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Electrical Engineer II in Maplewood, MN at Volt

Date Posted: 4/29/2019

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Job Description

Volt has an opening for an Electrical Engineer with our client in Saint, Paul, MN. We are looking for someone with experience in product development/engineering with a significant portion in medical devices or other highly regulated industry. Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering is required. Volt's Client is a leading healthcare company.


The Senior Electrical Engineer performs the layout, construction, and evaluation of a variety of prototype Printed Circuit Boards, fixtures, and tools. Applies advanced engineering and scientific principles to the evaluation and solution of technical problems. Initiates the planning, organizing, performing, coordinating and/or directing of engineering work, and may conduct performance evaluations. Performs technical studies. Remains abreast of and consults on technical advancements.  Identifies and routinely uses the most effective, cost efficient and best practices to execute processes; continually evaluates their effectiveness and appropriateness.

Job Duties:            

  • Leads and/or participates on engineering teams in completing development projects.
  • Completes system, analog, digital, and firmware designs.  This includes setting and revising requirements and specifications, debugging, testing electrical circuits and systems, and completing documentation to ensure feasibility and verifiability of performance.
  • Plans, coordinates, and assists in executing the activities of development teams in support of project goals.
  • Effectively communicates the project successes, risks, and roadblocks to the appropriate management levels.
  • Identifies and mitigates project risks.
  • Conceptualizes new designs using technical expertise and innovative approaches.
  • Interfaces with various internal functions, outside consultants, vendors, and the medical community.
  • Supports animal studies, bench testing, clinical evaluations, and production
  • Establishes test methods and model development
  • Ensures compliance with procedural and documentation requirements.
  • Supports and leads design reviews
  • Leads and contributes to strategic initiatives for continuous improvement
  • Solves complex and diverse technical problems by applying sound judgment, creativity, appropriate data analysis, and technical expertise. 

7 years of experience in product development/engineering with a significant portion in medical devices or other highly regulated industry

Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

•          Project leadership and continuous improvement skills

•          Ability to influence and negotiate

•          Ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization

•          Possesses a positive attitude with strong interpersonal and team skills

•          Printed circuit board design, schematic entry, and design simulation

•          FPGA/VHDL design experience

•          Embedded firmware design experience

•          Familiarity with IEC 60601 family of standards

•          Statistical analysis, or similar tool set

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer