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USA +1 248.579.4295
Froude, Inc.
41123 Jo Drive, Novi, MI 48375 USA

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We are dedicated to providing the right environment for our employees in order for them to excel in their particular field. Investments are continually made, at all levels, in training and development of skills to enable team members to perform to their highest capability. Keep checking back for current openings.

This is a successful company with a strong engineering, manufacturing and commercial pedigree.

If you are interested in the exciting fields of automotive, aerospace, marine and industrial power generation, with a worldwide flavor, then Froude could use your skills and provide you with a challenging and exciting work environment.

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Current Openings in Novi MI USA

Electronics Engineer

Position: ELECTRONICS ENGINEER

Location: Novi, Michigan USA

Electronics Engineer Job Description

We design, develop and manufacture engine dynamometer products and systems, and are a recognized name in Engine test solutions. Our customers include Ford, GM, Rolls Royce, Volkswagen, Siemens, GE, Pratt & Whitney and a variety of other major US and international companies. Froude is headquartered in Novi, Michigan and we have a manufacturing center in Worcester, United Kingdom.

We are searching for a passionate and reliable electronics engineer to join our growing company.

The electronics engineer's responsibilities include designing, developing, testing, troubleshooting, and deploying Electronics solutions. They will interpret client briefs and provide cost and time estimates. The engineer will take a lead role evaluating Froude products, creating CAD drawings & instructional manuals, and establishing supplier and vendor networks.

To be successful as an electronics engineer, you should have an aptitude for Mathematics and a passion for technology. Outstanding electronics engineers can prioritize tasks, solve problems, and deliver work to strict deadlines.

This position will report to the Novi location with core work hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST. Salary will depend on experience and talent. A minimum of three years of experience in Electronic Engineering is required. We offer an excellent benefit package, progressive management, a global customer base and exposure to both high technology and manufacturing environments 

Responsibilities:
• Create and update Solidworks Electrical CAD Drawings.
• Design and build Electrical / Electronic solutions.
• Troubleshoot customer operation issues.
• Diagnose Control, AC and Noise issues.
• Develop BOMs (Bill of Materials), Manuals, Test and Requirement Specifications.
• Propose changes to Future-Proof and modularize Froude Control Products.
• Test systems conform to global quality standards (e.g. CE / IEC).
• Liaise with colleagues, engineers, and clients.
• Show initiative and keep up with advancements in Electronics.
• Ensure all equipment and products meet health and safety regulations.
• Observe existing processes and making recommendations for improvement.
• Develop effective maintenance, testing, and quality control procedures.
• Represent the company at conferences and delivering presentations if required.

Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in engineering or similar; 3 years of experience in electronic engineering
• Experience with Electrical CAD packages (e.g.Solidworks Electrical, EPlan, OrCAD, AutoCAD).
• Strong Electronics circuit theory background.
• Creative and adaptive.
• Ability to tackle a problem from a macro and micro level.
• Ability to convey complex ideas.
• PCB design theory would be a plus.
• Familiarity with Drives / Engines would be a plus.
• Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
• Strong written, verbal, and telephonic communication skills.
• Excellent research and interpersonal skills.
• Strong analytical skills.

We are expanding, changing, and becoming a new company. If this sounds like the professional growth challenge you seek and you’re interested in a unique opportunity to make a difference, please send your resume to HR@froudedyno.com. Applicants must be authorized to work in the US.


 

Current Openings in Worcester UK

Commission & Service Engineer

Commission and Service Engineer

Location: Worcester, Worcestershire, UK 

Salary:  TBC (Dependent upon Experience)  

  • 33 Days Holidays incl Bank Holidays • Pension, Company Benefits and 36.75 hour week (Mon-Thurs - 08:00am-16:30pm Fri 0800am-12:45pm).  

Contract: Permanent  

Job Overview: 

Froude Limited, a manufacturer of highly-engineered engine testing products, is seeking a Stores Operative to support our company’s ambitious growth objectives. You will be working alongside Production controllers, electrical engineers, and mechanical fitters and you will be responsible for the management of all Material Handling aspects of received materials. 

We design, develop and manufacture engine dynamometer products and systems. Our customers include Ford, GM, Rolls Royce, Volkswagen, Siemens, GE, Pratt & Whitney, and a variety of other major international companies. Froude is headquartered in Novi, Michigan USA and we have a manufacturing center in Worcester, United Kingdom. 

The Role:

  • To comply with the Company rules and regulations and endeavour to the best of their ability, to further the well-being, profitability and good name of the Company.
  • To maintain the confidentiality of Company documentation, designs and processes and in particular, to guard against disclosure of Company technical and/or commercial information to any third parties. To honour the confidence of the Company’s customers in this respect.
  • The site support Engineer must recognise that Froude’s customers are placed geographically in most parts of the world and therefore they must display a willingness to work anywhere (within any travel allowance agreement in force), given that any particular request is reasonable.

Specifically on-site and in-house:

  • To undertake commissioning, servicing and testing of the Company’s product.
  • To ensure that all measurements called for are made with instrumentation maintained within the calibration system and to maintain the Department’s calibration system.
  • To ensure that all products perform in accordance with the Company’s technical specification and where deviation is noted, to use all correct procedures to remedy such faults.
  • To keep records of daily occurrences in diary and compile visit reports on return using the appropriate forms.
  • To take on as directed, in writing, site management roles.
  • To safeguard and maintain in good order, all Company equipment and records, including items hired and vehicles allocated to them.
  • To conduct themselves as befits a representative of the Company and to maintain contact with the Department as directed by the Site Support Manager.

Site Support Engineers are required to:

  • Ensure that, within the normal constraints of travel, etc., the same start time and standard of time keeping expected of Worcester based staff are maintained on site.
  • Ensure that all Health and Safety Procedures and statutory requirements are complied with on-site and in-house.
  • To maintain good working relations with the Customers’ site personnel and representatives.
  • When briefed of particular contractual conditions, extent of supply and department budgets of contracts for which they are responsible, the Commissioning and Test Engineer will alert Froude to deviations, extras and NOR’s.
  • To obtain the Customer’s written acceptance of the equipment on completion of commissioning, subject, if necessary, to a formal snagging list, prior to departure from site.
  • In the absence of formal site management, as the Senior Froude representative, to supervise site labour and sub-contractors involved on the contract for which they are responsible.
  • To assist in the general running of the Department and to perform any reasonable duties not covered in the foregoing as may be required by the Company.
  • To implement the Company Safety Policy

Requirements

  • The successful candidate will hold a BSME degree or HNC/HND qualification in a Mechanical Engineering field of study. Ideally with a minimum overall result of a 2:1.
  • Preferable 5 years proven working experience in commissioning & Service engineering
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to use own initiative, to work within budgets and to deadlines
  • A Full UK Driving License would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Adequate knowledge of engineering analysis tools (ANSYS, ProMechanica or similar)
  • Mathematical computing and analysis tools knowledge (Matlab, Excel, LabView etc)
  • Solid understanding of core concepts including mechanics, kinematics, thermodynamics, materials science etc.
  • Creativity and analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate technical knowledge in a clear and understandable manner
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Dynamometer experienced preferred

Personal Attributes

• Integrity
• Inquisitive
• Determined
• Organised
• Good communicator – Written & Verbal
• Thorough
• Self-starter
If this sounds exciting and you’re interested in a ground floor opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter to UKHR@froudedyno.com.

Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK.

 

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Froude Dynamometers
Froude dynamometers are renowned the world over as high quality, reliable and accurate. Our test equipment will provide a return on your investment for many years.
Froude, Inc. 
41123 Jo Drive, 
Novi, MI 48375 USA
+1 248.579.4295

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Blackpole Road, Worcester WR3 8YB 
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