Hardware Engineer

Date:  Oct 4, 2022
Division:  Plasma Control Technologies (40000002)

San Jose, US

Requisition ID:  4466

The COMET Group is a global leader in providing high-quality components, systems and services that optimize its customers' products and processes in the fields of X-ray-, vacuum- and radio frequency technology. As a trailblazing tech company, we contribute to more secure, efficient, and sustainable manufacturing, communication, and mobility.


The Division Plasma Control Technologies (PCT) is Comet’s largest division and a global leader in developing and producing high-performance Vacuum Capacitors, RF Matches and RF Generators for the semiconductor industry.


What will you do?

  • Circuit design a variety of mixed-signal PCBAs
  • Process ECR/ECOs for PCBAs in production
  • Component selection for EOL and new designs
  • Work with Engineering and Supply Chain to review approved supplier / part number updates
  • Work with Supply Chain Management to resolve supply issues and identify alternate components
  • Evaluate end-of-life components and identify replacements with minimal impact to existing designs
  • Work with Compliance team to provide component-level material content declarations in support of Radiation, ROHS, REACH, and other emerging Environmental directives as needed
  • Maintain parts management policies as stated within company systems and procedures including parts selection, application, qualification, and component release
  • Assign new part numbers for components - Electrical / Mechanical / Software
  • Implement and maintain parts database (component attributes, datasheets, etc…)
  • Identify and implement process improvements to meet corporate quality goals
  • Data analysis


Who are we looking for?

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electronics / Electrical Engineering
  • 2 years of experience in mixed-signal circuit design; layout a strong plus
  • 1 year experience in Component Engineering in electronics or the component / semiconductor industry
  • 2 years of experience working with RoHS, REACH, UL, and other regulatory requirements
  • Solid understanding of active and passive components
  • Experience with Ultium a strong plus
  • Accurate. Excellent attention to detail. Organized. A passion for excellence
  • Flexible within a dynamic environment. Able to multi-task and reprioritize as needed
  • Ownership of an issue or project to resolution. Reliable follow-up and follow-through as needed
  • Team Player. Able to collaborate with team members
  • Strong written and verbal English skills
  • Sound analytical / problem-solving skills


Why join us?

  • Collaborate with diverse international colleagues from all over the world for a successful listed multinational company headquartered in Switzerland
  • Take on inspiring projects in a highly dynamic environment and thriving industry, which is growing globally in emerging and mature markets
  • Attractive training and career opportunities in our global locations, as well as flexible work arrangements



Data protection and confidentiality
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Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto