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With more than 1,600 employees at 16 locations and in 13 countries we are one of the market-leading manufacturers of innovative coating technology. We bring colour, protection and functions to surfaces. Our customers are industrial enterprises, crafts enterprises and do-it-yourselfers. The enthusiasm for perfect surfaces unites us. We are not simply looking for employees. We are looking for people who share our enthusiasm.

Electronics Engineer

Plymouth, MN, US, 55447


Title: Electronics Engineer (Hybrid)

Reports to: Engineering Manager

Position Objective:  

Provide technical support 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.


% of time          No.                Priority Order

50%    1.    Write and document software following layered structural modular state-machine format for both analog and digital control circuitry, including microprocessor based embedded designs utilizing C/C++ language.

30%    2.    Design, layout and prototype analog and digital circuit boards that meet UL, CSA, CE, EMI and WEEE/RoHS approval utilizing Altium Design Software. Provide the necessary information and data bases to the mechanical designers & engineers to properly document the project.

10%    3.    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.

5%    4.    Provide 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.

5%    5.    Work with cross-functional teams to support the overall product development efforts

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:



BSEE or equivalent 



Minimum of three years’ experience with hardware and software design of electronic controlled power equipment, preferably brushless dc motor controllers.  Must have a working knowledge of C or C++ language, LabView 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 MatLab and Altium
•    Working knowledge of C or C++
•    Ability to use 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

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis