Electronics Engineer - Newcastle

CK Group
Newcastle Upon Tyne
11 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Alex Tosney is recruiting for a Electronics Engineer to join a highly innovative & multinational company. This life sciences and medical device manufacturer are recruiting on a permanent basis with a competitive salary and benefits package. The successful candidate will be based at the clients' headquarters in Newcastle upon Tyne.

The main purpose for this Electronics Engineer vacancy is the requirement to develop the electronic engineering solutions for research and commercial development of our portable molecular diagnostic platform, through the creation and management of electronic system architectures, overseeing and approval of PCB design, and control of embedded firmware development.

Further responsibilities include:
· This position must work within a team of scientists and engineers developing portable molecular diagnostic device and molecular diagnostics assays for a range of diseases.
· To interact with, and ensure excellent communication with, the other R&D groups and external engineering partners.
· The position will also be required to not only work within the development team based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, but also work as part of a wider research group, with other laboratories and partners globally.

The Electronics Engineer should have the following skills and experience:
· Familiarity with a modern electronic CAD PCB layout system (Altium preferred)
· Ability to source components, PCBs and bespoke silicon devices
· Ability to build prototype electronic devices including soldering and wiring
· Knowledge of techniques for design for manufacture, assembly, test and maintenance
· Ability to source suitable components and manufacturers and manage those outsourcing projects
· Experience with embedded software and I/O
· Experience with designing and building drivers for precision motor control and valve control
· Experience with designing and building drivers for precision temperature control
· Experience with high resolution, very low current analogue to digital converters

Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference TC41643 in all correspondence

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