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RF Engineer

Req ID: J2290220-IL

  • Location
    San Jose, California, United States of America
  • Category Engineering
  • Posted Tuesday, May 24, 2022
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. With over 260,000 diverse, talented and dedicated employees across 100 locations in 30 countries, our vision is to be the most technologically advanced and trusted manufacturing solutions provider. We combine an unmatched breadth and depth of end-market experience, technical and design capabilities, manufacturing know-how, supply chain insights and global product management expertise to enable success for the world’s leading brands. We are driven by a common purpose to make a positive impact for each other, our communities, and the environment.

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY
A Lead RF Hardware Design Engineer leading highly complex electrical hardware designs for customer or innovation projects.  Responsible for ensuring technical milestones are achieved.  Responsible for guiding other engineer team members electrical designs and leads technical design reviews.  Ensures specification requirements input and design outputs align.   This engineer will have demonstrated experience at releasing products into a production environment. 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Broad knowledge with limited complexity projects that have required one of more of Electrical Engineering Design specializations or competencies: Power supply Theory, Digital theory, Analog theory, RF Design, etc., with a concentration on RF background
    • Antenna design and test background is highly desired
    • BT/WiFi6/LTE/5G design and test background is highly desired
  • Digital and Analog Electronics Design Experience
  • Demonstrated use of key development tools and design standards: Component de-rating, DFMEA, oscilloscopes, multi-meters, simulation tools, etc.


·      Design and develops complex plastic molded sub-assemblies, components, and packaging as assigned.
·      Develops and implements changes to product design and/or the manufacturing process to achieve efficiency, quality, and/or cost improvements by participating in new product development programs.
·      Develops requirement specifications, system concepts, CAD generated machine layouts, detail drawings, BOM’s and budgets. Makes layouts of complex assemblies and details of parts of devices, mechanisms and structures.
·      Provides customer product design engineering for economic production; may participate in meetings with customers.
·      Assesses proper material, tooling, automation and equipment selection.
·      Works with manufacturing to trouble-shoot problems, upgrades, retrofits, set-ups, methods development, and the development of process parameters.
·      Participates in product development meetings and may make recommendations to product design changes to enhance manufacturing and assembly.
·      Conduct proof of concept experiments and design other testing requirements as needed.
·      Develop SOP’s operations and maintenance manuals.
·      Research new technology or development tools to remain informed of current technology.
·      Understanding of Lean Six Sigma tools, projects and processes and ability to incorporate these into assigned engineering projects.
·      May assume lead role in small or sub-section of large project, as assigned.
·      Reviews completed projects for accuracy, clarity and completeness.
·      Ensures projects are compliant with all local, regional, and national regulatory requirements, codes and controls.
·      Supports all company safety and quality programs and initiatives.
·      May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Engineering Addendum
Automation
Technical responsibility for design and development of automation requirement specification and systems concepts and installs automation and transfer automation programs to production in a smooth and timely manner.
CAD/CAE
Technical responsibility for design and production of 2D and 3D representations of plastic injection molded assemblies, components, packaging and products.
Mechanical
Technical responsibility for a variety of engineering work in planning and design of products, tools, engines, machines and other mechanically functioning equipment and mechanical industrial processes; oversees production, installation, operation, maintenance and repair of such equipment.
Materials
Technical responsibility for the manipulation of the molecular structure of substances used to create new material for use in products, specifically working with plastics or composites that meet certain mechanical, chemical and electrical requirements. Responsible for determining test and performance requirements. Develops test methodologies and procedures and tests materials as required.
Mold Design
Technical responsibility for the design and development of molds used to produce plastic assemblies, components and packaging involving environmental, mechanical and thermal limitations. May design and build prototypes. May conduct mold qualifications and validations on new molds using various experiments. Involves robust knowledge of scientific molding methodologies.
Packaging
Technical responsibility for the design and development of packing materials, shipping containers, etc., for attractive and safe shipping of products under varying conditions of climate and environment, and differing modes of transportation, using lubricants, protective material, and other methods as required
Tooling
Technical responsibility for designing a broad range of tools, including cutting and forming tools; designs jigs, dies, and fixtures for production or experimental use; resolves design problems related to material characteristics, dimensional tolerances, service requirements, manufacturing procedures and processes and costs. Applies standard mathematical formulas and standard tool engineering data to develop tool configuration and selects standard items for incorporation into tool design. Draws preliminary sketches and prepares layout and detail drawings. Modifies tool designs according to test or production service data to improve tool life or performance.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS
KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

·      Understands processes and has a basic understanding of various manufacturing techniques
·      Strong knowledge of engineering theories, design principles and practices, and design evaluation techniques.
·      Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and e-mail skills required.

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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