Senior Hardware Engineer

REQ: REQ-111187 Engineering

  • Lake Forest, CA, United States
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What You Will Be Doing:
Design, Sustaining, Analysis, Build and Test Activities.
Board-level design, test and documentation
Design of AC/DC Power supplies, particularly PFCs, high-voltage DC/DC converters (LLC and flyback)
Power control for USB Type C and PD 2.0.
DSP- or FPGA-base design, especially for power converter control
Perform hardware design, sustaining; development and planning including layout; analysis; evaluation; prototype build and testing of electronic, and electromechanical components and systems. 
There should be a strong emphasis on all of the following:

Perform qualitative and quantitative tests to determine properties, characteristics, and performance of materials, circuits, mechanisms, assemblies and systems.
Design and develop electronic circuits and board assemblies.
Record and analyze test data. Selects hardware and material assuring compliance with specifications and product requirements.
Verify embedded firmware and higher level software functionality of the product.
Apply advanced level of mathematical and hands-on techniques, procedures and criteria to engineering assignments.
Follow all departmental QOP and WI processes to ensure all documentation is generated, completed and released in a timely manner.
Provide leadership and/or technical guidance to lower level engineers, designers, and support personnel as assigned.
Take ownership and responsibility for the product design.
Product Design/Development and Requirements Analysis.
Participate with members of management in the design and development of complex products and analysis of customer requirements.
Provide direction in the determination of a problem solution while giving consideration to form, fit, function, weight, product ability, manufacturing, product marketing and cost. 
Take a leadership role in the coordination efforts and activities for LRU procurement between Manufacturing, Obsolescence, Product Planning and Material Planning departments for the selection and ordering of parts, materials, components, or processes with vendors and suppliers. 
Communicate and sustain the development and design of the hardware with overseas manufacturing division to ensure product manufacturability. 
Work with the respective Project Manager, or when required independently, to generate and update Design and Development schedules.
Provide recommendations regarding technical approach or design, resource, allocation or time schedule on projects requiring extensive investigation and clarification.
Formulate a design plan or work from technical objectives and overall schedules as specified by senior project staff. 
Provide technical consulting to peers or immediate management. 

What You will Bring to the Table:
Highly adept in designing and developing requirements from specifications, oral instructions, or preliminary sketches. 
Proven ability to design, analyze circuits and equipment using conventional and computerized techniques.
Proven ability in developing and implementing test methods and procedures.
Proven ability to prepare technical reports and documentation for submission to management.
Proven ability to modify existing processes, procedures or methods to develop appropriate solutions.
Adept with commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the Electronic Engineering field.
Use skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of industry practices and company policies and procedures.
Resolve a wide range of issues in imaginative as well as practical ways.
Work on problems of diverse to complex scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of variable factors.
Ability to effectively interact with senior internal and external personnel.
Provide leadership and/or technical guidance to other engineers.

Education and experience:
BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent (MS in Electrical Engineering preferred).
10-15 years experience in areas such as higher mathematics, electronics, and circuit design.
Greater than 8 years of experience with at least two of the following:
Design of AC/DC Power supplies, particularly PFCs, high-voltage DC/DC converters (LLC and flyback)
Power control for USB Type C and PD 2.0.
DSP- or FPGA-base design, especially for power converter control


OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Ability to travel to Japan and other domestic and international locations as required approximately 5% of the time

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy.  All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America. 
  

REQ: REQ-111187 Engineering

  • Lake Forest, CA, United States
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