Electronic Hardware Engineer III

Watts Water Technologies   •  

Vernon, CA

8 - 10 years

Posted 234 days ago

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The individual is an established engineer or technologist who works on a range of hardware development projects and can identify issues and make hardware development and process related changes. The individual may also lead hardware development projects and mentor junior and intermediatedevelopers.


  • Works on assigned projects where the objectives may only be defined at a high level and where many components have no prior art.
  • Shows good understanding and ability to analyze complex electronic circuits.
  • Design of newcircuits, schematics, and printedcircuitboards using but not limited to:
    • Conducting  tests, analysis and performs research; recommends solutions for review
    • Specifying/testing new components and/or circuits
    • Certification agency requirements
    • PCB development software
  • Tests/debugs/documentsnew hardware designs using but not limited to:
    • Prototype testing
    • Physical test sites
    • Documents testing results
  • Works with regulatory agencies to certify products to safety standards.
  • Create artwork for labels, overlays.
  • Provides necessary PCB documents for production use.
  • Calculates material quality & quantity and recommends components for purchasing decision review.
  • Collaborates with other departments or Watts companies to develop electronic hardware.
  • Creates and maintains hardware development and engineering details including project hardware specifications and project plans.
  • Provides advice and mentoring to junior electronic hardware designers.
  • Takes lead in troubleshooting and solving hardware design problems. Offers documented solutions.
  • Compiles and analyzes data; prepares information reports. Provides input into technical decisions.
  • Provides project leadership within scope of position and accountabilities.
  • Uses Microsoft Office®, the company ERP system, and applicable graphic/PCB software.

*Other duties as required


An Electrical/Electronic Engineering Degree or Technologist Diploma with a minimum of 7 years of experience in electronic hardware development.


No direct reports. 


  • At least seven years of electronics design experience relevant to the principal responsibilities and duties described; current in applicable technologies.


  • Understanding of software development principles with some programming experience
  • Conceptual mechanical design using graphical software such as Adobe Illustrator, MS Viso and/or 3D CAD software
  • Understanding of Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system principles and controls


  • Works in an office/laboratory environment.
  • Ability to move throughout the manufacturing and office areas.
  • Alternates between sitting, standing, lifting of items and moving within the work area.
  • Must be able to manipulate equipment used in performance of tasks.
  • Other demands include but not limited to oral, written, and presentation/communications skills.