Electrical Engineer / Technician

    • Downer's Grove, IL

Kforce has a client in search of an Electrical Engineer/Technician in Lisle, IL. This role is currently 100% remote and will switch back to an office environment when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Overview: This is an opportunity to be involved in New Product Development efforts from concept to product launch of first to market consumer products. The Electrical Engineer/QA Technician will be responsible for building/testing prototypes and supporting the design of consumer electronic life safety products, such as Carbon Monoxide and smoke alarms. You will collaborate with cross-functional internal and external teams to develop amazing products that meet or exceed customer requirements. This will require a deep understanding of the user experience in order to develop features that are simple, elegant and that delight our customers. Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams to build, test and help debug consumer electronic product prototypes; The prototypes will consist of analog and digital circuit board assemblies that are assembled into plastic injection molded enclosures
  • Support the electrical bring-up, debug, and validation of analog and digital designs
  • Assemble mechanical prototypes and perform tests to validate design functionality
  • Work with internal teams and external contract manufacturers to bring products to mass production

  • Engineering degree is not required but is a strong plus
  • CQE is not required but is a strong plus
  • 5 to 7 years of related industry experience
  • 5 to 7 years of experience assembling and testing consumer electronic products
  • 2 to 5 years of experience as quality engineer/technician in the consumer electronic products industry
  • 2 to 5 years of experience testing IoT products is a strong plus
  • Experience soldering through hole and SMT components
  • Experience with mechanical/electrical assembly for quick prototyping
  • Experience with lab equipment, including oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and multi-meters
  • Experience testing analog and digital circuits and reporting bugs to FW/HW developers
  • Experience testing various peripheral interfaces (SDIO, I2C, SPI, RS232, Parallel and Serial/UART, storage) and reporting bugs to FW/HW developers
  • Experience evaluating designs for manufacturability and assembly in mass production
  • Experience testing and evaluating designs for user experience
  • Proficient in status reporting, communicating technical data/results and issues, impacts, and corrective actions
  • Experience with products that comply with UL1484, UL2034 and/or UL217 is a strong plus
  • Experience writing QA test plans and performing the duties of a Quality Engineer is a strong plus
  • PCB layout experience using PADS, Altium and/or OrCAD is not required, but is a strong plus
  • Experience in Waterfall and/or Agile NPD processes is a plus
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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