Electronics Systems Engineer

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POST DATE 8/10/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

Electrolux Home Products, Inc. Springfield, TN

Company
Electrolux Home Products, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
4948
AJE Ref #
575836554
Location
Springfield, TN
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Electronics Systems Engineer

Position ID: req4948

Sector: Global Operations

Functional Area: R&D

Location: Plant, Springfield, 1100 Industrial Drive, Springfield, TN 37172-3325 USA

Number of Openings: 1

Employment Type: Full-Time

Apply By: 10/10/2016



POSITION DESCRIPTION:



An Electronics Systems Engineer is responsible for the organization, planning and execution of electrical controls system projects from marketing concept to production. This process involves the translation of consumer needs into technical specifications, working directly with hardware and software engineers, estimating resources, and development of technical specifications and test plans.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Applies knowledge of applicable technology and industry/company standards to investigate new technologies, methods and test procedures..

* Develops product technical specifications based off of a variety of requirement inputs including consumer, marketing and industrial design.

* Determines the benefit of product design re-use from existing products and modifies existing designs as input to new products.

* Prepares test and validation plans. Leads execution and direction of product testing.

* Develops detailed engineering documentation including block diagrams, schematics, fabrication and assembly drawings, component drawings, specifications, manuals and other customer documentation, development and validation test procedures, Engineering Change Notices and manufacturing procedures.

* Exhibits appropriate professional behavior including positive attitude, sense of urgency, independent judgment, teamwork, creative thinking and personal integrity to achieve department/corporate goals and objectives.

* Works with outside consultants, suppliers and contract manufacturers to develop and manufacture electronic components and assemblies.

* Works closely with Purchasing and Quality to investigate, qualify, select and manage electronics suppliers.

* Works closely with manufacturing to ensure the smooth transition of new designs into the production process including support past pilot run and into full manufacturing ramp up.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

* English competency both written and oral.

* B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering,

* Three to five years of proven experience in conceiving and developing embedded hardware controls and control systems preferably in a consumer appliance product R&D environment.

* Proven understanding of electrical systems.

* Design/programming experience using C/C++ firmware a distinct plus.

* Experience in designing embedded control systems algorithms.

* Labview, Labwindows/CVI, Matlab, and/or Simulink experience a distinct plus.

* Experience using UML, state diagrams, class diagrams and user interaction diagrams to create technical specifications.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED

* Knowledge of DFMEAs for control systems.

* Knowledge of schematic and circuit design and layout using ORCAD or similar CAD system a distinct plus.

* Track record in managing external suppliers to achieve required levels of quality, performance and delivery of sourced components, assemblies and sub assemblies.

* Familiar with ANSI, UL, CSA, NEMA and IEC standards especially as they relate to consumer appliance products.

* Ability to translate non-technical user requirements into specific technical solutions.

* Skilled in technical writing.

* Strong communications skills both written and oral. Communications with cross-functional (non-engineering) team members is a must.

* Track record of using industry recognized new-product-design processes for electronic, mechanical and software design.

* Knowledge of best practices and design guidelines for increased noise immunity and reduced emissions.

* Track record of designing PCBs for high volume production.

* Experience with single-sided, double-sided, and multi-layer PCB design.

* Experience designing PCBs with mixed surface mount and thru-hole technologies.

* Knowledge of electronics manufacturing processes.

* Ability to work as an integral, contributing member of both domestic and international technical electronics development teams.

* Ability to adapt to a very fast paced, loosely structured organization.

* Ability to organize and manage workload in order to effectively support multiple projects.

* Ability to work as an integral, contributing member of both domestic and international technical electronics development teams.

* Knowledge of systems integration and the interactions between hardware and software design.

REQUIRED LANGUAGES

* English

COMPANY DESCRIPTION
Electrolux is a global leader in home appliances, based on deep consumer insight and developed in close collaboration with professional users. We offer thoughtfully designed, innovative and sustainable solutions for households and businesses, with products such as refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, cookers, vacuum cleaners, air conditioners and small domestic appliances.

Under esteemed brands including Electrolux, AEG, Zanussi, Frigidaire and Electrolux Grand Cuisine, the Group sells more than 50 million products to customers in more than 150 countries every year. In 2014, Electrolux had sales of SEK 112 billion and about 60,000 employees.

Electrolux has been doing business since 1919. The headquarters are located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the Electrolux share ELUXb is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm.