Experienced Electrical Engineer



Experienced Electrical Engineer


Headquartered in Monroe, North Carolina since 1957, the ASSA ABLOY Norton Rixson division designs and manufactures door closers, pivots, electrified closers, door operators, and electronic accessories with growing innovations like Wi-Fi programming and setup.  This product offering includes brands such as Norton, RIXSON, Sargent, Corbin Russwin, Yale, and Arrow.


Here at ASSA ABLOY Norton Rixson division, we have prepared a road map with innovation in mind, and we are positioned for strong growth.  To continue this innovative spirit, we are looking for a highly motivated product development engineer to join the team and make a significant contribution to expanding our product offering, support our current designs, support continuous product improvement, and ease of assembly.


This position is responsible for new product development, product feature enhancements, resolving quality issues, value engineering design, and completion of special or custom design requests.


Norton Rixson is currently seeking a qualified electrical or embedded engineer that is experienced at design, is a strong team player, results oriented, and technically skilled individual to join our engineering team. 



  • Work with cross-functional team to develop innovative products
  • Participate in New Product Development, Product Support, and Continuous Product Improvement projects involving the following activities:
    • Participate in concept development, planning, design and execution stages of major new products or product enhancements
    • Develop specifications from Product Requirements documents
    • Participate in Risk assessment exercises such as Failure Modes Effects Analysis
    • Generate schematics and printed circuit board designs.
    • Participate in peer reviews of product designs
    • Work with Test and Manufacturing teams to ensure designs meet testability and manufacturability guidelines
    • Prototype and test concept designs and initial engineering builds
    • Perform Design Verification Testing and generate applicable reports
    • Perform overall Product validation and usability testing
    • Perform basic repairs and modifications to printed circuit boards as needed
    • Follow Pilot Production and review first articles
    • Support products as they mature through field return analysis and make design changes due to end-of-life components
  • Coordinate activities utilizing a Lean process
  • Manage day to day project tasks and coordinate with cross-functional team activities



  • BSEE/BSCE/BSEET with hardware and firmware experience.
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of New Product Development experience required.
  • Familiarity with analog, digital, and embedded hardware.
  • Familiarity with C/C++ and microcontrollers
  • Proficient with use of general test equipment - oscilloscope, function generator, and multimeter
  • Effective communicator of technical ideas using (English) verbal and written skills
  • Works well in either a small or global team environment.  Ability to interface with persons of multiple disciplines and job functions, including software/firmware engineers, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, program managers, production personnel, and outside vendors.
  • Highly motivated and self-driven, sets personal goals, and achieves goals without supervision.
  • Willingness to set and meet deadlines.
  • Must be detail oriented, organized, and conscientious. Ability to work independently in a fast-paced cross-functional team environment on multiple projects. 
  • Competent in hardware and firmware debugging.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Design experience with analog, digital, and embedded hardware.
  • Design experience with C/C++ and microcontrollers
  • Familiarity with low power (battery), DC Motors, and wireless communication technology.
  • Experience in use of PC Board design software (EDA).


ASSA ABLOY offers industry-leading compensation based both on experience and performance levels as well as a highly competitive benefits package and PTO. 


Qualified applicants should apply on our website: https://www.assaabloy.com/career/en/open-positions


Equal Opportunity Employer

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Monroe, NC, US, 28112

Engineering & Science
No Travel Required

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte