Electrical Engineer Intern

JOB SUMMARY:

Electrical engineer intern is responsible for learning to design, develop, test, and evaluate new products or enhancements to existing products that meet cost, performance and schedule requirements defined within ESG’s Product Planning Process. Additional activities include investigating, developing, and implementing new technologies, tools, and processes. This engineer works with other skilled engineers on cross-functional teams to meet project deadlines and drive business innovation.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conceptualize, design, document, build, test and evaluate new products, enhancements to existing products, or product cost reductions, with emphasis on digital and analog circuits and assemblies and associated software to meet the performance, cost and scheduling requirements as defined by the project team and the company’s goals
  • Integrate subassemblies (mechanical and electrical) into prototype units
  • Coordinate continuing product development, testing, system verification, and validation, throughout the development process and production
  • Fabricate PCA prototypes, conduct prototype testing, and create reporting and documentation of test results
  • Develop FMEA documentation as part of project team deliverables
  • Assist in the preparation of design-to specifications required for the purchase of components or completed assemblies and participate in product cost down activities 
  • Prepare necessary electrical files using Altium, including circuit schematics, PCB layouts, and Gerber files. 
  • Collaborate with project teams to resolve product nonconformance issues
  • Implement product and process improvement/cost reduction initiatives via ESG’s Non-Conformance/Corrective Action and Engineering Change processes
  • Help prepare instruction and technical manuals required for the project and supplies information required by Marketing for the preparation of catalogs and advertising documents
  • Provide technical support to other departments and end-users concerning issues encountered during installation, use or malfunction of a product
  • Perform other job-related duties as needed to support achievement of business objectives

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

  • In the process of completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, or Manufacturing Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Basic knowledge of digital and analog circuitry (design, test, troubleshooting)
  • Basic knowledge of switching power supply design
  • Basic knowledge of Schematic and PCB layout software
  • Written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to prepare, present and discuss project-related topics with people at various levels within the organization
  • Basic knowledge of EMC, RFI, visible light, LEDs, speakers, and audio energy

Desired

  • Familiarity with Bluetooth Low Energy and wireless communications
  • Working knowledge of Microchip, Atmel, and Cypress firmware development tools
  • Acoustic, speaker, and sound system design experience
  • Optic, LED, and lighting system design experience
  • Familiarity with Product Data Management (PDM) software (Enterprise experience preferred), including GitHub
  • Basic knowledge of microcontroller firmware design/coding (various chipsets/languages including, Assembly, C, Visual Studio and Java)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to talk or hear. The team member frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Electrical Engineer II

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential

  • Conceptualize, design, document, build, test and evaluate new products, enhancements to existing products, or product cost reductions, with emphasis on digital and analog circuits and assemblies and associated software to meet the performance, cost and scheduling requirements as defined by the project team and the company’s goals.
  • Integrate subassemblies (mechanical and electrical) into prototype units.  Fabricate PCA prototypes.  Coordinate continuing product development, test, system verification, and validation, throughout the development process and into production release.  Test PCA’s & finished goods.  Document test results via first article & developmental test reports.  Develop Design FMEA as part of project team deliverables.  
  • May assist in the preparation of design-to specifications required for the purchase of components or completed assemblies.  Actively participates in product cost down activities.  
  • Prepare necessary electrical files using Altium, including circuit schematics, PCB layouts & gerber files.
  • Write low level, non-production firmware (C, etc.).  
  • Resolve product nonconformance issues; implement product and process improvement/cost reduction initiatives via ESG’s Non-Conformance/Corrective Action and Engineering Change processes.
  • May prepare instruction and technical manuals required for the project and supplies information required by Marketing for the preparation of catalogs and advertising documents.
  • Provides technical support to Manufacturing, Production, Supply Chain, Customer Service, Sales, Customers & end-users concerning issues encountered during installation, use or malfunction of a product.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or needed to support ESG’s Mission Statement and Company Goals.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • B.S.E.E. or equivalent electrical/electronic based technical degree.
  • Seven (7) or more years practical Electrical Engineering experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of digital and analog circuitry (design, test, troubleshooting).
  • Extensive knowledge of microcontroller firmware design/coding (various chipsets/languages including, but not limited to Assembly, C, Visual Studio and Java).  
  • Working knowledge of switching power supply design and PCB layout, including buck, boost, buck-boost, and SEPIC.  
  • Working knowledge microprocessor firmware development tools.  
  • Working knowledge of Schematic and PCB layout software.  
  • Experience designing EMC compliant circuits, and reducing RFI from electronics.  
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; e.g., the ability to prepare, present and discuss project related plans, schedules, requirements, test results, etc. in a team based work environment.
  • Working knowledge of the principles, procedures, and measurement of EMC, RFI, visible light, LED’s, speakers, and audio energy.  
  • Working knowledge of ARM-core microcontrollers.  
  • Five (5) or more years of experience using Altium (or equivalent) – intermediate to advanced skill level.  
  • Demonstrated effective time management skills

Desired

  • Familiarity with Bluetooth Low Energy and wireless communications.  
  • Proficiency in BUS architecture, CAN, J1939, OBD, LIN and serial communication protocols.  
  • Experience with ISO-TP.  
  • Working knowledge Microchip, Atmel & Cypress firmware development tools.  
  • Working knowledge MS SQL Server & Access, VB.Net, and Adobe Flash.  
  • Acoustic, speaker, and sound system design experience.  
  • Optic, LED, and lighting system design experience.  
  • Familiarity with Product Data Management (PDM) software (Enterprise experience preferred), including GitHub.  
  • Experience coding in Assembly and/or C (intermediate skill level), Visual Studio and/or Java (C preferred).  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to talk or hear. The team member frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by the team members assigned to this job.  All team members must comply with Company policies and applicable laws.

Electrical/Software Engineer – LED Product Design

If you love bringing brilliant designs to life while working in a hands-on, fast paced environment, this may be the right opportunity for you!

We seek a hands-on design engineer with project management expertise. Engineering experience in small to medium size companies is optimal.

Lumitec (www.lumiteclighting.com) has established a strong brand presence in the marine industry and beyond as an innovative, industry-leading developer and manufacturer of extreme environment LED lighting. Located in Delray Beach, Florida, we are a leader in our space and have enjoyed many years of solid, double digit growth.

Our team is comprised of creative, self-motivated, hands-on engineers, designers, and technicians. Our new team member will be an innovative thinker who excels in continuous improvement and making the right things happen.

This is a unique opportunity for an exceptional person with 3+ years’ experience in product design / development roles.  You will be responsible for designing, developing, testing, DC and AC products and embedded control systems for extreme environment LED lighting.

To be considered, the candidate must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Knowledge and experience within the various levels of software development from firmware to mobile applications.
  • Proficiency in DC circuit design and circuit board layout (including high-frequency switching circuits and embedded control), PCB CAD software (Altium preferred).
  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering, Masters strongly preferred and a minimum of 3 years of related experience.

 The following attributes are strongly desired: 

  • Experience developing web based and mobile applications
  • An understanding of embedded control systems and related firmware
  • Experience simulating circuit designs
  • Experience developing electrical consumer products.

You will find this position very satisfying if you: 

  • Are passionate about your work and prefer to avoid big company bureaucracy, politics, and other hurdles to bringing great products to market very quickly.
  • Are highly creative and enjoy using that creativity to focus your technical expertise on problems to develop elegant solutions.
  • Tend to be generally positive and approach most challenges with the firm belief that you will succeed.
  • Are comfortable with the flexibility and autonomy
  • Have a broad range of personal and professional interests and tend to want to learn things even if they are outside of your core area of focus.
  • Love to build, tinker, design, create, modify and experiment.
  • Love boating.

If this sounds like you, email us with your resume. This could be the opportunity you are looking for to expand your skills, contribute to a winning company, and work with talented people who love what they do and take pride in our company.

Lumitec offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes group Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Short and Long-Term disability coverages.  We also offer individual, ancillary insurance plans and a generous 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a Company match

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

If you love bringing brilliant designs to life while working in a hands-on, fast paced environment, this may be the right opportunity for you!

We seek a hands-on design engineer with project management expertise. Engineering experience in small to medium size companies is optimal.

Lumitec (www.lumiteclighting.com) has established a strong brand presence in the marine industry and beyond as an innovative, industry-leading developer and manufacturer of extreme environment LED lighting. Located in Delray Beach, Florida, we are a leader in our space and have enjoyed many years of solid, double digit growth.

Our team is comprised of creative, self-motivated, hands-on engineers, designers, and technicians. Our new team member will be an innovative thinker who excels in continuous improvement and making the right things happen.

This is a unique opportunity for an exceptional person with 10+ years’ experience in product design / development roles. You will contribute to design activities for LED lighting, joining our design team of engineers and designers taking concepts from the white board to the production floor. You will manage mechanical fit/dimension/tolerances for both as-designed and off-the-shelf components. You will contribute to the design and production of tools, tests, processes and fixtures related to production.

Our strategic emphasis on continuous innovation ensures that there are always exciting new projects to work on. Our products are relied upon by the world’s top tier boat builders; the US Coast Guard, Special Forces, and Department of Homeland Security; and various manufacturers of commercial terrestrial vehicles.

To be considered, the candidate must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Exceptionally high level of creativity, capable of conceptualizing and communicating many solutions to unique and challenging design problems.
  • Proficiency designing components for injection molding, diecasting and machining manufacturing processes
  • Extensive experience with structural, thermal and fluid dynamic calculations and their finite element simulations for the optimization of products.
  • Experience stepping through an assembly and calculating stack-up and fit tolerances.
  • Excellent analytical problem solving skills where problems are very unusual and challenging.
  • Excellent project management skills, and the ability to establish and maintain timelines with external suppliers and internal team members
  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Masters strongly preferred and a minimum of 10 years of related experience.

The following attributes are strongly desired:

  • High proficiency using Solidworks including best practices for documentation of designs.
  • Experience in leading projects and teams.
  • Optical design experience
  • Knowledge of commercially available adhesives and coatings.
  • A working knowledge of commonly available plastic resins and casting metal alloys (in particular, aluminum and stainless steel) and the advantages, limitations, and disadvantages of each.
  • Experience in shop trades (machining and general fabrication/modeling of metal, wood, plastic, etc) and a willingness to utilize these skills in the generation of physical proof-of-concept prototypes and models.
  • Familiarity with modeling and prototyping processes, equipment and techniques such as SLA/SLS/FDM, CNC machining, resin casting, etc.
  • Experience working in a very fast paced, responsive, deadline oriented environment.

You will find this position very satisfying if you:

  • Are passionate about your work and look forward to bringing great products to market.
  • Are highly creative, and enjoy using that creativity to focus your technical expertise on problems to develop elegant solutions.
  • Tend to be generally positive and approach most challenges with the firm belief that you will succeed.
  • Have a broad range of personal and professional interests and tend to want to learn things even if they are outside of your core area of focus.
  • Love to build, tinker, design, create, modify and experiment.
  • A love for boating is a plus.

If this sounds like you, email us with your resume. This could be the opportunity you are looking for to expand your skills, contribute to a winning company, and work with talented people who love what they do and take pride in our company.

Lumitec offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes group Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Short and Long-Term disability coverages.  We also offer individual, ancillary insurance plans and a generous 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a Company match.

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