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Title:  Electrical Engineer


Expand Your Knowledge and Experience Working with Seasoned Engineers on Multidisciplinary Teams


Build a progressive career at a growing global organization with a collaborative, upbeat culture


If you have an electrical engineering background and experience with design engineering in the automotive or a related industry, this position offers you some great opportunities. You will:

  • Share ideas and insights with experienced engineers from various disciplines; there's a lot to learn, from new technology to processes, products and more
  • Make an impact working on new product development and supporting updates to existing products for major automotive OEMs
  • Join a respected and rapidly growing global organization with a strong and stable financial profile
  • Showcase your potential to take on additional responsibilities and advance your career
  • Enjoy a collaborative, open and upbeat culture that promotes transparency and professional development


We touch millions of lives globally every day. CTS is a leading designer and manufacturer of sensors, actuators, and electronic components for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). We have over 20 locations in 12 countries and more than 3,500 employees. Our innovative sensing, connectivity, and motion solutions offer a diverse range of products across many industries. We are at the forefront of innovating life-changing technology, focusing on quality to keep people safe, healthy, and happy.

The Requirements


To be a good fit for the Electrical Engineer opportunity, you will have:

  • A bachelor's or higher degree in Electrical Engineering or related engineering disciplines
  • 4+ years of experience with:
    • Progressive electronic/electrical components, circuits and systems design engineering in the automotive or a related industry
    • Electrical/electronic circuit simulation and control analysis, preferably on automotive electrical power systems
    • Electronic embedded system hardware and software controls in the automotive or related industry
    • Embedded software and software testing
  • In-depth understanding of:
    • Digital and power electronics
    • Software coding for embedded micro-controller designs
  • The flexibility to occasionally attend meetings at night (after 7:00 PM) and/or in the early morning (before 6:00 AM), and work over the weekend
  • Willingness to travel overseas on occasion, once travel resumes, to visit a supplier or production site
  • Legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer


The ideal candidate will be located near Elkhart, IN to work a hybrid schedule including 60-70% of his/her time spent in the office, with the remainder being flexible. Also, there is the option to work out of our Lisle, IL engineering site.


The Role


Reporting to the Electrical Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for providing technical design expertise for the new product development and launch function. Additionally, you will be responsible for product design engineering and/or analysis support for certain legacy products currently in production phase.


Typically you will work on two to three projects at different stages simultaneously, providing electronic and some software design. We follow an established automotive process from concept to testing, formal testing, documentation and more. You'll interact small project teams, internal stakeholders, suppliers and customers.


Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.



United States EEO Statement 
CTS Corporation is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer who complies with all applicable federal, state and local employment laws. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at CTS Corporation will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. It has been and shall continue to be both the official policy and the commitment of CTS Corporation to further equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of, among other characteristics, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.
We fully comply with all applicable Department of Labor and EEOC rules, regulations, guidelines, and orders including but not limited to Executive Order 11246 and 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-1.4, 60-250.5(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). The parties hereby incorporate the requirements of 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-1.4(a)(7), 29 C.F.R. Part 471, Appendix A to Subpart A, 41 C.F.R. § 60-300.5(a) and 41 C.F.R. § 60-741.5(a), if applicable.
Except where prohibited by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a background check and drug screening.
United States Additional Considerations 
It is unlawful in all states where the Company operates, including Massachusetts, to require or administer a lie detector test as a condition of employment or continued employment. An employer who violates applicable laws may be subject to criminal penalties and civil liability. The Company does not require a lie detector test as a condition of employment nor continued employment.  

Applicants must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.

No agencies, please. We do not accept any unsolicited resumes and are not looking to engage an agency. We receive inquiries from agencies daily. Do not direct any inquiries or emails to hiring managers. It is not our standard practice to utilize agencies; we are a federal contractor and need to comply with the same process for all. 
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Elkhart, IN, US, 46514

Job Type:  Full-Time

Nearest Major Market: Elkhart
Nearest Secondary Market: South Bend

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