Product Lifecycle Engineer Electronics (m/f)
Wien, Austria
vor 5 Tg.

What is the environment of the role?

Research and Development (R&D) plays a key role for HOERBIGER Group and its COMPRESSION TECHNOLOGY, ENGINE, and SAFETY divisions (CES).

In particular, focused R&D activities manifest in key product solutions and services provided for customers in the oil & gas industry which ensures long-term market share while allowing room for entering new markets through innovation.

The general trend towards electrification and digitalization of products has compelled HOERBIGER CES to intensify embedded electronic development.

Within the innovative and dynamic Vienna-based R&D team, the new role will support HOERBIGER Wien's long-term strategy of becoming a center of competence in electronics within the Group by accompanying products from concept to phase-out in both technical and commercial aspects.

Furthermore, the new role interfaces with production, quality, purchasing, and engineering in order to ensure sustainable product quality over the entire life cycle.

What are the changes we expect from this role in the next 3 years?

The expected benefits from the new role are twofold : Firstly, the new role supports cross-functional teams in analyzing product issues in the market - particularly in root-cause analysis of both production problems and customer complaints - and in defining and taking corrective action plans if required.

Secondly, the new role ensures sustainable product quality and integrity by optimizing existing product concepts alongside with required tools / methods / development environments, maintaining technical product documentation and design histories, investigating the impact of supplier change and end-of-life notifications on existing products, and by properly managing internal engineering workflows.

What is the true purpose of the role? What are opportunities and potential next steps?

The new role shall ensure a smooth transition from product architecting over production and market launch to discontinuation of products.

Furthermore, the new role shall help to further increase customer value by decreasing response time to customer complaints and production issues.

A potential next step can be a product lifecycle team leader.

Main tasks of the role

  • Supporting new product development team
  • Optimizing existing product concepts
  • Maintaining tools and development environments
  • Support in elimination of quality issues and customer complaints
  • Tracking of supplier change and end-of-life notifications
  • Individual tasks / Responsibilities

  • Maintaining design histories
  • Creating / updating / maintaining technical documentation during product development
  • Maintaining product compliance topics and certifications like CE, UL, RoHS, safety, or EMC
  • Preparation of product-specific reports like BOM health checks or MTBF reports
  • Executing internal workflows like BOM, production documents, or product version changes
  • Supporting failure mode and root cause analysis addressing quality issues and customer complaints
  • Based on wage structure agreements, we are offering a gross monthly salary starting at € 3.559 with respect to individual qualifications and experience.

    Requirements / Targeted profile

  • Above-average degree (HTL / FH / TU) in electrical / electronic engineering, embedded systems, computer science, or similar engineering disciplines
  • 3-5 years hands-on knowledge in relevant industrial or technological sectors
  • Experience with hardware design and tools & systems (e.g. Altium Designer)
  • Experience with software development and tools & systems (e.g. PSpice, LabVIEW, or CAN / CANopen)
  • Programming languages like C or Python
  • Basic knowledge of electronics manufacturing
  • Basic understanding of electronics quality control (ICT, AOI, etc.)
  • Basic experience with measurement equipment
  • Basic knowledge of embedded technologies
  • Understanding of technical / electronical datasheets
  • MS Office
  • SAP ERP advantageously
  • Fluent in German and English (speaking / writing)
  • Self-motivated, self-organized, and results-oriented
  • Abstract and analytical thinking person
  • Solid communication and coordination skills
  • Team player with professional and positive personal presence
  • Open-minded towards other disciplines and professions
  • Quality-mindset
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel
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