SUMMARY: Responsible for product design and development, documentation and introduction into manufacturing of electrical products. Individual will be given responsibility for specific product development or customer driven projects. Individual will also be responsible for developing new product ideas and producing documentation that will allow evaluation of the concept. Must be self motivated and capable of project management to insure all aspect of the designs are completed to schedule.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for development of designs for electrical product line.
Review project/product specifications and be capable of providing initial evaluation of design requests and provide estimates to allow customer proposals to be created. Take responsibility for developing a realistic schedule with milestones and driving project to completion with minimal supervision. Is responsible for design, prototype build, prototype testing, product documentation, creation of test and assembly instructions/procedures and insuring project compliance with ISO procedures.
Directs projects through the use of design teams for the purpose of work distribution and transferring the design knowledge to the Sustaining Engineers for product implementation into manufacturing.
Maintains a proficient knowledge in the science of electrical design, especially as it pertains to flow meters and their calibration. This includes knowledge in PCB layout, schematic capture, communication protocols and embedded microcontroller, designing for CE noise immunity and hazardous area approvals. Insure that products conform to the state of the art of flow measurement technology.
Understand manufacturing processes and ensure designs conform to established processes.
Interface with other facets of the organization to ensure effective cooperation and optimal productivity.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree (BSEE) from a four-year college or university, or equivalent combination of education and experience, plus five years minimum related instrumentation experience. Experience with Altium Designer, schematic capture and PCB layout. Experience with designing for CE noise immunity and hazardous area approvals (Explosion Proof and Intrinsically Safe). Experience in communication protocols (CANbus, ModBus, TCP/IP). Microcontroller embedded experience preferred (Microchip PIC and/or Atmel AVR).
TechStaff, Inc - 2 years ago