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Electrical Engineer

Bristol, IN 46507, USA Req #502
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
The Shyft Group embodies a lean culture - not just a lean manufacturing process - to ensure everything from our product planning, to our engineering protocol, to our final assembly and finish processes are highly efficient and carry with them the demand for continuous improvement. 
Although publicly traded, we're entrepreneurial in spirit and carry the core beliefs that hard work and accountability pay off.  We take personal pride in every vehicle we build, every partnership we secure, every process we advance, and every owner and driver we empower to command their road.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Dependent Scholarships
  • Quarterly Bonus
  • Holiday Pay
  • Vacation Pay
  • Purchased Vacation
  • Employee Assistance Program


This position will function as a project (Design) engineer and be responsible for managing design projects and bills of materials for the Electrical Engineering Team. 


  • Embrace and support Utilimaster Corporate policies and procedures
  • Produce electrical engineering documentation such as schematic drawings, harness drawings, design manual content, and operation and troubleshooting guides.
  • Manage one’s workload to ensure steady progress and timely completion.
  • Function as a productive member of product development teams.
  • Work on both electrical and mechanical aspects of the vehicle.
  • Work with both DC and AC electrical systems.
  • Develop engineering bills of materials that are complete, accurate, and on-time.
  • Process approved engineering change requests.
  • Coordinate design requirements, application reviews, and engineering releases with selected suppliers.
  • Develop test requirements and coordinate component and system testing, including analysis of results and participation in the testing, as required.
  • Identify and implement design improvement projects directed at reducing cost and improving product performance.
  • Complete complex circuit analysis for responsible systems.
  • Provide support to Utilimaster production, customer service, and end-user mechanics for vehicle electrical systems.
  • Represent Utilimaster at industry and technical forums as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree required in Electrical Engineering or Technology
  • 3D SolidWorks
  • 2D Auto CAD
  • Strong communications skills are required.
  • Must be able to travel to support the growth of our business and represent Utilimaster.
  • CAD experience with emphasis on 2D AutoCAD skills and 3D SolidWorks skills strongly desired.
  • Strong troubleshooting and testing skills desired. Heavy duty truck and/or motor vehicle electrical experience desired.
  • Familiar with FMVSS requirements desired.
This job description is intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification.  This description is not intended to be all - inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility. The Shyft Group reserves the right to change or assign to this position as required.

The Shyft Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, Veteran status or disability. 

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing Engineering
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Bristol, IN 46507, USA