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Electronics Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Michigan
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 01/11/2019
  • Duration: 1 month
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The Role:
Scope of Job: Knows and applies a variety of electronics engineering concepts, practices, and procedures. Works under general supervision performing tasks that are varied and complex in nature. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals that require a wide degree of evaluation, creativity, latitude, and independent judgement.

Job Summary: Provides engineering, design, and development support for new product launches and development projects pertaining to electronics in exterior automotive lighting products.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 1. Provides electronics design and development expertise for timely support on new product launches, implementation of new technologies, and all other assigned projects 2. Conduct tests and other evaluations for prototype and pre-prototype hardware 3. Recommends and implements design changes to production products per prototype testing results 4. Creates DFMEA, DVP&R, wiring schematics, specifications, technical reports, and component selection related to assigned projects per customer requirements and company standards 5. Generates new concepts for technical solutions related to assigned projects 6. Conducts feasibility studies and engineering analyses for the new concepts 7. Creates preliminary sketches, schematics, and technical models for new design concepts 8. Leads the development of new techniques or methodologies for new products with new light sources, new manufacturing techniques, and/or other new technologies 9. Obtains cost estimates on the technologies related to assigned projects 10. Maintains open lines of communications with internal project teams and external customers and suppliers related to assigned projects 11. Mentors junior electronics engineers to raise skill level of the Electronics Development Department 12. Performs all other duties as assigned

Requirements: 1. Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related discipline Master's Degree is preferred 2. 5 or more years of experience in electronic technology development Experience in electronics development within automotive parts manufacturing is preferred 3. Experience with design and implementation of complex electronics systems 4. Experience as senior or lead engineer for electrical automotive projects 5. Strong knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas: a. Knowledge of circuit design and schematic creation process b. Understanding of manufacturing restrictions and their effect on new technologies c. Data analysis and problem solving skills d. Organizational and planning skills e. Computer skills using LabView or MatLab, PSpice, and ProTel f. Computer skills using standard business software (including MS Office programs) g. Written and verbal communications and presentation skills h. Interpersonal skills - to confidently interact with individuals at all levels of authority

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
2 openings for mid level and 2 for senior level

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience in automotive Lighting preferred

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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