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Senior Electrical Engineer (Capital Equipment focus)

Company: Danaher Corporation
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:Hands-on integration of electro-mechanical, electro-optic, and other integrated systems to optimize systems signal-to-noise ratio, fault tolerance, and system packaging.Ensure robust design of capital equipment that meets applicable regulatory, safety and quality standards.Participate in cross-functional project teams with scientists, technical support, and other engineers to create new and resolve existing software/firmware issues in diverse systems:> high speed data handling> motion control> signal conditioning and processing> thermal controlDrive redesigns that resolve determined root-cause issues and collaborate/perform/lead with other team members in the verification, validation and Change Order submission and implementation of the redesigns.Create documentation including, but not limited to design input requirements, engineering specifications, and design verification test protocolsModify existing equipment to improve product quality, increase part throughput, decrease cost, and strengthen safety measuresPerform change orders and release processes using the Agile PLM systemMaintain strict compliance with Cepheid's Quality proceduresMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Education and Experience (in years): B.S. in Electrical Engineering (or an equivalent technical discipline). Or, equivalent combination of education and experience to perform at this level.A minimum 8 years of experience in hands-on electrical design for commercial instrumentation/consumer products.Knowledge and skills: Proven product development/commercialization experience within a risk-control framework.Working knowledge of PLC based control systems and associated components: i.e. UI, Motion controllers, Robots, Heater Controllers, barcode readers vision systems, etcWell versed in system interconnect design tradeoffs and has working knowledge of cable assemblies design and implementation to ensure mechanical robustness and signal and power integrity of interconnection among subsystems within a capital equipment.Electrical engineering background in sensor signal conditioning, relay and motor controls, and basic knowledge of computer networks.Demonstrated analytical/experimental problem-solving skills to understand hardware, software, reagents and consumables issues and to be able to quickly analyze and resolve system inter-operability problems.Ability to work well under pressure, handle multiple projects, and meet deadlines.Strong verbal and written communication skills.Fast learner, self-motivated, willing to work outside the job description.Physical requirements/abilities:Ability to lift 25 lbs.Must be able to perform routine laboratory tasks.PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:Experience developing Medical equipment in an FDA regulated environmentExperience writing/executing IQ, OQ, and PQ ProtocolsProficient with motion controllers and Vision Inspection SystemsProficient in Allen-Bradley PLC ControlLogix Platform and development tools.Experience using Agile PLM systemExperience in low noise signal conditioning utilizing op-amps, DC-DC power regulation, SPI, USB.Familiarity with scripting tools, such as Python and Tcl.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available here.

Keywords: Danaher Corporation, Sunnyvale , Senior Electrical Engineer (Capital Equipment focus), Other , Sunnyvale, California

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