Electrical & Controls Senior Engineering Manager

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Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: Waukesha Ridgeview, WI, US, 53188

Company: Evoqua

About Evoqua Water Technologies

We are excited to announce that Evoqua has now joined Xylem. By uniting our complementary approaches, products, and expertise, we enable our customers to dramatically improve the way water and wastewater is used, managed, conserved, re-used, and returned to nature. Together, we bring uniquely powerful capabilities to solving the world's greatest water challenges. 

At every level, our global team is committed to access, equity, inclusion, and diversity. Our goal is for all our colleagues to be involved, respected, valued, connected, and free to bring their authentic selves and ideas. If you are excited and passionate about solving water, we want to hear from you.

Our more than 22,000 diverse employees are helping communities in more than 150 countries become water-secure. Apply today and Let's Solve Water.

At Evoqua, we are committed to fostering and maintaining an inclusive and diverse workplace where employees can be their authentic selves.  If this position interests you and you possess the minimum qualifications, we encourage you to apply as you could be the right fit for this or other roles we are looking to fill. Evoqua encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications/requirements for the position to apply.

Position Summary

We’re Hiring for an Electrical & Controls Senior Engineering Manager!


If you are excited and passionate about helping #LetsSolveWater, consider joining our team today! Xylem, Inc. is a leading global water technology company servicing more than 150 countries and is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues. We are looking for individuals to join our mission by exceeding customer expectations through smart sustainable solutions. At Xylem, you will have the opportunity to solve water by participating in our paid Volunteer Program, Xylem Watermark!


The Role: Xylem seeks to hire an Electrical & Controls Engineering Manager (ECEM) responsible for managing personnel, deliverables and execution of department goals; identifies, supports and leads strategic organizational priorities. The ECEM manages and directs the daily work of the E&C Engineering and Electrical Design team to ensure on-time quality of customer requirements and achievement of business goals and develops strategic direction for the team by collaborating with Sr. leaders.

Key responsibilities for the ECEM is to ensure that the team supports the project execution process by assisting with the development of technical strategy, demonstrating complete ownership of all controls related project tasks, including but not limited to electrical & software design and implementation, submittal development for approvals, PLC/HMI Programming, factory acceptance testing, and startup & commissioning field service support.

Core Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Technical team leader for electrical projects which includes Customer Submittals, Functional Descriptions, electrical control panel designs, PLC/HMI code and startup & commissioning field service support.
  • Experience and knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC & HMI development, programming or other brands of PLC/HMI platforms such as Siemens, Modicon/Schneider Electric
  • Maintain effective relationships with customers, suppliers, partners and interdepartmental personnel for Capital and Aftermarket projects
  • Maintain a high degree of understanding of water treatment processes
  • Experience and knowledge of UL/cUL, NEC, and IEC Compliance
  • Maintain performance management responsibilities for E&C employees: direct staffing and organizational structure, coaching/mentoring, employee relations and promotional decisions
  • Knowledge of business acumen and budget responsibilities

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Direct and escalate customer support for sales service and aftermarket
  • Adheres to Xylem Inc. Standard Operating Procedures
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of water treatment & control processes
  • Travel to project sites, supplier’s factories, and technical conferences as necessary
  • Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (Masters degree preferred) in addition to 8 plus years of experience in project execution, milestone schedules, and leading teams
  • Background in Strategic Leadership, Change Management, developing teams deploying Daily Management, Standard Work operating in a complex environment while maintaining a high level of professionalism and business urgency
  • Navigating complex engineering plans and specifications
  • Working knowledge of electrical wiring, schematics, control panel, and Network layouts
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in electrical design software, ERP systems, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong background in advanced process control solutions including programming various types of logic controllers such as Allen Bradley, Siemens, Modicon/Schneider Electric, GE, etc.

Additional Details

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working in the office performing design and administrative functions, in the panel shop performing simulation and testing of control systems, and in both water and wastewater treatment plants.

At Xylem, we embrace diversity and strive to create avenues where employees feel valued and appreciated through our DE&I initiatives and Employee Resources Groups (ERG). Xylem is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action workplace. Xylem prohibits discrimination, harassment of any kind and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or sexual orientation (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, marital status, medical conditions or disability, genetic information, age, or other non-merit factors.

Join the global Xylem team today! Xylem is a team creating advanced technology solutions to the world’s water challenges through developing new technologies and services that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor, and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential, and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities.

Disclaimer: The information listed within this job description is designed to indicate the general nature of work expected for this position and shall not be viewed as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required in this position. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job absent undue hardship. Xylem reserves the right to modify this job description or assign other duties to this position as needed.



Evoqua Water Technologies prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Evoqua Water Technologies takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

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