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La-Z-Boy Job Post - Electrical Engineer

1 Jun 2022 1:31 PM | Lulu Copeland (Administrator)

La-Z-Boy is hiring an entry level Electrical Engineer at the Innovation Center in Dayton, Tennessee.


New Product Development and Product Launch

Evaluate product design concepts which incorporate new or modified electrical content for feasibility and revise for manufacturing and production

Develop electrical design and requirements

Manage electrical system development to meet program needs

Assist with the development of prototypes to evaluate basic functionality and usability

Prepare reports and present project status at Phase Gate meetings

Support Customer Care teams to develop appropriate training material and documentation, such as troubleshooting guides and repair processes

Evaluate the feasibility of incorporating developing technologies into La-Z-Boy products

Assure the protection and processing of intellectual property and patents


Validating product designs through verification

Track changes in regulations which will impact La-Z-Boy products, and establish and maintain electronic program compliance to applicable standards (UL 962, UL1647, UL1310, CE, etc.)

Lead the development and update of electrical requirements and test methods through the use of FMEAs and other quality tools

Develop manufacturing requirements for new technology as they are introduced

Build prototype system to support mechanical design validation testing

Supplier Management Support

Serve as the electrical design liaison between supplier and La-Z-Boy developmental team

Review technical feasibility of supplier quotes

Provide input to supplier agreements

Participate in new supplier audits

Review PPAP part submittals and other quality documentation from suppliers

Quality/Operations Support

Provide technical support during electrical system issue investigation (consumer, manufacturing) and aid in the determination of resolution

Provide support to the plants to insure proper handling, testing and development of electrical component gages in the manufacturing environment

Provide support to Quality and Supply Chain to develop appropriate inspections


Working through La-Z-Boy’s quality product development system, problem solving through iterative development, and team collaboration will set up both smooth launches and high customer satisfaction. The engineer’s designs will integrate into a wide variety of materials, including polymers (injection molded, blown); stamped, formed, cast, machined, and coated metals; wood products (solids, veneers, composites); and foams (slab polyurethane). Work collaboratively with Procurement team to build supplier requirements and improve the effectiveness of our electrical component spending in excess of $20 million per year. 



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and 0-2 years of experience in an electronic design role
  • Experience with the following:
    • Logic control systems
    • Sensors, low power converters, and analog or mixed-signal circuit design
    • Test and debug equipment
    • Designing electronic circuit assemblies for medium volume, low cost low power, small products 
  • Ability to travel up to 30%

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