Electronics and Control Systems Engineer

Polytec Personnel Ltd
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an Electronics and Control Systems Engineer to join the Hardware Team of a Company based in North Hertfordshire.


* Design, development and commissioning of machine control solutions - including PCBs and embedded software
* Provision of technologies to interface between hardware and software elements of products
* Provision of support and training for newly developed machine control systems
* Applying standard methodologies across the spectrum of machine control engineering activity
* Pro-active contribution to a systems engineering approach on new product development projects
Effective communication of interfaces and agreed protocols with other development project team members
* Lead of and/or contribution to design reviews with peers and other groups as required
* Provision of information to enable the development and maintenance of accurate project plans by the Project Manager
* Attendance at team meetings


* Excellent degree (2:1 or above), ideally in Electronic and/or Software Engineering
* Chartered Engineer preferred but not essential
* Embedded software for machine control and automation purposes.
* Electrical motor control, including steppers, DC and brushless DC Servos.
* Experience of Electrical/Electronic communication protocols and hardware including RS232, RS422, RS485 and USB
* Low speed digital electronics design
* Analogue electronics design including small signal handling and processing for MCUs
* Demonstrable experience of PCB layout
* Development of equipment for the automated testing of PCBs and electronic sub-systems.
* Professional and Technical expertise
* Oral and Written communication skills
* Embedded C / C++
* Knowledge of digital and analogue electronics design
* Good planning skills
* Team-based style

The following would be advantageous:

* Experience of various communication protocols used over Ethernet.
* Experience of the design of electronic circuits and enclosures to meet EMC regulations
* Participation in integrated engineering teams, including the specification, procurement, installation and commissioning of high value, automated capital equipment
* Experience in high technology and/or life science industry
* Electro-mechanical systems engineering
* Electrical motor control of AC Servo systems
* Safety related software and hardware
* Knowledge of STM32 ARM Cortex MCUs
* Keil development environment
* Development of embedded software using both RTOS and Super Loop architectures.
* Altium Designer
* PCB design
* C# Programming for Windows Applications
* Commercial awareness
* Ability to take leadership of project related machine control activities


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