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Sr Design Engr

Yankton, SD, United States of America | Manufacturing Engineering

Job Description

We are seeking great talent to help us build The DNA of tech.®

Vishay manufactures one of the world’s largest portfolios of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components that are essential to innovative designs in the automotive, industrial, computing, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, and medical markets. We help the world’s most in-demand technologies come to life. Every day our products touch your life and the lives of people across the world, though you likely do not know it. Come join us and help us build The DNA of tech.™

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. is a Fortune 1,000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH).  Learn more at

Do you want to help us build the DNA of tech?  Vishay, Yankton, SD, is currently seeking a full-time Senior Design Engineer responsible for performing Magnetics design focused on custom transformers, inductors and coils used in aerospace, industrial military, medical, rest equipment, and automotive.  Work directly with development of custom magnetics by providing technical leadership in areas of electrical, mechanical, thermal and safety agency requirements.

Job Location:

This position is located on-site Yankton, SD.  We are situated in Southeast South Dakota: on the banks of the Missouri River and minutes from Lewis and Clark Lake where you can enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational activities.

What you will be doing:

  • Work directly with customers to complete magnetics design for target applications. During the design process the engineer will effectively apply knowledge of materials, equipment, and production processes to ensure a quality product which meets or exceeds the customer’s needs or expectations for reliability, performance, cost, or other critical factors.
  • Independently performs complex engineering work where others may lack the experience or knowledge to bring about satisfactory completion.  Performs engineering work under special circumstances where others may have placed the company in jeopardy or where tact, assertiveness, or extreme care in handling is necessary to prevent irreparable damage to the business of the company.
  • Directs Technicians or production personal in completion of sample builds, qualification builds, evaluation of materials and processes to be employed in new product design. 
  • Maintains knowledge of the competitive status in the field for the group’s products and of other products that may be of interest to the division.  Responsible for distribution of pertinent information to all areas that might benefit from the knowledge gained. 
  • May be called upon to travel to customers, other manufacturing locations, material, and equipment suppliers.

What you will bring along:

  • Requires 10+ years progressive experience as a design engineer in magnetics and/or Switch mode power supply design.
  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.
  • Must be a US person due to ITAR product restrictions.

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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