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R&D Coordinator, Hardware

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions. We measure and analyze energy utilization to generate empowering analytics for smart grid and infrastructure management, enabling utilities and consumers to reduce energy consumption. Our innovative and proven portfolio of software, services and intelligent sensor technology is a key driver to decarbonize the grid. Having avoided more than 9 million tons of CO2 in FY 2021 and committed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, Landis+Gyr manages energy better – since 1896. 
With sales of USD 1.5 billion in FY 2021, Landis+Gyr employs around 6,500 talented people across five continents.


A R&D Coordinator Hardware engineer partners with the mechanical engineering team, firmware engineering team and product team to define and design brand new hardware products. They lead the definition of HW blocks architecture, including microcontrollers, power supply, connectors, cards, metrology, electric chargers and chips. Besides supervising electrical and hardware engineers, they also work hand-in-hand with business analysts, software engineers and project managers. Other duties performed by the R&D Hardware structure include component sourcing and performing technical specification, technical requirements analysis, circuits and boards testing and provide solutions for components documentation .


•    Hardware Devices Team leadership.
•    Ownership of hardware development, including component management, reliability deliverables and new designs.
•    Having an end-to-end solution perspective, requiring collaboration with hardware and software development teams.
•    Collaborates with R&D, Product Management, Supply chain, Manufacturing engineering, Logistics and Quality teams.
•    Driving sustainment and product lifecycle management for the electric metering portfolio. (Shipping Capability)
•    Support Landis+Gyr’s quality and efficiency processes.
Required Skills
•    Experience in R&D engineering teams environment, electronic boards development.
•    Deep acknowledge of ECAD development tools.
•    Effective understanding of EMC constraints to hardware design.
•    Ability to plan and maintain schedules.
•    Experience with Product development life cycle – Waterfall
•    Knowledge with DFx, PPAP, CAPA, 8D.
•    Experience with design to cost.
•    Experience with design to quality and reliability design techniques.
•    Experience interfacing with suppliers like Contract manufactures and electronic component vendors.
•    Ability to interpret standards and regulations in order to apply against new product requirements.
•    Understanding of electric metering technology including hardware, standards and protocols.
•    Understanding of product life management and product data management (PLM/PDM)
•    Experience with component management, type testing and component level validation.
•    Understanding of Internet of Things (IoT) concepts.
•    Understanding of business fundamentals – roles of various departments in the organization: marketing, sales, economics, manufacturing, business management, engineering.
•    Interpessoal communications skills.
•    Effective use of group and team facilitation skills.
•    Effective written and verbal communication skills, including experience in public speaking.
•    Organizational skills including prioritization and resource deployment.
•    Commitment to task and accountability.
•    Team building and leadership skills.
•    Ability to influence individuals and organizations not under a direct reporting relationship.
•    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
•    Desired knowledge of mechanical plastic and metallic parts and embedded software.
•    Computer skills including Microsoft Office applications for word processing, spreadsheets, TFS and presentations.
Required Experience
•    Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree (e.g. Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science); Mastering or MBA is a plus.
•    Experience with team Management.  Related to electric metering is a plus.
•    Minimum 5 years with technical role as Hardware developer. Related to electric metering is a plus.
•    Desired experience with agile / SCRUM.
•    Portuguese and English (written and spoken). Other languages are a plus.


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Job Title:  R&D Coordinator, Hardware

Requisition ID:  18222

Curitiba, BR

Workplace Type:  Hybrid
Career Level:  Experienced Senior Leader
Date Posted:  May 25, 2023

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