Senior Electrical Engineer Job at SAGE in Faribault, MN

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Senior Electrical Engineer
Job Location(s):
Faribault, MN
Start Date:
As soon as possible
Employment Term:
Employment Type:
Full Time
Starting Salary Range:
Not Provided
Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience:
6 to 14 years
Required Security Clearance:
Related Categories:
Engineering - General, Engineering - Electrical, Engineering - Industrial

Position Description


Senior Electrical Engineer

SAGE Glass, a Saint-Gobain Company, is the world's largest manufacturer and distributor of building materials, and a leader in the production of high-performance materials and glass containers with more that 1,000 subsidiaries in 64 countries. Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 and is headquartered in Paris, France. Saint-Gobain had sales of $53.2 billion in 2010 and employs nearly 190,000 people worldwide.

In the United States and Canada, Saint-Gobain had sales of approximately $7.3 billion and employed approximately 19,000 people in 2010. The company has approximately 150 manufacturing plants and more than 100 distribution outlets throughout North America. Saint-Gobain North American businesses include: CertainTeed Corporation (Valley Forge, PA), Norandex Building Materials Distribution (Hudson, OH), Saint-Gobain Abrasives (Worcester, MA), Saint-Gobain Crystals (Hiram, OH), Verallia North America (Muncie, IN), Saint-Gobain Technical Fabrics (Grand Island, NY).

We are currently searching for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join SAGE in Faribault, MN (35 miles South of Minneapolis).


The Senior Electrical Engineer is a key contributor to the product development group at SAGE Electrochromics, managing a small group of electrical engineers and technicians and working closely with other engineering disciplines to design control systems for electrochromic glass. New products will include solar-powered wireless control solutions, high-density wired control panels, intuitive system commissioning tools, novel optical sensing systems, and user interfaces. The ideal candidate will enjoy applying a diverse skill set to a variety of projects within a small team in a dynamic environment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead design and development of new controls products, from conceptual design through product testing and implementation in manufacturing
  • Develop and improve control algorithms for daylight and glare management
  • Manage one or more technicians, and outside contractors.
  • Develop, maintain and report on project plans, schedules and budgets
  • Help develop internal processes to support effective and efficient product development


  • A minimum of six years of experience in new product development
  • A degree in electrical engineering or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Ability to work effectively with customers and suppliers

Desired attributes:

  • A Master's degree in electrical engineering or equivalent
  • A minimum of two years experience managing the work of technicians and engineers
  • Experience with embedded control systems and sensors
  • Experience with wireless communication systems

SAGE Electrochromics is an Equal Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

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