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Who We Are at HunterLab

We are Associates We are Associates

At HunterLab, it’s believed that growth & success are in large part dependent upon the growth & success of our employees, who are called “Associates.” The founder of HunterLab, Richard Hunter, started the company with this mindset and we proudly carry it in all that we do today.

We’re 100% Employee Owned We’re 100% Employee Owned

Success is best when it’s shared by all who had a hand in it. As an Associate, you’re part of our Employee Stock Ownership Plan and you’re eligible for Quarterly Profit Sharing. HunterLab is 100% Employee Owned, with each Associate in charge of their own success & the overall success of HunterLab.

We’re Innovators We’re Innovators

We’re always striving to strengthen our leadership position in the color measurement technology field. Our perpetual goal is to provide customers with the most valuable knowledge and best solutions to their color measurement needs. We aim to help our customers succeed.

We’re the World’s True Measure of Color We’re the World’s True Measure of Color

HunterLab is ISO 9001:2008 certified with over 60 years of industry experience. Our color measurement solutions measure color the way that your eye sees it. Our technology supports thousands of customers in nearly every industry imaginable in 55 countries worldwide.

We’re Local We’re Local

Founded and established in 1952 in the Northern Virginia area out of Richard Hunter’s home, our office today is in Reston, within walking distance from the Metro Silver Line. We’re proud to support and strengthen our community both through our standing as a local business and through community outreach.

Benefits? We've got you Covered...

Employee Stock Ownership Plan

In the ESOP, you have ownership interest in the company via your ESOP account which contains shares of HunterLab stock.

401(k) Plan

401(k) Plan with Dollar-to-Dollar Matching and plan sponsor guidance available to you.

Profit Sharing Program

Quarterly Profit Sharing bonus awarded to Associates as finances are assessed & the numbers allow.

Health, Dental & Vision

Group Medical OAP, Dental PPO, Pharmacy Home Delivery & Vision Coverage.

Flexible Spending & Dependent Care Accounts

Set aside pre-tax dollars for qualified medical & daycare expenses for you & your family’s needs.

Basic Life, Short & Long Term Disability

Basic Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability—all paid for by HunterLab.

Voluntary Life Insurance

Supplemental Voluntary Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment coverage available for you to elect.

Holidays & Leave Benefits

Vacation, Sick, paid holidays & Parental Leave offered to all Associates.

Educational & Tuition Reimbursement

HunterLab offers reimbursement for tuition, educational workshops, seminars & certifications.

Health Club Reimbursement & Special Discount Programs

HunterLab offers reimbursement for part of your gym membership fees. You’ll also gain access to other discount programs.

Current Job Openings

HunterLab

Driven by a life-long desire to help others, Richard Hunter became known as one of the world’s foremost color scientists. A key accomplishment of his R & D career was the Theory of Opponent Colors, more widely known as Hunter Lab; today a cornerstone color scale throughout the entire color measurement industry. Now, we embrace his mission of helping others and provide world-class customer support and product innovation.

HunterLab color measurement solutions are employed in a wide variety of industries including building materials, chemical, food, paint, paper, pharmaceutical, plastic, textile, and others. Our Associates enjoy an innovative, supportive and friendly work environment, great benefits including an Employee Stock Ownership Program, and a real opportunity to make a difference in science, technology, engineering, and math fields (STEM). Join our talented team of professionals and leaders. More than a job; it’s an adventure in science with a global reach.

Manufacturing Technician III, Reston, VA - Full-Time (FT)

As a member of the Manufacturing Team, this senior-level bench-type position performs mechanical, optical and electrical assembly, adjustment, alignment, and calibration to manufacturing specifications on subassemblies and finished instruments. The Manufacturing Technician III has a high level of responsibility for technical work and applies advanced knowledge of electrical and mechanical principles to assemble and test product performance using a variety of specialized equipment, schematics & blueprints, and work instructions. The Manufacturing Technician III has gained expertise in multiple competencies including electrical and mechanical principles and serves as mentor to Manufacturing Technicians I & II.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 5+ years of manufacturing experience or electro-mechanical assembly and calibration experience, OR
    • 3 years of related experience with a Vocational & Trade School Program degree OR 2+ years as a Hunter Lab Manufacturing Technician II or 3+ years of experience as a Hunter Lab Manufacturing Technician I or equivalent combination of education and experience. HunterLab Assembler I-III experience will be considered. Manufacturing Skill Standards Council: Certified Production Technician (CPT), preferred. Minimum of 3 years technical training or military experience in a technical discipline preferred Vocational & Trade School Program degree, preferred.

Key responsibilities include:

  1. Assemble, install, calibrate, align, operate and maintain complex instruments, and adjust production processes for optimal performance while interpreting mechanical assembly drawings, Bills of Material (BOM), written and verbal instructions.
  2. Read blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, or engineering instructions for assembling electronic-mechanical units, applying knowledge of electronic-mechanical theory and components.
  3. Test and evaluate instrument or assemblies to determine condition by utilizing appropriate test procedures, test equipment and processes; Calibrate instrumentation and/or technical equipment. Capable of testing circuits using precision test equipment.
  4. Set up test equipment, download software, carry out reliability and performance tests, and make adjustments required to meet organizational standards. Verify data for intended use and verify data accuracy. Perform multi-discipline calibrations.
  5. Troubleshoot and resolve problems or failures with equipment, devices, or products. Determine best solutions using problem-solving skills including 8D, Fishbone, Cause and Effect or a general Root Cause, Preventative Action and Corrective Action processes. Report problems or concerns with processes, equipment, materials and labor to Manufacturing Supervisor.
  6. Support safety regulations and company policies to include performing Job Safety Analysis; Follow company safety regulations and company policies as designated by the Quality System.
  7. Inspect own work or the work of others for quality and meet company quality requirements as defined in the quality manual and work instructions; Support continuous improvement opportunities within designated work area; Report and solve quality issues immediately.
  8. Meet product labor standard and standard run rate efficiency for assigned work. Work with Manufacturing Supervisor to ensure customer demands and the production schedules are met.
  9. Perform preventative maintenance on tools and test equipment; May disassemble, clean, repair, and replace defective parts of standard test equipment as necessary.
  10. Prepare and maintain accurate error-free manufacturing production, maintenance logs or data, test protocol, Quality Forms (QF-9), company’s database, customer-specific data, and create a Debug / Out of Control Action Plan for each operation. Report any inconsistencies or equipment issues following standard procedures.
  11. Provide effective training to other Manufacturing Technicians and Assemblers.
  12. Support the Quality Assurance (QA) and management on continuous improvement projects and follows the HunterLab Quality Assurance Manual (QAM) assuring adherence to approved quality standards and procedures. Work with Manufacturing Engineering to identify quality solutions and supports implementation of new solutions.
  13. Tag or mark identifying information on parts; May prepare parts orders for shipment.
  14. Ensure work areas are neat, organized and clean.
  15. Provide production, progress, or changeover reports to Manufacturing Supervisor.
  16. Create Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) with Manufacturing Supervisor.
  17. Support department improvements based on gap analysis; Watching trends, communicating changes, and collaborating with department leadership as needed.
  18. Maintain inventory of product in work station.
  19. Performs other duties as assigned.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to company background check.

Interested to know more? For more information about HunterLab visit https://www.hunterlab.com.

What makes HunterLab a great place to work?

At HunterLab, you will become an integral and respected part of the team. Our employees are known as “Associates” because we are all stakeholders in HunterLab’s continued success. HunterLab is 100% employee owned! This is clearly conveyed through our excellent benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, flexible spending account, EAP, vacation leave, sick leave, paid holidays, 401(k) including company match, education/tuition assistance, life insurance, disability insurance, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and company profit sharing. Our Associates are offered long-term growth and opportunity and are proud to be on our team. With over 60 years of experience in our industry, you will become part of an outstanding group of experts in our industry. We’re also in walking distance to the Metro Silver Line!

 HUNTERLAB IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. HunterLab participates in E-Verify.

 


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HunterLab

Driven by a life-long desire to help others, Richard Hunter became known as one of the world’s foremost color scientists. A key accomplishment of his R & D career was the Theory of Opponent Colors, more widely known as Hunter Lab; today a cornerstone color scale throughout the entire color measurement industry. Now, we embrace his mission of helping others and provide world-class customer support and product innovation.

HunterLab color measurement solutions are employed in a wide variety of industries including building materials, chemical, food, paint, paper, pharmaceutical, plastic, textile, and others. Our Associates enjoy an innovative, supportive and friendly work environment, great benefits including an Employee Stock Ownership Program, and a real opportunity to make a difference in science, technology, engineering, and math fields (STEM). Join our talented team of professionals and leaders. More than a job; it’s an adventure in science with a global reach.

Electrical Engineer I, Reston, VA - Full-Time (FT)

As a member of the Engineering Team, this entry level position performs basic electrical research, design, development, and testing of electrical products or systems. This position participates in a support role in the development cycle, documenting requirements, then assists with the design synthesis and system validation while considering the operations, performance, test, manufacturing, cost, and schedule. The Electrical Engineer I works under supervision of engineering team leadership to complete assigned tasks. The position applies knowledge of Electrical Engineering (EE) and broad practical application of engineering science and technology.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering (EE) with 2+ years of experience in electrical engineering, computer science, physics, or other related discipline, or a Master’s degree in Physics or Engineering with 1+ years of experience or PhD in Physics or Engineering with minimum 1 year of experience in electrical engineering, or combination of education and experience. Experience using a software electronic simulation platform is preferred. Experience in electro-optical design with analog and digital electronics, including light emission and detection, is preferred. Experience using the Altium design suite for PCBA design is strongly preferred. Experience designing with FPGAs, CPLDs, and programming in HDL is strongly preferred.

 

Key responsibilities include:

  1. Assist in the research, design, development, and testing of electrical (digital and analog) products or systems; Conduct portions of prototype development activities; Ensure compliance to specifications; Promote effective production processes; Ensure optimal performance and cost efficiency of designs.
  2. Prepares portions of electrical designs and related project documents including schematics and/or other physical layouts of integrated electromechanical systems and components, including cabling and wire harnesses; Create electrical designs consistent with company process and functional constraints.
  3. Assist with testing and validation to ensure electrical designs meet operational and functional requirements; Support instrument performance verification test plans; Conduct analyses addressing issues such as failure, reliability, capacity, capability or instrument improvement.
  4. Update formal electrical engineering documents such as Bills of Material (BOMs), Hardware Design Documents, cable and wire harness drawings, electrical interconnects, Engineering Change Notifications / Engineering Deviation Notices (ECN / EDN), revision control, release documentation, and design document packages; Support Document Design Reviews and maintain Engineering Lab notebook.
  5. Collaborate with Senior Electrical Engineer and other staff on identifying and recommending product enhancements and improvements; Assist with product issues reported by internal stakeholders, evaluate problems, and recommend solutions in conjunction with other project engineers.
  6. Provide broad-based technical and specialized solutions to electrical engineering challenges; Support Manufacturing Engineering to ensure that products will be highly manufacturable and serviceable at the factory, service centers, and in the field.
  7. Work on smaller projects or portions of larger new projects including electrically related design and project planning; Communicate operating characteristics or performance experience to other engineers or designers for training or new product development purposes.
  8. Support prototype material procurement processes, including quoting and receipt inspection of materials.
  9. Support design efforts to ensure that Industry Standards and Certifications, including CE and UL, are achieved.
  10. Follow HunterLab’s Quality Management System including ISO 9001, and regulatory/legal requirements.
  11. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  12. Participate and share knowledge during Department meetings.
  13. Maintain appropriate Electrical Lab environment for incoming electrical testing.

 

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to a company background check.

Interested to know more? For more information about HunterLab visit https://www.hunterlab.com.

 What makes HunterLab a great place to work?

At HunterLab, you will become an integral and respected part of the team. Our employees are known as “Associates” because we are all stakeholders in HunterLab’s continued success. HunterLab is 100% employee owned! This is clearly conveyed through our excellent benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, flexible spending account, EAP, vacation leave, sick leave, paid holidays, 401(k) including company match, education/tuition assistance, life insurance, disability insurance, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and company profit sharing. Our Associates are offered long-term growth and opportunity and are proud to be on our team. With over 60 years of experience in our industry, you will become part of an outstanding group of experts in our industry. We’re also in walking distance to the Metro Silver Line!

 

HUNTERLAB IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. HunterLab participates in E-Verify.

 


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HunterLab

Driven by a life-long desire to help others, Richard Hunter became known as one of the world’s foremost color scientists. A key accomplishment of his R & D career was the Theory of Opponent Colors, more widely known as Hunter Lab; today a cornerstone color scale throughout the entire color measurement industry. Now, we embrace his mission of helping others and provide world-class customer support and product innovation.

HunterLab color measurement solutions are employed in a wide variety of industries including building materials, chemical, food, paint, paper, pharmaceutical, plastic, textile, and others. Our Associates enjoy an innovative, supportive and friendly work environment, great benefits including an Employee Stock Ownership Program, and a real opportunity to make a difference in science, technology, engineering, and math fields (STEM). Join our talented team of professionals and leaders. More than a job; it’s an adventure in science with a global reach.

Senior Mechanical Engineer, Reston, VA - Full-Time (FT)

As a member of the Engineering Team, this senior level position performs advanced mechanical research, design, development, and testing of products or systems. This position envisions how the project will be completed, identifies critical aspects, defines the system architecture, and required functionality. The Senior Mechanical Engineer plays a lead role early in the development cycle, documenting requirements, then proceeding with design synthesis and validation while considering the operations, performance, test, manufacturing, cost, and schedule. The position applies advanced knowledge of Mechanical Engineering and expert application of engineering science, conventional and unconventional manufacturing methods including additive manufacturing and related 3D fabrication techniques. Serves as a mentor to Mechanical Engineer I.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE:

Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering with 6+ years of experience in mechanical engineering, physics, optics or other related discipline, or a Master’s degree in Physics or Mechanical Engineering with 3+ years of experience or PhD in Physics or Mechanical Engineering with 1 years of experience in mechanical engineering. Expert knowledge of CAD/CAM software systems and drafting procedures required. Proficiency with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) required. Expert at using SolidWorks or equivalent 3D CAD software to design milled, turned, and sheet metal Parts; Expert in designing for additive and rapid prototyping; Expert at Assembly modeling in a parametric 3D environment; Certified Professional Engineer (PE) or Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred.

 

Key responsibilities include:

  1. Lead role in the design, development, and testing of mechanical products or systems; Oversee prototype mechanical development activities for new product designs; Ensure compliance to specifications and promote effective production processes, ensure optimal performance and cost efficiency including manufacturability and serviceability.
  2. Create mechanical designs, dimensional drawings, assembly drawings, and/or other physical layouts of integrated mechanical components consistent with company process and functional constraints; Use of computer-aided design (CAD) tools and solid modeling techniques (e.g. SolidWorks, Wildfire/Creo, Unigraphics) to capture conceptual mechanical designs; Maintain product design and revision data in Product Data Management (PDM) system environment.
  3. Define and execute Design for Manufacturability (DFM) methods and product functional test plans; Conduct analyses addressing issues such as failure modes, product reliability, measurement repeatability, and instrument performance and manufacturability improvement; Perform Finite Element Analyses (Structural and Thermal).
  4. Troubleshoot and solve problems in mechanical systems and designs; refine final mechanical designs to include appropriate Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T), per ASME Y14.5 standards; Modify relevant components as necessary.
  5. Create or maintain formal mechanical engineering documents such as Bills of Material (BOMs), Engineering Change Notifications (ECNs), revision control, release documentation and design document packages.
  6. Provide engineering support for existing products, respond to outside vendor questions, collaborate with Senior Software Engineer/Senior Optical Engineer and recommend product improvements. Investigate product issues voiced by MFG Engineering, evaluate problems, and recommend solutions in conjunction with other senior engineers.
  7. Evaluate materials and perform vendor data review of equipment and components; Quote and procure parts for prototypes.
  8. Assemble, test, and evaluate prototype products and related assemblies; Document results of assembly/build processes and communicate results with project participants.
  9. Manage and perform prototype material procurement processes, including quoting, ordering, and receipt inspection of materials.
  10. Drive the HunterLab Quality Management System to conform to customer, internal, ISO 9001, and regulatory/legal requirements.
  11. Communicate operating characteristics or performance experience to other engineers or designers for training or new product development purposes.
  12. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  13. Serve as mechanical engineering liaison to other HunterLab departments and the engineering team.
  14. Participate and share knowledge during Department meetings.
  15. Provide effective training to Mechanical Engineer I, new and/or department Associates.
  16. Performs other duties as assigned.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note the selected candidate will be required to submit to company background check.

Interested to know more? For more information about HunterLab visit https://www.hunterlab.com.

 What makes HunterLab a great place to work?

At HunterLab, you will become an integral and respected part of the team. Our employees are known as “Associates” because we are all stakeholders in HunterLab’s continued success. HunterLab is 100% employee owned! This is clearly conveyed through our excellent benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, flexible spending account, EAP, vacation leave, sick leave, paid holidays, 401(k) including company match, education/tuition assistance, life insurance, disability insurance, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and company profit sharing. Our Associates are offered long-term growth and opportunity and are proud to be on our team. With over 60 years of experience in our industry, you will become part of an outstanding group of experts in our industry. We’re also in walking distance to the Metro Silver Line!

 

HUNTERLAB IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. HunterLab participates in E-Verify.

 


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 Summary of job:

As a part of the Human Resources Team, this position performs varied human resources professional work in support of the HunterLab strategic and HR goals. This position involves researching, developing and administering human resources policies, procedures and programs and supporting employee engagement programs. The Human Resources Generalist I carries out multiple day-to-day HR responsibilities including employee relations, recruiting, staffing, and selection; compensation and benefits administration, employee onboarding and organizational exit, and employee engagement & recognition activities. The position works play a critical role in human resources actions, maintaining human resources files and records, preparing related reports, and serving as a point-of-contract for company Associates.

In this position, you will:

  1. Provides human resources advice and consultation to employees and management, to include coaching and counseling on performance management issues, conflict management, interpretation of employment policies and resolution.
  2. Responsible for the full life cycle recruitment process. Develop and implement recruiting strategies to meet current or anticipated staffing needs.
  3. Ensure compliance with USCIS Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification; updates in E-Verify; periodically audits Forms I-9.
  4. Lead and conduct new employee onboarding covering all HR topics, company policies and procedures, employee benefits and culture; Train, assign, and evaluate Onboarding Partners.
  5. Perform benefits administration, including eligibility, claims resolution, change reporting, reconcile invoices for payment, managing open enrollment and communicating benefits information to employees.
  6. Communicates employee changes and updates to payroll.
  7. Assist employees with any questions and needs regarding company policies, benefits, payroll, performance management, and training; Prepare and respond to employment verifications.
  8. Write and create employee communications, announcements and flyers marketing various HR programs and initiatives which are key to the attraction and retention of employees.
  9. Coordinate and plan all company employee engagement and employee recognition activities including anniversary, birthday, picnics, retirement, or holiday events.
  10. Maintain compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations.
  11. Maintain company organization charts and the employee directory.
  12. Assist in evaluation of reports, decisions and results of the HR department in relation to strategic goals. Recommends new HR approaches, policies and procedures to continually improve efficiency of the department and quality of services performed.
  13. Assists HR Manager with various research or special projects, as needed.
  14. Provides break coverage and back up support for Receptionist as needed.
  15. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in HR management, HR development, or related field with 3-5+ years of progressively responsible human resources experience that includes responsibility for administering human resources policies and programs or a master's degree in HR management or related field and 2 years of HR experience or seven years of progressively responsible human resources experience, or any similar combination of education and experience.
  • Designation as a Professional Human Resources Professional (PHR) or SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) SHRM-CP desired. ADP experience preferred.
  • Ability to be detail-oriented, accurate and organized
  • Must be reliable, dependable, and trustworthy, as well as able to maintain confidential information.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable and have the ability to stay focused and positive in a changing environment with minimal supervision.
  • Able to juggle competing demands, prioritize, work with a sense of urgency, meet deadlines, exceed expectations, and deliver on commitments.
  • Able to handle confidential and sensitive information with the utmost discretion, maturity and professionalism.
  • Solid foundation and knowledge of HR principles and HR best practices.
  • Ability to deal effectively with employees / management, requiring high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy to diffuse emotionally charged issues and to collect accurate information to resolve conflicts or issues.
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship building and team player skills.
  • Sound judgment, and critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.

What makes HunterLab a great place to work?

At HunterLab, you will become an integral and respected part of the team.  Our employees are known as “Associates” because we are all stakeholders in HunterLab’s continued success. HunterLab is 100% employee owned! This is clearly conveyed through our excellent benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, flexible spending account, EAP, vacation leave, sick leave, paid holidays, 401(k) including company match, education/tuition assistance, life insurance, disability insurance, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and company profit sharing.  Our Associates are offered long-term growth and opportunity and are proud to be on our team.  With over 60 years of experience in our industry, you will become part of an outstanding group of experts in our industry. We’re also in walking distance to the Metro Silver Line!

 

HUNTERLAB IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. HunterLab participates in E-Verify.

 

 


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Summary of job:

As a member of the Engineering Team, this senior level position performs advanced electrical research, design, development, and testing of electrical products or systems. This position envisions how the specific design or project will be completed, identifies critical requirements and performance aspects, defines the system architecture, and identifies required functionality. The Senior Electrical Engineer plays a lead role early in the development cycle, documenting requirements, then proceeding with design synthesis and electrical validation while considering the operations, performance, test, manufacturing, cost, and schedule. The position applies advanced knowledge of Electrical Engineering and digital and analog Electronics Engineering. Serves as a mentor to Electrical Engineer I and liaison to the Manufacturing Department.

In this position, you will:

  1. Research, design, development, and testing of electrical (digital and analog) products or systems; Conduct or oversee prototype development activities to ensure compliance to specifications; Promote effective production processes; Ensure optimal performance and cost efficiency of designs.
  2. Create electrical schematics, design Printed Circuit Board Assemblies (PCBAs) and/or other physical layouts of integrated electrical systems and components, including cabling and wire harnesses; Select appropriate components and PCBA footprints; Create electrical designs consistent with company process and functional constraints.
  3. Define and execute instrument performance verification test plans; Conduct analyses addressing issues such as failure, reliability, capacity, capability or instrument improvement; Develop mathematical models of electrical designs and overall color measurement instrumentation to drive the design process and validate performance.
  4. Troubleshoot, solve and refine prototype and final electrical system designs to optimize for target performance, physical dimensions and tolerances, or manufacturing constraints; Resolve failure issues and identify root causes; Locate alternative sources for obsolete items.
  5. Create and maintain formal electrical engineering documents such as Bills of Material (BOMs), Hardware Design Documents, cable and wire harness drawings, electrical interconnects, Engineering Change Notifications / Engineering Deviation Notices (ECN / EDN), revision control, release documentation and design document packages; Perform project Design Reviews and maintain Engineering Lab notebooks.
  6. Provide engineering support to existing products, respond to outside vendor and procurement team questions, collaborate with Product Ownership team and other staff to identify and recommend product enhancements and improvements; Investigate product issues reported by internal stakeholders, evaluate problems, and recommend solutions in conjunction with other Senior engineers.
  7. Evaluate new materials and electrical components, design tools / processes, and manufacturing techniques for applicability and utility to electrical design projects; Evaluate new product requirements in conjunction with senior staff and Product Ownership team; Assist in coordination of new equipment and test fixtures purchase, testing, installation, and training to ensure acceptable processing, performance, cost, sustainability, or availability.
  8. Manage and perform prototype material procurement processes, including quoting, ordering, and receipt inspection of materials.
  9. Manage the electrical aspects of product design to ensure that Industry Standards and Certifications, including CE and UL, are achieved; Coordinate with outside testing labs to test, verify, and document for compliance; Prepare Certificates and maintain all documents required for compliance.
  10. Drive the HunterLab Quality Management System to conform to customer, internal, ISO 9001, and regulatory/legal requirements.
  11. Communicate operating characteristics or performance experience to other engineers or designers for training or new product development purposes.
  12. Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  13. Perform other duties as assigned.
  14. Serve as electrical engineering liaison to other HunterLab departments and the engineering team; Provide electronics support for optical development.
  15. Participate and share knowledge during Department meetings.
  16. Provide effective training to Electrical Engineer I, new and/or other department Associates.

You possess:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering (EE) with 8+ years of experience in electrical engineering, computer science, physics, or other related discipline,
    • or a Master’s degree in Physics or Engineering with 4+ years of experience
    • or Ph.D. in Physics or Engineering with 2+ years of experience in electrical engineering;
    • 5+ years of experience as a HunterLab Electrical Engineer I or combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in electro-optical design with analog and digital electronics, including light emission and detection.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience using a software electronic simulation platform.
  • Experience using the Altium design suite for PCBA design is strongly preferred.
  • Experience designing with FPGAs, CPLDs, and programming in HDL is strongly preferred.
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred.

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What makes HunterLab a great place to work?

At HunterLab, you will become an integral and respected part of the team.  Our employees are known as “Associates” because we are all stakeholders in HunterLab’s continued success. HunterLab is 100% employee owned! This is clearly conveyed through our excellent benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, flexible spending account, EAP, vacation leave, sick leave, paid holidays, 401(k) including company match, education/tuition assistance, life insurance, disability insurance, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and company profit sharing.  Our Associates are offered long-term growth and opportunity and are proud to be on our team.  With over 60 years of experience in our industry, you will become part of an outstanding group of experts in our industry. We’re also in walking distance to the Metro Silver Line!

 

HUNTERLAB IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. HunterLab participates in E-Verify.


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We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. HunterLab participates in E-Verify.

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