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This full-time Electrical Engineer role is onsite and located in Franklin, TN.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for circuit design in a development environment and testing and troubleshooting prototypes and production hardware within a QMS framework.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to identify and implement solutions to engineering and research challenges.
  • Implement circuit diagrams using electronics CAD software. Make PCB layouts from circuit diagrams. Good understanding is needed of PCB design practices, trace width and spacing, wire gauge current ratings, etc.
  • Test prototypes and production hardware. Analyze test results by making Excel spreadsheets or more advanced techniques.
  • Without oversight, reliably document test results, design configurations, and similar data. Documentation may be in a log book, spreadsheet, formal report, or other method.
  • Adhere to company directives and best practices in obtaining quotes, purchasing and receiving materials, protecting IP, interfacing with customers, etc.
  • Contribute to proposals and reports by providing well-written summaries, as directed.
  • Assist more senior staff, as directed.
  • Work on assigned tasks diligently and in a safe manner that protects yourself and others.
  • Must complete DSM Quality Training (ISO-9001:2015).
  • Internally motivated, “self-starter” type personality.
  • Reliable, can be trusted to work consistently on tasks without close supervision.
  • Able to work on tasks individually or as part of a small team.

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with embedded software

Familiarity with electrical CAD for circuit design and board layout

Understanding of good programming practices

Basic soldering experience on circuit boards

Familiarity with ALTIUM PCB design software

Familiarity with common laboratory sensors and instruments like encoders, LVDTs, multimeters, oscilloscopes, micrometers, and capacitive probes.

Familiarity with electro-mechanical actuator design and piezo-based systems

Education & Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited University, minimum 3.0 GPA.

Entry-level to 8 years experience as an Electrical Engineer.

Proficiency in using software tools such as MATLAB, and SciLab.

Proficiency in electrical design and development of systems, equipment and software, commensurate with experience.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

Work Environment

Generally works in climate controlled office or laboratory environment but may occasionally be required to perform duties outside the typical office setting. May at times work in a loud environment with nuisance noise. Limited overnight travel may be required.


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DSM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.