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Electrical Engineer, Low Voltage

Company: The Shyft Group
Location: Canton
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Electrical Engineer, Low Voltage - The Shyft Group (TSG) - Plymouth, MI

Regular Employee - Salary Exempt

Who we are:

The Shyft Group, we are driven to deliver, and as the North American leader in specialty vehicles, our portfolio of last-mile delivery vehicles, work trucks, and motorhome chassis brings people, goods, and services where they need to be.
We are strengthened by nine industry-leading brands -- Utilimaster -, Blue Arc--- EV Solutions, Royal - Truck Body, DuraMag -, Magnum -, Strobes-R-Us -, Spartan - RV Chassis, Red Diamond---, and Builtmore---. Over 4,000 employees across ten states and two countries work independently and together as one team under Shyft, building chassis, vehicle bodies, and accessories that improve every route, every run, and every ride.

Empowered by a supportive, inclusive, and highly entrepreneurial culture, every person behind our brands is given the tools they need to make a positive contribution to the company, their community, and their families. Together under the Shyft umbrella, our teams drive new synergies that bring innovations to life on the road - for an experience that is safer, more satisfying, more rewarding all around.

With 50 years and millions of miles behind us, we continue to charge forward - leading the commercial vehicle transition to electric, innovating across all our brands, and earning our position among Fortune's 100 Fastest Growing Companies.


As the Electrical Engineer, Low Voltage within our Blue Arc--- division based in Plymouth, MI, you will play a critical role in the development of low-voltage electronic modules by managing electrical design projects and bills of materials for the Electrical Engineering Team.

In this role, your primary focus will be on engineering low-voltage vehicle electronic modules for Blue Arc's brand-new Class 3, 4, and 5 EV vehicles. In addition, you will partner cross-functionally to ensure that the modules function seamlessly within the larger systems of the vehicles and be involved in all aspects of the design and engineering process, from circuit design to integration.

If you aspire to thrive in a start-up setting that cherishes creativity, innovation, and adaptability without the typical insecurity, this role will be right in your wheelhouse.

\n Check out the hyperlinks below to learn more:\n
\n Employee Testimonials\n
\n Our Story\n
\n Our YouTube Channel\n
\n Our Commitment to Sustainability\n
\n Blue Arc Launch Video (YouTube)\n

What you'll be doing

  • Designing cost-saving and performance-enhancing improvement projects
  • Conducting system integrations alongside our electrical, mechanical, and control systems engineering teams
  • Producing electrical engineering documentation such as schematic drawings, harness drawings, design manual content, and operations and troubleshooting guides
  • Develop engineering bills of materials that are complete, accurate, and on-time
  • Processing approved engineering change requests
  • Identifying component and system behavior requirements for electrified system components
  • Coordinating design requirements, application reviews, and engineering releases with suppliers
  • Creating test requirements, coordinating component and system testing, and analyzing the results
  • Completing complex circuit analysis for responsible systems
  • Providing technical support in vehicle electrical systems for production, customer service, and mechanics
  • Representing The Shyft Group and Blue Arc--- at industry and technical forums and trade shows
    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Technology
    • 3+ years of relevant electrical engineering expertise
    • Experience with engineering, designing, and\ndeveloping electronic modules with low voltage specifications
    • Hands-on experience using 2D Siemens Capital to\ndesign, analyze, test, and manage electronic systems
    • Ability to travel occasionally to support the\ngrowth of the business
    • Effective troubleshooting and testing skills
      What Makes You Stand Out
      • Heavy-duty truck and/or motor vehicle electrical experience
      • Expertise in designing, developing, and engineering of low voltage electronic modules
      • Knowledge and expertise in 3D Siemens NX and SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD
      • Familiarity with FMVSS requirements
        Relevant Hyperlinks

        • \n
        • Employee Testimonials\n
        • Our Story \n
        • Commitment to Sustainability\n
        • Blue Arc Launch Video (YouTube)\n
        • Class 5 EV Crew Cab Announcement (Video)\n
        • Power Cube for EVs (Video)\n
        • Ride and Drive - Recap Video\n
        • Follow Blue Arc--- EV Solutions on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube

          Why The Shyft Group?

          We believe that when our people thrive personally and professionally, our business thrives. We are committed to offering comprehensive benefits programs that stay healthy, feel secure, and maintain a work/life balance.
          Stay Healthy:

          Medical and Rx Plan

          Health Savings Account

          Dental and Vision Plan

          Healthcare Flexible Spending

          Wellness Plan

          Financial Security:

          401 (k) Retirement Savings

          Short and Long Term Disability

          Company Provided Life and Dependent Life Insurance

          Voluntary Term Life Insurance

          Work/Life Balance:

          Educational Reimbursement

          Employee Assistance Program

          Dependent Care FSA

          Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

          The Shyft Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified Individual with a Disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply, please email us at

          The Shyft Group is an E-Verify Employer

          Shyft uses E-Verify, which is an online system operated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility and validate social security numbers. Through participation in the E-Verify program, information entered on Form I-9 will be provided and compared to information available at both of these agencies. See posters for more details. E-Verify Notice U.S. Right to Work Notice.

Keywords: The Shyft Group, Canton , Electrical Engineer, Low Voltage, Other , Canton, Michigan

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