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Hardware Engineer Required – Apply Now

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Hardware Engineer Required – Apply Now.

THIS ROLE IS BASED IN KZN

The position exists to research, design, develop, analyze, test, document and specify products and sub-systems from specification to full release so that they meet customer requirements, design standards and specifications.

The position encompasses the following major functions or key result areas:

Industrialised products
Product support
Corporate contribution
The requirements in the above key result areas are broadly identified below:

Industrialise products

Review both internal and external specifications to ensure all requirements are clearly defined and understood
Interface with engineers, customers, or others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects, products or specifications
Provide engineering input into technical, costs, schedules and risks where required
Electronic hardware design to meet the requirements of the specifications and codes of practice
Host and attend engineering design reviews, DFMEA’s and PFMEA’s
Optimize the product DVC without affecting product quality
Optimise design for manufacturability within ’s production facility
Ensure the quality of designs using worst case calculations, simulations, and testing, considering all aspects relevant to the design
Ensure the design is repeatable and reliable
Communicate project status and progress on a regular basis
Provide engineering training to both internal and external customers
Component procurement for alpha and beta prototypes
Populate alpha and beta prototypes and integrate firmware where required.
Test and debug alpha and beta prototype builds to ensure designs meet requirements
Generate and validate bill of materials
Updated test plans for design validation.

Product support

Ensure that all change requests (ICR’S) are evaluated and processed accordingly
Identify second source options for single sourced components and conduct required verification testing for approval.
Conduct, coordinate, and track failure analysis for production and field failure investigations
Optimize the product DVC without affecting product quality
Host and attend engineering design reviews, DFMEA’s and PFMEA’s

Corporate contribution

Constructively participate as a member of the wider team
Undertake any other tasks or one-off projects which may be assigned from time to time
Ensure protection of the company’s commercial interests always and in all circumstances
Take all practicable steps to ensure personal safety and the safety of others as a matter of priority
Demonstrate professional skill and a high standard of fairness and integrity
Qualifications and experience

Matric
Degree or diploma in electronic engineering
At least 10 years’ experience in electronic engineering
Experience in the metering industry would be advantageous
Experience with smart metering and smart grid technologies would be advantageous
Drivers licence

Key skills/attributes/position-specific competencies

The following indicates what would typically be expected for this role at a competent level:

These skills are essential and non-negotiable

Advanced knowledge of electronic and software development best practices
Sound knowledge of specifications related to the metering industry would be advantageous
Knowledge of electronic analogue and digital hardware design, EMC / EMI principles
Knowledge of design for manufacture
Knowledge of schematic and PCB layout design and design for ROHS
Knowledge of firmware design would be advantageous
Knowledge of change control processes in a design and production environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong business acumen
Excellent Microsoft Office skills
Negotiation and networking skills
Professional approach
Commitment to customer service
High level of integrity and confidentiality
Able to work under pressure.

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Source: Indeed

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