Applications Engineer

7 days left

Location
Maple Grove, MN
Salary
Depending on Qualifications
Posted
Mar 02, 2017
Closes
May 31, 2017
Ref
143249
Category
Engineering
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Doherty Career Solutions is in partnership with a full-service manufacturing provider of wire and cable assemblies, printed circuit board assemblies, and higher-level complete box build assemblies for a wide range of industries. They are in need of an applications engineer to orchestrate the research, planning, and reporting of information and provide technical solutions. This position is located in Maple Grove, MN.

Essential Functions:

  • Effectively interface with engineering design teams/customer to provide input about application requirements, match to our core capabilities, and provide detailed technical design solutions.
  • Requires experienced knowledge of typical requirements for applications associated with target markets; industrial, medical and aerospace/defense. This includes a solid knowledge of principles and practices of related technical areas necessary to ensure absolute reliability for signal integrity and system level product performance.
  • In order to design and manufacture effective solutions for wire and cable assemblies, PCBA's and higher level electrical/electronic assemblies this role must plan and conduct independent work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application, costing, and creative adaptation of;
  • Electrical engineering techniques, procedures and standards criteria
  • Selection and use of electrical and electronic components, related raw materials and corresponding manufacturing processes
  • Consideration of mechanical engineering discipline and standards criteria
  • With direction from Business Development may assume the lead engineer role on assigned projects to plan, schedule, and manage cost, conduct, and coordinate assigned engineering work in order to achieve project performance goals and time lines. This may include providing work direction and prioritization to others.
  • Designs electrical testing methods, defines properties and directs development of apparatus needed to ensure manufacturing, assembly, programming and functional testing conform to all quality specifications and customer requirements.
  • In-house key advisor and/or leader for investigating technical detail related to global standards and industry certification requirements of electrical and signal characteristics associated with end user applications.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical/electronic components, raw materials and leading global suppliers. Very comfortable working with supply chain leaders in evaluating, selecting and assisting quality management of suppliers.
  • Position requires a considerable amount of time outside the office and traveling to establish and maintain on-going customer relationships with various parties for new business and/or technical support and/or to support and participate in on-site visits.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering, and 7+ years of experience with advanced technical knowledge in Electrical Engineering in electrical engineering, obtainable usually through a combination of experience and continuing education; or a Masters of Science degree in Engineering, and 3+ years of experience with advanced technical knowledge in Electrical Engineering.
  • Experienced and/or knowledge of applications within industrial, medical and aerospace markets. This includes a solid knowledge of principles and practices of related technical areas necessary to ensure absolute reliability for signal integrity and system level product performance.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical/electronic components, raw materials and leading global suppliers. Very comfortable working with supply chain leaders in evaluating, selecting and assisting quality management of suppliers.
  • Knowledge of IPC Workmanship Standards preferred.
  • Strong ability to estimate and manage project controls and meet product cost estimates and timelines.
  • Familiarization with global standards including ISO, UL/CSA, CE, etc preferred.

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