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Senior Electrical Engineer (On-site)

Huntsville, AL

Posted: 06/04/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 24-00414

Job Description

We are currently seeking a highly skilled Senior Electrical Engineer to support our client's Combat Mission Systems business, focusing on ground combat vehicles. The ideal candidate will be responsible for working closely with electronics suppliers to provide comprehensive electrical engineering support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Investigate, evaluate, and support the resolution of supplier quality issues through defect investigations, trend analysis, and continuous improvement projects.
  • Communicate effectively with suppliers to ensure they understand requirements and expectations, and provide progress reports and findings.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with IPC-A-600 and IPC J-STD-001 standards, as well as subordinate IPC standards/guidelines.
  • Possess working knowledge of IPC-A-610 and IPC-A-620.
  • Travel to supplier facilities and other locations as needed, approximately 10% or less.

Additional Duties:

  • Lead problem-solving and root-cause analysis with suppliers to prevent non-conformance recurrence.
  • Assess the impact of nonconforming products and evaluate suppliers’ corrective actions.
  • Assist suppliers with process improvements to resolve manufacturing concerns.
  • Promote a “Zero Defect” mentality within the supply base.
  • Participate in Technical Interchange Meetings within the Integrated Product Team.

Skills Required:

  • Structured problem-solving abilities using established methods and systems.
  • Understanding of technical drawing requirements and compliance assessment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and industry-related software applications.
Skills Preferred:
  • Design experience in PCBA/CCA for aerospace or defense industries.
  • Knowledge of MIL-PRF-31032, MIL-PRF-55110, IPC-A-610, and IPC-A-620.
  • Familiarity with aerospace and defense industry fabrication processes, equipment, testing, and instrumentation.
  • Experience with production line validation, testing, and qualification of fabricated products.
  • Understanding of AS9100 Quality System, AS9102C First Article Requirements, AS9145 APQP/PPAP Requirements, and Source Inspection.
  • Expertise in low and high voltage electrical power distribution and management.
  • Experience with servo amplifier design, manufacturing, and testing.
  • Knowledge of environmental qualification design, including EMI/EMC principles.
  • Familiarity with IPC-6012, IPC-6013, IPC-6018, MIL-PRF-31032, MIL-PRF-55110, MIL-STD-883, MIL-PRF-38534, and ASME Y14.5.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 5 years in a relevant role within the industry.
  • Working knowledge of IPC-A-600, IPC J-STD-001.
  • Experience with Failure Analysis, Root Cause Analysis, and Corrective/Preventative Actions.

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related technical discipline.


  • Health Insurance
  • 401k


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Meet Your Recruiter

Joyce Austria

Joining HEPCO in March 2021, Joyce has four years of experience in IT, engineering, healthcare, manufacturing and life sciences recruiting. Joyce’s favorite part about her job is helping people land their dream jobs and hearing about their first day on the job. Joyce dreams about living by the ocean and meeting new people through her travels. 

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