Senior Electronic Engineer

PCH International

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Hardware
  • Post Date: 04/04/2021
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  • Company Address: 135 Mississippi Street, San Francisco, CA, 94107

About PCH International

PCH is a global company founded in 1996. We provide a unique, intelligent, end-to-end product development and supply chain orchestration platform for the world’s best brands. Our customers are passionate about their design, their brand, and the consumer experience, and they utilize a variety of market channels, including direct-to-consumer, direct-to-retail, and eCommerce sites. PCH is set up internationally to provide the best value-added services to our customers.

Job Description

What sets PCH apart is our people. We celebrate and value the unique voice each person brings to PCH. We are committed to strengthening our teams by creating opportunity and developing careers with people of different backgrounds, including race, religion, culture, ability, identity, orientation, gender, age, experience, perspective and more. Be you and be part of our team.
The Opportunity
As a Senior Electronic Engineer, you are responsible for leading electrical engineering product development from concept through test to mass production of high-volume consumer products. Our ideal candidate has a well-rounded background in all aspects of electronic design including an in-depth knowledge of systems architecture, low-level software, board layout and design, power management, and RF design. We are not only looking for a candidate that excels in skill, but also someone excited to be a productive and integral member of our close-knit team.
You will interface with client teams on a regular basis and your electrical design expertise will project and inspire confidence to both clients and internal team members. The ideal candidate will have proven success acting as a technical lead on electro-mechanical consumer product development and has prior consulting or customer-facing experience.

As a Senior EE at PCH, you will:

      • Experience the life cycle of designing a product at a fast-paced consultancy
      • Partner closely with the mechanical design and program management teams to ensure beautiful designs that also provide a seamless and intuitive user experience
      • Interact with third-party teams (ex: industrial design firms) to deliver designs that meet client expectations
      • Work both behind the scenes in the lab and, at times, be center stage with clients to present your team’s progress
      • Travel occasionally to China to collaborate with our manufacturing team on bringing a product successfully to market
      • Contribute not only to PCH’s portfolio of work, but also to our workplace culture of inclusivity, creativity, determination and fun! 

As a Senior EE professional, you bring:

    • A BS or MS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent professional experience
    • Technical ability to act as lead on projects and support teammates in brainstorming and collaborating to solve problems quickly
    • Experience shipping products multiple and exposure to full hardware development cycle
    • In-depth knowledge of all aspects of electronic design including analog/digital circuit design, schematic capture, and debugging
    • Knowledge of low-power, battery operated and wireless portable devices
    • Circuit design experience with emphasis on mixed signal and embedded system design (including ARM-based controllers, power management, firmware/device drivers, electrical signal characterization, and interfacing environmental sensors)
    • Extensive experience with board bring-up, debug and validation
    • Proven collaborative skills to work with cross-disciplinary teams
    • Strong communication skills with the ability to explain high level concepts to our clients
    • Enthusiasm for your craft and a desire to expand your skill-set
    • Flexibility and positivity to every challenge

Priority technical skills include:

      • RF design, antenna simulation and tuning using a VNA
      • Audio design
      • Familiarity with display driver ICs
      • WiFi and cellular experience
      • Electrical motor and motor drivers
      • Production and performance testing
If it can be imagined, it can be made. 
At PCH, we push past the normal standards of customer satisfaction, engineering and manufacturing ingenuity, and what it means to be a collaborative team. 
We partner with innovative Fortune 500 companies and startups that are passionate about design, brand, and the consumer experience. We help guide product development through all phases of the product journey -- from concept and design engineering, manufacturing, postponement and fulfillment, to supply chain and inventory management. Hardware development is fast-paced and rewarding. At PCH we are proud to celebrate our successes as a team. 
If you are an imaginative, thoughtful, and open-minded innovator, we'd love to meet you. 

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