Senior Hardware Engineer

Recruiter
Absolute Recruitment Limited
Location
Blaenau Gwent
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
20 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Absolute is operating at a Recruitment Agency for the supply of permanent opportunities.

A pioneering global manufacturing company are looking to recruit a Senior Electronics Hardware Engineer due to them growing. The company provides energy-efficient solutions that help people to effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. They are dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable.

The primary function of this role is to support best practices in all aspects of hardware design (analogue and digital PCB design). Working closely with software and mechanical teams to ensure that design is fit for purpose. As a Senior Hardware Engineer you will be expected to have a good understanding of electronics hardware as well as modern manufacturing techniques for high volume electronics manufacture. An appreciation of full design life cycles from cradle to grave is essential along with experience in requirement capture and system level design. As a Senior Hardware Engineer you will be expected to drive best practice design on new designs, investigate new technologies for future products and lead support activities for current production products such as field returns and component obsolescence.

Essential Functions:

* Analogue hardware design (Discrete transistor level, op-amps, comparators etc.)

* Digital design (Flash memories, microprocessor integration and specification)

* Design Documentation base on a V-Cycle Development process (requirement capture, design architecture, WCCA, dFMEA, Test planning and product sign-off)

* Design for EMC compliance and understanding of current standards

* Knowledge of high volume manufacturing techniques to enable low cost manufacture of products

* Software appreciation (Software design constraints, hardware/software boundary specification)

Desirable Functions:

* Power supply design/understanding

* Mechanical appreciation (Mechanical constraints of electronics design such as thermal, EMC, shock/vibration etc.)

Qualifications and Knowledge:

* Analogue electronics – low cost and low power design

* Digital electronics

What they offer:

* Excellent working environment – safety and ethics is really important to them

* Culture & Values

* Learning & Development - They invest in their employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available

The company are renowned for their investments in people and giving their staff the flexibility and tools to achieve their desired outcomes, providing a very positive working environment.. They are also growing year on year, allowing paths for career progression should you wish to do so.

If you are a hardware engineer, looking for a new role with the above experience, then please submit your CV to be considered.

A relocation package of up to £2500 is available for the right candidate.

Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applicants who apply to our vacancies, in certain instances this is not always possible. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 5 working days of your application, please assume that on this occasion you have not been successful. We will retain your details on file and advise should alternative opportunities arise

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