Fender Musical Instruments Corporation ("FMIC") is located in Scottsdale, AZ. Our brand mission is to accompany each player at every stage with products and brand experiences that fuel the pursuit of musical expression. Within Fender Global Research & Development, we are focused on building products that resonate with our customers and drive the spirit of rock-n-roll.
An American icon, Fender was born in Southern California and has built a worldwide influence extending beyond the studio and the stage. A Fender is more than an instrument, it's a cultural symbol that resonates globally.
We are looking for a Test and Components Engineer to focus on qualifying new and replacement electrical and electronic components as well as developing product tests for electronics manufacturing. You would work closely with other engineers and manufacturing to ensure compliance as well as any potential cost savings.
About the Job:
- Qualify new electronic components (in collaboration with design engineers).
- Qualify electronic components from new sources for cost reduction (in collaboration with design engineers and supply chain).
- Verify new and existing designs by auditing BOMs, physical samples, and drawings.
- Generate and maintain component documentation for R&D and manufacturing.
- Develop product tests for electronics manufacturing. Assist design engineers in writing test plans for production testing and troubleshooting.
- Implement and maintain PCB component libraries.
- Execute engineering design changes and other process documentation.
- Assist with thermal testing and qualification for products in development.
- Work with safety engineer to verify compliance of parts.
- Special projects as assigned.
What you Need:
- BSEET or BSEE degree.
- Background in component test and evaluation.
- Background in audio product test and evaluation is preferred.
- Experience with ERP systems or other enterprise management software tools.
- Experience using PCB design software and library management. (PADS preferred)
- Detail-oriented documentation habits
- Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
- Proficiency with standard electronics test equipment, audio analysis tools and RF/EMC diagnostic equipment.
- Ability to manage many tasks and projects at once.