Development Engineer

Job TitleDevelopment Engineer

Job Description

Relation with:

Marketing

Innovation Group

Purchasing

Industrialization and Production

Electronics

Design

Suppliers

Internal and external labs

Dimensions:

Number of project in parallel: 1 to 10

Number of suppliers: 1 to 10

Project budget: 5 to 100k€

Mission

Electrical development of luminaires including subassemblies and components in line with user requirements and legal standards. Have capability to design/analysis electrical performance of luminaire, testing and release LED drivers/control units, programming testing and control software of luminaire and lighting system, propose electrical design to improve system efficiency.

Key areas of responsibility

Product development

Review system requirements for products to be developed and give input / feedback concerning feasibility of electrical and system design.

Develop the electronics of luminaires in line with requested functionality, performance, quality, reliability, safety, produce-ability

Support competition and benchmarking activities by evaluating competitor products and by reviewing technological knowledge generated by for instance the Innovation Group or suppliers

Document technical specifications into complete Technical Product Documentation

Safeguard the functionality, performance, quality, reliability, safety, produce-ability and cost price of new modules, using techniques like DFSS, tolerance analysis, DFMEA and FMEA

Support Release of components and modules and support the release of the total product

Contribute to ideas for improvement of the existing product portfolio (quality, cost reductions, range extension, manufacturability)

Implement agreed upon changes into updated detailed technical designs and specifications

Support Manufacturing in realizing product quality and process efficiency

Ensure consistency of electrical solutions within and if possible beyond application clusters (standardization and rationalization of technical solutions)

Communication

As a member of a multi-disciplinary team contribute in providing information to other disciplines in an adequate and timely manner

Communicate clearly and pro-actively the support required to execute the allocated activities to team members and to the Development Manager

People managementAs a member of a multi-disciplinary team contribute to establish an inspiring and challenging atmosphere and good working relationships

Give and ask for feedback in a respectful way enabling continuous improvement

Continuous improvement

Participate in continuous improvements in the way-of-working, tools, methods and product concepts

Incorporate the learning's from previous projects into new projects

Personal Profile

Education

Bachelor or Master in electrical Engineering, prefer to have firmware development experience.

Experience: Depends on the request

Personal competencies

Strong analytical skills

Pro-active and taking initiative

Result oriented, focused and determined to finish actions

Team player, open for different views

Showing drive and perseverance

Stress resistant

Accountable/Reliable

Quality driven

Hand-on mentalitydevelopment

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