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Contract - Lead RF Electrical Engineer

2000210 Requisition #

For decades, Itron has been delivering critical energy and water infrastructure services to customers around the globe--and we're just getting started. Join us and help design the future of resource management.

The primary responsibility of this role will be to lead cost saving (VAVE) initiatives alongside design engineering, marketing and the associated manufacturing plants to improve product cost through engineering changes. The focus should be on building pipeline of cost saving projects while ensuring existing deck is being executed in a timely manner.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• To lead cost saving initiatives working closely with design team to improve product cost through engineering changes
• Build and maintain an active pipeline of cost saving projects
• Lead 2nd sourcing activities for multiple projects.
• Lead/coordinate with cross functional design teams to identify cost opportunities. That include RF/Digital and mechanical teams.
• Ability to influence engineers with direction to meet savings/VAVE targets across globe.
• Lead the initiative to define target product lines for VAVE opportunities.
• Support project development from concept to production.
• Report on VAVE project status, progress and pipeline to all stakeholders.
• Support existing products and improve processes, specifically related to electrical design
• Conduct lab measurements using laboratory spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, network analyzers, etc.
• Provide design and project support in the areas of project leadership, regulation, reliability, and components selections. Provide technical support to factory, service and other internal departments
• Coordinate and verify the work of support staff (technicians and CAD Designers).

 Required Experience
• This position requires minimum 3 years of related industrial experience.
• Must have in-depth understanding of electronic circuits, RF circuits and Microwave theory.
• Must have a good understanding of RF system and wireless communication system.
• Experienced with RF certification is a plus.
• Experienced with communication theory and digital signal processing is a plus.

Education: A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Communications Engineering or equivalent is required. A Master’s Degree in related fields is highly preferred.

Travel: 1 - 10%


Itron is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, veteran status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or other characteristics protected by law. If you require an accommodation in order to apply to this position, please contact your local recruiting representative at 1-800-635-5461 or email Accessibility@itron.com.



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