Design Engineer II in Greater Pittsburgh Area at Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/16/2020

Job Snapshot


About the Division

Mitsubishi Electric Power Products Inc. (MEPPI) and the Electrical Distribution Division (EDD) have been serving the electric utility transmission and distribution markets, the mining industry, and the industrial distribution industry with our medium voltage products since 2005. EDD designs, manufactures and supplies high quality, robust, customized, vacuum and gas circuit breakers with minimal maintenance requirements.   We have developed a solid footing and a strong reputation for reliable, quality equipment within the distribution market. We are also very excited about our new endeavors that support Smart Grid initiatives and distribution automation technologies with distribution power electronics equipment. 

Job Description and Requirements

Job Description

Provide all design engineering drawings and documents as related to customer orders, support manufacturing efforts and provide customer support on all Electrical Distribution Division (EDD) products.

  • Oversee the preparation of all technical documents (ex. drawings, BOM, IB, etc.) required to support order placements, manufacturing/assembly operations, and customer needs.
  • Prepare design direction and clarification as required to the Designers.
  • (covered in bullet below) Develop product BOM and design drawings to support customer’s technical requirements, and coordinate design with production, purchasing, quality personnel.
  • Coordinate outside design efforts consistent with EDD products and goals.
  • Develop and design concepts and work with Designers to complete designs. 
  • Assist Manufacturing and Quality with identification and resolution of production problems.
  • Recommend and implement design improvements and cost reductions.
  • Assure resolution of all customer technical questions. 
  • Act as project leader for design, test, and prototype programs as assigned.
  • Coordinate prototype efforts with others as needed.
  • Work with vendors to resolve technical design issues.
  • Travel to customer’s site and/or trade shows to provide product support and training as required.
  • Recommend and implement design improvements and cost reductions.
  • Further the goals and positive, professional image of the EDD Division through interaction with other MEPPI Divisions and vendors.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical with 3 to 5 years of experience in a design/application engineering capacity, or equivalent education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced knowledge of electrical transmission and distribution products.
  • Advanced interpersonal, communication and presentation skills required to communicate with customers, vendors and employees.
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and on several projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to read, understand and create technical documents.
  • Advanced computer skills emphasizing Microsoft Office products, CAD and ERP systems.

Minimum Physical Requirements

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time as required.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability