Principal Design Engineer

, IN, United States

Position Summary: This is a principal level position responsible for designing and integrating IoT technologies into material handling equipment. Development of new sensors, enhancement of existing hardware, and systems integration are daily activities involved with this role. The ideal candidate will be capable of autonomously conducting research and completing designs while also working across teams to ensure the highest quality designs. Essential Duties: Design components using new technologies for IoT telematics systems. Lead innovation by conducting feasibility studies on new features and technology. Interpret product requirements to develop functional specifications and system requirements. Author specifications documentation to component suppliers. Participate in wire harness design reviews to ensure hardware compatibility with system design and layout. Create and update documentation including design detail, DFMEA, DVP&R, test plans, test/calibration procedures, product manuals and other technical documents. Diagnose and troubleshoot hardware and software components of controllers and other electronic devices related to OEM forklifts Lead the technical discussions with suppliers (Internal/external) on issues and resolutions. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure manufacturability, cost, quality and delivery of new products. Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner. Additional duties as assigned. Education and Experience Bachelors in Electrical/ Electrical & Computer engineering or related required 10+ years of full time Electrical Systems Engineering experience required Strong knowledge of electronics design, including PCB and circuit design required Foundational knowledge of programming languages such as C and C++ required Proficient in system integration interface tools (CANalyzer, CANape, CANbus etc) desired Understanding of serial communication, vehicle dynamics, controller hardware and software required Experience with DMM, oscilloscope, power supplies and other similar diagnostic equipment required Excellent communication skills and desire to work with team. Excellent problem solving skills and multi-tasker. High level of interpersonal skills and works effectively with cross-cultural teams. Physical Requirements / Working Conditions 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. Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the work day. Proper lifting techniques required. May include lifting up to 25 pounds for files, computer printouts on occasion. Frequent use of computer and telephone. Primary environment: ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment. About Toyota Material Handling Let Toyota take your career to new heights. Toyota Material Handling provides employees with the opportunity to make a meaningful impact through innovation and creativity in an unmatched culture. Based in Columbus, Indiana, Toyota offers a full line of high-quality material handling equipment sold under the Toyota brand for over 50 years. We are proud of our large and diverse workforce. We seek individuals committed to excellence with talent, skill and innovation. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package with a pleasant and challenging work environment. Life is better at Toyota. Benefits that set Toyota apart Competitive Salary + bonus program Low cost Medical with Free Dental and Free Vision Insurance Free On-Site Medical Center On-Site Pharmacy Free On-Site Recreational Complex Affirmative Action Responsibility It is the Company’s policy to afford equal employment and advancement opportunity for all qualified individuals without distinction or discrimination because of race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.