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Electrical Engineer
IN - Bristol

The Requirements
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To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering. Quick question for you - click here   In addition, to be a good fit for the Electrical Engineer opportunity, you will have:
  • 5-8 years of experience working as an electrical engineer; we will consider candidates with as little as 3 years of experience if that experience was in the automotive, RV or a related industry.
  • Automotive electrical knowledge
  • Automotive electrical design experience is required
  • Strong computer skills including:
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
    • 3D SolidWorks strongly preferred
    • 2D AutoCAD preferred
  • Knowledge of relays, Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM), fabrication techniques; ability to do circuit design layout
  • Familiar with FMVSS requirements preferred
  • Strong troubleshooting and testing skills desired
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively work and communicate with different levels and titles within the organization
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Note: As an essential business, we have strong protocols in place protecting our employees and safeguarding their health. 

Pictured: Utilimaster's Velocity F-Series offers big-truck interior space without requiring a commercial driver's license -- thus expanding the pool of potential drivers for fleet operators. You will see these vehicles on the road and be able to tell friends and family, "I'm part of the team that builds those."
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Serve as an Electrical Engineer on a High-Impact Team at a Rapidly Growing Industry Leader

Opportunity Snapshot
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If you combine an Electrical Engineering degree with substantial experience working as an electrical engineer, ideally within an automotive or similar manufacturing environment, this role offers you some compelling opportunities. You will:
  • Play an integral role in a fast-growing facility and company. In Bristol, we keep almost doubling our business year-over-year, and expect our strong growth to continue.
  • Be the sole electrical engineer working on a strong team of talented engineers. Your talents will be in demand.
  • Enjoy working on interesting, fun, and exciting projects specifically focused on change targeted from 2-5 years out. If you love engineering and design, you're going to love it here!
  • Utilimaster is an engineering-based company. We have over 50 engineers who truly drive the company's innovation. 
  • Enjoy the stability and resources of an industry leader. As other companies are contracting, we continue to grow, even
Utilimaster moves ahead of the competition when commercial trucks and upfit services require precision, planning, peerless people, and the perfect vehicle. Our vehicles deliver for well-respected global brands in the package delivery, ecommerce, food and beverage, linen and laundry, grocery and pharmaceutical markets. Utilimaster is a top-tier go-to-market brand of The Shyft Group (NASDAQ: SHYF), North America's leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly, and upfit for the commercial, retail, and service specialty vehicle markets. The Shyft Group rebranded in 2020 to reflect a new focus on high-growth end markets to help ensure long-term profitable growth.
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The Role
If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please read below.
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Reporting to the Advanced Engineering Manager, as Electrical Engineer, you will function as a project design engineer and be responsible for managing design projects and bills of materials for the Electrical Engineering team. 

You will join a team of eight engineers, including Mechanical and Design Engineers, and yourself,  working on a wide range of projects. We have two senior engineers leading and assigning projects and you will take full ownership of your responsibilities. While you'll collaborate with the team and keep your eye on the goals of each project, you will also work independently, including a good deal of work in SolidWorks. Additionally, you will:
  • Embrace and support Utilimaster Corporate policies and procedures
  • Produce electrical engineering documentation such as schematic drawings, harness drawings, design manual content, and operation and troubleshooting guides.
  • Manage one’s workload to ensure steady progress and timely completion.
  • Function as a productive member of product development teams.
  • Work on both electrical and mechanical aspects of the vehicle.
  • Work with both DC and AC electrical systems.
  • Develop engineering bills of materials that are complete, accurate, and on time.
  • Process approved engineering change requests.
  • Coordinate design requirements, application reviews, and engineering releases with selected suppliers.
  • Develop test requirements and coordinate component and system testing, including analysis of results and participation in the testing, as required.
  • Identify and implement design improvement projects directed at reducing cost and improving product performance.
  • Complete complex circuit analysis for responsible systems.
  • Provide support to Utilimaster production, customer service, and end-user mechanics for vehicle electrical systems.
  • Represent Utilimaster at industry and technical forums as required.
You'll typically work standard business hours, Monday - Friday. While you may have a project that requires extra time on occasion, for the most part, you'll enjoy a great work/life balance. Generally, you will work on one project at a time.  Quick question for you - click here

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.
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Why Join Us
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Professional development
The Shyft Group and Utilimaster are committed to the professional development of our team. You won't be siloed and can pursue advancement opportunities in Bristol or at other Utilimaster plants. You'll also have ample opportunity to demonstrate your talent and be recognized for your contributions. 

Stability and growth
The Shyft Group is financially sound and will continue to be an aggressive market disrupter through strategic acquisitions, relevant product innovations, and aggressive growth models that serve strong and growing end markets. Be assured, our accelerated growth trajectory will create opportunities for strong performers.

Focused transformation
Utilimaster, alongside The Shyft Group's family of well-respected brands, continues to lead in every segment in which they compete. The Shyft name represents speed, efficiency, agility, and a high-intensity approach, which corresponds with the company's pivot in market focus and the forward momentum garnered in the work truck, specialty service, and delivery vehicle markets.

Driven to deliver
Ever evolving and advancing, The Shyft Group is driven to make an impactful difference in how effectively goods, people, and services are delivered in today's and tomorrow's marketplace. Through our unmatched industry knowledge, engineering expertise, and manufacturing reach, we continue to deliver job-enhancing, efficiency-driving, ever-reliable products and services made for the road ahead.

Excellent compensation
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer medical, dental, vision, and prescription insurance plans; a health savings account; a flexible savings account; wellness credits; a wellness program; a 401(k) plan with a corporate match; an employee stock purchase program and more. 
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Road to Success
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In this role, naturally, your engineering talent and experience will be critical, but success will require a cultural fit as well. Ours is a collaborative team and humility is an important team trait. Those who think "I'm always right" don't fit in well in our environment. Instead, being open to the "best" idea for the project and organization, even if that idea is not yours, is important. Sometimes you'll need a thick skin, but we're all passionate about our work and strive to deliver the best quality possible. 

We understand that there will be a learning curve, and we'll provide training and support. At the same time, we'll look to you to leverage your knowledge and experience to start making an impact right away. In our fast-paced environment, you will be versatile and flexible, and able to pivot quickly to manage constantly changing priorities effectively. Against this backdrop, you will need to maintain a commitment to excellence and uphold high standards.

In addition, in order to be an outstanding Electrical Engineer  you will:
  • Bring passion and determination
  • Pay attention to details but in relation to the big picture
  • Remain open to learning and advancing your skills on an ongoing basis
  • Combine analytical savvy and creativity in solving problems
  • Achieve individual goals autonomously and also contribute as a team player 
  • Be vigilant in looking for improvements
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Utilimaster is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at laura.eaton@theshyftgroup.com.