Electronics Design Engineer

Employer
INNOVA SEARCH
Location
Northwich, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
3 Oct 2020

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Do you have a passion for new product development? Are you an experienced and meticulous Electronics Design Engineer? Do you have a proven track record of leading product roadmaps? Are you seeking a business who supports innovative thinking?

Our client is a highly creative designer and manufacturer of electronic and mechanical products sold into a variety of industry sectors. Their diverse product range is sold into numerous industries from construction, manufacturing and the engineering sectors. With a brand-new business premises, featuring a state-of-the-art electronics lab with brand new equipment, the business boasts an on-site gym, kitchen/dining area in their 20,000 square-ft premises. The client is looking for an innovative Micro-Electronic Design Engineer to join an exciting new product design team and assist with the launch of new international award-winning range of products.

Due to my client's working relationship with a Chinese sub-contractor, you will need to have had previous experience of managing suppliers/sub-contractors internationally.

Reporting into the Managing Director, you will be responsible being the go-to design expert within micro-electronics. Your time will be spread across in-house design, quality assurance, project management and overseeing/leading new product development. The role is largely autonomous, and the business allow for creative thinking to grow their diverse range even further.

Responsibilities:

* The creation and design of an exciting road map of new products

* Working alongside 3D Designers with CAD and in-house prototyping ability, in order to fast-track the developing portfolio of products

* Develop, source and manage the supply chain for new electronic products

* Create and introduce new products to the range, along with new electronic devices

* Inventory control and supply chain stability

* Communication with the Far East is key to encourage relationships with existing and new supply chain

* Build on electronic design schematics alongside existing consultants

* Quality control and testing

* Assist with Marketing opportunities alongside the team

* Key negotiating skills required and the assistance on the importing of components and products

Requirements:

* A Bachelor's Degree in Electronic Engineering or equivalent

* A minimum 4 years' experience within microelectronics design

* A minimum 3 years' experience of new product development (NPD)

* New material knowledge and an awareness of emerging IOT technology is a bonus

* A proven track record of working for and designing within consumer/B2B electronics business
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