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Designer II in Rochester, MN at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 2/5/2019

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Job Description

Job Title
Designer II

Job ID(Requisition ID):

Job Summary
Designer II - Electrical

Focus on design and documentation for customer PCBAs and/or related tooling, resulting in a product or tooling that supports the manufacturing environment, if applicable, to meet both the customers’ requirements and the Benchmark manufacturing support groups’ requirements.

Essential Functions and Competencies

  • Create new or modified designs for PCBA's
  • Develop an understanding of Design For Excellence (DFX) philosophy; Promote with customers
  • Develop and follow project plan; Report project status to leadership
  • Develop and maintain proficiency as an expert user of Benchmark's electronic CAD
  • Drive and coordinate CAD tool maintenance and upgrades, as required
  • Drive and coordinate process development and improvement
  • Generate schematics and documentation for manufacturability and testability, printed circuit board assembly and fabrication drawings
  • Interact with vendor to ensure proper fabrication of PCBs, test and tooling
  • Interface and communicate with internal and external customers regarding PCB project requirements, status, and facilitation
  • Make Engineering computations and write/edit specifications
  • Perform moderately complex to complex double sided and multi-layer printed circuit board design; Assist in the documentation and verification of the artwork
  • Process engineering change orders Research and implement new and advanced CAD tools
  • Verify completed work, checking dimensions, materials to be used and quantities, per the verification plan
  • Work with customers to understand requirements regarding PCB design
  • Assist BEI Manufacturing and Test work groups in developing and implementing DFM/DFT techniques
  • Assist in the quoting and scheduling as required
  • Assist with research and implementation of new and advanced CAD tools
  • Develop and coordinate the design process, material selection, material availability, material costing and analysis for printed circuit board design and fabrication
  • Develop and maintain proficiency as an intermediate user of Benchmark's electronic CAD

  • Qualifications / Education / Experience
  • Demonstrate regular, consistent attendance; Ability to support an all shift production environment
  • Demonstrate confidentiality regarding Benchmark business related knowledge
  • Ability to perform sedentary work involving the use of a computer for six hours per day
  • Demonstrate the ability to work within the ECAD development and project teams
  • Demonstrate understanding of various advanced PCB technologies
  • Demonstrate day-to-day self-directed project activity organization in accordance with ECAD development procedures
  • Ability to make independent judgments using sound engineering principles and techniques
  • Demonstrate a strong knowledge of material selection for manufacturing customer PCBs
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of PCB design and fabrication methods to creatively and efficiently design PCB solutions for customers based on various applications and technologies.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of electronics principles
  • Demonstrate ability to assemble and present technical presentations in support of technology exchange
  • Demonstrate ability to create and check others detailed drawings of PCB design and components using industry standard drafting practices
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills, interpersonal skills and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate effective use of Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) software and computer hardware
  • Demonstrate excellent mathematical, analytical and drafting skills
  • Demonstrate knowledge of PCB design techniques
  • Demonstrate strong problem solving skills and the ability to make sound technical decisions
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of advanced PCB technologies 5+ years of drafting experience; 3+ years of experience using computer aided design tools2 year Design or Technical degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management.

  • Job Category
    Design Engineering
    Job Location
    Rochester, MN, USA

    Pay Type
    Travel Requirement
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