R&D Electrical Engineer

Bio-Rad Laboratories Hercules , CA 94547

Posted 3 months ago

Overview

Bio-Rad is looking for a solid Electrical Engineer who gets excited about product development, is highly analytical, and sees the big picture needed to evolve a concept into a product. Are you passionate about supporting a team building a product from scratch (concept to production)? Does designing and launching into production new instrument platforms that provide the diagnostic, treatment and research communities with breakthrough opportunities excite you?

Technical Opportunity:

You will be a part of the R&D Engineering Team, a multi-disciplinary team developing instrument systems solutions for Bio-Rad's Life Sciences portfolio, including the biomedical imaging, PCR, microscopy, chromatography, and cell sorting instrument platforms.

You will part of a larger R&D team that has deep talent in mechatronic systems integrating mechanical, electrical, optical and systems engineering with chemistry, biology and software. Come join us and be a key player in our next breakthrough product. You will partner and work with talented engineers, chemists, and biologists to develop integrated systems that promote discoveries and advances in life science. This work will span from a product's research stage through its sunset.

Responsibilities

  • Design wide array of electronic modules used in life science instrumentation.

  • Play important role in the design of system electronic architecture.

  • Conduct detailed digital, analog and mixed signal circuit designs.

  • Capture schematic with OrCAD or PADS.

  • Guide PCB layout ensuring the layout meets DFM requirements.

  • Lead the PCBA bring-up and verification activities.

  • Prepare test plans, test reports and theory of operation.

  • Document design history as needed.

  • Contribute FMEA analysis.

  • Investigate field return failures as needed.

  • Ensure the designs meet timelines and cost targets.

  • Propose requirements to support test fixture designs used in manufacturing processes.

  • Lead product reliability testing.

  • Release product designs in ERP system.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in the organization.

Qualifications

  • BS, MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering or related disciplines

  • 5+ years of experience in product development environments, taking abstract concepts and ideas and formulating a detailed engineering plan to deliver products to market. Electronic/Electrical design experience is required.

  • Experience with EMC improvement skills required.

  • Microprocessor based digital circuit design knowledge and experience.

  • Analog, power supply or motion control design knowledge and experience a plus.

  • Understanding digital signal processing and control theory is preferred.

  • Knowledge of meeting reliability targets.

  • Comfortable with using an electronics simulation tool.

  • Confident using lab instruments and demonstrated passion in debugging designs.

  • Experience with design rules to meet safety standards.

  • Experience with OrCAD or PADS EDA tools.

  • Experience in a regulated development environment is desired. ISO13485, FDA, or CE IVD experience is strongly desired

  • Excellent problem solving, organizational, and communication skills are required.

About Bio-Rad:

Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.

Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.

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Agency Non-Solicitation:

Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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