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Project Engineer

Location : Lenexa KS
Job Type : Temp/Contract to Direct
Reference Code : Stacey
Compensation : open - 60-95K
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3
Required Education : BS
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
Title: Project Engineer 

Schedule: 8am-5pm Mon-Fri

Pay: $60-$95K/yr (contract to hire)



Summary: Lead a project from conception to production. 


Accountability, Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

• Lead a project from conception to production 

• Electrical design of consumer or commercial products from concept to production 

• Use company electronic documentation system for schematics, drawings, component specifications, assemblies, bills of materials, etc. 

• Ensures designs meet regulatory requirements such as FCC, UL, and CE 

• Perform tests internally and then work with independent test lab to perform documented testing 

• Participate in design reviews of own and other designs 

• Design lead for product improvements, cost reductions, and component lead time reductions • Display creativity in designs 

• Working knowledge of IC vendor’s capabilities and availabilities 

• Building of working prototypes – work with lab technicians as well as be able to solder and debug prototypes on own. 

• Provide regular project updates to the design team on 

o Schedule 

o Product cost 

o Development cost 

• Keep project on schedule 

o Create contingency plans for technical/logistical delays 

o Subcontract portions of a project if necessary and approved 

• Co-ordinate between mechanical, electrical and software engineering departments to align delivery dates 

• Co-ordinate with purchasing to ensure that all parts are available for prototype, pilot and initial production builds 

• Create requirements documents without oversight 

• Work with sales and marketing to determine how products should perform 

• Work with sales for occasional end user visits 

• Provide competitive product analysis (report) 

• Knows the answer or is one person away from an answer for any aspect of assigned project 

• Perform cost analysis on design decisions 

• Write testing documentation for production 

• Oversee initial production 

• Assist in product maintenance once in the field . 

• Track bugs and product failures 

• Report and oversee corrective action on bugs and failures 

• Other duties as assigned 



Required Qualifications :
Qualification / Skills

• Use scheduling software (Microsoft Project/Visio), skill at knowing the critical path for a project 

• Computer skills to include Microsoft Office Products 

• Must have knowledge of Bills of Materials and Engineering Change processes 

• Must have excellent oral and written communication skills 

• Must be detail-oriented, accurate, and organized 

• Willingness to work in a team-oriented environment 

• Comprehensive understanding of electronics 

• Experience with circuit simulation tools 

• Experience designing printed circuit boards 

• Design of digital, analog and power circuit 

• Basic understanding of embedded and PC software 

• Self-starter 

• Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle 

• Must have a valid driver’s license 

• Ability to be covered under company vehicle insurance 


Education / Experience

• BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent degree minimum with 5 years related experience, or MS in Electrical Engineering with 2 years related experience 

• Experience with Omnify, an electronic documentation system 

• Experience with video and/or audio product design 

• Design or support manufacturing test equipment used for testing volume production of electronic products 

• Directly working with manufacturers of electronic assemblies that are more than a 3 hours distance from your office 

• Participated in the start-up production of a new product – pilot production 

• Worked directly with independent test labs 

• RF and antenna design experience 

• Working in an ISO9001-like management system



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