ELECTRONICS DESIGN ENGINEER

  • Job Reference: SS/GP-EDE
  • Date Posted: 30 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Clearly Defined
  • Location: Worthing
  • Salary: £38,000 to £49,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + benefits.
  • Sector: Engineering Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Grant Paskins

Job Description

ELECTRONICS DESIGN ENGINEER

Worthing, West Sussex

Permanent. Salary £38,000 to £49,000 + excellent benefits.

 

Our client is focussed on delivering the very best in high stability, low noise high voltage power supplies for mass spectrometry, medical and industrial applications.

As a solutions company which creates comprehensive sample-to-answer solutions for laboratory science, analytical and clinical equipment, their products are delivered without compromise and are ultra-responsive with transparent project management. 

The role of Electronic Design Engineer is based in the busy design engineering department, taking a key role in developing new custom and modified designs, delivering the product roadmap and maintaining the current product range. A passion for engineering and the enthusiasm to communicate this across the organisation is desirable.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Development of concepts and designs to meet customer and/or internal requirements, taking the product through design and development to production
  • Modification and enhancement of existing power supply designs to meet customer requirements
  • Design and test of new high voltage power supplies
  • Design and build of test equipment
  • Documentation of work
  • Circuit schematic capture and layout of PCBs (both low and high voltage stages) using PC software tools.
  • Involvement in component selection and component obsolescence issues
  • Product safety assessments and approval liaison
  • Customer application support
  • The role also requires the flexibility to perform other activities, which from time to time become necessary. These activities may be quality, production or administration related.

 

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Degree in Electronic & Electrical Engineering or close derivative at 2:1 or above preferred
  • Degree in Physics (or similar) or HNC/HND in Electronics with significant applicable knowledge and experience would be acceptable
  • Thorough understanding of analogue electronics, control loops and power supply stability
  • Detailed knowledge of high voltage power supplies would be advantageous
  • Thorough understanding of low noise analogue circuits 
  • Understanding of digital circuits, low noise signal conversion and embedded systems
  • To be proficient and have proven experience in relevant electronic design
  • Experience as lead engineer on at least three projects, taking the project from concept to production
  • Switch mode and linear power supply design experience
  • Experience of design for manufacture and design for test
  • Experience of embedded systems and use of microcontrollers
  • Familiarity with simulation tools & test methods for transient analysis, loop stability and frequency response analysis
  • Practice in working with PCB CAD and 2D CAD systems and some experience of 3D CAD
  • Conversant with product safety and EMC

     

    Experience of the following is not essential but would be an advantage;

  • Regulatory requirements (EN/UL61010)
  • High voltage design experience
  • Electric field FEA
  • Software development for test systems

Salary is negotiable along with an excellent benefits package as follows::

•    Wellbeing Portal which hold discounts to restaurants and shops, rewards, health and wellbeing tips.
•    Options to be put in the Medical/Dental/Life/Travel Insurance
•    Cycle to Work Scheme
•    Full Sick pay for 26 weeks after probation
•    Reward and Recognition Schemes
•    Small Flexi time window
•    Fridays are a 1pm finish