Electrical Engineering Technician

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Kalamazoo, MI
$1 - $99,999
Job Type
Direct Hire
Associate, Bachelor
Jan 08, 2018
Job ID
The Electrical Engineering Technician will be working on PCB layout and circuit design to develop complete solutions. They will also provide engineering support and technical direction for designing, manufacturing. 

  • Work with technical performance specifications to optimize and create all phases of electrical solutions for a wide variety of lighting products.
  • Work closely with manufacturing operations to bring new product designs through prototyping, testing, certification, and product launch. 
  • Accurately develop and document BOM’s and designs.
  • Evaluate and select the electrical, mechanical, thermal, optical, and semiconductor components  to be optimal for design and manufacture of products.
  • Continuously review and evaluate new technologies, competitor products, and products.
  • Help optimize supply chain, manufacturing cost reduction, quality control, and resolution of any product issues.
  • Utilize knowledge of theory-of-operation and understanding of electrical power supply and drive circuitry, heat sink thermodynamics, optics, and general knowledge of lighting components.
  • Be hands-on with computers, electronic test instruments, lab and shop tools related to prototype building and testing.
  • Good project management skills and experience as related to bringing new products to market.
  • Interface with and manage a wide variety of component suppliers, technology vendors, contract manufacturers, design service providers, etc.
  • Manage projects within time, budget and technical constraints
  • Associates degree in electrical engineering preferred or 2-4 years experience.
  • Two to five years of relevant work experience preferred. 
  • Experience using Mentor Graphics a plus.