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Electronic Development Engineer

Company: Phoenix Contact USA
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Who We Are - Our Culture

When you join Phoenix Contact, you join a team of visionaries who are creating a sustainable world based on our passion for technology and innovation. Our mission is to create solutions for electrification, networking, and automation to contribute to a world in which renewable energy is available for the benefit of everybody. We create solutions for the challenges of today.

We are a team of passionate and welcoming people with vastly diverse backgrounds, who value honesty, friendliness, and trusting partnerships. We work together to promote a culture of entrepreneurial freedom that allows us to control our own destiny. We thrive in an inclusive environment where we recognize that our people are our biggest asset.


Opening for an entry-level electronic design engineer. Prior experience/internship designing analog and digital electronics is highly desirable. As a member of a cross-functional, collaborative team of professionals, you will be involved in all phases of product development from conception through manufacturing. Phoenix Contact is a long-standing, global design and manufacturing company producing high-reliability automation products for industrial markets.


  • Participate in cross-functional teams to bring new electronic products to market on-time and within budget.
  • Under the direction of senior engineering staff:
    • Design and prototype electronic circuits and systems to meet requirements.
    • Select components, create schematics and assist with the design of PCBs.
    • Perform engineering-level testing and create associated test reports.
    • Generate and maintain design documentation and follow Corporate Development guidelines.
    • Collaborate with others to creatively identify and solve root cause problems.
    • Provide Engineering support for manufacturing, marketing, and sales.
    • Displays proficiency in the following global competencies:
    • Initiative - the understanding of what action needs to be taken and completing these tasks while seeking the perspective of others.
    • Comprehensive Thinking (Personal Credibility) - taking personal responsibility for mistakes; does what he/she commits to and is honest and forthright.
    • Collaboration - works as a team player to make a difference within the business and expresses gratitude and appreciation to others who have provided information, assistance and support
    • Willingness to Learn - handles change through taking advantage of lifelong learning opportunities and is open minded and curious to face new challenges.

      • Bachelor of Science Degree in an Electrical / Electronic Engineering discipline from an accredited university or equivalent work experience
      • Experience in high reliability design practices for hazardous areas or hardened environments
      • Experience with AC power, wireless and digital and analog I/O designs
      • Demonstrated ability to contribute to both development and manufacturing team environments to successfully bring products to market.
      • Proven experience in designing, testing, and debugging of electronic products
      • Ability to handle multiple tasks in parallel and the ability to shift focus from one task to another as priorities warrant.
      • Familiarity with ECAD programs required.
      • Experience with digital, analog, and SMPS designs preferred.
      • Experience designing to US / European Industrial Standards preferred.
      • Experience designing for EMC / EMI Standards preferred.
      • Proven ability to design, test, and debug digital and analog electronic products
      • Must be eligible to receive a US passport.

        • Must be able to travel by air.
        • Must be able to ride in a car for 6 hours at a time. Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.
        • Must be able to work around high electro-magnetic impulse equipment.
        • Must be able to communicate in English (written & verbal).
        • Must be able to travel domestically and overseas for extended periods if required.

          Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters:

          Phoenix Contact has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact Phoenix Contact employees directly in an attempt to present candidates. Phoenix Contact will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Phoenix Contact, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Phoenix Contact mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Phoenix Contact employees, or to Phoenix Contact's resume database will be considered Phoenix Contact property. Phoenix Contact will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Phoenix Contact will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees. Phoenix Contact will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed Phoenix Contact contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Phoenix Contact's Director of Organization Development and Talent Acquisition or his or her designee. No other Phoenix Contact employee is authorized to bind Phoenix Contact to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters. By submitting a candidate to Phoenix Contact, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.

          Phoenix Contact is committed to the diversity of our employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Keywords: Phoenix Contact USA, Harrisburg , Electronic Development Engineer, Engineering , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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