Electronic Controls Engineer - Systems

Rheem Manufacturing Company Roswell , GA 30076

Posted 2 months ago

A Career at Rheem: Where Comfort Is Your Calling

At Rheem, we're dedicated to bringing comfort to people's lives. And, as a leading global manufacturer of heating, cooling and water heating equipment, we're innovating all-new ways to deliver just the right temperature while saving energy, water and supporting a more sustainable future. It's an exciting challenge that requires a team of talented, passionate people with a diverse set of skills. From engineers to accountants, sales professionals to support experts, Rheem depends on people to power our innovations. Join Rheem and help shape the future of products that impact people's lives-every day.

The System Engineer is responsible for planning, documenting, implementing, and testing controller architectures and interfaces between Rheem water heaters and other entities (the cloud, other Rheem devices, utilities, etc). This role includes technology investigation, roadmap development, and prototyping, as well as suitability assessment and architecture development for application to Rheem products. A successful candidate will implement and extend a common controls platform strategy within Rheem. This is a key position on the electronic controls team within Rheem's Advanced Technology Integration organization, providing advanced technologies and systems solutions for Rheem's Water Heating business unit.


  • Define technology roadmap and lead probable development paths and develop technical solutions to new interconnection concepts. Work with product development groups in translating new concepts into production designs.

  • Develop design concepts or models, supervise prototyping, and conduct performance testing to determine feasibility of concepts

  • Develop test methods, coordinate implementation of experiments, evaluate test results, and prepare written reports of research findings

  • Coordinate contractual arrangements for developmental programs with outside suppliers or research organizations

  • Represent company in technical societies and keep the company advised of pertinent technological developments

  • Actively participate in patent documentation creation for new products/technologies

  • Active engagement with software, hardware, test, and product development teams to integrate new technology into the Rheem control platform.

  • Engage with Product Management to develop Product Requirements

  • Participate in product design reviews to ensure that products have required hardware and software features.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or Computer Engineering

  • Experience with electronic controls design including communication interfaces, analog and digital circuit design

  • Familiarity with lab test equipment and board bring up

  • Knowledge of one or more of: WiFi, Bluetooth, cellular communication, Ethernet, IoT

  • Must demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Ethics/Integrity

  • Adaptability

  • Dependability

  • Teamwork

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Communication (present and clearly communicate technical information to engineering audiences)

  • Problem solving


  • Organize/supervise prototype build of circuit boards or product components

  • Knowledge or experience with HVAC or gas appliance development or application

  • Experience with electronic analysis methodologies and simulation

  • Design-of-Experiments (DOE)

  • Analyze and interpret technical procedures and government/agency regulations (UL, CSA, CE, FCC, etc.)

  • Cost analysis of electronic controls and designing to meet cost targets

  • Experience working with multiple departments such as R&D, marketing, manufacturing, service engineering, suppliers, and customers

Rheem is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Notice to Third Party Recruitment Agencies:

Please note that Rheem and its subsidiaries do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of an executed Recruitment Services Agreement, there will be no obligation to any referral compensation or recruiter fee.

In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without an agreement, Rheem and its subsidiaries shall explicitly reserve the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, shall be deemed the property of Rheem.

If your agency would like to be considered as a potential future recruiting partner, please leave your contact information at TalentAcquisition@rheem.com


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Electronic Controls Engineer - Systems

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