Senior Electronics Engineer

Recruiter
Dsb Recruitment Consultancy Limited
Location
Malvern, Worcestershire
Salary
Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted
04 Jul 2019
Closes
31 Jul 2019
Ref
1198344230
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, an international market leader in the nano-technology field are looking for a Senior Electronics Engineer to join the advanced engineering team. The main purpose of this role is to improve and maintain electronic designs through identified design changes to improve functionality, yield, cost in response to customer feedback, or due to discontinued components.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·Improve electronic and cable designs to aid manufacturability and serviceability.

·Solve problems as they relate to electronic engineering issues, working closely with other technical specialists as necessary.

·Identify and implement cost reductions.

·Carry out experiments and /or perform design calculations to predict, measure and validate instrument performance with respect to mechanical, particulate and other parameters.

·Understand and mentor others in good design techniques, experimentation, analysis and domain understanding.

·Maintain designs and drawings (Schematic, wiring, assembly, BOMs, ATE specifications etc.), in accordance with company and international standards.

·Produce safe, compliant and robust designs, by understanding the intent of existing designs and critical to quality functional elements.

·Perform activities such as brain storming, concept selection, DFMA and FMEA.

·As a senior engineer, be a technical leader for a given product or problem, providing team leadership and design direction as appropriate.

·From time to time to take on the role of Project Leader of a team as directed by the Engineering Manager providing team leadership and design direction as appropriate to the size of project.

·Lead or participate in product architectural discussions as required, through an appreciation of the overall system design, and the interactions and trade-offs with other engineering discipline areas.

·Liaise with suppliers to determine the choice of components and test methodologies.

·Provide electronic support to the procurement team to allow manufacture in low cost economies and provide technical support to the manufacturing facilities overseas.

·Support suppliers relating to electronic parts and assemblies, both on and off shore.

·Act as the interface between the New Product Development team and the Manufacturing team during the release of new products.

ACCOUNTABILITY:

·Ensuring that designs and drawings comply with Company standards.

·Correct approval of drawings submitted for review by junior engineers.

·Timely completion of allocated tasks.

·Concept selection.

·Design solutions.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED OF THE JOB HOLDER:

Entry Qualifications

·Electronic Engineering degree at a 2:1 or above or equivalent experience

Skills & Experience

·Use of schematic capture and printed circuit design tools.

·Use of SPICE and SI simulation tools.

·Design for manufacture, assembly, and test.

·PCB, PCA, and cabling test methods.

·Generating test specifications.

·Fault finding and problem solving.

·Report writing.

·Design of micro-controller and DSP based instrumentation and control electronics, including sensor interfaces, dc-dc regulators, and small actuator drives.

·Working within a multi-disciplinary team, including Software and PCB design engineers.

·Ability to write test software would be useful.

·Ability to write test code in VHDL would be useful.

·General EMC and safety standards.

·General EMC and safety standards.

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