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Electronics Engineer

Location: Metuchen, NJ

Position Overview

The Electronics Engineer will be responsible for electrical designs and embedded systems programming as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  He/she will also provide support for manufacturing and service when needed.     

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • New product development and improvements to existing products.
  • Microprocessor control and PLC control programming.
  • Design electrical boards to component level and develop interface with display screens.
  • Work with vendors to resolve quality issues and to identify new electronics components.
  • Work with customers on an as needed basis to solve specific issues.
  • Prepare design documentations and engineering specifications according to company standards.
  • Work as a team player with R&D, Manufacturing, Sales, and Management.
  • Adhere to all ISO 9001 policies and procedures
  • Others duties as assigned by VP of Production.
  • Work experience with CAD and schematic capture (circuit simulation a plus).

Non-Essential Duties

  • Provide support to Service Technician with equipment repairs and trouble shooting for electronics/electrical issues as needed.
  • Provide support to Manufacturing with electronics trouble shooting and evaluation of component quality and function as needed

Position Requirements

  • Minimum BS in Electrical Engineering plus 3-5 years relevant expertise. (We will consider candidates with Associates Degree with higher level of relevant experience and expertise.)
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Strong computer and programming skills for embedded microprocessor systems. ( C++ environment)
  • Engineering prototyping skills.
  • Experience with AC and DC motors and controls a plus.
  • Good knowledge in the use of electronic testing equipment; oscilloscopes, voltmeters, power supplies and the like. 
  • Must be willing to do hands on development and testing work.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills essential.  Must be a team player.
  • Some mechanical assembly work related to building prototypes for test of electronic systems

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • Occasional standing, walking, crouching, and kneeling.
  • Reach with hands and arms, grasping objects, and feeling objects for size, shape, and temperature.
  • Talking, hearing, and visual inspection of parts, measuring devices, and product testing
  • Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing, writing, and product assembly
  • Occasional lifting up to 20 lbs.

Working Conditions

The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Tools and equipment used in this job include:

  • Hand tools
  • Electronics testing equipment
  • Computer
  • Rolling carts for moving equipment

Work is performed in a climate controlled, indoor environment.  However, the Electronics Engineer may be subject to a work hazard with electrical currents and product testing.

Personal attributes

Self-driven with a positive outlook, able to work equally well as an individual or as part of a team. Good communicator, well presented and business-like. Keen for new experience, responsibility, to develop new skills and expand knowledge base.


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.  Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. 

SPEX CertiPrep, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice

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SPEX SamplePrep Group Employment Opportunities

SPEX SamplePrep is known worldwide as a manufacturer and supplier of Certified Reference Materials and Laboratory Products. Over the years, we have realized that the foundation of our success has been the skills, knowledge, and expertise of our employees. With this in mind, we continually seek to recruit high-potential candidates who have not only the ability but also the desire to learn and develop professionally and personally. In return we provide these dedicated individuals with both the tools to succeed as well as a positive work environment that nurtures creativity and innovation.

If you are a talented, self-motivated, and highly organized top performer who values teamwork and would like to use your skills and expertise to pursue a career with a dynamic organization, please submit a cover letter and your resume/curriculum vitae to resumes@spexcsp.com. You may apply to a specific position listed below or contact us for general consideration.

SPEX SamplePrep offers an excellent benefits package that includes medical and dental coverage, 401k, flextime, and more. Qualified candidates may send their cover letter and a resume/curriculum vitae WITH SALARY REQUIREMENTS via one of the following methods:

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    SPEX SamplePrep, LLC.
    Attn: LVM
    203 Norcross Avenue
    Metuchen, NJ 08840
    EOE A/A