Senior Project Engineer, Electrical Controls
Kohler Co.

Kohler, Wisconsin

Senior Project Engineer, Electrical Controls 

Work Mode: Onsite

Location:  Kohler, WI


This is more than a job posting for Kohler Company, one of the oldest and largest privately held companies in North America. This is an invitation to collaborate and apply your craft in a creative conscious and characterful culture.

For the last 100 years, our engines, generators and UPS products have powered homes, hospitals, lawn mowers, stadiums, and everything in-between. The Senior Project Engineer, Electrical Controls will be a key member of a team of engineers responsible for the design, develop and implementation of electrical components, systems, and software to operate associated hardware for engines and engine control systems for Kohler engine platforms.

  • Electrical validation and verification testing of supplier products. 70% of work will be tied to developing software and algorithms development for engine controls, using MATLAB/Simulink software for model-based implementation into hardware.
  •  Member of electrical project team concentrating on engine control systems focusing on fuel injection systems, electronic governor controls and associated diagnostics.
  •  Lead role in identifying, developing, calibrating, and implementing control software for Kohler engines fuel injection and electronic control systems via model-based software platforms and tools. Some coding in C++ may be required for certain functions.
  •  Develop and execute test specifications including software verification plans, test procedures and test environments.
  •  Support development and testing of related engine electrical components and systems.
  •  Lead software strategy development and release from requirements to validation.
  •  Identify and specify appropriate tools to test and implement designs
  •  Work closely with electronic controller suppliers to implement software into final product
  •  Develop, code, analyze, review, debug and implement software for applications
  •  Develop and implement custom features using Simulink/Matlab software or program code.
  •  Lead implementation and use of Hardware in Loop (HIL) systems
  •  Provide system updates for performance tuning, improvement, balancing and usability
  •  Understand and support software modeling and simulation to develop concepts.
  •  Integrate software with existing systems
  •  Software testing and quality assurance
  •  Perform functional testing
  •  Evaluate and identify new technologies for implementation


  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in Computer Science/ Electrical Engineering with an emphasis on controls or embedded system development and implementation.
  •  3+ years' experience in automotive, powertrain, or other commercial vehicle application software development, management, and implementation.
  •  Direct ASCET/INCA, MotoHawk/Mototune (or similar platform) experience.
  •  Two or more years MatLab/Simulink/Stateflow experience (Modeling, simulating, and analysis). TargetLink experience a plus. Skilled in use of electronic test equipment (oscilloscope, meters, dataloggers).
  •  Adherence to a defined software development process.
  •  Makes appropriate technical decisions using decision support tools and critical thinking including risk/reward ratios and critical pathing.
  •  Background in engine controls and the operation and implementation of electronic drivers, sensors, and components is a plus.
  •  Knowledge of fundamental programming concepts and methodologies as a basis for applying specific frameworks to develop and maintain software is a plus.
  •  Background in verification and validation such as RTRT, Tessy, Python, CAPL or similar is a plus.
  •  Software-in -loop/Model-in -loop validation is a plus.

We will consider applicants requiring sponsorship for this opportunity.

Why Work at Kohler Co.?

Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates' development to make that happen.  So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual's personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.  

In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!

About Us

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.  We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at

It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status.  If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact  Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  

We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement .

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