Electronics Designer

Norwich Engineering
Great Yarmouth
18 Apr 2019
16 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
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Our Client is extremely proud of their 70 year pedigree in the manufacture and test of high reliability electronic components, modules and sub-systems often used in safety critical high performance applications in harsh environments.

Their customers are major tier one corporations in sectors such as military avionics and communications, space satellites and civil aerospace. They rely on our Clients highly talented engineering and production teams with the expertise to transform an idea into a fully tested and qualified high reliability product whilst ensuring the smallest possible foot-print at a competitive price.

With fantastic an extremely interesting job role and exceptional benefits, such as 6% Employer pension contibution, A relocation package of up to £8k, Proactive Training & Development structure, Flexi time scheme, Early finish on Fridays, Life assurance 3 X Basic Salary and an extensive employee discount scheme this opportunity is like no other.

Looking for a Electronic Design Engineer within their Microelectronics division, the successful candidate would be providing technical design and layout expertise for both customer & internal-released development products ensuring successful execution of changes and launching of new products and customer satisfaction. Contributing to the attainment of departmental goals/objectives, establishment of guidelines, documentation, planning/development for the advancement of the department.


- To design and develop both New and Existing products for customer owned/ funded and Internal R&D.
- To design and develop both PCBA and Hybrid circuit layouts for new products.
- To generate full drawing packs and associated manufacturing documents to support above.
- Take lead role on engineering projects.
- To update drawings and associated manufacturing document packs.
- Provide product engineering support to both current and new products in manufacturing.
- To engage with Customers and Design Partners to the furtherance of the above.
- To participate in enhancing the Company’s technological capabilities.
- To participate in cost saving and continuous improvement activities.

Job Objectives:

- To undertake identified aspects of the design and development of new products.
- To actively improve or optimise aspects of design, function or processing of existing key products.
- To support other departments with urgent issues relating to existing designs or testing, and to formulate effective solutions
- To undertake any other duties and responsibilities as required to maintain and/or improve the efficiency, quality and service of the Engineering Team

The successful candidate should expect to be competent in many varying working relationships such as:

- External

- Technical engagement with customers

- Technical engagement with design partners

- Occasional technical engagement with suppliers which may require visits to the suppliers place of business

Technical Competencies:

Experience of microelectronics product design and development

Experience in design and generation of both PCB and Hybrid (thick film) circuit layout

Working knowledge of Pantheon / Eagle / Altium

Knowledge of relevant Industry Standards

Experience of High Temperature/Power microelectronics design and development

Experience of Optical data communication systems design and development.

Familiarity with Quality Management Systems and Business Systems Management

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