PCB Converter

Greater Chicago Area, IL
Job Requisition: 6828

PCB Converter(Contract)

Greater Chicago Area, ILJob Requisition: 6828

Description for PCB Converter:

The PCB Designer will perform all aspects of Printed Circuit Design including, creation and maintaining library components, collaborating with Electrical and Mechanical Engineering to converting schematics and board outlines & keep-outs into multi-layer printed circuit board designs, and providing quote and fabrication files to CMs and circuit board fabricators. Basic understanding of schematics circuit functions is needed to implement layout strategies necessary for optimal ESD, EMC, Power and Ground performance. Attention to board fabrication guidelines and design rules is paramount

Responsibilities for PCB Converter:

  • Prepare fabrication/quote files, prints, and Bills of Material as needed to printed circuit board fabrication firms, contract manufacturers, and Solder stencil fabricators
  • Work on new designs as well as maintain and update old designs, including on occasion importing or converting PCBs from an older CAD system to Altium
  • Evaluate new versions / updates of the Altium PCB Layout tool. Ensure backward compatibility and stable platform prior to deployment
  • Act as Altium system administrator for the department, including installing Altium into new PCs, ensuring all users are on the same version of Altium. Contacting Altium with any anomalies
  • Contribute to maintaining and improving the company Printed Circuit Board Layout process to ensure high quality
  • Assist with other related duties as required or assigned

Requirements for PCB Converter:

  • Minimum 2 years of Printed Circuit Board (PCB) layout experience
  • Technical Associates Degree or better
  • Circuit Layout CAD training certificates / credentials
  • At least 1 year of experience  required in Altium
  • A self-assertive individual that will take the initiative to quickly gain product knowledge and be able to apply that knowledge with minimal direction
  • Self-motivated, team-oriented individual who can work independently and can multiplex several tasks
  • Maintain focus on project schedules and follow through to meet them
  • Strong Attention to detail and quality
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft tools such as Excel, Word, etc.

 

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