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  • Technically lead a multi-discipline engineering team for a specified technical platform, and work with product manager to develop technical roadmap according to company goal tree.
  • Augment marketing to gather and clarify customer needs. Develop system level specifications that support those needs, and flow those specs into subsystem specifications.
  • Develop engineering proposals, perform feasibility analysis, generate functional and physical decompositions, define system architectures, and determine costs & benefits of candidate architectures.
  • Lead prototype sub-systems for feasibility studies & provide in-depth analyses of their capabilities.
    Ensure product quality by leading and/or reviewing Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA), by developing and/or reviewing Verification & Validation (V&V).
  • Ensure the design achieves all the requirements by leading and/or reviewing traceability matrices (TMX), and by reviewing high level design document of multi-discipline engineers.
  • Lead system integration & debug, having hands-on familiarity with mechanics, electronics, and optics.
  • Work with the project manager to assure projects are delivered on-time, to specification and at or below target cost.
  • Provide smooth cross-function interfaces to manufacturing, sourcing, operations, quality, service and global R&D team, as well as external interface to suppliers, vendors and customers.
  • Mentor and coach multi-discipline engineers in the project team.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Recognized bachelor degree (Engineering, Applied Physics, or Chemical physics) with minimum 12 years of, or PhD with minimum 8 years of related experience in industry developing online instrumentation.
  • Demonstrated success in developing & launching multiple new products by leading multi-discipline engineers, beginning with basic needs and requirements and concluding with product launch.
  • Demonstrated experience in product requirements break-down into systems, subsystems, modules and/or cross functions.
  • Demonstrated expertise in applying DFx (manufacturability, assembly, serviceability, safety, cost) knowledge to system & sub-systems designs in mechanical, electronics, software/firmware.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide solid solutions to complex problems using modern methods & tools, such as: Design of Experiment (DOE), FMEA, RCA, sensitivity analysis, SPC, etc.
  • Adept at modeling, simulation, and data analysis & acquisition tools, such as R, MATLAB, Mathematica, Python, VB, Excel, Labview, etc.
  • Strong, hands-on ability in prototyping, system integration, & debug of complex instrumentation, including optical, electrical, mechanical, and software components
  • Good soft skills for working with cross functional, multidisciplinary, multicultural teams, including providing technical updates for executives from many countries.
  • Able to verbal and written communicate in English & Chinese.
  • Motivated self starter, and agile learner
  • Able to flex between working individually or leading junior & senior engineers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Air and Gas emission analysis instrument development experience;
  • Demonstrated leadership experience;

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