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Staff Electrical Systems Engineer

Company: Bellwether Coffee
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Staff Electrical Systems Engineer
About the role

The Staff Electrical Systems Engineer role is a key position on Bellwether s Hardware R&D team focused on developing, reviewing and refining high level requirements, specifications and more. As a more senior member of the electrical team, they will guide and mentor team members work in the area, and nurture/develop team expertise. The position requires a depth of experience in electrical engineering, development and troubleshooting of embedded hardware, as well as solid programming skills. The position reports to our Director of R&D, and works closely with team members throughout our technology organization.

Bellwether seeks to create an inclusive and dynamic team environment where people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives can thrive and have an impact. This job posting captures what we re generally looking for in this role, but we more than likely missed attributes or skills you have that could make you a great fit, so if this opportunity speaks to you, we encourage you to apply!

About us

Headquartered in Berkeley, CA, Bellwether Coffee is a venture-backed, high-growth tech company working hard alongside other game-changers to positively transform the coffee industry, making it more accessible and sustainable for our planet and our communities. We re a diverse team of coffee industry veterans, entrepreneurs, engineers, technicians, human-centered designers, and people-focused rule-breakers who have a passion for making the impossible a reality.

What we do

Our revolutionary electric, ventless, zero-emissions commercial coffee roaster uses clean technology and does not require gas lines or expensive ventilation. It s the most consistent and controllable roaster available, the lowest carbon footprint commercial roaster ever made, and was designed by coffee people who want a better future for coffee roasting. Our roasting platform allows Bellwether customers to easily and responsibly source green coffee from incredible coffee farms around the world, expertly roast using artisan-crafted roast profiles (or create their own), and share fresh, delicious coffee just the way their customers like it.

About you
You are a self-starter, equally able to work autonomously and with a larger team. You are a strong communicator, able to multitask and prioritize between multiple complex projects, and demonstrate a strong ability to quickly identify problems and devise solutions, while keeping business needs, timelines, and costs top of mind. You are excited by how your work as Staff Electrical Systems Engineer furthers Bellwether s bigger-picture impact.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, review and manage the development and refinement of high-level requirements, specifications, schematics, wiring diagrams, HW test plan, and instructions; while decomposing, prioritizing and specifying select processor and controller hardware to control durable electromechanical equipment/system composed of: air blowers, heaters, valves, mechanical actuators, thermal sensors, humidity sensors and pressure sensors
  • Lead, develop and mentor team members to execute design, develop and qualify Sub-Systems, EE-integration, test plans for each sub-assemblies
  • Develop and nurture team expertise in the design of hardware systems/durable equipment used in food and beverage retail environments; define and develop standards for design, reviews and reliability testing to support formalize V&V
  • Design, develop, code, test and debug HW for equipment/HW lab, integration and installation V&V
  • Lead, facilitate and coordinate planned and structured detail design reviews for equipment H/W development plan, lab test code, as required, and V&V protocols
  • Analyze and enhance efficiency, stability and scalability of HW embedded resources
  • Lead HW field failure analysis/investigations (FAI) and resolution projects
  • Provide technical guidance and incorporate/support adoption of system engineering methods
  • Identify potential risks and devise mitigation strategies related to developing requirements, verification and validation plans
  • Conceptualize innovative and creative designs using strong analytical and problem-solving skills, both independently and as part of a design team
    • 8+ years of Electrical Engineering experience
    • BS (MS preferred) in Electrical Engineering or other relevant Engineering discipline
    • Experience in Electrical System Architecture, including OTS subsystems and modules, custom PCB assemblies, embedded computing devices, and electromechanical equipment
    • Experience developing industrial PCB Assemblies, including architecture, partitioning, component selection, schematic capture, component placement, and routing
    • Experience with hands-on development and troubleshooting on embedded hardware
    • Basic programming skills including Python, C, and / or C++.
    • Experience developing schematics for system wiring and connection to off-the-shelf controllers, interface boards, and power supplies
    • Strong technical planning, design, protocol and development execution skills
    • Demonstrated ability/aptitude to deliver high-quality product designs with focus on DFx (Manufacturing, Assembly, Test, etc.)
    • Eligibility to work in the United States
    • Proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 is required before commencing work onsite at Bellwether Headquarters
      • Hands-on experience using modern CAD tools for electronic development using Altium Designer
      • Experience in phase gate development/commercial process such as PDP (Product Development Process)
        We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Bellwether Coffee, Berkeley , Staff Electrical Systems Engineer, Professions , Berkeley, California

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