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Field Application Engineer (Early Career) at Littelfuse, Inc.

Posted in Engineering 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Mount Prospect, Illinois





Job Description:

If you are motivated to succeed and can see yourself in this role, please complete our application. We will follow up with you on the next steps in the interview process.

Our associates are a strategic advantage for us who are making a difference at Littelfuse. Join our team and make a difference every day!

Field Application Engineer (Early Career)

Reporting to the Mechanical Design Global/Regional Leader, the Field Application Engineer (Early Career) is responsible for increasing Littelfuse Automotive Sensor Products (ASP) Business Unit knowledge of the local market and customer needs from a technology and engineering standpoint. This person will work as a partner with the customer and is expected to come up with innovative ideas that meet or exceed the customer requirements while being cost effective. This position will be located in Troy, Michigan or Mount Prospect, Illinois.

About the Job:


  • Work with Original Equipment Manufactures/Tier 1 customers closely to support the concept design from a system level to generate more valuable products to the customer and Littelfuse.


  • Work with Original Equipment Manufactures/Tier 1 customers closely to identify new opportunities and develop the solution in conjunction with Advanced Engineering in anticipation of the RFQ process.


  • Collaborate with Technical Marketing and sales to promote Littelfuse technology and products and gain the new opportunities for business revenue contribution.


  • Develop strategy customers and product lines with Sales, Center of Excellence Leaders and Technical Marketing.


  • Define and coordinate the build of Concept Samples (A-Samples).


  • Generate Concept Designs such as 3D Model, circuit design, and draft drawings.


  • Generate Bill of Materials and estimate project Engineering Costs (NPP/CCM).


About You:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering required. (Electrical Engineering preferred).


  • Automotive design experience is required, electrical design background in circuit layouts, printed circuit board design and electrical systems, firmware and communications a plus.


  • Strong oral and written communication skills – Effectively conveys information in a professional and positive manner while establishing structures for open exchange of information and viewpoints. Interacts with other associates openly and directly.


  • Team Player – Shares knowledge and best-practice discoveries. Cooperates and works effectively with fellow associates, both internal and external to their department. Exhibits friendly and professional demeanor.


  • A minimum of 3 years of 3D CAD modeling experience, NX preferred.


  • Experience with sensing technologies such as but not limited to hall effect, magnetoresistive, reed switches, photo diodes, general magnetic theory required.


  • Experience with automotive systems such as but not limited to engine systems, HVAC systems, ABS/TCS systems, power-train control systems, passenger safety systems (seat belts, occupant detection), fluid level monitoring systems, hydraulic systems.


  • Experience with common manufacturing processes for automotive sensors such as but not limited to plastic injection molding, stamping, heat staking, laser welding, resistance welding, soldering, printed circuit boards assembly (SMT), encapsulation.


  • Prior experience with direct interface with customers and suppliers.


  • 35% travel required, including travel internationally 2 times per year, most of the travel will mainly be in the Midwestern region.


We Offer:


  • The possibility to work in exciting and challenging industry.


  • To develop you professionally and to expand your knowledge through cross-functional collaboration and training experiences.


Our associates are a strategic advantage for us who are making a difference at Littelfuse. Join our team and make a difference every day!