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ICT/Electrical Design Engineers

Derby, KS 67037

Posted: 01/08/2018 Industry: design Job Number: 815983


Summary Purpose:
Responsible for design of inverters, converters, and power supplies for new product development. Products and technologies include DC-to-AC inverters, DC-to-DC converters, power supplies for battery management systems and other related opportunities.

Essential Functions & Typical Duties:
Supports, adheres to, and promotes company, department, and safety policy, procedures, and direction

Creating schematics and coordinating with PCB layout resources

Research of new components, technologies, and methods to incorporate into new designs

Prototyping and execution of test programs to verify compliance to all applicable performance, regulatory, and quality requirements

Coordinate with other functional teams during the life cycle of the product and be responsible for design modifications as required

Support production facilities in the manufacture and testing of products

Document designs in required formats, including BOMs, ECOs, and work instructions Part and vendor evaluation and qualification
Coordinated effort with mechanical packaging with respect to product definition

Inverter products to incorporate the following concepts and challenges: Low-distortion (< 3%) pure sine wave output
Modular architecture to allow for changes to voltage or frequency output Short, overload, overtemp, transient and related protection schemes Power ranges from 10-2000W with 85%+ efficiency
Knowledge and implementation of magnetics and associated technologies Understanding of trade-offs between full-bridge, half-bridge, forward, flyback, and other topologies very helpful

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, & Experience:
Bachelor s of Science in Electrical Engineering
5+ years relevant experience (compensation based on experience)
High level of proficiency and experience with electrical hardware design of new products related to analog and digital circuits, the use and application of power electronics and switch-mode power supplies
Preference given to candidates with RTCA DO-160 familiarity and/or aviation/military standards for inverters
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interface with production personnel, engineering, management, and other departments
Organized, focused, and results-oriented with the ability to work on multiple parallel projects Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products required
Ability to apply gained knowledge across multiple applications
Schematic capture, simulation and PCB layout software experience required (PADS preferred) Working knowledge of AutoCAD preferred
Experience with Design for Manufacture (DFM) principles a plus
Ability to maintain confidentiality

Key Competencies:
Communication (oral & written) Trustworthy
Problem-solving Time Management Flexibility Adaptable
Work Conditions

Constant sitting and computer use, handle, feel, typing or manipulation of small objects Occasional lift and carry independently up to 10 lbs.
Standing and walking up to 30 % of time

Pay rate: salaried exempt position with compreshensive benefits. Requesting salary history.

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