Engineering Technician - Digital Strategy in New Port Richey, FL at Welbilt

Date Posted: 4/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We’re coming up with ways to build the world’s most incredible foodservice equipment; we’re thinking outside the box to design efficient and reliable components; and we’re bringing innovation to life each and every day with dreamers like you.   As Engineering Technician – Digital Strategy – This position will support Engineering, lead/support field deployments while working with Kitchen Connect and managing the laboratory aspects of the Connectivity Program for Welbilt. This position will assist with field deployments, requirements, Verification & Validation testing; and will lead efforts to: develop and maintain the Laboratory for Digital development, testing, and deployment.   Reporting directly to the Senior Manager of Engineering; this position will be located at our headquarters in New Port Richey, FL*.   We put the 'fast' in fast food and the refinement in fine dining. We put the icy refreshment in sodas and the 'rocks' in signature cocktails. Be part of an industry that touches every life. Advance your career with the leader in foodservice innovation!   Essential Job Functions:   
  • Support Engineers (internal and external) on connectivity projects.
  • Assist with Functional requirements creation, review, and change management systems
  • Working within the budget to determine equipment needs to support all ongoing development of Digitally Connected Products
  • Maintaining a Digital Laboratory to support development and testing of Digitally Connected Products.  Track inventory of kits, installs, and pilots.
  • Traveling to customer sights to deploy early releases of Digitally Connected Products
  • Coordinate testing with Product Manager, Project Manager, Development Engineers and Technicians as required.
  • Work with Welbilt IT to ensure Internet based development infrastructure is suitable, safe, and maintainable and compliant in operation with outside customers (QSRs, etc.) 


Job Requirements

Job Requirements:    
  • Associate’s Degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering; with a minimum of 3 years of Industry experience is required
  • Proficient in tools - IDE, Compilers, Debug tools, Network troubleshooting tools. Issues tracking tool, and configuration Management tools.  
  • Familiar with Markup Languages- C, C++, Java Script, HTML, PHP, Python.
  • Experience with Ethernet, Wi-Fi networks and Mobile Networks.
  • Familiar with Operating Systems- Windows, Linux, iOS and Android.
  • Familiar with ioT (Internet of Things) protocols like MQTT, AMQP, HTTPS, SNMP, FTP etc. along with Security aspects.
  • Experience with Protocols like RS485, CAN, TCP/IP, ZigBee, Mi-Wi.
  • Must be able to work independently and communicate with key functions effectively.
  • Willing and able to travel up to 25% of the time.
•Welbilt, Inc. (formerly Manitowoc Foodservice) - designs, manufactures and supplies best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market.  Welbilt offers customers unparalleled operator and patron insights, collaborative kitchen solutions, culinary expertise and world-class implementation support and service, whether locations are around the corner or across the globe.  With operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, the company has a portfolio of best-in-class brands including Cleveland, Convotherm®, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln, Manitowoc® Ice, Merco®, Multiplex®, Merrychef®, Servend® and Manitowoc® Beverage Systems.