Job Vacancy Senior Electrical Engineer Lapmaster Wolters

Job title: Senior Electrical Engineer

Company: Lapmaster Wolters

Job description: Electrical Engineer

FLSA: Exempt, Full-Time

Reports to: Engineering Manager

Location: Mount Prospect, IL (on site)

Travel: Some minimal Domestic Travel


The role of Electrical Engineer involves a combination of independent work and the ability to contribute to a design team toward successful development of machine tools and automated wafer processing equipment. This role requires a minimum of a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering with relevant experience in power management and control systems for machine tools. The preferred candidate should be detail oriented, have excellent problem solving skills, and be capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment. Some international and domestic travel will likely be required.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Design, specify, and oversee implementation of electrical systems for all PSS machine tools and wafer processing equipment (including panel layouts, schematics and other documentation as needed)
  • Work with the engineering teams to design and implement electrical systems that meet design goals for current products as well as prototype systems in development
  • Ensure that products meet applicable requirements for electrical codes and standards
  • Provide electrical system troubleshooting and problem solving when needed
  • Improve upon existing electrical designs by reducing cost and increasing reliability when appropriate
  • Coordinate cross-functionally to insure projects meet business objectives and compliance standards
  • Assist with equipment installation, startup, and resolution of customer issues as needed, either at the customer site or via virtual means
  • Other duties as may be reasonably assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)
  • 3+ years of relevant experience with modern standards and control systems for industrial machine tools or automated semiconductor process equipment
  • Previous experience with writing PLC software on Beckhoff, Siemens, or Allen Bradley control systems is preferred but not required
  • Strong communication skills are a must
  • Ability to multi-task, organize, and prioritize work
  • Fluent in English (both verbal and written)
  • Computer literate and proficient in use of Microsoft software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Company Description:

Lapmaster International, LLC is a leading international precision machine tool builder headquartered in Chicago’s Northwest suburbs near O’Hare Airport. Our diverse team works with a broad variety of industries and technologies. Our technical expertise includes Motion Control, Robotics, Automation, Machine Design, and Application Engineering. Our customers include small, mid-sized and Fortune 100 companies in a variety of industries including Automotive, Aerospace, Semiconductor, Electronics, Bearings, Optics/Electro-optics, Pumps, Valves, Compressors, and Medical Devices. Our business model is to utilize leading technologies and exceptional engineering talent coupled with outstanding customer service to solve manufacturing and precision machining problems.

Since 1948, industry has relied on Lapmaster to solve the most challenging precision surfacing problems. With over 60 years of experience, Lapmaster has a proven history of successfully developing cost effective processing solutions for virtually any application requiring precision sizing, flatness, parallelism, roundness, straightness, or surface finish. Lapmaster serves the Fine Grinding, Advanced Materials, Precision Optics, Bore Honing and Finishing, Lapping/Polishing and Metallographic markets through an expanding network of sales and services offices located throughout the world. Sales and technical service is available either through local Lapmaster Sales Representative or through our main Sales and Technical Services Centers located in Mount Prospect, IL, Plymouth, UK, Chennai, India, Tokyo, Japan and Shenyang, China.

Competitive Benefits Package for Full Time employees:

  • 401(k) with Matching
  • Medical Insurance (Company contribution for Dependents)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Company Paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Company Paid Life & AD&D
  • Vacation, Sick, Holidays
  • EAP

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EEO)

It is the policy at Lapmaster International to provide equal employment opportunities and affirmative action to all qualified individuals. All personnel actions, including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion of persons in all job titles, are administered without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran or disability status, and all employment decisions are based solely on valid job requirements. In addition, employees and applicants are protected from harassment, threats, coercion, intimidation, or discrimination

Recruiter Policy:

Lapmaster International, LLC (aka Precision Surfacing Solutions) “the Company” has an internal recruiting function. The Company may supplement that internal capability from time to time with assistance from temporary staffing agencies, placement services, and professional recruiters (Agency). Agencies are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact employees of the Company directly in an attempt to present candidates. The Company’s policy is for the internal recruiting team or other authorized personnel to present ALL candidates to hiring managers. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Lapmaster International, LLC from a third party, such as an Agency, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Company mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Company employees, or to the resume database will be considered Company property. Lapmaster International LLC, will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Lapmaster International LLC, will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees.

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Location: Mount Prospect, IL

Job date: Mon, 11 Jul 2022 04:40:39 GMT

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