Electrical Engineer I - SANTAANACA (181) in Santa Ana, CA at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 5/5/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Santa Ana, CA
  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


Responsible for the coordination and technical leadership of electronic hardware strategies and the electrical design and development of customer products.


  • Design and document electronic hardware for customer products and related electronics, with management direction, to meet both the customers’ requirements and manufacturing requirements
  • Provide assistance to the Mechanical Design, PCB Design, Functional Test and ICT test for product, test and tooling development
  • Perform evaluation of quality measurements on electronic designs in accordance with a verification plan
  • Create documentation related to an electronic design project
  • Contact and work with hardware, software and equipment vendors
  • Follow project plan; Report project status to leadership
  • Assist in the coordination of electronic hardware engineering strategies for customers
  • Assist in project proposals and associated cost estimates
  • Participate in the development of advanced/new technologies
  • Participate in research and development for new design methods and tools
  • Assist with Design for Excellence (DFX) reviews and create necessary documentation
  • Develop an understanding of DFX philosophy and promote with customers
  • With management guidance, work with customers to understand requirements regarding a product design
  • Communicate with customer technical personnel regarding technical issues
  • Work with Sustaining Engineering (product, process, test and quality) to develop products that leverage manufacturing and test processes
  • Communicate technical challenges and work with peers to create and implement solutions
  • Participate in a continuous improvement activity with complete documentation, including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format


  • Demonstrate a basic engineering level understanding of electronic components, circuits and systems and troubleshooting;
  • Ability to utilize this level of understanding to creatively and efficiently design products and assemblies based on various applications and technologies
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of mechanism design; Ability to creatively and efficiently design mechanical portions of products, tooling and test fixtures based on various applications and technologies
  • Ability to make judgments, with management guidance, using sound engineering principles and techniques
  • Proven ability to complete projects in a timely manner
  • Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required
  • Ability to work well individually or in teams
  • Ability to take on project leadership/ownership with management guidance
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with suppliers or customers
  • Knowledge of schematic capture tools, including but not limited to: Cadence OrCad, Cadence Concept, Mentor Design Architect, Mentor Design Capture, Mentor DX Designer, Veribest, Innoveda
  • Strong presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal with internal and external customers


  • 4 year Engineering or Technical degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by senior management
  • 0-5+ years of experience in electronics manufacturing, developing electronic hardware and software
  • ITAR  facility, able to provide proof of US Citizenship.


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