Careers

National Presto was founded in 1905 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and is recognized as a leader in the electric housewares industry due to its long history of innovation which has created major new categories of products. It is the company’s intention to continually provide innovative new products which meet the needs of today’s changing lifestyles, as well as a wide selection of basic appliances which reflect the image of quality long associated with the Presto® name.

Below are the positions available:

 


EDI Coordinator/Systems Operator

 

National Presto, Inc., located in Eau Claire, WI, a nationally recognized manufacturer of small household appliances, is looking for an EDI Coordinator/Systems Operator to join our Information Services (IS) department. The EDI Coordinator manages Trusted Link EDI software and grows EDI client base while providing user support for various PRMS modules, for PCs, and the AS/400.  This position also assists with computer room systems operations.

What you bring:

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems is preferred.
•    At least 2 years’ experience with PRMS ERP Software. 
•    Experience with Clever Path Report Builder, AS/400, Label Matrix and Mark Magic Label Software, and ROBOT scheduling software.

What you will do:

•    Maintain Trusted Link EDI software
•    Add new trading partners to EDI environment, creating new setups and Maps/File Definitions
•    Trouble-shoot EDI communication issues, working with network providers
•    Print reports/shipping paperwork and labels/AP checks/timecards
•    Rotate weekly backup tapes and prepare tapes for off-site storage
•    Perform Monthly system close process (non-business hours)
•    Handle quarterly system saves and re-boots (non-business hours)
•    Trouble-shoot printer issues/Setup service calls as needed

We offer a competitive wage and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, 401K, paid vacation, holidays, etc.  Please send your resume and cover letter to: HRresumes@gopresto.com (preferred), or by mail to: 3925 North Hastings Way, Eau Claire, WI 54703, Attn: Human Resources.


Electronics Engineer

National Presto, Inc., located in Eau Claire, WI, a nationally recognized manufacturer of small household appliances, is looking for an Electronics Engineer to join our team. The electronics (a.k.a., electrical) engineer is responsible for designing, verifying/validating designs, sourcing and collaborating with manufacturers/suppliers, developing specifications and quality standards for integrated electronic/electrical systems within products ranging from small consumer appliances to IoT commercial safety devices.  The position works closely with product development engineers, industrial designers, programmers, and suppliers to ensure product meets customer expectations and company objectives.

What you bring:

  • Intermediate skill level with electrical CAD, schematic design, circuit layout / PCBA design, and integration within enclosure often with user interface
  • Understanding and ability to incorporate various forms of wireless communication systems into consumer products (i.e., Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, infrared, LoRaWAN, Cellular, etc.) including antenna selection/design and integration into IoT
  • Expert understanding of RF/EMC/EMI related technology and equipment, including Spectrum Analyzers, RF Amplifiers, and test (semi-anechoic) chambers
  • Knowledge of various display types (i.e., LCD, LED, capacitive touch, dot matrix, etc.)  
  • Knowledge of PCBA manufacturing methods, relative costs, and quality control practices
  • Experience with general tools, instruments, measurement techniques and processes
  • Excellent judgment, decision making, and critical thinking skills
  • Creative and scientific problem solving skills
  • Proficiency with PCs and various Windows-based programs including the following: MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), EasyEDA or similar for PCBA design, SOLIDWORKS 3D/2D CAD for mechanical modeling/drafting, and SOLIDWORKS PDM for file management and revision control.
  • BSEE or equivalent

What you will do:

  • Create the engineering and manufacturing specifications for electrical / electronic systems within consumer products
  • Develop verification and validation plans, monitor progress, analyze results, and recommend/implement improvements based on these results for new and current products
  • Utilize electrical CAD to develop schematics, design PCBA’s (including components, traces, silk screen, etc.), create/manage BOM(s), simulate functionality, etc.
  • Collaborate with mechanical engineering to verify all wire routing, electrical connections, fit, function, DFM, and DFQ
  • Provide definition and direction in procurement of prototypes, models, and samples
  • Interpret and communicate technical information and project status
  • Lead and coordinate project activities with internal and external resources
  • Determine testing requirements regarding agency certifications, performance, reliability and durability
  • Establish critical to quality (CTQ) criteria for QC and QA inspections
  • Conduct preliminary patent searches, analyze existing patents and publications, and provide support for patent filing and IP protection

A  Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering and 5+ years’ experience in electric/electronic engineering is required. The ideal candidate for this positon will enjoy using their technical and engineering knowledge to assist with the development of innovative consumer products and hands-on product experimentation. An understanding of basic engineering fundamentals, such as heat transfer, materials, and mechanics is a must. This position includes occasional extended travel (2-3 weeks), both domestic and abroad, approximately 1 to 2 times per year.

We offer a competitive wage and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, 401K, paid vacation, holidays, etc.  Please send your resume and cover letter to: HRresumes@gopresto.com (preferred), or by mail to: 3925 North Hastings Way, Eau Claire, WI 54703, Attn: Human Resources.

 


 

 

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If you are a qualified individual with a disability or an individual that has other barriers that limit your ability to access our on-line application system, please contact the Human Resources Department at 715-839-2203 or at HRresumes@gopresto.com to discuss alternative ways to apply for open positions.

Copies of our Affirmative Action Plan for disabled workers and covered veterans are available for inspection between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m at our location, 3925 N. Hastings Way, Eau Claire, WI. 

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