Wireless RF Engineering Manager

  • Santa Clara, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.

Eurofins is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. Eurofins is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. The Group also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 55,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 50 countries. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.

In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

Tasks/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the Wireless RF laboratory
  • Responsible for the Wireless RF compliance of systems and provide technical guidance, review and analysis in areas related to Wireless RF verification and validation.
  • Supervise engineers to conduct testing in the compliance laboratory
  • Help wireless product manufacturers to navigate the complex process of complying with radio performance testing requirements and ensuring that wireless and radio frequency (RF) products are compliant, compatible, and reliable.
  • Responsible for setting up and executing tests, documenting results, and preparing reports. In doing so, applying custom testing solutions that utilize the latest technology and automation.
  • Testing solutions included: Federal Communications Commission (FCC) testing; European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) testing; Ministry of Internal Affairs and Comm Japan (MIC) testing; Innovation Science & Economic Development Canada (ISED) testing; Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) testing; Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) testing.
  • Operate testing equipment and perform diagnostic repairs on equipment as needed through reading schematics, troubleshooting, and interacting with Eurofins MET Labs technical support staff to resolve problems.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring for Wireless Group team members.
  • Do technical review for the sales team and provide them with quotes.
  • Provide assistance to GMA (Global Market Access) for their questions regarding wireless standards.

Reporting:

This position reports directly to the Wireless Department Manager

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline
  • 6+ years of experience in testing to FCC, IC and ETSI EMC /wireless standards
  • 4 year degree in a technical/engineering discipline and +3 years related experience.

Employee Standards:

  • Support department objectives and company goals
  • Be a team player
  • Sustain a positive, enthusiastic and professional attitude at all times
  • Accommodate requests with a smile and “can do” attitude
  • Adhere to manager directives
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor
  • Arrive on time, properly dressed and prepared to work
  • Perform all duties in a timely, accurate, honest and professional manner
  • Communicate with customers professionally and in accordance with customer service standards
  • Be respectful of others

Competencies:

  • Experience with regulatory test requirements including measurements of EIRP, PSD, OBW, in-out band emissions, spurious emissions, DFS.
  • Experience with 5m, 10m semi-anechoic chambers and screen rooms.
  • Experience with RF exposure analysis of MPE and measurement of SAR using DASY setup.
  • Experience with different lab equipment: network analyzers, signal generators, signal analyzers, call boxes (i.e. CMW), channel emulators
  • Experience with different wireless communication technologies such as GSM/GPRS/EDGE/LTE, 5G mmWave, etc.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills including the ability to communicate effectively in a group setting, with colleagues and clients
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet or exceed deadlines
  • Demonstrate team leadership
  • Technical problem solving and process improvement skills

Skills/Requirements:

  • Ability to maintain confidentially
  • Needs to be receptive to and accepting guidance from others
  • Ability to deal with difficult people and problems
  • Able to work well in a team environment
  • Able to work in a diverse group of people
  • Attention to detail
  • Willing to work overtime as necessary
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments
  • Travel as needed

Physical Demands:

  • Able to sit for long periods of time
  • Able to lift up to 30 pound

Additional Information

Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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