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General Function:

Genie is hiring an Electrical Engineer engaged in the improvement of existing circuit assemblies, including RF circuits used for control, communication, and monitoring of commercial and residential garage door openers and accessories.  This continuous improvement team member will primarily focus on products currently in production, performing field failure analysis, value engineering cost-out, reliability and quality improvements.


Essential Functions:

  1. Identify and execute quality, reliability and value improvements to existing products at the circuit and component level, from component identification to schematic capture through product integration and validation
  2. Hands-on bring-up, debugging, and verification of prototypes
  3. Develop validation plans to deliver improvements in test coverage
  4. Engage and collaborate with cross-functional teams, including printed circuit board layout, firmware development, mechanical engineering, compliance engineering, test, verification and validation, and manufacturing
  5. Perform failure mode analysis to drive product improvements
  6. Demonstrated understanding of Six Sigma DMAIC methodology.
  7. Collaborate on new product development to facilitate improvements in system and component specification to support future sustaining activities
  8. Identify and validate alternate components to address component obsolescence in existing designs, updating existing designs as necessary


  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering


Experience/Skills Required:

  • 2-5 years of experience in a product development or product sustaining environment
  • Must have great EE and general engineering fundamentals as well as demonstrated problem solving ability
  • Circuit design skills at the PCB assembly level are required
  • Familiarity with PCB design, assembly and surface mount processes is required
  • Strong understanding of electronic components is required.  Specific background in component engineering is a plus
  • Experience with microcontrollers, DC/DC power conversion, motor drives, and RF circuitry is desirable
  • Background in failure analysis and root cause analysis is a major advantage
  • Must have hands-on background in prototype bring-up and functional verification
  • Experience with design for compliance (UL or regulatory) or compliance testing is required, experience with safety-critical systems is preferred.

The ideal candidate would have experience producing high volume commercial products and dealing with contract manufacturers with some focused experience in a sustaining role such as component engineering or value engineering.

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