Senior Electrical Engineer
Faribault, MN US
Posted 59 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job 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.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
6 to 14 years
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