Hardware Engineer

Expiring today

Recruiter
Contech Ltd
Location
New Malden, Greater London
Salary
£45000 - £55000/annum
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Hardware Engineer

The purpose of this role is to support the Engineering department to deliver on its current and future commitments. Our client has a busy and exciting product roadmap and this role presents an excellent opportunity for someone at the beginning of their career who is looking to make a difference.

The successful candidate will support existing products as well as assisting on new product development. There are longer-term opportunities to take on responsibility for areas of our clients product portfolio.

• Assisting hardware and system design authorities in the conduct of their work; undertaking fault investigations, testing equipment, generating test reports, raising change notes, liaising with supply chain management, etc.
• Supporting new product development; setting up equipment, conducting testing (inc. test houses and sea trials), and generating technical documentation.
• Maintaining the lab environment including the build state of the Integrated Bridge System (IBS).
• Helping to deliver functional/strategic goals for the year.
• To be aware of and comply with Company Standards of Conduct and all relevant statutory requirements.
• To carry out any other reasonable management request.

TECHNICAL/JOB SPECIFIC SKILLS

Required:
• Degree-qualified in a relevant engineering / technical subject (e.g. electrical/electronic engineering or similar).
• Knowledge of radar principles and design
• Able to read and interpret engineering documents, drawings, schematics etc.
• Ability to work in a team delivering system/hardware engineering activity.
• Strong numeracy and problem solving skills.
• Strong IT skills, specifically with MS Office products.

Desirable/Acquirable:
• Electrical/Electronic knowledge.
• Experience conducting EMC/Vibration/Shock qualification testing with external test houses.
• Able to produce technical/project documentation to required format/standards.
• Systems definition, design, integration, acceptance and analysis experience.
• Knowledge of marine specific standards (e.g. IEC 60945, IEC61162-1/2/450/460)