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Power Electronics Intern 

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Req Number ENG-17-00021  
Position Electrical Engineering Intern  
Division Miller Electric Mfg. Co., an ITW Company  
Location Appleton, WI  
Dept None Specified 

Assigned Shift First Shift 

Full-Time/Part-Time Contingent  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  


The Industrial Systems Group is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of Electrical Engineer (Power Electronics) intern focused on developing hardware solutions for new products, and identifying opportunities for improvement on existing products. This position requires an individual with the willingness to learn and the technical skills to understand leading technologies, and the flexibility to adapt quickly to different projects as required.


  • Primary responsibilities include design, development and support of switch mode power supplies for Industrial welding equipment; including welding power sources, wire feeders and related accessories.

  • Direct involvement in all hardware design and product development activities including; system architecture, circuit analysis/modeling/simulation, component selection, schematic capture, pcb layout planning and support, prototyping and debug, qualification testing, troubleshooting, reliability and third-party compliance testing, documentation, and engineering support throughout product launch.

  • Diagnose and correct technical issues arising from engineering, lab, reliability and third party certification testing.

Position Requirements


  • Working towards earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical engineering.

  • Some training in power electronic devices, topologies (half bridge, full bridge, buck, boost, flyback, forward, etc.), and controls.

  • A basic understanding of mixed analog and digital circuit designs.

  • Experience with circuit simulation and control modeling (PSpice, LTspice, MATLAB, etc.).

  • Experience with PCB design software.

  • Knowledge with test and measurement equipment, including: Knowledge of power and grounding schemes, Use of Oscilloscopes, Voltage/Current probes, Impedance meters, Multimeters, Function generators, and other standard lab equipment.

  • Basic understanding of magnetic components.

  • Knowledge of insulation requirements between circuits (materials, creepage, clearance, dielectric strength).

  • Knowledge of thermal management, electronics packaging and design for manufacturing.

  • Familiarity with CSA, CE, IEC, NEC, and UL specifications.

  • This person must be able to work effectively as an individual and in a team environment.

  • Candidate must be an aggressive self-starter with solid communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Limited travel may be required.


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