10653566 Electrical Design Engineer Location: Portland, OR Direct Hire Start: ASAP REQUIRED BS degr ... more
10653566 Electrical Design Engineer Location: Portland, OR Direct Hire Start: ASAP REQUIRED BS degree in Electronic/Electrical Engineering or equivalent discipline. Minimum of five years in of relevant experience in an electrical/electronic product design role either leading or supporting new product development and product maintenance Thorough understanding of basic electronics Experience with some or all of the following: battery cell technology, motors and motor controls, power conversion, and Programmable Logic Arrays Working knowledge of computer languages: Assembly and C. Experience with analog circuit simulation and tools (SPICE, SABER, HSPICE) Working knowledge of OrCAD Excellent problem-solving skills for complex electronic systems Ability to test and troubleshoot designs at various stages of completion Experience with high volume manufacturing and inline testing and related fixturing Understanding of thermal dynamics; strong mechanical skills Understanding of FCC compliance issues is beneficial Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with all departments within the organization Organized, focused and detail oriented while successfully managing multiple projects Ability to apply gained knowledge across multiple applications Knowledge of MS Office Suite Ability to travel nationally and internationally quarterly, and to work onsite for up to two weeks at a time RESPONSIBILITIES Apply electrical/electronic engineering knowledge to the design and development of new power tools that are robust to manufacturing variation and customer use, as well as changes and enhancements to existing products Solve complex engineering problems at the component through system level; perform risk analysis and provide electrical engineering and technical support for new products; and be responsible for design modifications as required Provide constructive feedback in design reviews, give recommendations on product design systems, and prepare reports of test results and makes recommendations for product improvements Coordinate and qualify the selection of motor, motor suppliers, motor technologies, and battery cells, necessary to achieve product specifications in terms of power/weight ratio, run time and durability while paying attention to cost drivers Ensure motor selections are qualified and tested according to project specification, regulatory requirements and meet target cost Develop technical specifications for batteries and chargers. Work with laboratory to ensure the company has capabilities to verify that product meets specifications Support new and/or modified cell and/or battery pack designs to assure proper qualification before implementation including regulatory, electrical and mechanical performance Stay abreast of current and new technologies and suppliers in Li-Ion battery industry Development of hardware/software necessary to insure proper operation and safety thresholds of power tools area achieved Coordinate and insure appropriate manufacturing and assembly techniques are employed at chosen suppliers (qualifying and selecting suppliers internationally)
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