Senior Electrical Engineer

Date: Jun 26, 2022

Location: Cypress, CA, US

Company: Dover Corporation

OK International is a global manufacturer of electronic benchtop tools and precision dispensing solutions worldwide.  We have two major product lines Metcal soldering and fume extraction solutions and Techcon dispensing Systems.

 

We have facilities in Cypress California (US), Chandlers Ford (UK) and Shenzhen (China) supporting our customers worldwide. The OK International Team is dedicated at putting customers first, having an entrepreneurship mindset, innovative culture, cultivating relationships and never compromising on integrity.   Welcome to our team!

 

OK International is part of the Dover Engineered Products segment of the Dover Corporation. Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of over $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of approximately 24,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV."

Job Summary:

The senior electrical engineer will design new products for our state-of-the-art soldering, rework, and fluid dispensing systems. The job will also provide sustaining engineering support for existing products. The candidate must be well versed with embedded microprocessors, analog circuits, switch mode power conversion, electromechanical and motion control subsystems.  The prospective candidate must be self-motivated and versatile.

 

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for the design and development of new products based on customer input and market trends. 
  • Receives project assignments, ascertains desired objectives, clarifies ambiguous specification and establishes design parameters. Designs products for quality, manufacturability, testability, and cost.
  • Coordinate the construction and evaluation of prototype units.  Monitors project and consults with support personnel to insure attainment of objectives, approved costs and schedules.  Prepares and submit periodic status reports.
  • Writes specifications and documentation for component procurement, product assembly and test instruction.  Documents technical conclusions and project closure reports.  May originate test instrumentation.
  • The job requires broad experience in developing products that contain mechanical and electromechanical parts, components and devices.
  • Confer with engineers, customers, and others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects and products.
  • Design, implement, maintain, and improve equipment, components, products, and systems.
  • Coordinate manufacturing, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications and customer requirements.
  • Perform detailed calculations to compute and establish manufacturing test standards and specifications.
  • Circuit design using both analog and digital electronics utilizing embedded microprocessors/controllers.
  • Familiarity with embedded processor/controller programming. Ability to generate pseudo-code for direct translation into microcontrollers.
  • Investigate and test vendors' and competitors' products.
  • Compile data and write reports regarding existing and potential engineering studies and projects.
  • Refine conceptual designs into functional circuits using industry standards and engineering principals of component selection, derating guidelines and stress analysis.
  • Coordinate with marketing, technical services & customers, to conduct alpha test (design validation), and beta test (production validation).
  • Create and publish documentation using CAD software packages for schematics and PCB layout, Gerber files etc.
  • Prepare test procedures to be used during manufacturing processes.
  • Work closely with PCBA supplier for review and establishment of in-circuit and functional testing requirements.
  • Support existing products for sustaining engineering activities, root cause failure analysis of field returns, design modifications, engineering change review, and drawing releases.

 

Education & Work Experience Requirements:

  • College graduate with BS degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Master’s degree a plus.

 

10 years of active experience with electronics design; analog circuitry, digital circuitry and embedded microprocessors/controllers. Experience with PCB design. Experience with OrCAD schematic capture and Cadence PCB editor preferred. Experience with 3D solid modeling a plus. Strong analytic background with detailed understanding of analog control circuit design, digital control circuits.  Must possess strong interpersonal, organizational and teamwork skills.

Skills Required:

Technical Skills

  • Proven track record of new product development
  • Strong analytical and logical problem-solving skills
  • Experience with PCB design
  • Must be able to perform or direct PCB layout and have excellent understanding of PCB design for manufacturability and EMI/EMC compliance.
  • Experienced with switch mode power conversion, high frequency and resonant topologies a plus
  • Familiarity with RF power amplifier design (low MHz range) a plus
  • Extensive experience with temperature control using IR, RTD, and TC sensor feedback circuitry
  • Analyzing information
  • Electronic circuit design
  • Debugging of prototypes
  • Failure analysis for production support and for field returns
  • Analog and digital circuit design
  • Control loop theory 
  • Understanding of analog and digital PID loop control
  • Ability to perform moderately to highly complex discrete analog designs with good understanding of noise, ac response, and precision DC characteristics
  • Equipment motion control and stabilization  
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical publications, professional journals and governmental regulations
  • Experience with temperature control, position control, dispensing control
  • Experience with and understanding of EMI/EMC, TUV/CE/UL requirements

 

Other

  • Sound judgment
  • Strong communication skills
  • High level of creativity and inventiveness
  • Ability to work in both a team and as an individual, under time pressures
  • Interaction/synergies available between electronics, software and mechanics
  • Magnetic materials understanding a plus
  • Motion control development and implementation
  • Must be energetic, independent and self-motivated.
  • Ability to travel locally and internationally when required

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

 


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