Senior Electronic Design Engineer

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SFC Energy develops, manufactures, and markets highly reliable standard and semi-standard high-power platform solutions for demanding requirements in laser, semiconductor manufacturing equipment, and analytical applications. Furthermore, SFC Energy co-develops and manufactures highly complex and reliable coils & linear drives for semiconductor manufacturing equipment and analytical applications. SFC operates from its R&D and manufacturing locations in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, and Almelo, The Netherlands.
Are you motivated to contribute to our company and develop yourselves in an ambitious environment?

We are looking for a

Senior Electronic Design Engineer

Location: Cluj-Napoca, Romania

What is the purpose of your job?

The Electronic Design Engineer will be part of Research & Development department consisting of 25 members, 10 of which are located in Cluj-Napoca. You will work closely with the R&D teams located in both locations: in The Netherlands and in Cluj-Napoca. The department is in continuous development so the new colleague will be contributing to power supply development independently in Cluj-Napoca. You will be working on designing prototype projects, some of them already on-going and some of them waiting for the start date.

What are your responsibilities?

• Adjust and finalize the Critical Design Specification document with the customer with the support of the team
• Perform calculations and/or simulations as a proof of concept for the chosen topology (System, Electronics, Thermal, Magnetics, EMI);
• Perform tests to use new technology in the design;
• Elaborate the design into an output such as schematic design, Layout of a Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design, Bill of Material (BoM) management, Magnetic designs (qualify and release of magnetic parts and production procedure);
• Delegate and monitor the Mechanical design (Thermal calculations/design);
• Test and qualification of the design such as “Design Qualification Report” (DQR, both internal and external, Functional, Thermal);
• Environmental, Reliability, and Safety qualification and verification of the design by safety report, Electro Magnetic Compatibility (EMC, internal qualification), stress calculations, and MTBF and Lifetime calculations;
• Analyze the design concerning errors on the manufacturing site (DFMEA and PFMEA).

What your background should look like:

Our Design Engineers are at the cornerstone of our projects, shaping the clients’ ideas into reality. Therefore, we expect you:
• To have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electronic Engineering;
• To have a minimum of 5 years of experience in a related position in hardware development that has shaped your understanding of manufacturing and mechanical/electrical processes;
• To have experience in hardware design from scratch with the ability to read schematic;
• To have the ability to work with specific tools like oscilloscopes, multimeters, power meters, electronic boards, etc.;
• To have the ability to deal with complex technical issues and provide timely solutions;
• To manage and prioritize multiple, diverse projects simultaneously;
• To be flexible, proactive, independent, and self-motivated;
• To have good English communication skills, both verbal and written • To have the willingness to travel 20% of the time between Cluj (main location) and Almelo (The Netherlands).

Why you should join us?

It’s an exciting time to join us. SFC Energy is a fast-growing company, part of SFC Energy AG, a listed German company (F3C), strongly driven by technological innovation. Show us how much energy you’re holding, and feel empowered to be your best. If you are the right person we are looking for, your personal growth and development will go hand in hand with the growth of our company. You will have the opportunity to align with an international team, as we have close collaborations with our colleagues in The Netherlands. Together, we are involved in the whole design process, from the product idea right to the manufacturing process. You will get to see the results of your work as production, assembly and R&D are located on the same floor!

For more power: our benefits in your new environment

• Apart from a competitive salary you will have access to a substantial benefits package that includes: meal tickets (20 RON), private health insurance (Allianz Țiriac), transport compensation, bonuses for special occasions/events, Bookster subscription and more;
• The fulfillment of contributing directly to build a larger and better organization and put your fingerprint on the corporate culture of our company;
• Joining an open culture, where our core values – alignment, reliability, responsibility – have a meaning;
• We encourage and support the autonomy of working and ownership;
• A stimulating workflow with complex and diverse tasks;
Technical and personal training opportunities, be it internal or external, based on your Performance & Growth assignments;
• Flexible working hours;
• Hybrid working options where the home office schedule is decided together with the team, depending on the stage of the project and the activities that must be done in the R&D lab.


Do you think you got what it takes, don’t hesitate and send an e-mail to Human Resources: [email protected]. We are looking forward to meeting you!