Electrical Engineer 2

Hologic Danbury , CT 06811

Posted 2 months ago

Job Summary

Working with a cross functional team you will be responsible for design solutions primarily for production issues or cost reductions, along with documenting revision changes needed for medical products following strict Quality Management Systems and Engineering Change Process. You will be given guidance by a senior engineering staff and will be part of a world class enginering team. Tasks can vary from component analysis and test, printed circuit board design and test, cable and harnessing design, power distribution, and assisting manufacturing or service to solve problems.

Coordinate with other internal functions and external suppliers to identify and execute electrical sustaining projects. Apply project management and problem-solving skills to manage multiple activities concurrently.

As a Sustaining Engineer, you will provide time critical solutions to our customers, and navigate across functions and business operations to influence positive outcomes.


Primary location

  • Danbury, CT; Secondary location

  • Newark, DE

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent may be asked to perform other function-related activities in addition to the below mentioned responsibilities as reasonably required by business needs.

  • Successful candidate will have a good understanding of electrical systems, will serve as a troubleshooter and problem solver on projects, and must demonstrate a strong commitment to production needs.

  • Works collaboratively with all functions and team members - e.g. program management, field service, manufacturing, mechanical, compliance, reliability, design engineers.

  • Capable of managing several projects and priorities defined by program or functional management.

  • Create supporting documentation. (CAD package updates, specifications, verification procedures & reports, engineering change notices)

  • Must support design of test control apparatus and equipment, and determine methods, procedures, and conditions for testing the engineered products and associated apparatus.

  • Involved in the specification, evaluation, and selection of electronic & electro-mechanical components.

  • Directs activities to ensure that manufacturing, construction, installation, and operational testing conform to functional specifications and customer requirements.

  • Ensures design, fabrication, maintenance, and repair methods/processes are developed as well as executed in a manner, which supports all quality standards.

  • Analyze and redesign printed circuit assemblies for obsolescence and product improvement.

  • Supports Design Transfer activities from R&D to Sustaining Engineering.

  • Supports design related CAPA projects and VIP projects, Cost reduction projects, EOL projects, Operations request for support.


  • Ability to collaborate cross functionally with technical and non-technical colleagues

  • Demonstrates logical thinking

  • Must be able to test and debug moderate complexity electronic designs to a component level

  • Must be able and willing to perform hands-on fabrication, testing, and repair work required to support assigned activities as needed when support from technicians may not be readily available

  • Ability to write embedded code to test designs is a plus.

  • Familiar with use of laboratory test equipment used in electrical engineering work. This includes some of the following:

  • Multi-meters, Oscilloscopes, Spectrum analyzers, Function generators, Logic Analyzers

  • Familiar with and ability to test electrical systems and subsystems in both analog and digital electronics.

  • Knowledge of at least one CAD tool suite for PCB design a must

  • Understanding of medical device compliance standards a plus

  • Understanding revision control for design and documentation a must

  • Word Office Suite a must


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering


  • At least 2 years' relevant work experience

Physical Demands

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.

  • Stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • Lifting/moving and carrying products weighing up to 40 pounds.

  • Exposure to moving mechanical parts, vibration and/or moderate noise levels.

  • Exposure to hazardous chemicals or other materials.

  • Safety Shoes with Impact and Compression Protection Must be worn.

  • Exposure to Ionizing Radiation

Agency and Third-Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition, Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of disability and veterans.


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