Project Lead / Principal Electrical Design Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Scottsdale, AZ

5 - 7 years experience  •  Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/18/18
Confidential Company
Scottsdale, AZ
5 - 7 years experience
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/18/18


Kforce has a client that is seeking a Project Lead/Principal Electrical Design Engineer in Scottsdale, Arizona (AZ). Duties Include:

  • Manage engineering staff & ensure project schedules are maintained
  • Make recommendations to management of appropriate additional engineers/equipment needed to maintain project schedules
  • Work to help select 3rd party vendors to work with and evaluate vendors & parts based on cost, experience, & quality; Vendors would include PCB Assembly, Battery assembly, Injection molding, parts/components suppliers
  • Evaluate & recommend test equipment needed in house to assist engineering staff
  • Ensure engineering time is spent appropriately based on company objectives & project schedules
  • Ensure components selected for projects have reasonable delivery times & work withcomponent suppliers to ensure on time delivery
  • Coordinate with Sales, Support, Management & Marketing teams to assist with product launches & roadmaps
  • Use engineering skills to assist with ongoing projects
  • Conduct hands on product development
  • 60 - 70% will be technical product development work
  • 30 - 40% interfacing with vendors


  • BS degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering or equivalent
  • 5 - 10+ years in electrical engineering product development experience
  • 3 - 5+ years of progressive project management experience; Project management experience in a product development environment (ideally involving electronics, Mechanical, software, and enclosures) is preferred with NPI (new product introduction) experience
  • Experience working with Electrical, and/or Embedded developers is desired
  • GPS or navigational background and/or previous experiencepreferred, but not required
  • RF Wireless experience such as telematics, Bluetooth, CDMA, IoT or etc., is a plus
  • Experience with PCB design
  • Exceptional track record of managing and coordinating complex full life-cycle projects

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexualorientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

JobID: 1755151-WQG

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