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Senior Electrical Engineer-Cooking Product

Louisville, Kentucky
30 Jul 2022

Midea is one of the world's largest home appliance brands, offering the most comprehensive selection of products in the world to fully serve the needs of day-to-day living at home, at work, or anywhere else you go. In North America we strive to aim high, put the customer first, transform and innovate the marketplace, utilizing our commitment, dedication, inclusion and partnership with our teams. Midea America is a subsidiary of the Midea Group, a global company with over 160,000 employees and operations in more than 195 countries. As a publicly listed company, we are also ranked #288 as a Fortune Global 500 company and offers one of the most comprehensive ranges in the home appliance industry. Midea America is a subsidiary of Midea with over 200 employees in the US and we are expanding our presence in North America.


The Senior Electric/Electronic Design Engineer will be responsible for R&D activities related to Hardware, Software, User Interface Controls, IoT & Connectivity, Sensing technology and Improve product performance to develop new and innovative appliances and features.

Defining product and component specifications to deliver exceptional products for US market and leading the development of new technologies applied to gas and electric ranges, wall ovens, microwaves, etc.

Will also contribute to the development of Midea's patent portfolio, as well as participate on regulatory and agency forums to represent the company and assess its impact on current and future developments.

This position requires close collaboration with global teams and some national and international travel would be required.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead R&D activities to develop innovative electric/electronic technologies, components and features applicable to cooking appliances, including and not limited to Gas and Electric Ranges, Wall Ovens, Microwaves, Counter top oven, etc.
  • Contribute and lead activities related to electronic hardware and controls, software, components, IoT, Apps and Connectivity to support development of innovation and mass production projects.
  • Use Six Sigma, Reliability and other product development techniques to design robust components, systems and appliances.
  • Actively participate in technical project reviews and innovation session.
  • Specify and work on PCB layouts and product & component schematics.
  • Define product, hardware and software requirements to meet agency standards.
  • Conduct and support laboratory testing and concept evaluations to validate functionality or performance.
  • Work with CAD software (i.e., CREO) to model parts, fabricate and test development concepts.
  • Cross-functional collaboration with internal and external engineering teams.

Required Qualifications, Skills and Expertise:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering or related field. Master's preferred.
  • Minimum five years of experience in cooking appliance industry.
  • Strong electronic hardware design experience and deep knowledge on firmware/software development process.
  • Skilled on protecting company intellectual property through patents.
  • Thorough understanding of regulatory and agency requirements for gas & electric ranges.
  • Good understanding of product reliability needs and assessments.
  • Strong problem solving and failure analysis skills.
  • LEANSIGMA Design and Assembly practices.
  • Experience working with remote product development teams.
  • Goal oriented and self-motivated, creative and resourceful
  • Strong coaching skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

We can accommodate TN visa applicants with Canadian citizenship or Mexican citizenship.

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  • Job Reference: 672002733-2
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Midea America Corp
  • Location: Louisville, Kentucky
  • Salary: On Application