Manufacturing Engineer – Electrical / Software (HID1920)

Eden Prairie, MN North AmericaUSEden Prairie, MN
HID Global
Job Type: 
Functional Area: 
R&D Engineering
Job Level: 
Mid-Senior Level

Become a Manufacturing Engineer in an Innovative High-Tech Security Company

Job ID: HID1920

#Securing your Future!

We are an exceptional team in pioneering new, people-centric approaches to power the trusted identities required to navigate the physical and cyber worlds with confidence. And we are actively looking for engineers, designers, product managers, supply chain experts, customer service and business professionals to join our rapidly growing team!


What you will be doing

  • Manage New Product Introduction transitions through design and into production
  • Support production efforts at global Distribution Centers, Contract Manufacturers and Suppliers
  • Drive continuous improvement and standardization efforts to improve yields and reduce costs
  • Responsible for approving and overseeing the design of manufacturing processes and hardware for new product introductions
  • Creation of software, firmware, and other electro-mechanical systems to facilitate the efficient production of products
  • Printed circuit board design for use in production test fixtures
  • Collaborate with Mechanical Engineers to develop and document fixture design.
  • Participate in Value Add, Value Engineering (VA/VE) activities and cost reduction efforts for all Printer products and processes.

What we are looking for    

  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams to continuously improve internal processes and workflows.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills especially for generating and discussing work instructions,
  • Experience developing Windows applications using C# programming language.
  • Experience developing applications that consume data from various data sources like MS SQL, Oracle, MS Excel
  • Working knowledge of source code management and configuration
  • Working knowledge of Arduino microcontrollers
  • Design and develop electronics and software for functional test fixtures used in a production environment.
  • Must be very process driven/focused.
  • Must be a flexible, decisive and proactive problem solver.
  • Must be a champion of change.  Capable of proposing & implementing new ideas regarding simplification and improvement to business processes.
  • Must be a strong communicator and possess strong organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple priorities at once.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be proficient at conflict resolution.

Who you are

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or relevant work experience
  • 3+ years recent Electronic Design and Programming Experience in a production environment desired
  • Demonstrable experience and fundamental understanding of object-oriented programming using C/C++/C# and/or Java as well as relational database management systems like Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle
  • Previous experience programming chips, flash memory, and RFID tags
  • Familiarity with development IDE’s like Visual Studio, Atmel Studio, etc.
  • Knowledge of online issue tracking tools like JIRA, Helix ALM, etc.
  • Experience with implementation of security protocols and secure implementation of cryptographic techniques
  • Exposure to a variety of software licensing and deployment models
  • Experience with network topologies and cloud architecture
  • Working with USB and/or Ethernet connected devices beneficial
  • Ability to design circuits and create software for electrical test fixtures
  • Experience in designing electrical and software systems used in the final acceptance test of sub-assemblies and finished product
  • Experience in the design and creation of Web sites used in production of product and collection of data at Contract Manufacturers
  • Experience with offshore contract manufacturer’s is preferred
  • Experience in implementing/analyzing SPC controls is desired
  • Experience working with Lean Manufacturing tools and methodologies is preferred
  • Knowledge of various development process including SAFe

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent terms and conditions
  • Flexibility
  • On-the-job training and development
  • Work as part of a global team


HID Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit