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Murata Electronics Americas

Electrical Design Engineer/Designer
Brand: Murata Power Solutions
Req#: 201813
Updated: 09/20/2013
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto
Salary: Commensurate With Experience
Contact: Susan Van Belle
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Job Description

Murata Power Solutions is a provider of DC/DC converters and AC/DC power supplies & solutions, data acquisition convertersdigital panel meters and magnetics products, focusing primarily on the computing, communications, industrial and medical markets. Ranked amongst the world’s top 5 suppliers of power electronics, we design and manufacture the industry’s broadest offering of standard products and are a market leading designer of custom solutions.

Well known for the quality of its products and workforce, we can provide you the opportunity to work with talented people and a management team focused on growth and the ongoing development of leading-edge technologies for many of the world’s major OEM’s.


  • Support a Principal or Senior Level Engineer/Designer or lead a Power Supply development project or sub-project of small to medium complexity from kickoff through to manufacturing introduction.
  • Opportunity to grow toward a Senior/Principal Design or Engineering Management position.


  • Receive complex design guidance or approaches from Principal or Senior level engineers.
  • Ensure technical integrity of the design.
  • May interface with the customer to communicate technical information.
  • May supervise the work of technologists working on the project
  • Where applicable ensure that the design conforms to corporate engineering procedures.
  • Where applicable ensure design is documented to ISO9001 procedures.
  • Where applicable ensure the design meets cost, performance and schedule requirements.
  • Perform schematic entry, calculations, simulations, & bread-boarding in the design process
  • Implementation of microcontroller firmware and hardware for power management/control functions in Power Supplies.
  • Design circuits and perform tests and evaluations for design verification & integrity
  • Must keep him/herself up to date with innovations with trends in Power Electronics.
  • Electrical / Electronic Engineering Degree
    • Engineer = PEO Licensed
    • Designer = Degree OR Equivalent Work Experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in high frequency power supply design
  • Experience with various topologies and components used in power supply design
  • Experience with the use of MathCAD and PSPice simulation tools
  • Experience in product safety and EMC requirements (e.g. grounding, etc…)
  • Experience in electronic packaging (high density SMT, PCB layout techniques, planar transformers, EMI, thermal)
  • Hands-on experience in product development activities: bench instrumentation, soldering parts, bread-boarding and testing circuits.
  • Familiarity with product qualification requirements
  • Knowledge of tooling requirement for high volume products (plastics/metal/PCB/production Test)
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing requirements (e.g. DFx)
  • Knowledge of embedded design as it applies to power supply design shall be considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated creative and innovative works is an asset.
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