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Product Development Engineer -- Experienced

Fieldpiece Instruments Inc., Orange CA, has a product development engineer opening.  At Fieldpiece, everyone has the opportunity to develop professionally and be a major contributor. The company culture encourages personal and professional development through LEAN philosophies, continuous improvement and the freedom to make proactive decisions. The environment is stable where trust is the norm.

Fieldpiece has an open and hands-on engineering approach.  We are always exploring a wide variety of technologies to incorporate into our products which results in a continuously expanding knowledge base.

Qualities of all experienced engineering candidates:

  • Has worked in engineering for 5-10 years
  • Wants to develop products “cradle to grave”
  • Develops product requirement specifications
  • Manages projects well
    • Persistent, diplomatic, results-oriented, advocate
  • Fully understands product applications first hand
    • Works with field techs via jobsite visits and collaborates closely with sales/marketing
  • Has a natural curiosity to learn and explore/adopt new technologies
  • Has a strong desire to research and solve problems
  • Has a high level of creativity
  • Proficient and utilizes a root cause analysis approach
  • Has a strong ability to model the technology being considered in a product
  • Employs a comprehensive, methodical approach to evaluating and deciding on technology blocks
  • Utilizes a results-oriented approach to product development

Duties the engineer will perform:

  • Find and fix problems with existing products
  • Conduct market research as necessary for product development
  • Be the expert in technologies employed in products
  • Develop new products with support from our suppliers
  • Be a strong project manager for whole product development process

Minimum Requirements:

  • BSME, BSEE or other technical degree
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Basic understanding of heat transfer, materials and measurement systems (system dynamics)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to travel occasionally, within and outside of United States

Additional qualities desired:

  • Education in physics
  • Knowledge of psychometrics and thermodynamics
  • Formal training in root cause analysis
  • Experience working with international suppliers
  • Working knowledge of value engineering
  • Functional knowledge of Solidworks
  • Prior work experience in a relevant field, industry or capacity
  • Exposure to a variety of manufacturing challenges
  • Experience designing and building test fixtures
  • Experience using RCCA, FMEA, Fault Trees, Ishikawa Fish Bone diagrams
  • Work experience within the HVACR industry
  • Work experience within instrumentation
  • Programming experience
  • Working knowledge of Adobe CS5 or later
  • Ability to weld and do more advanced fabrication (programming controllers)
  • Bilingual (Mandarin preferred)

 

Pay will be commensurate with experience

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