Lead Electrical Engineer

Valparaiso, IN
Job Requisition: 7191

Lead Electrical Engineer(Direct Hire)


Job Requisition: 7191

Description for Lead Electrical Engineer:

We are seeking a Lead Electrical Engineer to oversee and guide a small team of Electrical Engineers in the development, design, and production of electronic products. The Lead EE will collaborate closely with the Mechanical Engineering Team Lead and Firmware/Software Team Lead to ensure successful project execution. This role requires strong project management skills, a solid foundation in hardware engineering, and the ability to serve as the key technical resource for the electronics side of the devices.

Responsibilities for Lead Electrical Engineer:

  • Lead a small team of electrical engineers located in both the US and India, managing engineering development projects throughout their full lifecycle.
  • Prioritize engineering activities, pivot as needed, and provide direct support to stakeholders to ensure project success.
  • Collaborate effectively with global teams, particularly those based in India, to coordinate project efforts and achieve objectives.
  • Serve as the primary technical advisor and mentor for the electrical engineering team, offering guidance and expertise in design projects for New Product Development and Sustaining Activities.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to develop innovative solutions, particularly in intrinsically safe product design.
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders and team members, both locally and globally, to ensure alignment and progress towards project goals.

Requirements for Mechanical Engineer-Team Lead:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in electrical engineering, with a strong background in hardware design projects
  • Proven experience leading, advising, and guiding electrical engineering teams.
  • Exceptional project management skills, with the ability to prioritize activities and pivot as needed
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate with global teams
  • Direct experience with intrinsically safe products 
  • Strong Altium Designer experience


Preferred Qualifications (Nice to Have):

  • Previous experience working with global teams




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