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Controls Design Engineer

Yankton, SD, United States of America | R&D

Job Description

What you will be doing:

  • Controls and has responsibilities for one or several projects from project inception to project completion.  
  • Works with supervisors and product engineering to establish the pre-design equipment specifications for new equipment.  
  • Becomes familiar with all products and processes affected by the new equipment and helps evaluate the effects of automation.  
  • Assists in estimating design and development time and costs.
  • Works alone or with other members of a design team to generate design concepts of new machinery.  
  • Is responsible for the electrical layout, schematics, DES and other associated project documentation.  
  • Will direct the activities of draftspersons in the generation of schematics for new machinery and changes to existing schematics.
  • Writes new software and revises previously written software used in the control of complex machines.  
  • Makes modifications and improvements to machines currently running in production.
  • Uses computer equipment, running engineering or business programs, to generate drawings and project documentation, and to do engineering evaluations of test data.
  • Develops and maintains knowledge of equipment vendors.  Works with outside vendors to test and develop purchased equipment for use in Vishay.  After obtaining proper authorization, sends appropriate specification, drawings and sample parts to equipment manufacturers for testing and evaluation.  
  • Originates or supervises the origination of requests for purchase orders for materials and components required to complete projects.
  • May be called upon to travel periodically to vendor sites and to participate in the installation and extended training on new products in domestic and/or overseas locations.
  • Responsible for the accomplishment of several of the more complex design projects.  May be responsible for directing the design of projects involving the investment of $50 – $500,000.

What you will bring along:

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering.
  • Internship experience or 1 – 2 years experience preferred.

What can we offer you for your talent:

Vishay offers a comprehensive suite of benefit programs including health care coverage, financial support programs and other resources designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. With us, you’ll experience unique career paths, an open and collaborative culture, a stable business that will be there for you, and opportunities to work globally and locally.   

We also offer paid vacation to enjoy your out-side of work passions as well as personal time to take care of those doctor visits we usually like to put off until later.

Do you have the skills we need? Are you ready to power your career as you power the world? If so, apply today.

Vishay committed to a workplace free of harassment and unlawful discrimination. We do not engage in discrimination or harassment based on race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, political affiliation, union membership, covered veteran status, protected genetic information or marital status in hiring and employment practices.

This position requires access to information subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations. As such, this position is open only to applicants who qualify as “U.S. Persons” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required. “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

It is the policy of Vishay to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, Vishay is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact assistance.

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