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96 DESIGN007 MAGAZINE I FEBRUARY 2022 Career Opportunities Application Engineer/ Program Management Responsibilities • Gain understanding for customer and specific project requirements • Review customer files/drawings, analyze technical, application, stackup, material, and mechanical requirements; develop cost-effective designs that meet requirements • Quote and follow up to secure business • Work with CAD: finalize files, attain customer approval prior to build • Track timeline and provide customers with updates • Follow up on prototype, assist with design changes if needed, push forward to production • Work with customer as the lead technician/program manager or as part of FCT team working with an assigned program manager • Help customer understand FCT's assembly, testing, and box build services/support • Understand manufacturing and build process for flexible and rigid-flex circuits Qualifications • Demonstrated experience: PCB/FPCB/rigid-flex designer including expertise in design rules, IPC • Demonstrated success in attaining business • Ability to work in fast-paced environment, on broad range of projects, while maintaining a sense of urgency • Ability to work as a team player • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Must be willing to travel for sales support activities, customer program support and more. FCT offers a competitive salary, bonus program, and benefits package. Preferred location Minneapolis, MN area. Electrical Engineer/PCB/CAD Design, BOM Component & Quality Support Responsibilities • Learn the properties, applications, advantages/ disadvantages of flex circuits • Learn the intricacies of flex circuit layout best practices • Learn IPC guidelines: Flex circuits/assemblies • Create flexible PCB designs/files to meet engineering/customer requirements • Review customer prints and Gerber files to ensure they meet manufacturing and IPC requirements • Review mechanical designs for mfg, including circuit and assembly requirements, BOM/component needs and help to identify alternate components if needed • Prepare and document changes to customer prints/ files. Work with app engrs, customers and mfg. engrs. to finalize and optimize designs for manufacturing • Work with quality manager to learn quality systems, requirements, and support manager with assistance Qualifications • Electrical Engineering degree with 2+ years of CAD/PCB design experience • IPC CID or CID+ certification or desire to obtain • Knowledge of flexible PCB materials, properties, or willingness to learn • Experience with CAD software: Altium or other • Knowledge of IPC standards for PCB industry, or willingness to learn • Microsoft Office products FCT offers a competitive salary, bonus program, and benefits package. Preferred location Minneapolis, MN area. Flexible Circuit Technologies is a premier global supplier providing design, prototyping and production of flexible circuits, rigid flex circuits, flexible heaters, and membrane switches.

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