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Posted on 07/14/2023

Systems Engineering Manager – Electrification

Improving America’s infrastructure isn’t for the weak. It takes grit, determination, and hard work to execute high impact projects. Michels Corporation engages 8,000 people and 18,000 pieces of heavy equipment in our insatiable drive to be the best. Our work improves lives. Find out how a career as a Systems Engineering Manager – Electrification can change yours.

As a Systems Engineering Manager – Electrification, your key responsibilities will be to build and lead a team of engineers to manage the transition of industrial equipment to electric solutions. This position will work closely with outside vendors and internal teams in order to develop and create Michels vision for the next generation of construction equipment. It is essential to possess strong communication, leadership and problem solving skills to lead a cross-functional team and troubleshoot complex system issues. Critical for success are the abilities to embody the corporate culture in all interactions and demonstrate professionalism and excellence in customer service.

Why Michels?

  • We are consistently ranked among the top 10% of Engineering News-Record’s Top 400 Contractors
  • Our steady, strategic growth revolves around a commitment to quality
  • We are family owned and operated
  • We invest an average of $5,000 per employee on training each year
  • We reward hard work and dedication with limitless opportunities
  • We believe it is everyone’s responsibility to promote safety, regardless of job titles.
  • We offer a comprehensive benefits program, including Health, Dental, Life, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Account, Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance, 401(k) plan, Legal Plan, and Identity Theft and Monitoring Plan. Depending on your positions and location you may participate in a different benefit plan.

Why you?

  • You thrive in fast-paced environments under tight deadlines
  • You relish new challenges and evolving technology
  • You enjoy collaborating and communicating with your teammates
  • You like to know your efforts are noticed and appreciated
  • You possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all levels of management
  • You look forward to high-level responsibility opportunities 

What it takes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering or related field, and 10+ years of experience in systems engineering with a focus on industrial equipment electrification.
  • Experience with, and considerable knowledge of, traditional powertrain technology (hydraulic, mechanical and diesel power systems) and electrification systems (electric motors, battery systems, power electronics and control systems)
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements for industrial equipment electrification such as safety standards, emissions standards and cybersecurity requirements
  • Working knowledge in the operation of field-based industrial equipment used in applications such as horizontal boring, tunneling, etc. (desired)
  • Experience with system-level simulation and analysis tools such as MATLAB/Simulink, PSpice, and LTspice (desired)
  • A valid driver license for the type(s) of vehicles you may be driving and an acceptable driving record


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Michels Corporation
Equipment Operations
Midwest Region | Brownsville, WI Corporate Office
Employment Duration
Full Time
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