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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 1/18/2017

MTD Products Inc Valley City, OH

Valley City, OH
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree




Successful candidate will work in the Autonomous Lawn and Garden Division at MTD Products Inc. Corporate Headquarters as a product development Electrical Engineer. This individual will design and develop analog and digital hardware electronics for robotic outdoor power products. MTD will consider well qualified entry level candidates as well as experienced engineers. Be a part of a high tech startup within the stability of a large, well established company.

Essential Duties:


Design and implement electronic systems and sub-systems for robotic products

Support the commercialization and transition of new robotic systems into the market

Design, layout and procure PCB/PCBAs

Troubleshoot and test designs using tools such as logic analyzers, multi-meters and oscilloscopes

Maintain knowledge of latest state of the art for embedded hardware systems

Collaborate with a diverse engineering team to develop robotic products for the outdoor power equipment market

Required Skills:


Solid foundation in analog, digital and power electronics design

Ability to develop and follow system requirements and design documents

Pro-active and detailed oriented with solid oral and written communication skills

Desired Experience:


3-5 years of electrical/electronic hardware design experience

Experience with peripheral buses like I2C, CAN, RS232 and SPI

Experience with wireless communication hardware design such as BTLE and Wi-Fi

Compliance testing EMC, EMI and radio communications (FCC)

Product certification testing (UL, CSA, TUV, etc.)

Experience with Safety Critical Electronics development

Experience with product development including: Outdoor power products, robots or other products with embedded autonomous control desired

Educational Requirements:


Bachelors or Masters degree in electrical engineering

Entry level and experienced candidates will be considered

Work Environment: Ability to work outdoors on occasion and lift 35 to 40 pounds on a regular basis

Travel: The position requires some travel (10-15%), primarily domestically

MTD Products was founded over 80 years ago and is headquartered in Valley City, a half hour south of Cleveland, Ohio. Our passion has led MTD to be a worldwide leader of outdoor power equipment with facilities in Europe, North America, Asia, Australia and South America producing equipment for both residential and commercial markets.

MTD offers a competitive salary and benefit package that includes 401k, Pension, Health and Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, paid vacation, paid holidays.

MTD is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V.