• New Product Development Engineer

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(07/05/2018 20:36)
    Job ID
    United States
    Seniority Level
    Mid-Senior level
    Job Function
    Permanent Full-Time
    Estimated Travel Required
    0 - 10%
  • Company Overview

    Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 4100 colleagues we operate from 21 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organisation.


    TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defence markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.


    Our OPTEK Technology unit in Carrollton is an innovative leader in the optoelectronics and lighting industries. Equipped to meet the needs of our worldwide customers, OPTEK products can be found in office equipment, industrial applications, encoders, military and high-reliability applications, medical diagnostic equipment, automotive and lighting applications. With over 40 years of mounting, bonding, and packaging experience, our engineering teams have the skills and expertise to deliver optoelectronic solutions for the most demanding environments.

    Role Overview and Responsibilities


    • Design and develop new and derivative optical semiconductor products. Work as part of a team to establish specifications, implement design, verify product functionality and enable release to manufacturing.
    • Lead projects through development lifecycle; demonstrate ownership and end-to-end accountability to implement and complete projects in a cost-effective and timely manner.
    • Work with other departments within the organization and/or client to develop user or customer requirements.
    • Plan and track the project via project schedules to ensure requirements and project deadlines are met.
    • Ensure that the products are designed per the approved product requirements.
    • Lead & coordinate all engineering and cross-functional activities pertaining to the project to ensure project deliverables are met.
    • Resolve engineering design and test problems.
    • Communicate requirements, schedules and deliverable information to internal and external customers and suppliers.
    • Generate technical specifications including data sheets, requirements specifications and product specifications.
    • Lead and contributes to product design reviews providing input for designs consistent with good tooling design and assembly fabrication processes. Ensure appropriate checking & review of all documents / drawings before release at any Revision status.
    • Support Marketing by providing technical information required for data sheets and other marketing literature; providing feasibility studies for candidate new products and technology needed to serve targeted markets.
    • Support sales by providing proposals and technical information related to new business opportunity activities.
    • Lead cross-functional technical teams including project planning.
    • Assist with recruiting team members.

    Qualifications, Skills and Attributes


    • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering
    • 3-5 years minimum experience
    • Experience in circuit design or semiconductor design
    • Working knowledge of semiconductor processes and testing, with good mechanical aptitude. Experience with optical systems is a plus.
    • Experience working in a lab setting with familiarity with test instruments.
    • Experience writing system requirements.
    • Ability to read and understand detailed technical documents such as design drawings, mechanical drawings, processes and product specifications.
    • Ability to utilize applicable CAD/CAE development tools. Experience in programming languages is a plus.
    • Strong communications skills both verbally and written. Capable of working effectively with customers, co-workers and supervisors.
    • Personal Attributes: High-energy, creative and resourceful self-starter who demonstrates technology skills and capability.  He/she is highly intelligent and enthusiastic with a commitment to excellence.  The candidate must be able to balance theoretical thought with practical execution.  In addition, he/she should possess the following competencies: 
      • Results-Oriented: A driver who possesses the ability to take actions and implement effective solutions in a timely manner
      • Problem Solver: A creative yet pragmatic problem solver.  Methodical and hands-on as well as detail-oriented
      • Analytical Thinking and Decision-Making: Decisive and logical at thoroughly evaluating issues. Excellent planning, execution and project-management skills. 
      • Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills: A team player and builder, receptive to ideas from others.  Shares information and keeps team members and partners informed.  Works effectively with others to identify and resolve issues.  Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to interact successfully with all levels of management as well as a diverse work force.
      • Ethics: Highest level of professional integrity and honesty as well as personal credibility.
    • Potential travel up to 15% including global travel





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