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Electrical Engineer IV

Location: 

Watertown, MA, US, 02472

Markem-Imaje is a trusted world manufacturer of product identification and traceability solutions, offering a full line of reliable and innovative inkjet, thermal transfer, laser, print and apply label systems. Markem-Imaje delivers fully integrated solutions that enable product quality and safety, regulatory and retailer compliance, better product recalls and improved manufacturing processes.
 

Working in a team-oriented workplace, Electrical Engineer IV will, effectively apply electronic skills to perform activities concerned with analysis, design, testing/troubleshooting, and manufacturing of products/systems including the application of these products/systems to commercial, industrial, and scientific uses.
 

Job Responsibilities:

• Responsible for all phases of product development including the specification, design, component selection, implementation, verification and validation of products and services. May provide technical leadership to a small group of assigned engineers and technicians.
• Collaboration and teamwork with other functional departments such as Reliability, Value Stream, Manufacturing Engineering, Test Engineering, GPS, Tech Service, Depot Centers, Sourcing, Business Centers, Product Management, etc., is required to ensure product/system performance objectives are met.
• Excellent understanding of, and ability to execute on, the Customer’s requirements, expectations, and application environment as it relates to product/system performance is required.
• Timely resolution of product/system issues that affect MI’s internal and external Customers, which may involve engineering research, redesign, test & validation, documentation, and communication is expected.
• Principle responsibility/ownership in the development of new electronic circuits or systems. 
• Recommend complex components, architectural systems and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability.
• Determine, plan, and execute design approaches and parameters through the research, assimilation, and application of new technology, utilizing creative problem-solving skills such has DOE/FMEA to develop new electrical analysis methods.
• Principle responsibility/ownership towards the continuous improvement efforts within the R&D community.
• Perform, guide, or lead complex electrical design functions associated with new product development.  Comfortable working with and/or directing the mechanical, chemical, and electromechanical aspects of project.
• Collaborate with and direct other engineers/peers in the acquisition, analysis, and verification of electrical performance to specification through simulation and measurement. (E.g. power factors, electronic architecture timing, I/O, User Interface, communication ports, etc.). 
• Identify new and/or work with existing suppliers and subcontractors on specifications, designs, schedules, etc. in the support of projects and production equipment.
• Actively participates in the annual business planning sessions related to Electrical R&D.
• Maintain laboratory notebooks in accordance with requirements of research/ design/ development process.
• Perform other related duties as assigned by management.


Job Requirements:

• Master’s Degree with a minimum of 8 years of experience in a related field or a Bachelor’s Degree with 10 years of experience.
• Demonstrated aptitude in Engineering Excellence: FMEA, DFT, DFM, Root Cause Analysis, Design of Experiments, etc.
• 10+ years of experience developing PCB/PCBAs.
• Expertise utilizing Design of Experiments (DOE) methodology is required.
• Demonstrated ability to design and enter schematics (Altium a plus) and a superior knowledge and experience of digital, embedded CPU and analog circuits.
• Expertise with the use of ECAD for schematic capture and circuit simulation, oscilloscopes, DMM’s, logic/spectrum analyzers, signal generators and data logging equipment.
• FPGA and/or C programming skills a plus.
• Programming knowledge of C++ is preferred.
• Expertise in more than one of the following is required: system design, analog and digital circuit design, solid state power electronics and power conversion, microprocessor and digital signal processor, software, local area networks, wireless communications, data logging, and electromechanical devices.
• Expert use of test equipment/apparatus, computer-assisted engineering and design software, circuit board processes, etc.
• Complex analog and digital design capability that includes expertise with low- and high-density integrated circuits, microprocessors/microcontrollers, motor controllers, display drivers, communication drivers, input/output devices, power supply circuits/conditioning, wiring diagrams and cable management. Experience with architectural design/manufacturing that includes VHDL, FPGA, CPLD, BGA and SMT.
• Expertise with EMI/EMC design, testing techniques and Agency certification practices required.
• Proven track record of success for designing, implementing, and manufacturing reliable product designs.
• Able to develop their assignments will minimal direction as well as functional as part of a cross functional and international product development team.
• Mentoring and leadership of less experienced personnel in an agile environment.
• Strong leadership, Customer, interpersonal communication, and mentoring skills a must.


The right candidate if you are aligned to our values and culture:

• Collaborative entrepreneurial spirit  
• Winning through customers  
• High ethical standards, openness, and trust  
• Expectations for results  
• Respect and value people 
  
If you believe you match our values and have the experience we’re looking for, apply! We can’t wait to hear from you!

Work Arrangement : Onsite  

Salary Range : $115,000.00   - $160,000.00  


We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

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.


Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact keenehr@markem-imaje.com for assistance with an accommodation. Kindly specify Job Requisition Number / Job Title and Location in response.


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