Product Development Electrical Engineer

April 11th, 2022

Position Summary:

The Product Development Electrical Engineer is responsible for advanced product development and related engineering requirements. This position requires a strong engineering background in electronics and wireless protocols. The candidate will help define future applications in hardware and software along with acting as a program manager for advanced product development projects. 

The team member must demonstrate creativity, versatility, personal accountability, contributor aptitude, and drive to foster continuous improvement. The team member will play a key role in allowing the company to meet stated product development objectives while continuously learning how to be more responsive to rapidly changing business conditions through the ongoing application of principles and practices of multiple agile frameworks.

 

Preferred Education and Experience:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related Electronics Engineering field with a minimum of 5 to 8 years of related experience
  • Working knowledge of embedded firmware development, microcontrollers (Microchip, Cypress), and programming tools (Silabs)
  • Extensive experience with embedded controller circuit design using PCB schematic capture tools
  • Experience in PCBA layout using Altum Designer or Circuit Studio
  • Working knowledge of FCC compliance and testing
  • Familiarity with UL standards 962, 962A and 1310
  • Experience in AC-to-DC and DC-to-DC power supply design
  • Previous project management experience
  • Experience with lighting products a plus

 

Deliverables:

 

  • Working prototypes with estimated costs for bills of material
  • Facilitate customer and internal design reviews
  • Identify and develop/document testing procedures for design validation and product prove out
  • Customer and internal engineering sign-off of design and performance documentation
  • On-site and customer/supplier support for PPAP, prototype, and production launches
  • Oversee procurement of parts, cost, and funding of prototypes, etc., to support design development
  • Oversee and assist component and process suppliers as required
  • Material and process selection during product design
  • Tooling, fixture, and process design for production
  • PCBA design and layout
  • Present required milestone reviews to management
  • Communicate project timelines to internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage multi-discipline teams to meet project stakeholder deliverables
  • Have fun and maintain a positive attitude

 

Essential Job Functions and Skills include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • A strong background in research and applying new technologies in lighting-related markets
  • A passion for taking ideas and building working prototypes
  • Experienced and comfortable with laboratory testing, and with preparing reports, proposals, and presentations
  • Familiarity with IoT technologies and methods. (ZigBee, Wifi, Ethernet, etc.)
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Well organized and disciplined
  • Able to interact with associates and customers at all levels
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple activities, simultaneously, achieving excellent results
  • Support product launch and EC/Lean activities
  • Act as Engineering liaison between customer and product launch team
  •  Direct and assist design personnel in daily problem solving on assigned projects
  • Able to interpret customer performance and design specifications and incorporate them into assigned projects
  • Work with a cross-functional team to assist with product development and speed to market initiatives

 

Additional Information: 

  • Demonstrated product design experience is required
  • Demonstrated project management experience is required
  • Formal project management training is a plus

 

Please email humanresources@lightcorp.com for inquiries, or to submit your resume and cover letter for consideration.