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Sr Hardware Engineer

New Brighton, MN 55112

Posted: 05/15/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 606944 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

  1. Can you please confirm your top 3 skills sets required?
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, or related field
  • Proven experience in PCB design schematic capture and layout using industry-standard design tools (Cadence OrCAD/Allegro)
  • Strong understanding of electronic components, circuit design principles, and PCB manufacturing processes
  1. Can you please confirm the 3 main responsibilities/day to day activities required for this role?
  • Create schematic diagrams and layout designs for PCBs using industry-standard design tools such as Cadence Allegro. As a PCB Designer, you will play a crucial role in the development and implementation of electronic systems by designing, testing, and optimizing printed circuit boards for various applications
  • Work with internal cross functional engineering teams to architect and design a wide range of both PCB and Custom Fixturing/Test Vehicles and Equipment projects to support development and testing of cutting-edge medical devices
  • Create comprehensive documentation including PCB design files, bill of materials (BOM), assembly drawings, and manufacturing instructions to support the production and assembly of PCBs
  1. What products (if any) will this role support?  Cardiac Rhythm Management R&D portfolio (supports most projects in the portfolio)
  2. What is your target years of experience?  5+

This position will play a crucial role in the development and implementation of electronic systems by designing testing and optimizing printed circuit boards for various applications. You will collaborate closely with engineers and project managers to ensure that designs meet performance cost and manufacturability requirements. As member of a small team within a large company you will have opportunities to contribute to all activities throughout the development phases. Work with internal and external cross functional engineering teams to architect and design a wide range of PCB projects to support development and testing of cutting-edge medical devices. Collaborate tightly with and directly contribute to associated mechanical design and build tasks within a small design team. Create schematic diagrams and layout designs for PCBs using industry-standard design tools such Cadence Allegro. Establish strong relationships with vendors to select appropriate electronic components for PCBs based on performance cost and availability considerations. Help in lab to facilitate the manufacture of high test electronic test equipment custom fixturing and advanced prototypes.

SPECIALIST CAREER STREAM: Typically an individual contributor with responsibility in a professional discipline or specialty. Delivers and/or manages projects assigned and works with other stakeholders to achieve desired results. May act as a mentor to colleagues or may direct the work of other lower level professionals. The majority of time is spent delivering and overseeing the projects from design to implementation while and adhering to policies using specialized knowledge and skills normally acquired through advanced education typically University.

DIFFERENTIATING FACTORS

Autonomy: Seasoned individual contributor. Works independently under limited supervision to determine and develop approach to solutions. Coaches and reviews the work of lower level specialists may manage projects / processes.

Organizational Impact: May be responsible for entire projects or processes within job area. Contributes to the completion of work group objectives through building relationships and consensus to reach agreements on assignments.

Innovation and Complexity: Problems and issues faced are difficult and may require understanding of multiple issues job areas or specialties . Makes improvements of processes systems or products to enhance performance of the job area. Analysis provided is indepth in nature and often provides recommendations on process improvements.

Communication and Influence: Communicates with senior internal and external customers and vendors. Exchange information of facts statuses ideas and issues to achieve objective and influence decisionmaking.

Leadership and Talent Management: May provide guidance coaching and training to other employees within job area. May manage projects requiring delegation of work and review of others' work product .

Required Knowledge and Experience: Requires advanced knowledge of job area combining breadth and depth typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience. May have practical knowledge of project management. Requires a University Degree and minimum of 4 years of relevant experience or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience.

 
TECHNICAL SKILLS
Must Have
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, or related field
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve design issues
  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations related to PCB design and manufacturing (e.g., IPC standards)
  • Proven experience in PCB design schematic capture and layout using industry-standard design tools (Cadence OrCAD/Allegro)
  • Strong understanding of electronic components, circuit design principles, and PCB manufacturing processes

Nice To Have
  • Electronics assembly including hand soldering, automated SMT (pick and place)
  • Experience with mechanical design using SolidWorks
  • Experience with SVN software versioning and revision control system
  • Familiarity with OrCAD CIS for schematic/layout library management
  • Independent management of small to mid-scale technical projects including scheduling and assigning tasks to supporting staff
  • IPC-A-610 and J-Standard soldering certification
  • Testing and debugging PCB assemblies
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