Kforce's client, a growing company in the Bothell, WA area is seeking an Engineering Design Manager with an Analog Power Electronic Design background. We are working directly with the Hiring Manager.
The Engineering Manager position holds leadership responsibility for a team tasked to provide Electrical Engineering/Electrical Design support to new product development, including electrical stress analysis/power dissipation/magnetics/worst case tolerance analysis to support product development. The candidate ensures standard designs, methodologies, and tools & processes are used throughout. They also ensure experienced and trained electrical engineers and designers are available to support Electronics Custom Power.
Manage and lead Electrical Engineering team to support product development needs
Ensure that staff development and evaluation plans are implemented to maximize employee potential including accountability and appropriate training and counseling plans
Identify and manage contract personnel as needed during periods of high need/short-term resource loading requirements
Responsible for identification of required resource levels and skill mix and for maintaining resource levels at budgeted levels
Ensure teams deliver designs per Electronics Group process standards and per program cost and schedule requirements
Perform design verification and validation activities in accordance with industry and company standards, including all necessary design and verification documentation as required by Solutions teams
Identify hardware equipment design and fabrication outsourcing opportunities to reduce cost and improve quality and delivery for engineering efforts
Work with cross functional teams to provide best available estimates for development and recurring costs for design aspects of new product development programs
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline
Requires 7+ years of design engineering experience specifically with Analog Power Design
3+ years of management experience
Will consider candidates at the IC or Board level design area
Aerospace/Space experience and project management experience preferred; Other industries such as semiconductor or medical device will be considered as well
Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and processes
Strong new product development process knowledge and implementation; Understanding of power conversion technologies, analog circuit design, switching waveforms, magnetic theory and application, and modeling/simulation preferred
Planning, organizing, analysis, leadership, interpersonal, decision making, oral and written presentation skills in English, multi-tasking, project management, active listening, troubleshooting, critical thinking, reading comprehension, complex problem solving, active learning, systems analysis, judgment and decision making, time management, and enthusiasm
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.