Randstad Electrical Design Engineer in Woodridge, Illinois
Electrical Design Engineer
Monday, October 3, 2016
The Electronic Design Engineer will support the design, development and maintenance of electronic circuit boards for electronic control modules - from concept through production. Design responsibilities include the development and analysis of: analog, digital and power circuits including 8/16/32bit µPs and µCs, displays, linear and switching power supplies, injector drivers, on/off drivers and current drivers.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Creation of documentation including technical requirements, functional specifications, qualification test plans and product change notices.
Create and troubleshoot electrical designs for electronic control modules.
Generate schematics and support PCB layout designers.
Support current production designs including quality improvements, cost reduction, component obsolescence and failure analysis.
Evaluate and approve electronic components that meet requirements for availability, performance and cost.
Evaluate failures to determine root cause and corrective actions.
Participate with product teams on design development activities (Electrical design reviews)
Interface and support validation and manufacturing engineers/technicians with validation and manufacturing testing.
Apply knowledge of DOE, FMEA, tolerance analysis, simulation, statistical methods and DFM to improve robustness and quality of electronic design
BS in Electrical or Electronics Engineering
Multiyear Electrical/Electronic component design and development experience
Must have design experience in analog, digital, automotive I/O s (injector, on/off and Current drivers) and/or power supply designs.
Familiarity with OS (WinCE, Linux, etc.)
Strong functional knowledge of electronic components and circuits including microprocessors, microcontrollers, op-amps, regulators, standard digital logic ICs, and discrete semiconductors (diodes, transistors, FETS, triacs) is required.
Familiarity with basic electronic test equipment such as DVMs, Oscilloscopes and Power Supplies is required.
Multiyear years of experience in Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design in Mentor or other tool with experience in multi-layer boards is preferred.
Knowledge of developing C code for embedded devices.
Good documentation and presentation skills using MS Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required. Ability to communicate technical information effectively.
Knowledge of design and analysis tools such as VHDL, Minitab, MatLab, PSpice.
Knowledge of FMEA s, electrical stress analysis calculations, EMI and EMC PCB layout techniques is preferred.
Familiar with root cause / troubleshooting techniques for electronic assemblies.
Familiarity with display and instrument cluster systems highly desirable.