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System Engineer


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Job Summary


The “Systems Engineer” will be based in ……., reporting to ……

This role is accountable for designing, defining, and implementing system requirements for complex customer systems/products and/or preparing studies and researching existing systems prior to the transition to manufacturing for new product introduction.


  • Defines system specifications, input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
  • Coordinates design of subsystems and integration of total system.
  • Identifies, explores, and resolves program deficiencies.
  • Provides complex software development and consultation to prospective users.
  • Tracks customer/project issues and drives resolution.
  • Serves as main Project Development Engineer.
  • Develops and maintains project schedule.
  • Prepares and maintains Engineering NRE estimates.
  • Interfaces with and guides customer product development calls and meetings.
  • Acknowledges customer inquiries concerning complex system software and applications.
  • Accountable for systems level development and testing requirements involving finalizing approved Vendor Lists and design of components which are unavailable.
  • Provides complex technical assistance for sales presentations, product demonstrations, installation, and maintenance of company products to ensure that the system is functioning according to specifications.
  • Provides technical direction, as required, for the implementation of industry regulations and best practices as they apply to product/systems.
  • Develops product specifications where applicable.
  • Develops and/or approves test plans and test reports.
  • Defines pre-production system build logistics and deployment schedules.
  • Develops engineering release documentation.
  • Builds mini applications, as required, based on customer requirements to demonstrate feasibility of an application, often requiring rapid prototyping.
  • Ensures ISO process conformance.


  • Typically requires bachelor's degree in engineering or related field or equivalent experience and training.
  • One year of industry experience preferred.
  • Ability to operate telephones, data entry, office software to include word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation packages.
  • Demonstrated skills in project management.
  • Demonstrates operations and technical skills and understanding of Flex functional standards.
  • Demonstrates a general knowledge of functional concepts and a rudimentary understanding of Flex policies and procedures.
  • Has awareness of the functional impact upon work processes and other functions.
  • Executes and may provide input to functional processes or technologies.

Job Category

Design, Process & Technology Engineering

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