Vacancy: RF Electrical Engineer

Applications close on: December 31, 2024
Remuneration:
Market Related
Department:
Research & Development
Reporting to:
Research & Development Manager
Position:
Full
Location:
South Africa

Short Summary

The successful candidate will compile reports, research, design and develop Antennas, be a part of the development of tools for obtaining, processing and simulation results. This person will be the liaison between the Lead RF Engineer and the rest of the research and development team.

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Key Responsibilities

Research and Development

  • Antenna and technology research, design & development
  • Keeping abreast of antenna (and RF) engineering best practices and latest techniques.
  • Improvement of current tools for the processing simulation and measurement results.
  • Assisting in the creation of Technical Specification documents by providing measurement results and information about the product as needed.
  • Comparing the performance of current antenna offerings against competitors and improvements to current antenna offerings.

Product Management

  • Defining the long-term vision and strategy for the company’s products and manage the lifecycle of the various products according to best product management principles.
  • Create and analyse product business cases (financial & strategic).
  • Research, analysis and internal guidance of current and emerging technologies that may impact the company’s product strategy.
  • Research competitor products (strengths & weaknesses) and product comparisons (market, technical and pricing).
  • Develop internal and external product plans (roadmaps), Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) across regions/territories

Soft Skills

  • Report Writing.
  • Communicating between the different disciplines involved in the antenna design process.
  • Presentation of product information, product strategies and technologies to internal and external customers.

Prototype Management

  • Involvement in the management of prototype construction.
  • Measurement and recording of simulation results.
  • Processing of measurement and simulation results to allow for more rapid decision making from management.
  • Advising on possible changes necessary to improve key performance parameters on an antenna.
  • Debugging issues with prototypes and noting the changes which need to be made by production Provide process documentation and operating instructions.

Skills & Knowledge

  • A related Degree or Diploma in Electrical or Electronic Engineering.
  • Design management experience.
  • Product management experience.
  • High degree of computer literacy.
  • Great verbal and writing skills in English.
  • Candidate must be assertive and self-driven.

Personal Atrributes

  • Planning Creativity Investigation Decision Making Determined Assertive
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Have the ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Multi-tasking

Administration and Reporting

  • General correspondence and administration completed accurately and timeously.
  • Email, inbox and data managed timeously and effectively.
  • Professional image maintained in all communication.
  • All reporting and feedback requirements met, and reports completed accurately and timeously, according to company requirements.
  • Drafting, maintaining and ensure adherence to departmental processes and standard operating procedures.
  • Supply statistics and information as requested.

Values

  • Promotes strong support of the Company’s values.
  • Consistent behavior is maintained, and clear personal values demonstrated, which are aligned with those of the Company.
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures.
  • On-going focus on departmental cost saving.
  • Seeks innovative solutions.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to adapt to change in the work environment as well as a commitment to ongoing learning.
  • Actively seek feedback to identify strengths and learning opportunities.
  • Maintain healthy relationships with all stakeholders both internal and external.
  • Professional image portrayed at all times, including in all correspondence.

Qualification & Experience

  • A related Degree or Diploma in Electrical or Electronic Engineering.
  • Design management experience.
  • Product management experience.
  • High degree of computer literacy.
  • Great verbal and writing skills in English.
  • Candidate must be assertive and self-driven.
  • Candidate must be assertive and self-driven.
  • Technical skills such as Python, MATLAB, and EM Simulation packages such as FEKO, CST, or HFSS would be advantageous.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a car.

How to Apply

Please send applications to:
Poynting Antennas (Pty) Ltd
[email protected]
Attention to: Human Resources Department
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