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Kelly Services Electronic Design Engineer in Hopkinton, Massachusetts

Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting 6+ month (temp-hire potential!!!) contract opportunity as an Electronic Design Engineer for a top fortune 500 company in Hopkinton, MA.

Title: Electronic Design Engineer

Duration: 6+ months (temp-hire potential!)

Location: Hopkinton, MA

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development, installation and maintenance of electronics for new and existing products. May work with research teams to identify needs or resolve problems. Conducts testing on existing systems and designs and implements improvements.

  • Seeking a highly motivated candidate to join the Hopkinton Applied Genomics R&D team. This role will lead development of automated platforms for various applications within genomics field. This position will require the ability to interface to a multi-disciplinary group as well as cross functions for the timely completion of projects.

  • Contribute to multiple projects from an electrical design, development and testing perspective.

  • Determine design feasibility, evaluate design alternatives, and select optimum design approach.

  • Develop requirements, specifications, schematics, simulations (where applicable), assembly drawings, bills of material, and material cost estimates.

  • Ensure component reliability based on technical evaluation of vendors’ designs and manufacturing processes.

  • Present experimental findings and interpretations to R&D team members and cross-functional leaders.

  • Lead root cause activities to identify and resolve technical issues related to products

  • Design electrical solutions for manufacturability (DFM).?Assist manufacturing in transition from development into production

  • Ensure electrical design and documentation complies with medical safety and EMC/EMI standards; strong understanding of IEC 60601-1, 3.1 edition Safety and Essential performance and IEC60601-1-2 4th edition Electromagnetic disturbances

  • Accountable for R&D DHF deliverables according to Perkin Elmer Design Control Process following ISO 13485 regulatory standard (product requirement specifications, technical feasibility plan/report, risk control record)

  • Hands-on involvement in all phases of product development, including concept, planning, development and validation


  • Medical device experience preferred (or robotics), highly prefer experience in altium or alternatively orcad or eagle, electronic circuit design experience, designed mixed mode circuits.

  • Should be able to explain basic concepts on designing electronics, strong hands on experience is preferred over level of education.

  • Additionally, the candidate is expected to be experienced in electrical engineering, specifically PCB design, high voltage, circuit design, DSP, FPGA, electromechanical systems experience,?stepper and servo motors.

  • The ideal candidate must demonstrate a focused attention to detail, work well with others in a team environment, be able to motivate team members, and be able to define clear targets and effectively communicate results and data interpretation to all team members.

  • Track record in liquid handling automation technologies

  • Digital, analog and mixed circuit design experience; excellent knowledge of low-noise techniques for circuit design and board layout

  • Circuit design experience. power conversion, micro-controllers, electromechanical drivers and electro-optics circuits

  • Experience in use of advanced simulation/debugging tools; e.g., PSpice, JTAG, logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc.

  • Demonstrated experience in RUO product launch (IVD a plus)

  • Experience in requirement management tool (TFS) preferred

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong sense of ownership, self-starter

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work in fast pace environment.

Education / Experience:

  • 3-5 years’ experience (will consider MS or BS degreed candidates) intermediate level role.

  • Relevant engineering with industrial experience in life science / molecular diagnostics field

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please contact Michelle Niemira ( ) for immediate consideration.

Why Kelly?

  • As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

  • Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

  • A competitive hourly pay rate with weekly checks

  • Access to newly expanded Medical Plan options

  • Online continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center

  • Several employee discounts

  • And more!

Why Kelly ® ?

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly® Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, we’re here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.