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Oct 10 / Susan Crowley

Entry Level Electrical Engineering Position

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Tecumseh Products Company, Ann Arbor, MI 

Entry Level Electrical Engineering Position

Position Overview:

The primary role of this individual is application, test and evaluation of electric components including motors, start devices and motor protection in the area of hermetic compressors and refrigeration systems.

Will work individually and as part of a team to develop new products, support existing products, test and evaluate equipment and provide technical assistance as needed within the Product Engineering team.

Ensure certification and continued compliance of both the products and the testing laboratory with multiple agencies including UL, CSA, VDE, IEC…

Coordinate project work internally with the department and externally with other departments (Manufacturing, Manufacturing Engineering, Testing, Purchasing, Marketing, Accounting, etc…) to ensure on-time completion of projects within budget.


  • A comprehensive understanding and knowledge of induction and BLDC motor.
  • Strong technical skills and the ability to develop a solid working knowledge of electric motors for hermetic compressors.
  • A practical and theoretical background in motor and insulation design and application.
  • Knowledge of control system and power electronics applied on HVAC system is desired.
  • Knowledge of certification process for UL, CSA and ISO 17025 for laboratory
  • Knowledge of specs and standards used in industry
  • Software skills using Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and MS Project
  • Effective utilization of oral and written communication skills.
  • Practices effective project management skills.
  • Coordinates and facilitates group meetings, effectively working with internal and external customers and suppliers.
  • Initiate, execute and track work plans and activities to meet customer requirements.
  • Effectively performs assignments, often with minimal supervision.
  • Manage and / or performs product benchmarking, process and magnetic/ electrical material.


Activities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Specification, test and evaluation of electrical components used in hermetic compressors and refrigeration systems including but not limited to:
    • Motor and related components ( protector, relay, and capacitors)
    • Fan motors
    • Enclosures
  • Interact with UL, CSA  and ISO including submitting and maintaining documentation for the certification process of products as well as the test laboratory
  • Participation in congress, fairs and technical meetings (ICEM, IEMDC, ASHRAE- Motor Committee and so forth.)

Education/ Experience:

  • BS Degree in electrical engineering
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, MS Project

Co-op and Internship students encouraged to apply.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume to  

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