Senior Hardware Engineer

£30000 - £40000/annum
12 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of electronic passenger information displays for transport. Based in Leicestershire, they are now looking for an experienced Senior Hardware Engineer to join the team.

The ideal candidate will have a HND or degree in Electronics Engineering Design. You must have a working knowledge of FPGA design process and use of PCB design packages. The ability to design a range of electronic circuits which will include complex microprocessor based products is also preferable.

Role Description
- To ensure that all electronic hardware developed meets agreed design, operational and manufacture needs and test specifications and quality standards.
- Develop and maintain the highest quality electrical/ electronic sub-systems to meet existing and new product requirements for the business also ensuring bespoke designs meet customer requirements.
- To create the circuit schematics and define parts for the BOM.
- Manage the 'cost engineering of all parts and components to minimise cost and maintain quality.
- Using the PADS software or ORCAD to produce the PCB artwork necessary for procurement and manufacture of hardware designs.
- To work as a member of the wider engineering team and liaise with both mechanical and PREP functions to inform the translation of hardware designs into practical manufacturing solutions.
- To ensure that all designs meet current legal requirements for EMC and safety certification including the liaison with external test houses and certification boards as necessary.
- Creation of BOM from circuit schematics and inclusion on relevant part of Vantage system.

Qualifications / Experience
-You will ideally have a HND or Degree in Electronics Engineering Design.
-You will have some working knowledge of EMC and Safety Standards.
-You will have experience of FPGA design process.
-You will have a good understanding of parts specification and transposition into manufacturing process.

Commutable from:
Loughborough, Leicester, Tamworth, Birmingham, Derby, Ashbourne, Stoke -on- Trent

Key Words:
Hardware Engineer, Design Engineer, Microcontroller, PADS, Electronics, Hardware, Design, R&D, Research and Development, ORCAD, PCB, BOM

For more information or to apply please contact;
Wilkin Chan (Apply online only)
(url removed)

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