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Electrical Project Engineer Amsterdam Netherlands

Electrical Project Engineer

Radarweg | Amsterdam | Noord-Holland | Netherlands | 1043 NT

About us

At Fontem Ventures our purpose is to deliver a better alternative to smokers around the world. 

Fontem Ventures is an innovative consumer goods company and, as the owner of the e-vapour brand blu, a leader in vaping technology. Our business is headquartered in Amsterdam with more than 200 employees working across head office and , Fontem US in Charlotte  with research labs in Liverpool, Hamburg and Beijing. 

The role

The Electronics and Programming Engineer will be responsible for the electronics and programming associated with Fontem’s new product introductions at the various factories.

 

The role will require an electrical engineering background with experience in high volume manufacturing of printed circuit board and battery assemblies along with software and programming experience.

The person will be responsible for taking functional prototypes to mass production, as well as performing cost optimisation and Engineering documentation.

Additionally, experience working with quality departments is required in order to generate protocols and qualification plans.

This person will be supporting a team of process, automation and mechanical engineers to deliver their projects through your expertise in electronic assemblies.

You will have the opportunity to influence and work across multiple products and platforms, in close cooperation with the development team.

The person should be prepared to work in a fast paced environment and with multiple stakeholders across the business and in China.

Key accountabilities

  • Responsible for reviewing battery test data to ensure batteries are compliant.
  • Generate and execute battery qualification protocols end ensure they are conducted per specification, prior to manufacturing start.
  • Review battery design (charge/discharge currents, safety features, software etc.) to ensure a safe working product.
  • Review Design for Manufacturing (DFM) reports from suppliers and fabricators.
  • Conduct Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) on manufacturing process.
  • Conduct root cause analysis on product failures and document findings in reports.
  • Generate Supply Corrective Action Requests (SCARS).
  • Document process flow and work instructions.
  • Evaluate competitor devices on electrical characteristics.
  • Source and evaluate alternate suppliers for acceptability of replacement components/sub-assemblies. Evaluation must be conducted using statistically significant methods in conjunction with regulatory input.
  • Establish relationships with sub supplier network to always ensure continuity of supply
  • Keeping an eye out for new technologies and processes that could improve product quality, cost, or functionality.

Skills & experience

  • Minimum BS in electrical engineering or physics.
  • 3 years’ experience in design and/or manufacturing of electronics for high volume product.
  • Must have an understanding of industry standards for Li-po battery safety, and good design practices.
  • Experienced with printed circuit board layout and fabrication practices.
  • Software and programming experience.
  • Minimum 2 years design experience of PCBs with Li-po batteries, specifically charge and discharge systems. Must be able to readily interpret electrical schematics for power management, battery charge/discharge algorithms, and basic circuits.  Experience with microprocessor controlled consumer devices is highly desirable.
  • Frequent overseas travel.

Desirable

  • Experience working in a regulated environment (automotive, aerospace, medical or pharma).
  • Understanding of agency requirements (UL, TUV etc.) for consumer products.
  • Experience with factories in China.

Key Relationships

Internal

  • Fontem Innovation Team
  • Fontem Product Realisation
  • Packaging Development
  • EVP Quality Department
  • Fontem Supply Chain

External 

  • Fontem external Supply Chain partners
  • Fontem Contract Manufactures
  • Device component suppliers
  • Machinery and production equipment suppliers

Next steps

If you’d like to apply for this position or find out more about the role then please apply below and someone from the Recruitment team will be in touch shortly.

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