iRobot Corporation

  • Senior Electrical Engineer

    Job Locations CN-INTERNATIONAL - Guangzhou
    Category Product Development/Engineering
    Requisition ID
    4020
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date
    2 months ago(6/6/2018 11:10 PM)
  • Summary

    As a member of China Engineering Team, the Principal Electrical Engineer will be a key contributor chartered with ensuring our electrical designs delivered on demands, on cost and on time. This will be largely executed through your active participation in solving engineering challenges brought to you through both NPI and sustaining project.

    You will work closely with our Bedford cross function team to develop NPI projects in definition, design, review and documentation.

    You will lead electrical failure analysis of factory with Operation team as well as research/recommend/test and implement improvements.

    Your responsibility will also be to champion any lessons learned from projects and propagate them back into extended engineering community.

    You will provide technical support to cross function team and lead the team from OEM partners.

    Over time you will leverage your seniority and experience to provide technical support and mentorship to less experienced and newly brought on board electrical engineers in China.

    Essential Functions/ Job Duties

     

    • Ensure our electrical designs maintain production yields and cost targets.
    • Participation in solving engineering challenges brought to you through sustaining group
    • Work closely with our Bedford and Far East Operations team in addressing printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) yield issues and single-source components
    • Lead electrical failure analysis of factory and customer units as well as research/recommend/test and implement cost reduction improvements
    • Responsibility to also champion any lessons learned from sustaining and propagate them back into extended engineering community by:

     

    • participation in design reviews of new product development 
    • helping teams with your sustaining experience
    • Leverage your seniority and experience to provide technical support and mentorship to less experienced and newly brought on board electrical engineers in China

    Qualifications

     

     

    • Deep understanding of electrical engineering principles in both analog and digital domains as they apply to high-volume consumer electronic devices, with the ability to leverage this understanding to quickly isolate circuit faults.
    • Circuit design and analysis experience with amplifiers, comparators, switch mode power supply, motor drivers, IR communication and so on.
    • Hands-on know-how with oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, multi-meters, soldering irons, and other common electrical engineering tools
    • Experience with embedded system/microcontroller concepts and design.
    • Basic knowledge about firmware/software.
    • Component localization.
    • BS in Electrical Engineering or similar.
    • 7-10 years of relevant experience
    • Proven ability to work on multiple, concurrent projects
    • Driven, passionate developer who can work independently in a team environment and enjoys the challenges of delivering solutions.
    • Ability to travel to US headquarters 2-3 times a year
    • Ability to travel through South China within 2 -3 hrs driving distance from Guangzhou roughly once a week
    • Schematic/layout design experience for PCBs
    • Experience about PCBA manufacturing/test process
    • Fluent in English

     

     

    Desirable Qualifications:

     

    • MS in Electrical Engineering
    • Experience of EMC/EMI
    • Altium Designer for PCBs
    • PTC Windchill PLM tool experience
    • Familiarity with Linux/Python/LabVIEW/Spice/Multisim
    • Experience with consumer electronics, or automotive, or medical industry 

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