Electrical and Software Engineering Team Lead at Hypertherm in hanover, New Hampshire

Posted in Other 20 days ago.





Job Description:

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We are looking for an Engineering Team Leader to join our Heavy Industrial Business team!

In light of the current global pandemic, and our commitment to associate wellness, community wellness, and business continuity, we will be slowing the pace of our hiring until we are better able to determine the length of this crisis and the impact on our business.

Proudly, Hypertherm has never had a lay-off in over 50 years, and we plan to maintain that record. As we look toward a brighter tomorrow, our Talent Acquisition team intends to continue connecting with candidates virtually about opportunities at Hypertherm. The timing of hire will remain open until we get a more realistic view of the impact of the crisis. However, we commit to communicating as transparently as possible on anticipated timelines and providing updates as available.

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In this role, you'll have direct responsibility for driving technology and product development activities, utilizing a team of electrical, power, and embedded software engineers and technicians. This highly visible leadership role provides technical direction and project leadership to ensure successful project completion and new product introduction in collaboration with the other Heavy Industrial Plasma Business Engineering leaders (Mechanical and Plasma Process) and complementary teams (Marketing, Operations).
  • Establish Electrical and Software Engineering vision (power, controls, software) and lead progress in support of Heavy Industrial Business product and technology strategy. Provide input to the business team strategic planning process.
  • Lead Electrical/Software Engineering Team to enable:
    • Technical expertise in the following areas: power, controls, interface, embedded software, and regulatory.
    • Effective standardization and continual advancement of engineering design tools and practices to achieve improved development productivity and product performance/reliability.
    • Ongoing associate development in support of improved team performance and career opportunities.
    • Effective coordination across business, functional, and regional teams. Ensure resolution of all cross-functional engineering issues, including sustaining and development activities.
  • Set direction and lead programs and projects for the Heavy Industrial Plasma business team.
    • Lead and/or guide multi-disciplinary technology and product development projects.
    • Foster a culture of innovation and facilitate creativity efforts.
    • Drive product development teams on design requirements, cost, and schedule. Provide project-level technical and strategic direction. Actively drive and coordinate issue resolution.
    • Negotiate and manage resources with the appropriate functional teams to ensure they meet project requirements.
    • Work closely with Marketing to ensure products meet marketing specifications and a successful launch process is completed.
    • Communicate project status across the organization. Incorporate feedback to effect project direction and decisions. Present product briefings and prepare phase reviews.
    • Build and sustain project team spirit and drive. Initiate efforts to overcome project team barriers and act as a facilitator to ensure project team interaction is effective and results-oriented.
  • Coordinate with other development teams (nesting and CNC software, Industrial IoT, and Advanced Technology) to ensure product and technology strategies are aligned.
  • Facilitate and execute end user and channel partner support including VOC, field testing, training, etc.
  • Develop and manage budgets for facility, capital, expense, and project management within the electrical/software engineering team.
  • Execute necessary tooling, equipment, and facility upgrades to support objectives.

Education / Experience:
  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree (Master's degree preferred) in a related engineering discipline.
  • 3-5 years of experience leading engineers/technicians in multiple disciplines and managing engineering labs
  • Minimum 10 years in engineering of complex, industrial systems
  • Minimum 5 years project management and a preference for demonstrated experience in product design of industrial power supplies with embedded controls, or other similar electromechanical product.
  • Experience with connected device strategies and cloud-based data capture and analytics is a plus


Knowledge and Skills:
  • Direct technical knowledge and/or hands-on experience in the following engineering areas: DC power supply design, industrial controls, embedded software, Industrial IoT, and systems engineering.
  • Project-level decision-making and leading teams of cross-functional disciplines (multiple engineering disciplines, manufacturing, marketing, reliability, regulatory, etc.) in the development of new products that meet performance, reliability, cost, and schedule goals.
  • Application of the latest development practices (e.g. Design for X and FMEA, as well as design tools for PCB, PCBA, 3D design, and modeling).
  • Matrix organization navigation and communication skills.
  • Time management and delegation skills.


Besides our incredible culture, some of the benefits you can expect with a career at Hypertherm:
  • Global, 100% employee-owned company for over 50 years
  • Profit-Sharing
  • Employee Stock Ownership
  • Four days/year Community Service Time
  • Strong commitment to Environmental Stewardship
  • Stable, growing organization with a no-layoff philosophy


Location: New Hampshire (relocation assistance is available)

Hypertherm's mission is to provide customers with the best industrial cutting solutions in the industry. We are a 100% associate-owned company, with our corporate office in Hanover, NH, USA and have Associates in twenty-six countries around the globe. Globally focused, we design, manufacture and support the world's leading cutting solutions, with a proud history of over 50 years.

Hypertherm is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in our company. We give consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.