Sr. Electrical Engineer – Wylie

Sanden International, Inc.

Wylie, TX



Purpose of this Job: 

  • This job is responsible for developing product in compliance with Sanden and customer requirements. 
  • This role will include electric compressor development, design, testing, and reporting with engineering theory / logic.
  • This role will also include training for other engineers and staff.
  • Other responsibilities include support for projects.



Principle Duties/Essential Functions:  

  • Execute product development by achieving technical goal. 
  • Complete engineering task (design / testing / development).
  • Achieve technical goals and task with PDCA for product development including cross functional activity.
  • Develop engineering solutions for suppliers, and cross functional members to meet required needs.
  • Develop engineering laboratory testing methods and equipment.
  • Develop global engineering laboratory testing methods and equipment.
  • Coach / mentor engineers and other staff based on expertise.
  • Achieve departmental execution plans and goals by product development. 
  • Ability to develop new concept design product.
  • Develop engineering solutions for external customers, suppliers, and cross functional members to meet required needs.
  • Achieve design consensus by resolving technical issues globally.
  • Coach / mentor engineers and other staff for Design Engineering growth based on expertise.

Other Tasks/Responsibilities:

  • Work with other Sanden locations to ensure product designs are consistent. 
  • Provide technical support to internal and external customers.
  • Ability to conduct technical feasibility study for new development.
  • Support / participate in project team(s) as engineering expert.
  • Establish engineering report independently
  • Establish technical presentation material for internal and external customers as needed. 
  • Responsible for awareness and compliance with company Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) policies, procedures and regulatory requirements. Contributing to the effectiveness of the EHS policies and procedures by communicating and reporting unsafe conditions and/or non-compliances.
  • Other projects as assigned by management.


  • Critical Thinking
  • Technical Knowledge
  • Active Learning
  • Organizational Skills
  • Complex Problem-Solving Skills
  • Innovative Thinking


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • 5 to 7 years’ experience in automotive electrical compressor inverter / motor design & control software / hardware development & applications, vehicle & compressor testing & diagnostics, including expert knowledge on CAN / LIN communication and AutoSAR architecture
  • Working knowledge of electric vehicle thermal management system
  • Working knowledge of mechanical compressors, especially scroll compressors
  • Working knowledge of current computer technology and applications such as CAE and MS Office applications
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with internal and external customers
  • Knowledgeable of ISO-9001, ISO-14001 and IATF procedures

Licenses or Certifications:

  • EPA-608, EPA-609 are desired

Physical Demands:

  • Routine lifting of 25 lb. loads (compressors) may be necessary
  • Possible exposure to high noise levels
  • Possible exposure to chemicals (oils, refrigerants, solvents)
  • Exposure to environmental temperatures 30 - 110 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and be able to prioritize workloads

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

  • PPE required based on specific projects and location 

Work Environment/Hours:

  • Primary work area is in an office setting and lab/testing rooms
  • Must work normal office hours plus provide support on evenings and weekend (as needed)

Primary Work Location:

  • Wylie, TX

Travel Requirements:

  • 0 – 10% domestic
  • 0 – 5% international to countries such as but not limited to Japan, Mexico

Company management reserves the right to add, delete, or otherwise alter assigned duties at any time. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The minimum qualifications listed are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.