Electronics Engineer

Recruiter
Recruitment Genius
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
08 Sep 2017
Closes
18 Sep 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time

This stable and successful family business based in Birmingham offers a range of engine cooling systems, heating and air conditioning systems and fluid reservoirs.

Based from their Tyseley offices, you will be visiting customers' premises to discuss new products or review installation work, involving principally vehicle cooling systems, but also air conditioning systems, heating and ventilation systems. You will also get involved with their pressure test rigs where many tests are carried out, at external vehicle testing centres, or in their Elmdon service centre. UK travel is involved. Foreign travel will be involved after training. You will work with their personnel and customers to ensure their products and processes are to the best standards and liaise with all departments and customers on prompt resolution of all electrical and electronic development issues.

Key Skills Summary
- Qualified electronics engineer with some hands on experience
- Knowledge of electrical architecture
- Knowledge of vehicle electrics including CAN and engine management systems preferred
- A well rounded understanding of electrical and electronics theory
- Ability to read and interpret basic electrical schematics and wiring diagrams
- Good hands-on ability for wiring harness prototyping, prototype PCB assembly (both through hole and surface mount), electrical box build
- Understanding of embedded software for 8 bit and 32 bit architectures
- Understanding of the use and application of 3 phase power (up to 400V and 5kW) and high voltage DC power up to (800V and 10kW)
- Basic ability in an CAE package for simulation, schematic capture and PCB layout
- An appreciation of the dangers of, and safe practices in working with high voltages
- Refined communication skills
- IT proficient
- Capable of working on site (UK or abroad) - UK based with possible overseas travel

Qualifications / Experience
- Degree in an electrical or electronics engineering discipline
- Basic knowledge of 3D modelling with capability for further training on Solid Works
- Confidence with electrical architecture, CAN and engine management systems ideal
- Must be a good communicator both written and verbally
- Driver's license essential - maximum 6 points
- Basic mechanical knowledge

Person Specification
- Comfortable with a hands on approach but also able to step back/ see overall picture
- An excellent eye for detail and a conscientious, methodical approach to hands on work
- Ability to receive and give out constructive criticism

Working Hours 0800-1700 Monday to Thursday// 0800-1500 Friday. Some flexibility will be required

Work Location
Based from Wharfdale Rd, Tyseley, Birmingham, the position will require travel both in the UK and overseas. There are also likely to be some antisocial hours, particularly while and working at customer's sites or at any other location required by the needs of our business and our customers.