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Title:  Senior Principal Engineer

ABOUT ADVANCED ENERGY                 

Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: AEIS), enables design breakthroughs and drives growth for leading semiconductor and industrial customers. Our precision power and control technologies, along with our applications know-how, inspire close partnerships and innovation in thin-film and industrial manufacturing. We are proud of our rich heritage, award-winning technologies, and we value the talents and contributions of all Advanced Energy's employees worldwide.



Performs complicated engineering work exercising independent judgment and action. Performs applied research, design, development, testing, and documentation of products or systems. Works closely with customers to understand equipment/system requirements and to ensure that the product(s) work in the application(s). Provides direction and mentors engineers and engineering technicians. Internal and external contacts often pertain to company plans and objectives.



  • Responsible for the design and analysis of systems, products, and subsystems/circuits to specification, cost, budget, schedule, and quality goals.
  • Responsible to diagnose complex issues with design, field performance, reliability and test yields of products and recommend/implement corrective actions to address
  • Owns the success of the product/system in the customers' applications and recommend/implement corrective actions as needed
  • Follows key engineering procedures including the Product Development Process and ECO process
  • Mentors less experienced engineers and engineering technicians, forming/developing any direct reports



  • Standard office environment utilizing standard office equipment, a noisy fast-paced lab, and/or clean room 90% of the time
  • Must be able to travel 10% of the time. Travel involves international and domestic travel to remote sites, customers and vendors



  • Ability to exercise judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
  • Proven ability to utilize previous experience in engineering practices/procedures, industry/customer practices in all work
  • Ability to determine methods and procedures on new assignments, and provide guidance to other personnel
  • Ability to solve complex technical problems independently
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time
  • Good verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to train, coach, assess and mentor team members
  • Good experience with influencing and negotiating in complex situations



  • Eight to ten years of engineering experience



  • Bachelors degree in Engineering/Science or similar
  • Graduate coursework towards an advanced degree in engineering or science desired, but not required



As part of our total rewards philosophy, we believe in offering and maintaining competitive compensation and benefits programs for our employees to attract and retain a talented, highly engaged workforce.  Our compensation programs are focused on equitable, fair pay practices including market-based base pay, an annual pay-for-performance incentive plan, and discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan. 


In addition to our competitive compensation practices, we offer a strong benefits package in each of the countries in which we operate.  In the U.S., we offer a rich benefits package that includes:


  • Medical - 4 different health care plan options, dental, and vision
  • Short and long-term disability and life insurance
  • Health savings and flexible spending accounts
  • Generous paid time off starting at 4 weeks, 7 holidays and 3 floating holidays
  • 8 Hours of paid volunteer time off
  • 8 weeks of paid parental leave for both Moms and Dads
  • Company matched 401(k)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Expanded mental health coverage and employee assistance programs  
  • Other voluntary benefits include pet insurance, identify theft, legal assistance, critical illness, and voluntary accident insurance


Advanced Energy is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. 


Job ID - 22630





Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron