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Electrical Design Engineer

Department: Engineering
Location: Washington, MO

WEG: Our Company 

Founded in 1961, WEG is recognized as one of the largest electric machine manufacturers in the world. WEG employs over 30,000 people around the globe and offers a diversified and integrated product line, with sales to more than 135 countries worldwide. Our U.S. operations are growing at an impressive rate and we're looking for talented individuals to help us move forward with this aggressive growth plan.

WEG is committed to building quality products and providing efficient solutions. To achieve this goal, we strive for continuous investment in innovation and team work. Helping people reach their goals by living the values of the company is a passion shared by everyone at WEG.

At WEG, our Values stand as: Human Company, Team Work, Efficiency, Flexibility, Innovation and Leadership.

As a Human Company, we value each individual contribution to our success, and we motivate people by means of integrity, ethics and constant support to personal development.

WEG, also, supports Green Initiatives such as the implementation of a company-wide recycling program, the use of green chemicals for office cleaning, the elimination of Styrofoam cups, and installation of HVAC economizers on rooftop units and an energy management system to improve overall energy efficiency.


Create highly accurate, cost effective and manufactural designs of distribution transformers according to customer specifications; necessary for the Marketing department to prepare quotations and secure orders. Select designs that are optimum for customers while maximizing profit and order intake. Provide technical assistance to the Marketing Department and customers on as needed basis. Review customer specifications and part requirements and verify against quoted design. Verify electrical design manufacturability.

  •  Create designs of distribution transformers according to customer specifications, industry standards and company design practices using existing software tools.
  •  Provide technical support to Marketing Department, Manufacturing and customers concerning technical issues, transformers, and company’s manufacturing capabilities, and industry standards (ANSI/IEEE/NEMA/CSA/CEA/IEC).
  •  Contact customers to clarify requirements.
  •  Provide suggestions for improvement of product, processes or cost reductions.
  •  Analyze design program output to select most cost effective design solution.
  •  Create, choose, or modify electrical connection diagrams and winding instructions
  •  Evaluate electrical parameters based upon design standards and provide guidance to manufacturing and mechanical engineering

Basic Requirements: 

  •  Possesses technical background in electrical design theory.
  •  Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering or combination of education in mechanical engineering and 2 years electrical design experience.
  •  Must possess high degree of reading comprehension.
  •  Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and PowerPoint.
  •  Strong attention to detail and ability to communicate with varying levels of employees.

WEG offers competitive compensation, meaningful and exciting career options, as well as excellent benefits, including paid vacation, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and disability. Read about our career opportunities below and inquire about being a member of our first-class team.

Apply Today: 

Do you have passion for Engineering?

Do you have an eye for detail?

Do you want to be part of a growing company?

If you answered "Yes" & meet our qualifications, we invite you to apply today to join the WEG Team!

We are Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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