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Senior Electrical Engineer in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 5/29/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Toronto
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/29/2019

Job Description

Senior Electrical Engineer - Toronto

Are you a kid at heart looking to build a career with a leading global children's entertainment company?

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you!

What’s it like to work here?

Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; though our challenging start-up atmosphere isn’t for everyone, we have a proven record of opportunities for future advancement and internal transfers for our passionate and results driven team.

The Job:

Responsible for leading the electronics development of global consumer toy products acting as a Subject Matter Expert within Electronics Engineering team.

What we can expect from you:

  • Responds and delivers to brand requests in a service oriented manner and assume technical leadership role within Electronics Engineering team by assisting and overseeing other engineers.
  • Apply your knowledge of electronics, electrical engineering, computer science, and product development in order to be a Subject Matter Expert within the company.
  • Responsible for the firmware development from prototyping to full production code.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure system designs are cohesive, on-time and on-cost.
  • Manage projects with a customer-oriented mindset and provide detailed feedback using solid engineering principles.
  • Effectively communicate project status to necessary team members and elevate critical issues to upper management.
  • Research new technologies and create cost-effective applications for existing technologies.
  • Evaluate prototypes, pre-production and production samples for function.
  • Collaborate with manufacturing and Quality Assurance teams on reliability and safety.
  • Work effectively with external software / app vendors to ensure final performance of hardware and software.

Job Requirements

Who’s a good fit for this team:

  • Strong interest in robotics industry, robotic technologies, and consumer electronics.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, multifaceted, and fun environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize competing demands.
  • Experience acting in a technical leadership role is a plus.
  • Demonstrates a hands-on team approach to solving problems.
  • You are a “tinkerer” and a creative, dynamic, well-rounded individual.

You should apply if you have the following:

  • Minimum of 6 years prior experience designing, programming, and troubleshooting consumer electronic products.
  • Bachelor’s degree or graduate degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, Computer Science or related field.
  • Organized and systematic troubleshooting / debugging skills required.
  • Familiar with Altium or similar schematic software and PCB Layout skills.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, Vision, etc.
  • Experience with microcontrollers / microprocessors (such as ARM Cortex M0, General Plus, Nuvoton, Winbond, Nyquest, Sensory, etc.) is an asset but not required.
  • App development skills would be an asset but not required.
  • Availability for international travel from time to time to support product development needs.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. Knowledge of Mandarin a plus!

What you can expect from us:

Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Open Mindset
  • Innovation
  • Partnerships
  • Collaboration
  • Driving Results
  • Entrepreneurship

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.