Senior Electrical Engineer / Principal Engineer

Recruiter
LEAN Engineering Recruitment Ltd
Location
Redditch
Salary
£45000 - £55000/annum
Posted
11 Jul 2017
Closes
10 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Electrical Engineer
£50,000
Redditch

Purpose of Role - Senior Electrical Engineer / Principal Engineer. The successful candidate will be a Technical Lead / Principal Engineer with vast electronics experience, the responsibilities of the role:

- Oversight of all technical issues within R&D
- Leading design reviews
- Mentoring junior engineers
- Hands-on electronics design and development, including schematics, PCB layout, & design verification - Providing technical input into product roadmaps and specifications
- Leading technical brainstorms to assist in the resolution of problems / aiding design
- Ensuring the department`s technical lessons learnt are applied across all products
- Assessing new technical tools
- Implementing product reliability improvements and cost reductions
- Assisting with the resolution of quality issues and field failures
- Supporting customers on technical issues
- Dealing with obsolescence issues

Candidate requirements - Quality Manager The ideal candidate must come from an electronic manufacturing environment and have the following skills, qualifications & experience:

Many years of in-depth analogue and digital electronics component level design experience
- Extensive experience of designing products containing embedded microprocessors
- Electronic CAD schematic and PCB layout design
- Experience of designing for EMC and debugging of EMC approval issues
- Low power, low voltage DC/DC converters
- Use of common busses such as SPI, I2C, RS232, RS485, USB, UART & Ethernet
- Experience of embedded software development
- Leading technical electronics design reviews
- Design verification testing and debugging of electronic circuits
- Experience working in a variety of electronics companies, with good practical knowledge of applying standard engineering practices such as gated review processes, change control, documentation etc.
- Experience of the full product life cycle, including taking products into mass production
- Creation of technical documentation
- Ability to communicate at all levels, and the ability to summarize complex technical issues
- Excellent written and verbal communications