Electronics Design Engineer

North East England
30000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
14 Jun 2019
15 Jun 2019
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client is a leading electronics manufacturer based in the North East of England. The company currently require a talented Electronics Engineer to join the business.

Purpose of the Role

* Design and development of new, innovative products / technology in line with the company's objectives, product roadmap and quality system
* Lead design projects from an electronics / electrical design perspective
* Act as product champion for some of the company's key products
* Identify and develop product improvements for existing products through innovation and continuous improvement techniques
* Research relevant, control and drive technology and lead technology adoption / changes in these areas

Key Responsibilities:

* Development of new products
* Maintain up to date project files
* Progress projects in line with company procedures
* Produce schematics, PCB layouts and BOMs incorporating DFx to allow the efficient production of PCBs and the overall product
* Research new LED and driver technologies and present findings and recommendations back into the company
* Participate in the full development cycle and deliver development updates at each check point stage during the product development programme
* Research competitor products and comparative products from other industries
* Identify technologies and features to advance our own products and maintain our position as number 1 in the market
* Test, document results, and present findings for peer review
* Ensure our products meet the company's specifications, customer expectations and adhere to the relevant legislation such as RoHS, REACH, EMC, safety, CE, UL, FCC and other international certification requirements
* Work closely with other design elements within the technical team (mechanical, optical, industrial design, software) to produce prototypes and proof of concept models.

Skills Required:

* Degree level qualification in electronic engineering or a similar engineering degree (Or qualified to above level by relevant industrial experience).
* Must have relevant industry experience in a similar role including hands on product design responsibility
* A good understanding and demonstrable experience of analogue electronics design
* A good understanding and demonstrable experience of digital electronics design including embedded microcontroller
* Extensive knowledge and experience of PCB design using a recognised professional PCB design package, including schematics and PCB layout.
* A good understanding and practical experience of Design For Manufacture & Test
* A good working knowledge of designing to EMC and safety certification - and an ability to help problem solve EMC issues
* Able to make a positive contribution to the overall team
* Good communication skills
* Good IT skills
* A commitment to self-development and professional development
* Excellent judgement, problem solving and critical thinking

* Demonstratable passion for new technology
* Experience of designing networkable / IP products
* Ability to grow and develop within the business
* A proven track record of achievement (personally and professionally)

Up to GBP35,000 plus benefits