Electronic Design Engineer

Key Recruitment Ltd
13 Apr 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Electronic Design Engineer

Reports to: Engineering Manager

Based at: Fareham, Hampshire

Job Purpose: To create design solutions for electronic/electrical products in underwater vehicles in line with the company’s business needs through innovation, creativity and professionalism.

Scope: To work with minimal supervision either on your own or within project teams.

You may be required to manage projects, this will require you to direct and co-ordinate project activities within the Engineering Department and other areas of the business such as Purchasing, Operations, Sales and Logistics.

Essential Skills:

In depth knowledge of BLDC motors – 1kW+

Knowledge of motor control theory

Proven hardware design experience

Proven experience of knowledge of design for EMC compliance

Development of test procedures and requirements specifications

Experience of conducting hardware qualification testing

Fault finding and defect resolution

System level integration and testing

“Hands on” approach to the above

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with extensive professional experience.

Desirable skills:

Design of electronic products from specification through design and test, to production.

Analogue (small signal and power) and digital electronics

PSU design, with an output of 10’s kW, at several kV.

Power transmission and power factor correction

Knowledge of electrical wiring regulations

Solid state protected power switching

Control gear

LTSpice simulation

Orcad schematic

Office software suite

Video technology

Fibre optic technology

Current knowledge of Maritime standards

General accountabilities and responsibilities:

To use personal judgement and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles in day to day activities and procedures within the specified role.

To maintain personal ability in, and appropriate use of, all relevant IT (Information & Technology) and other systems required to adequately perform the role.

To act ethically, with integrity and in the best interest of the business at all times.

To maintain a professional and supportive relationship with team members and other departments in order to deliver business and delivery objectives or deadlines.

To carry out any other duties as detailed by your Supervisor or Manager from time to time.

To keep good time management to minimise any wasted time and maximise productivity and effectiveness.

Quality, health, safety and environment (QHSE)

Cooperate with the company to achieve a healthy, safe and sustainable working environment

Work in ways that ensure your own safety and that of others; “Do the right thing even when no one is looking.”

Report any incidents, near misses or other health, safety and environmental concerns

Deliver all products and services in line with quality standards to ensure we meet our customer requirements and highlight any quality concerns or potential improvements.

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