Innovations Specialist

Date: Jan 18, 2023

Location: Gaithersburg - Maryland, US, 20878

Company: Heraeus

Innovations Specialist
Location Gaithersburg - Maryland
Full Time

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development, and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 16,200 employees brings forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare and renewable energy to e-mobility, high-tech, and telecommunications.


Your Role and Responsibilities:


  • Develop, design, and test innovative optical and electromechanical equipment for specific customer needs in a broad variety of applications.
  • Develop designs and engineering specifications, prepares a design layout of the components to be developed with a CAD-based design package; ensures proper review of the design layout with appropriate personnel.
  • Facilitate improvements in electronics/electro-mechanical equipment to include conceptualization, development, simulation, technical documentation, and analysis.
  • Support creation of equipment requirements and designs based on customer and sales input.
  • Contribute to engineering specifications and effectively communicate design and specification to sales, customers, and engineering.
  • Conduct verification/validation tests for electro-mechanical equipment in a lab environment by using standard electronic test equipment.
  • Utilize design software tools for analysis, schematic capture and board layouts of electronic systems and components.
  • Serve as technical support in execution of assigned engineering activities.
  • Participate in design reviews with internal and external teams to meet product specification and cost requirements.
  • Develop project schedules for design and development.
  • Collaborate with various teams to ensure deadlines are met for specific projects.


What Is Required for this Role:



  • BS in engineering, applied physics, and/or equivalent
  • Demonstrated direct experience pertinent to power electronics, preferably 5 years of experience on electrical systems and components in product development
  • Familiarity or experience with high voltage power supply design topologies such as Switch Mode Solid-State and Ferro-Resonant preferred
  • Experience and/or knowledge about RF (preferably microwave) measurements and testing (e.g., determining integrity, crosstalk or coupling) in RF systems
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Strong Time Management and effective communication skills
  • Able to work and adapt to fast-paced and changing work environment

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC