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Associate Electrical Design Engineer
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SPX Corporation | Waukesha, WI
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Job Description

At SPX Transformer Solutions, we are committed to hiring the best and most talented people and providing them with the tools and opportunities necessary for them to not only excel at what they do every day, but also fuel their workplace passions and transform their careers. Mentoring, training and development activities by industry experts abound, while the nature of the business encourages cross-functional and interdepartmental learning, communication and teamwork that lead to continuous improvement in all areas. Desired competencies include self-motivation, creative problem-solving, compulsion to make a difference and the ability to work well with others in a challenging, fast-paced environment.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for executing portions of the electrical designs of transformers. This includes reviewing and creating designs as well as maintaining them. S/he may evaluate products, parts, or processes for cost efficiency and reliability. This individual must possess entry-level problem-solving skills. S/he follows standard guidelines; selects from the most appropriate of several guidelines, making minor adjustments as necessary to achieve results.


* Reviews designs and processes design work. Reviews electrical design characteristics and consults with more senior engineer on design criteria or complex design issues.
* Participates in portions of product electrical design work
* Remains current with industry and technical developments and maintain a high level of expertise in designated areas of specialization.
* Maintains designated design, manufacturing and process related documentation.
* Consults with marketing, customers and design engineering staff to understand and develop innovative solutions to meet customer needs.
* Consults with manufacturing process leaders to develop and optimize design solutions at the optimum total cost.


* Good process and problem solving skills
* A team player with strong people skills; ability to build relationships
* Effective communication skills, including verbal (logical and organized), written, listening and presentation
* Computer skills: highly proficient in Microsoft applications: Power Point, Excel and Word
* Analytical capacity for creative problem-solving, process design and product application, design and development
* Data collection and analysis skills
* Understanding of and skill in use of specific design methods, rationales and tools (e.g. FEA, DFM, robust design)


Required Education / Experience

* A Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or related 4-year degree

Preferred Education / Experience

* Prior experience in an engineering internship is preferred

About SPX

SPX Transformer Solutions, Inc. (formerly Waukesha Electric Systems, Inc), is one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of power transformers and a valued supplier of complete transformer service solutions, components and replacement parts as well as a variety of substation-applicable training classes for all skill levels including a large number of comprehensive LTC maintenance courses. We employ approximately 1,200 people throughout the United States and operate manufacturing facilities at our headquarters location in Waukesha, WI as well as Goldsboro, NC and Dallas, TX.

SPX is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.

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About SPX Corporation

SPX Corporation designs, manufactures and markets products and services for the global motor vehicle industry. SPX's operations are focused on the markets for specialty service tools, equipment and services used in vehicular repair and maintenance, and components for the manufacture and repair of motor vehicles. The Service Solutions segment includes operations that design, manufacture and market a wide range of specialty service tools, equipment and services, primarily to the global motor vehicle industry. The Vehicle Components segment includes operations that design, manufacture and market component parts for light and heavy-duty vehicle markets. Products and services are sold or provided using the brands and trade names of Kent-Moore, OTC, V.L. Churchill, Lowener OTC Tool, Dieseltune, Miller Special Tools, Jurubatech, Brasch Tech Data, Dealer Equipment and Services, and, in specific cases, the motor vehicle manufacturer's identity. (Source: 10-K)