weeks PTO per year
  • 401(k) and a company match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Life
  • Disability
  • 6 Weeks Parental Leave
  • Long term care insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • On-site fitness center
  • On-site café





Title:  Sr. Electronics Hardware Engineer                                        


Reports to:     Engineering Manager                                                 



Position Objective: 


Provide technical leadership and guidance in the designing, planning, operation, and maintenance of electric or electronic components, equipment, systems, and machinery used in generation, transmission, distribution, and utilization of electrical energy.





  • Design, layout and prototype sophisticated analog and digital circuit boards that meet UL, CSA, CE, EMI and WEEE/RoHS requirements utilizing Altium Design Software. Provide the necessary documentation and files to properly document the project into SAP.  


  • Establish the necessary test protocol for testing the above circuitry as well as any specific hardware to ensure that the product is manufactured correctly and functions properly.


  • Work with suppliers, such as electronic assembly houses and motor manufactures, to develop new designs, trouble shoot existing designs, as well as make improvements to current designs.


  • Give direction to lab technicians for testing and qualifying designs. Write Standard Test Procedures (STPs) that give direction to technicians.  Write and/or approve test reports.


  • Work with cross-functional teams to support the overall product development process with a professional attitude.



Relationship to Others:


Position is part of the product development group and supports new marketing projects.  Will be heavily involved with working with outside electronic suppliers and motor manufacturers.



Dimensions of Position:


This position needs a strong self-sufficient individual that can design, prototype, and test new designs for electronic controlled sprayers and accessories.  This position will work closely with other engineers, designers, and technicians.



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:




  • Bachelors in Engineering or equivalent




  • Minimum of six years’ experience of optimizing sophisticated hardware designs for electronic controlled power equipment, preferably brushless dc motor controllers. 
  • Must have a working knowledge of “C” language, Lab View experience is a plus.



  • Basic skill in Microsoft Office 2010, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, MS Project, Microsoft Visual Basic and MS Visio
  • Advanced skill in Altium
  • Working knowledge of “C”
  • Advanced use of lab equipment, such as multi-channel oscilloscopes, wave meters and function generators
  • Excellent critical thinking and complex problem solving skills
  • Must be able to determine how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
  • Exercises good judgment and has good decisional making skills
  • Practices active listening to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Wagner is an equal opportunity employer and believes in equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. Accordingly, all employment decisions are based on the principles of equal opportunity. These decisions include recruitment, selection, promotion, transfer, discipline, compensation, benefits, training and other personnel actions involving persons in all job titles and shall occur without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and any other characteristic protected by state or local law. Our Company is committed to following any additional state requirements regarding this topic. No individual will be denied nor receive special employment opportunities based on membership status in any protected category. 

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