Milwaukee Electronics – Motor Designer


The Motor Designer will design and develop electrical motors for the company. This includes alteration of the existing designs for new projects, and brand-new designs for new applications. The engineer will be given sufficient training in motor design/development techniques and skills by an expert consultant hired by the company. The engineer will also be given proper tools such as motor design programs and if necessary, finite element analysis programs in magnetics and heat transfer.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Electromechanical design of primarily brushless DC motors
  • Assist in the development and review of motor specifications
  • Ability to assist with application engineering activities of motors and related technologies
  • Design of experiments to use in product verification, validation, and life demonstrations
  • Participate in failure analysis
  • Analyze competitive solutions and suggest countermeasures
  • Train and support internal staff on the proper application of the motor designs
  • Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS * Entry level or better considered

  • Willing to train – Compensation will be dependent on level of experience
  • Able to travel occasionally primarily domestically for less than a week to locations
  • Works well both independently and in a team environment both in-person and virtually
  • Strong computer skills – business application, Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, an advanced ERP system


Bachelor’s or master’s degree in electrical engineering with a minimum of 6 university credit/units in electromagnetic theory and electrical machine theory, a minimum of 3 units in power electronics, and a short or a full course in permanent magnet characteristics. The most qualified candidate would also have a degree in mechanical engineering, experience in motor design, CAD design ability, and any experience in the academic areas of statics and dynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, and/or strength of materials.



While performing the duties of this position, employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to type, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Vision requirements include: close & distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




Please reach out to Pia Strampp to learn more about this opportunity or to apply.