Electronics Engineer

Recruiter
Industrious Recruitment
Location
Buckinghamshire
Posted
12 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is looking for an experienced Electronics Engineer to join their post-development support team.

Main Function of the Job

The primary functions of the Electronics Engineer are to maintain the existing product portfolio by redesigning legacy products where necessary to ensure production continues smoothly as well as maintaining the component database.

Job Specification

* Provide technical support to the manufacturing facilities in China and the UK.

* Work with the Quality department to highlight common faults and redesign the product before failure occurs.

* Redesign legacy products after a failure occurs in the customer’s application.

* Conduct detailed failure analysis.

* Solve complex technical/commercial issues, working closely with all engineering disciplines within the company.

* Write detailed and accurate technical reports.

* Update documentation, drawings and BOM listings as required.

* Conduct application based testing for the customer as required by the Business Development department.

* Redesign the product to reduce manufacturing and materials costs while maintaining product quality.

* Maintain project plans and report on the progress of project work as requested by the section manager.

* Work with the Engineering team to meet the targets outlined.

* Take part in design reviews and be involved in the technical decision making process.

* Provide technical support to other departments as required.

* Keep up-to-date status logs of tasks that are in progress. Ensure the systems used for this purpose are maintained and are effective.

* Source suitable alternatives to components where required.

* Redesign and requalify products where an alternative component is required but a suitable equivalent is not available.

* Assess component manufacturer’s PCNs and their impact on the product they are used on, following up with further action where necessary.

Essential

* Formal qualification equivalent to UK degree level in electronics or related discipline. Candidates with equivalent experience may be considered.

* Three years’ experience in analogue electronics, preferably power electronics.

* Have a sound theoretical understanding of analogue electronics.

* Have experience of conducting laboratory based testing and have an understanding of measurement techniques.

* Be willing to travel worldwide as required.

* Have knowledge of manufacturing methods used in the electronics industry.

* Have experience of working with defined project costs.

* Have the ability to multi-task and cope with a degree of pressure in a professional engineering environment

* Knowledge of active and passive electronic components used in electronic power converters

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