Develops new concepts and designs approaches for new products and applications. This includes proof of concept testing, prototyping and firmware development.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Designs and tests electronic assemblies to meet application requirements and specifications. Performs maintenance design to existing assemblies to add new features or accommodate parts obsolescence.
• Responsible for detailed content of assembly drawings and specification control drawings associated with electronic designs. Generates Engineering reports, system interconnect drawings, and other documentation.
• Selects, evaluates, and approves components and peripherals targeted for replacement and new applications. Works closely with equipment and component manufacturers, their representatives, and their distributors to resolve product issues and obtain current and future product data.
• Coordinates and oversees product safety and emissions compliance testing. Designs modifications to equipment to achieve compliance with testing requirements.
• Provides technical support to Manufacturing, Quality, and Customer Service on electrically related manufacturing, testing, and product service issues. Supports Purchasing on procurement issues and supports Counting Technology with special hardware testing platforms and dispenser support.
• Acts as a liaison with vendors to solicit, recommend, approve and oversee work performed by subcontractors and outside vendors.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
• Ability to analyze and solve problems
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
• Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
The Electronics Engineer does not have any supervisory responsibilities.
Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and three to five years of experience. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
EQUIPMENT, MACHINES AND SOFTWARE USED:
Basic Equipment and Machinery: Ability to utilize a computer, printer, copier, facsimile machine, telephone, and calculator. Specialty Equipment: Ability to use Oscilloscope, Multimeter, Spectrum Analyzer Device Programmers. Computer Software: Ability to utilize word processing, spreadsheet software, presentation software, PCB design software, design analysis software, CAD software, as well as processor specific programming software.
MENTAL AND VISUAL REQUIREMENTS:
Planning or directing fairly complex work methods or operations that obtain size, shape, or physical qualities of product.
PHYSICIAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS: Ability to reach, sit, push, pull, lift, use fingers, grasp, talk, hear, and perform repetitive motions. Ability to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: None: There is no exposure to adverse environmental conditions (such as in a typical office or administrative work).