Kappa Search | Chicago Staffing Agency | Electrical Recruiters

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago staffing company that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, sales and supply chain recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for an RF engineer for a high tech client in the industrial marketplace.

Description:

RF Engineer desired with experience designing and launching Radio Frequency RF products for wireless applications.

- Design innovative and robust hardware that meets the customer needs at a minimum production cost
- Complete project tasks by target dates as defined in timing plans
- Provide RF and LF support to various projects as needed
- Ensure designs meet customer specifications and requirements
- Support quality group to ensure design meets quality standards

- Support manufacturing group to ensure design can be manufactured quickly at low cost and high yield

- Support purchasing and quality groups to select suppliers and components

- Assist supervisor in evaluating employee performance- Design RF/Analog, Digital circuits

- Simulate and model circuits using SW tools
- Select and test new electronic components
- Create and validate breadboards
- Provide technical leadership to suppliers for components
- Document the designs, development process and qualification results
- Ensure wireless products meet local and international laws and regulations ( FCC, IC, etc.)
- Ensure that the design is in compliance with product specification
- Maintain project deadlines
- Work efficiently as a member of the project
- Evaluate internal and external engineering design change requests
- Make design recommendations with evaluated risks, cost improvements, etc…
- Generate validation plans for prototypes, new components, etc.
- Support customer groups interfacing with OEMs for technical issues
- Support quotation process with speed and accuracy of designs to meet specifications and requirements (technical, manufacturing, cost, etc)
- Plan and prioritize hardware design tasks for the project team
- Train and guide other resources on project and departmental teams
- Provide technical engineering expertise to all design teams ( reviews ,quotes, innovations, etc)
- Lead and support RF and HW design
- Innovate and create opportunities for business (products, processes, methods, etc…)

 Requirements:
- Bachelor or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent, BSEE or MSEE
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in RF design and development
- Ability to apply design and development tools as required ( FMEA, Simulation, etc)
- Experience with schematic, antenna and circuit simulation tools such as Ansoft HFSS, FEKO and MWO
- Very good organizational and communication skills