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Electrical Design Engineer

KION North America

KION North America

Other Engineering, Design
Summerville, SC, USA
Posted on Friday, November 3, 2023
The electrical design engineer will utilize their knowledge, capabilities and experience to convert customer special requirements into technical product offerings on the KION North America powered industrial truck portfolio.

What we offer:

  • Career Development

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Comprehensive Employee Benefits

  • 401k Plan with Generous Company Match

Learn More Here: https://www.kion-na.com/about_us/careers/

KION North America is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design custom engineered solutions per specific customer requirements and applications
  • Create Bills of Material, Drawings and Engineering Change Notices
  • Ensure designs meet cost and technical targets as well as applicable standards
  • Assist in the creation of customer quotes for customized options with detailed costing structure
  • Provide dealer, internal sales and end user technical support and application recommendations
  • Responsible for the design wiring harnesses, power cabling, schematics, and assembly instructions
  • Working knowledge of motors/controls and powered industrial truck electrical systems and components
  • Interface with suppliers and designers of electrical controls and components.
  • Knowledge and thorough understanding of control system software and ability to write requirements for updates and expanded software functionality

Tasks and Qualifications:


  • Comprehensive knowledge of electrical engineering principles, concepts, practices, and theories
  • Detailed knowledge and design of electrical schematics
  • Professional expertise in the design of electrical systems for mobile equipment - typically 2+ years experience
  • Experience designing with CAD (2D & 3D), preferably Unigraphics/Zuken E3
  • Ability to perform electrical diagnostics and trouble shooting
  • Added bonus: SAP knowledge
  • Added bonus: Knowledge of UL, ANSI, NEMA, NEC and ISO Standards


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSEE or BSEET preferred).

Supervisor Responsibilities:

  • None