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Senior Electronics Engineer

Abbotsford, BC
Job ID 202656

Company Description


This position is located in Abbotsford, BC BUT our client is open to candidates from anywhere in Canada, as they will conduct initial interviews virtually and if you are selected, will assist with relocation to Abbotsford.

Our client is an enduring, respected, and leading manufacturer of tools and industrial technology expertly serving the mining, natural resources, chemical, and power generation industries. They are proudly Canadian, employing hundreds of talented professionals, with local manufacturing facilities to serve their clients better both locally and across the globe.

Imagine being at the forefront of technological advancements, in a place where innovation meets function. Our client is not just an industry leader…they represent an evolution in their sector.

Benefits of Joining this Organization:

  • Innovative Environment: Every day presents an opportunity to challenge the status quo. Breakthroughs are routine here, not the exception.
  • Cutting-edge Technology: Employees are armed with the latest tools and resources, ensuring they are always at the apex of the industry’s growth curve.
  • Growth & Learning Opportunities: Continual learning is embedded in the culture. Whether it’s workshops, seminars, or courses, employees are empowered to enhance their skills and expertise continuously.
  • Inclusive & Diverse Culture: A global team of professionals ensures a rich exchange of ideas, backgrounds, and experiences. Diversity is not just welcomed, it’s celebrated.
  • Holistic Employee Well-being: Beyond the attractive compensation packages, the firm believes in the all-round wellness of its members. From health initiatives to flexibility in work schedules, the focus is always on ensuring that team members are at their best, both personally and professionally.


In essence, those who become a part of this industry leader don’t just get a job; they embark on a journey. A journey filled with challenges, yes, but also one with rewards, growth, and the thrill of being part of something truly transformative.


A competitive compensation package is on offer, consisting of:

  • Lucrative base salary
  • Full benefits extended healthcare, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, employee assistance program, and paid time off (PTO)
  • And more…

The Opportunity

The Senior Electronics Engineer will join a dynamic team dedicated to re-imagining the way innovative solutions are crafted to ensure top-tier product delivery to consumers.

Position Description

This important role demands adaptability in a swift, agile setting where tasks and priorities may swiftly shift. You thrive in intricate technical scenarios, delving deeper than the apparent solutions to discern the optimal one.

You will be responsible for designing and rolling out superior, cost-efficient products, crafting inventive solutions that align with specifications and client demands. This includes conceiving initial ideas, developing electrical hardware and associated components, formulating test strategies, assessing performance, and ensuring all regulatory standards are met, all the while emphasizing scalability and long-term relevance.

  • Oversees the design of electronic power/control circuits, selecting components for cost-efficiency and reliability in order to meet specific standards and demands.
  • Handles and updates BoMs, component details, schematics, wiring diagrams, PCB layouts, and component databases.
  • Utilizes CAD software, particularly Altium, for designing, simulating, and verifying design components and databases.
  • Facilitates the transition of designs to the manufacturing phase (NPI).
  • Identifies, evaluates, and approves alternative or replacement components.
  • Pioneers and refines designs in accordance with RAD guidelines and standards.
  • Drafts design criteria, project outlines, and testing documentation.
  • Outlines or constructs engineering and production testing apparatus, including Automated Test Equipment (ATE).
  • Assembles, assesses, and rectifies prototype designs, including undertaking Accelerated Life Tests (ALT).
  • Composes and evaluates testing strategies and findings.
  • Address and solves approval challenges for CE, CSA, FCC, among others concerning safety and EMC.
  • Conducts feasibility reviews, cost assessments, and simulations to evaluate both technical and financial viability of concepts.
  • Always considers Design for Manufacturability (DFM) with the aim of achieving high-yield, mass-produced products without compromising on reliability.
  • Develops tolerance analyses to ensure that products can be efficiently produced and will operate as intended under varied conditions.
  • Engages in or reflects upon Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA).
  • Evaluates design options using analytical or simulated methods to satisfy performance, dependability, and regulatory standards.
  • Collaborates with multidisciplinary teams, spanning Mechanical to Sales and Marketing, to innovate and address customer concerns.
  • Coordinates closely with external stakeholders, such as suppliers and consultants, to enhance designs and address related challenges.
  • Engages in or aids failure assessments of products returned from the field and those from the production line.
  • Innovates new designs while supporting existing ones and ongoing projects.
  • Plays a role in and adheres to the Product Development Process.
  • Oversees project initiatives.


  • 5+ years or relevant experience in electronics design and PCB layout
  • 3+ years of senior experience in this type of position
  • Experience with power engineering or motor design is must-have
  • Manufacturing experience an asset


  • Proficient understanding of power electronics, motor controls, PCB designs, and EMC engineering principles. Heat Transfer and Thermal
  • Dynamics expertise is a bonus.
  • Acquainted with CAD tools and methodologies. Experience with Altium Designer, LTspice, Matlab, Simulink, PSIM, and SolidWorks is beneficial.
  • Experienced in mixed circuit development.
  • Knowledgeable in Mechanical, Firmware, and Software aspects linked to electronic design.
  • Possesses adept troubleshooting abilities, utilizing tools like oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, and microcontroller debugging devices.
  • Understanding of electronics manufacturing techniques and their specific demands/limitations is a clear advantage.
  • Well-versed in DFM (Design for Manufacturability) and DFT (Design for Test) protocols.
  • Strong interpersonal capabilities, essential for effective teamwork in a cross-functional setting.
  • Outstanding problem-solving acumen with a knack for rapid conceptualization.
  • Eager to learn, meticulous in approach, systematic in execution, with a keen eye for precision.
  • Capable of prioritizing tasks, handling several projects, and adhering to deadlines and budgets.
  • Knowledgeable about manufacturing-centric engineering documentation processes, including PLM, Change Management, and ERP procedures.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or in a similar area of study/expertise
  • Registered as (or eligibility for) a professional engineer an asset

Additional Information

Date Posted: September 14, 2023
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Industries: Manufacturing
Job Categories: Engineering – Design
Manages Others: No
Required Travel: No
Relocation Assistance: No

Learn More About the Recruiter

Donna Turner

Donna brings to Stoakley-Stewart Consultants over 20 years of extensive experience in executive recruitment. Here she capitalizes on her knowledge, experience, and expertise with a focus on partnering with great organizations and becoming  a “Partner of Choice” to both companies and professionals.

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