Associate Engineer (Engineering Technician)

Engineering Hazelwood, Missouri

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The Associate Engineer – Electrical is a technical position expected to play a collaborative role in the electrical engineering design activities developing complex medical diagnostic equipment. Through his or her expertise, this individual contributes to the proof of concept, definition, development and support of specific components and services, throughout the lifecycle of the product or technology.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Assists in the definition, proof of concept, design, development, implementation and/or support of technical or business solutions by performing specific research activities or developments within the scope of the assigned activity. 
  • Assumes responsibility for the identification of errors and related problem solving in order to identify the necessary activities to provide a solution. 
  • Ensures quality of deliverable by following good design practices and department procedures for design control and/or good scientific practices to ensure scientific relevance. 
  • Creates appropriate documentation such as scientific communication, reports, meeting reports and other relevant reports within the function. 
  • Defines priorities within the scope of the assigned activities to ensure timelines and quality of project(s) he (she’s) involved in. 


Position Requirements:

  • Ability to design and troubleshoot electrical systems down to detail level.
  • Ability to interface and coordinate with Mechanical, Firmware and System Engineers.
  • Awareness of electrical safety and EMC requirements.
  • Knowledge of both analog and digital systems.
  • Awareness of PCB manufacturing processes.


Typical experience, skills and qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, OR an Associate's Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology with 5+ years of experience designing and troubleshooting electrical systems OR a High School Diploma and 10+ years of experience designing and troubleshooting electrical systems.
  • ·    Altium experience needed
  • Awareness of ISO, UL and CE requirements.
  • ·     Awareness of design considerations for EMI/EMC.
  • Training/proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Training /proficiency in various test equipment and/or data acquisition and analysis tools.


BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioFire Diagnostics’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).