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

Date Posted: 2/14/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Santa Ana, CA
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    2/14/2021

Job Description

SUMMARY

Proficient in design of complex electromechanical assemblies for use in rugged military and aerospace environments. Working knowledge of Solidworks and CATIA CAD systems with expertise in hand calculations and finite element analysis techniques. Familiar with techniques to ruggedize COTS to survive industrial and MIL environments. Potential lead of mechanical engineering group. 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Designs and documents electronic hardware for customer products and related electronics, with management direction, to meet both the customers’ requirements and manufacturing requirements
  • Provides assistance to the Mechanical Design, PCB Design, Functional Test and ICT test for product, test and tooling development
  • Performs evaluation of quality measurements on electronic designs in accordance with a verification plan
  • Creates documentation related to an electronic design project
  • Contacts and works with hardware, software and equipment vendors
  • Follows project plan; Report project status to leadership
  • Assists in the coordination of electronic hardware engineering strategies for customers
  • Assists in project proposals and associated cost estimates
  • Participates in the development of advanced/new technologies
  • Participates in research and development for new design methods and tools
  • Assists with Design for Excellence (DFX) reviews and creates necessary documentation
  • Develops an understanding of DFX philosophy and promotes with customers
  • With management guidance, works with customers to understand requirements regarding product design
  • Communicates with customer technical personnel regarding technical issues
  • Works with Sustaining Engineering (product, process, test and quality) to develop products that leverage manufacturing and test processes
  • Communicates technical challenges and work with peers to create and implement solutions
  • Designs and documents electronic hardware for customer products, and related electronics, to meet both the customers’ requirements and internal manufacturing requirements
  • Provides assistance and interacts with Mechanical Design, PCB Design, Functional Test and In-Circuit Test for product, test and tooling development
  • Develops and follows project plan; Gathers and reports project status to leadership and the customer
  • Provides sub-project level or full smaller scale project leadership and organization, as required, for multiple concurrent projects, mentoring and training for engineers
  • Deploys processes and systems within the workgroup
  • Develops project proposals and associate cost estimates
  • Works with internal manufacturing support groups to understand the requirements of the production environment
  • Works with customers to understand customer requirements regarding a product design
  • Provides research and development for new design methods and tools under management guidance
  • Participates in identification and development of advanced/new technologies
  • Drives design/development related business discussions on internal customer team(s)
  • Performs portions of and lead Design for Excellence (DFX) efforts; Creates necessary documentation
  • Communicates technical challenges and implements solutions where possible and as required
  • Leads or participates in continuous improvement activities with complete documentation, including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE 

4 year Engineering or Technical degree (EE or ME) preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience 

5+ years of experience in electronics manufacturing, developing electronic hardware and software

Must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship 

  • Familiarity with advanced technologies and applications
  • Demonstrate an intermediate engineering level understanding of electronic components, circuits and systems; Ability to utilize this level of understanding to creatively and efficientlydesign products and assemblies based on various applications and technologies
  • Demonstrate effective use of lab equipment
  • Possess strong problem solving skills and the ability to make sound technical decisions
  • Demonstrate a very 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 independent judgments using sound engineering principles and techniques
  • Effective interpersonal skills; Ability to mentor others
  • Demonstrate discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism when representing the company
  • Ability to take on project leadership/ownership
  • Knowledgeable in various advanced technologies, i.e. Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Design, Single Board Computer/peripheral design considerations, power supply design, Radio Frequency (RF) design, etc.
  • Intermediate understanding of software programming techniques
  • Available for travel up to 10-20% of the time, including day, overnight and international travel, as required 




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