Huntsville, AL
Full-time


As a member of the technical staff, the Electrical Engineer is responsible for the design of new electronic products up to full production. This includes specification reviews, development program timelines and reports, design reviews, simple mechanical designs, documentation packages, pre-production builds and transfers to production. This engineer will also be responsible for technical support of some mature electronic products currently in production.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop designs for electrical subsystems for electrical components
  • Confer with other Engineers to prepare and document design modifications as required
  • May employ quality improvement and supplier relations approach utilizing customer required formats such as Production Parts Approval Process (PPAP) and Advanced Production Quality Process (APQP) techniques
  • Use computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering and design tasks
  • Prepare information as needed in the design documentation process
  • Develop Product, Hardware Validation and Test Specifications for each program
  • Prepare schematics, product and component related specifications, and bills of materials as needed
  • Confirms accuracy of Bill of Materials (BOM) and assembly data (CIM)
  • Responsible for determining component requirements appropriate to product
  • Confirm availability and facilitate acquisition of new components for builds
  • Plan, develop, and participate in experimentation and tests related to product development
  • Generate and analyze test data and reports to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications
  • Responsible for determining root cause of product nonperformance utilizing appropriate test equipment
  • Develop, participate in, and analyze research to determine feasibility of proposed product specifications
  • Participate in development of design process procedure and plan development of experimental test programs
  • Work directly and interface with Manufacturing location in Design For Manufacturability and Test Activities
  • Conduct in-depth failure analysis of returned parts and propose design and process improvements
  • Work with the project team toward implementation or design and process improvements
  • Lead and participate in Change Management
  • Participate in the development of the Electrical Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA)
  • Provide Technical support at customer locations
  • Must gain knowledge of budget requirements related to product development
  • Interprets and complies with Company policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Prepares reports, charts, graphs, and other statistical information
  • Work with project teams to analyze customer returns, find root cause and offer robust corrective actions

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of EE experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of Embedded Design experience
  • Ability to read and interpret Electrical Schematics
  • Understanding of Electronic Circuit Design
  • Ability to conduct failure analysis on electronic modules
  • Fluent in the use of Laboratory Equipment for Failure Analysis
  • Capable of finding root cause of the failure
  • Able to write reports of findings from Failure Analysis
  • System integration knowledge

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