A Design Engineer III will have started focusing their engineering development toward a specific competency or industry.
They will be an expert in process and use of at least one CAD package and have an understanding of multiple others within their discipline.
At this level they will start working closely with other disciplines, understanding the interaction and dependency between them.
They will be able to drive other project team members, within their discipline, to solve problems and overcome hurdles that may affect project timelines.
Will have previous involvement of releasing a product into a manufacturing environment.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Design Engineer (Electrical)
Should be able to develop system architecture and perform complex circuit design unassisted from start to finish. Be able to direct PCB layout, represent electrical design in a cross functional review and work with the appropriate engineers to transfer the final product into manufacturing.
Should be familiar with project management processes, scheduling and project milestones in order to drive their portions of design to meet or beat project schedules.
Design Engineer (Software)
Able to independently design, development, document, debug and test software and / or firmware on hardware platforms. Will be able to review code, structure, documentation and test plans developed by others.
Should have a good understanding of multiple programming languages. will be familiar with project management processes, scheduling and project milestones in order to drive their portions of design to meet or beat project schedules.
Design Engineer (Mechanical)
Will be able to design complex mechanical parts and subsystems unassisted from start to finish. Will have a good understanding of commonly used manufacturing and tooling processes and how to effectively design parts for them.
Will have a good understanding of Design for Assembly. Should be familiar with project management processes, scheduling and project milestones in order to drive their portions of design to meet or beat project schedules.
Electrical & Mech) A complete understanding of at least one CAD design tool and familiarity with multiple others and the processes surrounding the use of them.
Electrical & Mech) At the appropriate process phase gates, provide a complete design package to be entered into our PDM system
Software) Develop and or review complete software documentation including test & validation plans.
Software) Competent in multiple high level programming languages & compilers and experienced in the use of specific In-circuit emulators.
Software) Solid demonstrated programming and debugging skills. Familiar with basic electrical design.
ALL) Meet the requirements of Design Engineer II
Develop quotations and schedules for their portions of design, with little or no assistance.
Mentoring design engineers I & II, technicians and ECAD designers
Provide onsite technical support for all manufacturing builds including engineering prototypes, NPI & production releases.
Stay abreast of the latest technology and techniques to provide designs that are competitive and cost effective.
May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Education & Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university.
Plus a minimum of 5 6 years of related experience and / or training.
With a minimum of 2 years experience as a Design Engineer II.
Specific requirements as defined by the market sector.
Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.