RISE Rotational Engineer – Electrical

  • Full Time
Posted: 5.22.23

RISE Rotational Engineer – Electrical


About the job

Littelfuse is one of America’s Best Mid-Sized Companies (Forbes) and has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Illinois (Best Companies Group) for 11 consecutive years. With its global headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, USA, Littelfuse is a leading, global manufacturer of electronic components serving more than 100,000 end customers across industrial, transportation, and electronics end markets. We have more than 17,000 employees with operations in 15 countries. From semiconductors to sensors… switches to fuses and more… we produce billions of electronic components that help our customers empower a sustainable, connected, and safer world. In 2021, Littelfuse had net sales of $2.1 billion.Littelfuse is seeking highly motivated fresh graduates to join our Engineering rotational program upon graduation in the spring of 2023. The RISE Rotational Engineer Program is designed to develop the next generation of industry leaders through three engineering-focused assignments and learning opportunities within the organization. It offers a full-time permanent position that will enable fresh and recent university graduates to learn and grow across several functions before settling into a role that fits the participants’ strengths and interests. Each strategic assignment provides the skills and experience necessary to build a solid career foundation at Littelfuse.   RISE Engineers will experience three rotational assignments within 24 months where they will gain hands-on experience, formal training, coaching/mentoring, and exposure to executive leadership. They will also be part of a global community of program participants where they will learn from each other and have access to a wide support network. The rotations are intended to provide valuable diverse experience and maximize the participant’s learning within the 24 months. You will come out of the program with an enhanced skill set and a deeper connection to the organization and your peers.  Reporting to the Application Engineering Manager, the Rotational Engineer – Electrical will be a critical team member supporting the Industrial Circuit Protection Engineering team.About the Program:  

  • 24-month program that includes three 8-month rotations
  • Permanent, full-time placement after the development program ends
  • Rotations: Validation Engineering, New Product Development and Application Engineering

About The JobValidation Engineering

  • Work with cross functional development team to identify testing required for new products creating validation plans and executing the necessary testing
  • Operate both high and lower power test equipment including oscilloscopes, thermocouples, power supplies, data acquisition, 3 phase power devices, PLCs, and more
  • Summarize testing and create reports for internal and external customers in proper formats.

New Product Development

  • Assist with new product development programs including designing mechanical specifications and producing prototypes
  • Build, test and evaluate design concepts.
  • Research new materials and technologies exploring the possibilities of applying them to new Littelfuse products.

Application Engineering

  • Work closely with customers at the product concept and design level to ensure that the customer has the necessary information to facilitate design-in of our products
  • Provide technical feedback to the Product Marketing and Engineering Teams regarding customer application needs for new product development
  • Assist industrial customers in product selection and implementation to create the best solution


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or similar
  • Available to work in a full-time role on site
  • Understand basic principles of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
  • Basic knowledge of Autodesk Inventor and engineering drawings
  • Ability to collect, interpret, and compile data efficiently and independently
  • Experience with hand tools (torque wrenches, soldering irons, etc.)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products
  • Strong communication skills and fluent in English (written and verbal)
  • Flexible and willing to work in cross-functional, cross-disciplinary roles within the company
  • Motivated to join an international, fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical skills and high attention to detail
  • Motivated, self-developer, and eager to make a change
  • Willing to travel and potentially relocate for short-term rotational assignments
  • Passionate about technology and looking to fast track their career in engineering


  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or similar
  • Past internships in a related industry or field

Join RISE Engineering Development Program and become a talented engineer to take on tomorrow’s challenges at Littelfuse. Support us in our mission to improve the safety, reliability, efficiency, and performance of our customers’ products and systems by taking this challenge to grow and develop in a culture of ongoing collaboration and respect for diverse global perspectives and expertise. We take pride in giving every associate the means and encourage to make a difference — everywhere, every day!   We offer a permanent position with an amazing development opportunity to grow into the next generation of leaders and a variety of benefits, including a competitive salary package, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Disability and Retirement. You can find more

information about RISE program here: https://info.littelfuse.com/littelfuse-rise-program

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