Electronics Design Engineer

Unipart Rail
17 Jun 2018
14 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Electronics Design Engineer

Unipart Dorman is a leading UK Original Equipment Manufacturer of LED solutions for rail and traffic signalling and hazard warning lights and its name is recognised globally for quality and innovation. The organisation is part of Unipart Rail.

Unipart Dorman is undergoing significant growth in new markets developing and innovating products using new and emerging technologies. We are looking for an Electronics Design Engineer who enjoys working as part of an innovative design team to help realise our growth plans.

Unipart Rail is a supply partner to some of the world’s best-known names. Our partners know us to be expert in the services we provide – giving them the confidence to pursue their business objectives, while we support them with bespoke solutions.

Position: Electronics Design Engineer
Location: Southport (Commutable from Blackpool, Liverpool, Preston and surrounding areas)
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 35.25 hours per week
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Benefits: Competitive salary, Pension, 25 Days Holiday (plus Bank Holidays)

About the role:

Reporting to the Product Design and Development Manager, the Electronics Design Engineer will work as part of the Engineering team to develop and innovate products for manufacture using new and emerging technologies to support the businesses growth plans. You will also support current products with technical design changes and modifications.


- Create innovative solutions to complex design issues as part of the product definition and design cycle
- Undertake tasks in accordance with the engineering key performance indicators (quality, cost and delivery) and Innovation tracker
- Develop electronic product and component designs using both analogue and digital electronic design as well as possessing an excellent knowledge of embedded software (PIC and C)
- Work in collaboration with engineers across the application development and engineering teams (mechanical and electronics engineers) to produce cost-effective, reliable design solutions
- Work within the New Product Development (NPD) gated process to successfully deliver products to the right specification and timeframes ensuring complete customer satisfaction
- Undertaking modifications to existing products in line with customer requests through the Engineering Change Request (ECR) process
- Prepare cost and schedule estimates giving appropriate consideration to technical risks
- Perform qualification testing of products and validation and produce test equipment specifications
- Create, update and control technical drawings and documentation
- Design concepts and undertake preparatory work for new product development
- Attend customer meetings (internally and externally) as required
- Liaise with suppliers for tooling, component and sub-assembly requirements
- Contribute to (or lead) Engineering projects as required using appropriate project management tools and Engineering trackers / gate process
- Conduct FMEA’s and product safety analysis as required
- Embrace Unipart Way lean tools and techniques to support with day to day operations and monitoring of KPI’s

About you:

- You will be able to demonstrate expertise in both analogue and digital electronic design as well as possessing an excellent knowledge of embedded software (PIC and C)
- You will have experience providing engineering support to manufacturing teams in a product development environment
- The successful candidate will be educated to degree level in an Electronics Engineering discipline (or equivalent experience)
- You will ideally have experience working with lighting, optics or LED products and technologies or experience working within a manufacturing environment in a safety critical industry

You may have experience of the following: Electronics Design Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Electronics Technician, QA Engineer, Electronic Engineering, Electronic Prototypes, Design Engineer, Electronic Design, Test Engineer, Hardware Engineer, Electronic Development, etc

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications

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