PCB Designer

2019-08-14T20:36:37.4
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Key information

Project management
Support functions
Employees / Staff
Carson, California, UNITED STATES
Regular Full time, Full-time
Bachelor's Degree
More than 5 years
2019-76298

Job description

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.
Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.
For more information: www.safran-group.com / Follow @Safran on Twitter
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • • Contribute to the development of the product roadmap to provide a high level strategy that outlines the vision and direction of the product offering over time (5 year plan). Translate product roadmap into projects and communicate effectively the strategy to team members.
  • • Develop and release PCB schematics and layouts for the Aerospace Industry.
  • • Utilize voltage rules driven designs in Altium
  • • Utilizing comprehensive checklists for “First Time Right” design output.
  • • Maintain Altium schematic and PCB libraries, including part footprints, 3D models, etc...
  • • Responsible for checking on part obsolescence, life cycle and sources, and propose alternates for evaluation.
  • • Contribute to PCB/PCBA design reviews by providing DFM/DFA/DFT and similar value added info.
  • • Contribute to determining feasibility of project goals and objectives related to PCB development.
  • • Collaborate in defining PCB development process improvements (procedures and checklists).
  • • Demonstrate a sense of urgency, commitment, and focus on the right priorities in each PCB design.
Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • • Customer obsession
o As accountable for product development on time delivery, cost and quality, and in service technical issue resolution, the product owner is a major contributor to customer satisfaction. The product owner must demonstrate customer obsession whilst guaranteeing our business profitability with fair and justified positions
  • • Personal ownership for total solutions
o As end to end owner of product development and in service technical issue resolution, the product owner will demonstrate company first mindset in finding total company solutions within the company guidelines
  • • Passionate people who go deep
o The product owner will drive the team and peers with passion and will go deeply into the subjects in order to ensure that plans are optimized and that risks are mitigated. Analytical strength is key in order
  • • Commit & Deliver
  • • Listen & Learn
  • • Winning everyday

Job requirements

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience -

  • • Bachelors or Masters degree in Engineering (or equivalent)
  • • At least 5+ years (recent) experience as a PCB Designer.
  • • 5,000 hours of experience working on Altium Designer 15+.
  • • Demonstrated knowledge and use of PCB “best practices” for both design and manufacturing.
  • • Knowledge of IPC PCB fabrication and electronic assembly standards (e.g. IPC-7351B, IPC-2221B).
  • • Design constraint management; including differential pairs, priority in spacing rules, net classes, etc.
  • • Understanding the layer structure: using substrate for voltage, capacitance and isolation issues
  • • Experience working with PCB fabrication and assembly vendors.
  • • High reliability (Class 3) board design experience; including compliance with DFM, DFA & DFT requirements.
  • • Willing to follow procedures and use checklists from design input to final output.
  • • Desired experience with either Version 17 or 18 of Altium Designer.
  • • Desired experience with complex power supply planes and motor drive signal routing.
  • • Desired experience in Aerospace qualification requirement related to PCB design

Physical Demands – While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to move around the office.

Specificity of the job

Periodical travel is minimal and may be 5-10 days per quarter.

Company information

Safran SA

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

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