Electronics Engineer

| Northwest Suburbs

An empty treadmill isn’t compelling, but once someone steps on it, the stories are limitless. Our goal is to connect people emotionally to their fitness journey. We are a global team coming from different cultures and backgrounds with a shared passion to achieve and live our mission of inspiring healthier lives.

 

Inspire. Innovate. Make an impact and join our team!

 

The Electronics Engineer plans, develops, and conducts tests on electronic PCBs, products, and systems, applying knowledge and principles of electronic theory, testing methodology and procedures, and electronic engineering. This individual is responsible for designing test fixture hardware and software to conduct tests on electronic products and systems. This role is also responsible for evaluating design for testability and implements test philosophy into the new designs.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Evaluates schematics, designs and develops hardware and software to emulate and test electronic printed circuit boards and electronic systems.

  • Designs test software to assure product is manufactured as designed and meets company test specifications as well as industry standards.

  • Designs, develops, and debugs electronic and mechanical interfaces and fixtures for product being tested.

  • Ability to analyze test data using excel tools and process capability statistics (cp and cpk analysis).

  • Develops and implements new testing methods and technologies.

  • Reduces testing cost by developing faster test software and common interface board test fixture hardware design, while maintaining tester performance.

  • Researches alternative strategies for product improvement to increase manufacturing yield.  Discuss test philosophy with new component vendors to assure high quality levels.

  • Attends and participates in product development meetings to ensure product testability.

  • Works with the technical team to develop sufficient and cost-effective test equipment.  Holds test systems specification and design reviews.

  • Works with design houses, contract manufacturers, test equipment vendors and test labs.

  • Develops and utilizes computer based hardware simulators.

  • Excellent verbal, writing and organizational skills to maintain records, provide data, and support problem resolution.

  • Minimal travel required to support final assembly testers, board level test fixtures, and test equipment.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience designing functional test equipment hardware and test software for electronic PCBs and electronic systems                                                                        

  • Minimum of 2 years of schematic capture experience using Altium and/or Orcad tools or equivalent.

  • Designs functional test platforms for PXI, PC Based, and stand-alone test equipment using electronics knowledge and test methodologies.                                                                                         

  • At least 5 years of LabVIEW experience designing functional test equipment and test software; Experience with C, C++, and Visual Basic programming languages desirable.

  • Designs test plans and test scripts using NI Test Stand test executive sequencer application.           

  • Designs functional test software applications using Windows OS. (Linux and Android OS a plus)                                                                                  

  • Working knowledge of communication protocols such as USB, RS-232, TTL, RS-485, I2C, SPI, JTAG, and IEEE-488(GPIB).                                        

  • Working knowledge of fitness equipment resistance control and motor control theory a plus.

  • Familiarity with AC power and wiring (domestically and internationally).

  • Experience with standard MS Office applications; (Excel, Access, Project, Word), schematic capture (Orcad and Altium).  Mechanical CAD a plus, (AutoCAD, Solidworks), VBA a plus.

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Electrical Engineering

 

 

 

Want to take the next step in your career?

 

Life Fitness takes pride in our talented employees and believe in providing opportunities for further growth and advancement. We encourage you to test your strengths, push your limits and unleash your potential.

 

If you feel the open position you see is right for you, we invite you to apply.

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Location

10601 Belmont Avenue, Franklin Park, IL 60131

An Insider's view of Life Fitness

What projects are you most excited about?

Life Fitness On Demand is a digital library of instructor-led classes streamed on our app and cardio equipment. Collaborating with the brightest minds at Life Fitness, I've led and seen it grow from conceptualization to product launch. I am excited as we continue to enhance the in-workout user experience and integrate new technologies.

Arturo

Director, Product Development

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I’m proud to say that my career has shown consistent progression over the last two decades. In college, I began my journey as a part-time office admin and am now one of our IT leaders. I held various analyst roles within the business and IT. My growth has been truly influenced by some amazing leaders who saw my potential and supported me.

Deanna

Director, Business Solutions

What are Life Fitness Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Life Fitness employees have access to an FSA
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Fitness' health insurance policy covers some out of pocket expenses.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Life Fitness offers team fitness initiatives including in-office yoga, in-office fitness classes, and sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Life Fitness provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes summer hours, flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home and the ability to work remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Life Fitness sponsors family oriented events annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Game Room
Our game room includes ping pong, a pool table, foosball, shuffle board, and darts.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted on occasion.
Parking
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Free onsite gym at all office locations.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Life Fitness hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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