Electronics Design Engineer / Hardware Engineer - Doncaster

Saxon Recruitment Solutions
12 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Electronics Design Engineer / Hardware Engineer - Near Doncaster

Commutable from Doncaster, Rotherham, Barnsley, Sheffield, Worksop.

Electronics Design, Hardware Design, Firmware, Digital Electronics, Analogue Electronics, Low Power Electronics, Wireless, PCB Design, R&D, EMC, Cadence, OrCAD, Embedded Software.

This award winning R&D organisation are looking for an experienced Electronics Design Engineer / Hardware Engineer, to work on exciting and technically challenging projects on Smart Buildings / Building Automation technology, which combines state of the art software, electronic hardware and firmware.

The Hardware Engineer / Electronics Design Engineer will define, design, create and maintain electronic hardware systems and products, including wired/wireless sensors and peripherals which encompass existing legacy and next generation product designs. This is a key product/system development role as part of the electronic hardware team within the R&D department.

The experience / knowledge / skills required of the Hardware Design Engineer include :
* A relevant hardware/software qualification (Degree or above)
* Hardware development experience (3 years minimum and more than 3 completed projects)
* Design for high volume manufacturing and testing
* Experience in a range of technologies including digital, analogue and lower power electronics (e.g. battery operated)
* Familiarity with CAD packages for schematic capture and PCB design
* Strong problem solving skills and good knowledge on product design technologies
* Experienced in writing design documents and test procedures
* Environmental testing and EMC
* The ability to work well under pressure
* Good communication skills.

It would be desirable if the Hardware Engineer had the following skills and experience :
* Experience on Detectors and short range wireless devices
* Knowledge with Cadence/OrCAD software or similar
* Knowledge of Embedded Software.

The main accountabilities of the Hardware Design Engineer include :
* To design and develop electronic hardware for a range of the next generation wireless products.
* To work as part of a team on complex electronics/software projects being a key member and driving force in the detailed design of the products.
* To carry out the product/system interference investigation to make sure the products meet the relevant standards and approvals requirements.
* To deliver the VA/VE activities on design/development on new and existing products for reducing costs & improving function.
* Product Documentation, Manufacturing Documentation, Design Reviews and Support for Test and Approvals.

Great career opportunities in a professional, well established, secure, highly successful and expanding organisation. The company offers varied, challenging, and interesting project work in a forward thinking multi-disciplined R&D team. You will be developing some advanced electronic products allied to the exciting Internet of Things (IoT). The company has a great culture, offers flexible working, has a commitment to continuous training & development, supported by excellent staff retention.