Sr. Hardware Designer – RF/DECT

  • Mitel
  • Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Feb 23, 2018
Engineering Human Resources Manufacturing Marketing R&D Telecommunications Product Mobile

Job Description

POSITION: Senior Product Manufacturing Specialist

DEPARTMENT: Engineering

OFFICE: Kanata, Canada

A global market leader in enterprise and mobile communications powering more than 2 billion business connections and 2 billion mobile subscribers every day, Mitel (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) helps businesses and mobile carriers connect, collaborate and provide innovative services to their customers. Our innovation and communications experts serve more than 60 million business users in more than 100 countries, and 130 mobile service providers including15 of the top 20 mobile carriers in the world. That makes us unique, and the only company able to provide a bridge between enterprise and mobile customers. For more information, go to and follow us on Twitter @Mitel.

Job Summary

The successful candidate will provide engineering support for the resolution of hardware problems, introduction of new products to selected contracts manufacturers (CMs), product maintenance, CM transitions. This role requires a close working relationship with contract manufacturers, R&D teams and operational team members.

Duties and Responsibilities

    • Investigate and drive the resolution of customer and CM reported hardware problems.
    • Evaluate & approve alternate component due to obsolescence, dual sourcing and cost reduction.
    • Generate Bill of Material (BOM), capture change definition, perform BOM maintenance and release to the CM/Repair facilities in an efficient, cost effective manner.
    • Monitor, audit the quality of products manufactured by our Contract Manufacturers
    • Manage the Contract Manufacturers to effectively analyze, identify and resolve technical issues in the manufacturing process. Interface with R&D teams, as necessary, to escalate technical issues for resolution.
    • Stay abreast of new manufacturing processes and technologies to continuously improve product quality and resilience.


The candidate for this position should have:

o Degree in Electronic or Electrical Engineering

o Min. 5-7 year working experience in manufacturing industry, preferably in telecom products

o Design of analog and digital electronics, schematic capture and PCB layout, timing analysis, and engineering analysis.

o Operational knowledge of RF simulation tools, network analyzers and spectrum analyzers

o Experience with DECT standards and DECT Protocols (CAT-iq, GAP)

o Power Design is an asset: Familiar with Boost/Buck DC- DC Converters, Linear and Low Drop-Out Regulators, Transformers, Power Over Ethernet

o Excellent communication skills and a demonstrated ability to engage different functional teams such as R&D, Operations, QA, external suppliers and contract manufacturers

o Proven track record in being able to analyze complex situations to determine root cause.

o Self-motivated and eager to take on new challenges

o Able to travel to China as required.

Mitel is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Upon request, accommodations will be made available throughout the recruitment process for persons with disabilities. For further information, please contact the Human Resources department.

Mitel’s recruitment practices are dedicated to identifying top talent. As an equal opportunity employer, we support a culture of diversity and equality and recognize the need for our workforce to be reflective of our global communities and customers. All decisions regarding recruitment will be made without regard to race, religious beliefs, color, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, physical and mental disability, age, ancestry or place of origin.