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  • Waukesha, WI
  • 100000 - 110000

Electrical Project Engineer

Bell & Associates

Bell & Associates is seeking an Electrical Project Engineer for a client in Waukesha, WI.


  • Experience with creating programs for PLCs
  • Experience with machinery control design
  • Familiar with six-sigma techniques, e.g., design for manufacturability/reliability (DFx), SPC, GR&R
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software
  • Travel within the US and international is required to support projects
  • Effective project management skills
  • Strong written and presentation communication skills
  • Strong work ethic complemented by a positive, can-do attitude
  • Strong participative skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a sensitivity to people required
  • Active curiosity—must enjoy gathering and digging deeply into data to identify issues and solve problems
  • Ability to thrive in a progressive, results-driven organization
  • Proven track record executing projects
  • People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply


  • The engineer is responsible for identifying opportunities, building conceptual prototypes, testing and validating the concept, bringing the product into full production, and following up with a critical review
  • Part of this process is to build credibility with distributors, end users, and national organizations both domestically and internationally through interactions at customer sites and organizational meetings
  • Collaborate with Mechanical Engineering team in development of automated systems
  • Work closely with team members on conceptual design layout, vendor interaction, prototyping, testing, and performance characterization
  • Conduct feasibility testing and contribute to failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) and qualification of systems
  • Create detailed electrical design documentation; including schematics, drawings, and specifications in a production environment
  • Assist with new product development (NPD) process
  • Perform data analysis utilizing DOE, SPC, and FMEA tools regularly throughout product life cycle
  • Clearly communicate technical details, ideas, and concepts to engineers and non-engineers alike
  • Exhibit vision and foresight to test the extremes of a design and guide team members through well thought out, logical test regimes
  • Strive to meet market driven design guides and fulfill cost, timing, reliability, and manufacturing requirements
  • Identify project risks and implement risk reduction plans
  • Analyze project requirements and perform technical calculations supporting design
  • Define support equipment, fixtures, test methods, and parts from external suppliers
  • Support the manufacture, build and validation of systems
  • Make engineering changes as necessary and document the amendments accordingly
  • Provide high quality pre-sale, design-in, and post-sales technical support to customers
  • Protect company value by keeping information confidential
  • Perform cross-functional analysis and lead special projects as requested


Bell & Associates, Inc. is a recognized Executive Recruiting & Staffing leader based in Kansas City. We focus and specialize in the following practice areas – Accounting/Finance, Engineering, Executive Leadership, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Manufacturing/Operations Management. We provide top talent to our clients on a Direct Hire, Contract, and Contract-to-Hire basis.

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