Electrical Engineer

Woodland Park, NJ 07424

Posted: 03/06/2023 Employment Type: Perm Industry: Engineering Job Number: 240079

Job Description

Position Description

The Electrical/Components Engineer is responsible for components management activities of electronics-based projects for use in the aerospace and defense markets. The position requires an understanding of component applications in analog and digital circuits, power electronics, high speed digital interfaces, FPGA and DSPs. The position also requires understanding of thermal, vibration, radiation and electromagnetic stress effects on these devices.

The position is responsible for reviewing and interpreting electronic part requirements – technical- and programmatic-related and assist in selection and analysis from a component reliability perspective.
Required Skills
General Functions

Product / Project Life Cycle Engineering

  • Support electrical/electronic design activities including component selection in terms of part performance, materials, construction, distribution/availability and cost.
  • Perform Obsolescence Management activities including making informed, alternate part recommendations to staff engineers.
  • Interface with part and component manufacturers to verify and validate OEM part numbers, qualified manufacturers, qualified manufacturer part numbers, part availability, alternate part numbers (and sources), National Stock Numbers (NSNs), Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) items, and other components.
  • Develop and maintain Kearfott electronic component databases.
  • Apply critical analysis of component manufacturer data sheets to identify suitability in Kearfott product applications.
  • Perform reliability analysis and application stress assessment using ANSYS, Matlab, and other CAE tools.
  • Apply relevant internal, industry and government standards.
  • Support product improvement/cost reduction initiatives.
  • Support design and analyses using Altium®, OrCad®, HyperLynx®, Pspice®, LTSpice® etc.
  • Generate requirements, specifications, and verification/validations procedures for electronic assemblies.
  • Participate as a member of a cross-functional project team including: mechanical engineers, manufacturing engineers and technicians.
  • Support production, manufacturing, repair and product improvement initiatives.


Required Experience
Education & Experience
  • BS Electrical Engineering or other applicable field required.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in aerospace and/or defense engineering required, 5+ years of experience preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft® Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Paint, Sharepoint and Adobe® (PDF) software.
  • New product development experience.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US.
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