Sr. Electrical Systems Engineer - The Toro Company

The Toro Company
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Feb 26, 2024
Feb 28, 2024
Engineering, Electrical
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Who Are We?

Join an exciting team working to advance electrified, automated, and smart connected products within Toro's Residential and Landscape Contractor division. This position will play a key role in defining electric vehicle charging systems. Responsible for leading, coordinating, designing, and controlling technical activities for next generation power supplies, lithium-ion battery chargers, and EVSE controllers.

At The Toro Company's corporate headquarters in Bloomington, Minnesota we pride ourselves in being an industry leader for outdoor environment products. Our teams at this location take pride in being on the cutting edge of creating innovative products while partnering with world-class employees that bring passion to their everyday work. This is a location that truly values its employees with upward career mobility and advancement opportunities.

The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for leading, coordinating, designing and controlling the technical activities related to new or existing power supplies, Lithium Ion battery chargers, and EVSE controllers. Ensures that designs meet all product performance, quality, safety and regulatory standards. Will provide work direction to other team members.

We invite you to become part of our team!

What Will You Do?

In order to grow and build a successful career with The Toro Company, you will be responsible for:
  • Creates engineering designs for Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) controllers and supports the integration into new and existing products.
  • Creates engineering designs for AC-DC and DC-DC Power Supplies and supports the integration into new and existing products.
  • Creates engineering designs for Lithium Ion battery chargers and supports the integration into new and existing products.
  • Works with external partners and suppliers on the development of power supplies and battery chargers.
  • Develops technical documentations of requirements, specifications and test plans.
  • Ensures product compliance with internal and external certification requirements.
  • Supports development and implementation of Lithium Ion battery charging algorithms.
  • Performs engineering analysis of field issues and supports design improvements or corrective actions.
  • Interfaces and acts as the technical consultant of battery charging systems for new product development groups and cross functional teams.
  • Effectively communicates with stake-holders both internally and externally.
  • Stays up to date on the state-of-the-art on battery charging systems and related technologies through professional organizations, independent research and seminars.
  • Performs other duties and assignments as requested.
What Do You Need?

To be considered for this role, an individual should meet the following minimal requirements:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in an ABET accredited Electrical engineering program.
  • Experience
    • Level III: Minimum 4 - 7 years' experience in a product design role as an electrical engineer.
    • Level II: Minimum 2 - 4 years' experience in a product design role as an electrical engineer.
  • Experience designing, implementing, and testing AC-DC and DC-DC power supplies or battery charging systems is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of system design and integration of power supplies or chargers into battery powered products is required.
  • Experience in Electric Vehicle charging systems is preferred, but not required.
  • Knowledge of common EV communication protocols such as CAN J1939 and EVSE is preferred.
  • Experience with product certification and regulatory approval process is preferred.
  • Experience in Lithium-Ion battery packs and battery management systems (BMS) is preferred.
  • Experience in developing embedded software is a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Results-driven and action-oriented; positive and energetic.
  • Good problem-analysis and resolution skills.
  • Strong process orientation and drive for continuous improvement
  • Desire to work in a fast paced, challenging, and evolving environment with a team-first mindset
  • Able to multitask and manage multiple simultaneous projects of various complexities and size
  • Has demonstrated a high level of competency through successful completion of projects.

What Can We Give You?

At The Toro Company, we are always working to make sure our employees know just how valued they are. In addition to a competitive salary, an affordable and top tier medical/dental/vision plan, 401k, and many other great benefits - The Toro company offers employees at our Bloomington, MN HQ location a variety of perks, including:

Dress for your day - We know you're more productive when you're comfortable, which is why TTC employees are encouraged to take advantage of our casual, corporate environment.

Location - Conveniently located near both St. Paul and Minneapolis, we are centrally located for most commuters!

Food - Take advantage of our onsite café, which serves both breakfast and lunch. With a Caribou Coffee attached, you can grab a snack and a coffee at any time during your day.

Wellness - The Toro Company's HQ offers complimentary use of our onsite fitness facility to employees. In addition to physical wellbeing, TTC offers a variety of mental health and financial health resources to all employees.

Volunteerism - The Toro Company is proud to provide employees 20 hours of paid time to volunteer in the community.

Summer Hours - Enjoy a flexible schedule during the summer! By working a little more during the first few days of the week, TTC employees at our Bloomington HQ are able to start their weekends early and leave by noon on Friday.

Flexible Work Arrangements - This team is currently implementing a hybrid work schedule. The opportunity to collaborate in the office and work from home part- time, has promoted team-building and flexibility.

Competitive Salary - The pay range takes into account skills, experience, education, and location. It is not common to be hired at or near the top of the range; compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. Cash compensation is one piece of our competitive total rewards package. If you need to, you can access your pay early with the Even app.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non- merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.