JOB DESCRIPTION ELECTRONIC ENGINEER
Classification: Salaried Exempt Reports to: Director of Engineering Date: 9 November 2017
Summary The Electrical / Electronic Engineer position is responsible for the design, development, testing and certification of company electrical / electronic component, devices and systems. Coordinates with company personnel, customers, and regulatory authorities to ensure product designs comply with regulations, specifications, and customer requirements. Daily tasks involve providing support in the following areas: Product development ? Design documentation ? Evaluate, test, troubleshoot, and report product designs ? Tracks schedules on assigned programs ? Manufacturing support ? Supplier development assistance. ? Other tasks as assigned
Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 1. Contribute to design efforts, ongoing product development, and improvements. 2. Focuses on engineering and design for cost-reduction, quality improvement and efficiency (Concurrent Engineering). Balances quality, productivity, cost, safety and continuous improvement. Support continuous improvement events and initiatives, using lean six sigma manufacturing concepts, to remove waste and variation from production processes. 3. Develops systems layouts, subassembly configurations and packaging criteria. 4. Prepares wiring diagrams and lists. 5. Participates in new business and sales activities, new process and methods research. 6. Supports obsolescence mitigation, and specifies alternate parts for existing products and systems 7. Product documentation; create, assist, and/or review. a. Digital / analog circuit design. b. Software / firmware. c. Component and assembly drawings. d. Creates technical proposals, technical materials, procurement specifications and electrical analyses.
e. Reviews customer requirements including customer specifications, statements of work, and interface drawings in order to ensure compliance with contract. f. Reviews and approves drawings. g. Product specifications. h. Test plans and reports. i. Instruction manuals. j. Coordinates the Manufacturing launch of new products/new designs with manufacturing and procurement. 8. Should be familiar or knowledge of the following: a. Aircraft electrical systems and aircraft structures. Capabilities should include system electrical interface, designs using stamped/formed metal parts and/or plastic injected molded parts. b. System safety assessment. c. Functional hazard assessment. d. Fault tree assessment. e. Failure modes and effects analysis. 9. Design product packaging, installation, component interconnect / cable design, and aircraft integration. 10. Lead and/or assist in product design reviews, budget review, and presentations. 11. Proficient in the use of AutoCAD 2009, SolidWorks 2009, and ANSI Y14.5 Drafting Standards would be beneficial. 12. Provide guidance toward establishing relationships with potential suppliers. 13. Proficient computer skills and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook) 14. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact positively with co-workers, suppliers, management, and customers in a team environment. 15. Group management skills, leadership skills, and strong communication skills. 16. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Competencies 1. Leadership 2. Performance Management 3. Problem Solving/Analysis 4. Results Driven 5. Communication Proficiency 6. Time Management and able to meet scheduled deadlines 7. Technical Capacity
Supervisory Responsibility N/A
Work Environment This job operates in an office and manufacturing environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and
fax machines. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be exposed to moving mechanical parts and equipment
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Position may require person to sit at a desk for up to 8 hours, constantly performing repetitive motions to use a personal computer and other office equipment, as well as walking around an office and industrial environments on a frequent basis. Industrial environments are subject to changes in noise, temperature, etc. Position is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee may lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the position may include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position. Work hours are Monday through Friday and start times range between 7:00 to 8:00 but are determined by your department manager. Overtime will be required as needed.
Travel Domestic and international travel is expected for this position. Ability to perform physical activities related to various modes of travel of 10-30%.
Required Education and Experience 1. Bachelor of Science degree in Electronic Engineering from an accredited university or college. 2. Minimum of five years of related work experience.
Preferred Education and Experience 1. MS in Electronic Engineering. 2. Five plus years of related work experience.
Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate in employment because of a person’s race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex or sexual orientation, genetics, marital status, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, veteran’s status, or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals. Company reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the company desires. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying the position.