Principal AC Adapter Engineer :
The principle AC Adapter Engineer will be a Subject Matter Expert in all notebook adapters’ solutions for use into Dell Business Client and Consumer Small Business mobile products.
He / she will work with Dell ODM Partners with a focus on current and next generation adapter products and form factors.
He / she will work proactively with other cross-functional engineering groups such as advanced engineering and electrical engineering to enable our adapter supplier’s partners to provide innovative cost effective adapter solutions for Dell Notebooks.
PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES :
Enable our technology and ODM partners to integrate and develop AC adapter power solutions that satisfy Dell customer requirements.
Provide AC / DC power technical leadership and guidance to ODMs and TPs on complex problems.
Work with technology providers and ODMs to enhance technical and resource capability to support demands of Dell future product strategy and roadmap.
Drive ODMs & TPs to innovate in technology solutions to offer enhanced or new services to Dell customers.
Engage other advanced engineering teams and represent Notebook AC Adapter engineering at various technology forums.
Participate in supplier business and roadmap reviews. Drive the implementation of post mortem action plans with ODM partners.
Manage and drive closure of customer / sustaining issues.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Excellent AC / DC power related technical skills and strong ability to provide leadership and guidance.
Must be able to interact closely with cross functional global engineering teams and ODM partners.
Strong ability to work with technology providers and develop new and foster existing relationships.
Strong Program Management skills with excellent priority setting skills and strong initiative and ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Ability to communicate clearly through oral and written communications across a global organization.
Ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment, present clear and concise information to team and customers.
Ability to lead extended teams and meet deadlines.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE :
As a senior level individual contributor, the successful candidate will possess a high degree of technical competence and expertise in notebook AC Adapter products, especially in the area of design, functionality, integration and technical specifications.
Bachelor’s EE Degree with 10+ years in AC adapter and or power related experience.
Excellent knowledge AC adapter designs, AC to DC and DC to DC power designs.
Excellent Engineering Leadership skills and ability to work across a global organization.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Solid background in development processes, product test and auditing / reviewing of process capability.