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Electrical Design Engineer

Date:  Dec 26, 2021

Murata Power Solutions is a provider of high performance, innovative power systems offering a diverse portfolio ranging from AC-DC power supplies to DC-DC converters to power semiconductor product lines. Murata Power Solutions is focused on delivering highly efficient, power dense modules to technology leading partners in the cutting-edge markets of computing, communications, industrial, robotics, medical, and automotive.

Well known for the quality of its products and workforce, we can provide you the opportunity to work with talented people and a management team focused on growth and the ongoing development of leading-edge technologies for many of the world’s major OEM’s.

Position Summary

At the Westborough, MA Design Center, our Product Development teams provide solutions to our customers through the design and development of AC-DC and DC-DC power supplies and Digital Panel Meters (DPMs).  In this role, you will be:

  • Responsible for the design and development of leading edge power conversion products with a focus on reliability, new product viability, lowest cost, and raising the bar on power density and efficiency.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Reviews PCB layouts & other design documents prior to their releases for procurement or production.
  • Supports various sustaining engineering activities to resolve production related issues.
  • Work with compliance groups to ensure successful completion of certification process.
  • Write engineering requirements documents, test plans, validation reports.
  • Propose circuit topology, perform loss budget, evaluate performance targets, estimate product cost from a given product spec or market requirement document.
  • Support the designers in the design of circuits (power, control, supervisory, regulatory), select components, create schematic and necessary documents to facilitate CAD layout.

Job Duties/Responsibilities Cont.

  • Reviews PCB layouts & other design documents prior to their releases for procurement or production.
  • Test and debug prototypes to ensure the design meets all required specifications.
  • Support product qualifications to ensure design integrity.  Implement corrective actions to close all issues found.
  • Prepare documentation deliverables for pre-release and final production release.
  • Prepare ECOs and TCOs to implement design changes.
  • Responsible that all product designs meet their intended design specifications and complies with all appropriate engineering guidelines and requirements.
  • Support the design and development of new DC/DC converters and analog circuits based on product specification and/ or marketing requirements under limited guidance/supervision.
  • Support the resolution of challenging technical hurdles with various circuitry and/or methods.
  • Generate relevant documentation to support design, manufacturing, and the marketing of products.

Experience Required

  • BSEE with 2 years or MSEE with experience in a coop or intern capacity in power electronics with lab/bench work.
  • Knowledge in SW simulation tools such as PSPICE, LTspice, Simplis, etc.  Hands-on experience in using these tools for circuit designs is a plus.
  • Experienced in M.S. Office Suite. PADS or Cadence SW a plus.
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced engineering environment.
  • Must be flexible, pro-active, and willing to dedicate the necessary efforts when needed to meet team objectives.
  • Potential to develop competency in resolving technical issues with innovative circuitry and/or methods.
  • Knowledge of or experiences in high-frequency high-density switching power supply design including circuit topologies, control theories, loop compensation and magnetics design.  Exposure to EMI/RFI, supervisory functions and PCB layout is highly desirable. Knowledge of or experiences in MCU for power conversion and firmware is a plus.
  • Has a good understanding of typical power conversion topologies, such as Buck, Flyback, Half- and Full Bridge, LLC, etc. and related voltage and current mode control implementation.
  • Demonstrates analytical/problem solving skills and ability to guide critical decisions.

Competencies

Building and Supporting Teams
Communicating Effectively
Delivering High Quality Work
Evaluating and Implementing Ideas
Prioritizing and Organizing Work
Supporting Organizational Goals

Compensation and Benefits:

Our benefit package is comprehensive and includes Medical Insurance; Dental Insurance; Vision Insurance; 401(K); Flexible Spending Accounts; Paid Vacation/Holidays; Short Term Disability; Long Term Disability; Tuition Reimbursement.


Nearest Major Market: Worcester