Electronics Design Engineer

Akton recruitment
01 Nov 2018
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Electronics Design Engineer
£38,000 – 48,000 + Benefits

Our client is a market leading provider in environmental technology solutions. They design and manufacture solutions for the environmental, industrial and energy markets across the globe.
Our client is looking for an applicant keen to develop and contribute to a vibrant, technology-focused business. As the Electronics Design Engineer, you will work closely with the firmware, software, and mechanical engineers throughout the product lifecycle to develop hardware and software in accordance with the company quality systems.
The role is office based at their UK facility in Coventry but will be split working on activity for both our UK and US engineering teams. Travel in the UK, and possibly the US, may be required from time to time.


• All aspects of Electronic design (both analogue and digital), from concept to completion
• Production and maintenance of electronic engineering to a high standard
• Ensuring full, complete compliance with QED’s QMS (Quality Management System), specifically where hardware is related to some of our accreditations
• Development of associated firmware/software related to the product design architecture, where applicable
• Ensuring a cost-effective solution is reached, within time budget
• Involvement in project planning and implementation, ensuring effective communication of anticipated timings for hardware requirements and delivery to these
• Evaluation and identification of new technologies for review or implementation
• Ensuring that hardware can be delivered and implemented on both a local and global level, within QED and its group of companies

Essential skills / experiences:

• Thorough understanding of fundamentals of electronic design, both analogue (such as amplification circuits) and digital
• Good understanding of PCB layout including high speed designs and EMC
• Embedded circuit design experience using microcontrollers, such as the Microchip PIC32 as an example
• Embedded firmware development
• Ability to communicate at all levels, both written and orally and to work effectively with third parties such as accreditation bodies and PCB layout companies
• Good Degree or equivalent in an electronic engineering discipline
• Extensive experience in a commercial design environment

Desirable skills / experiences:

• Experience in low power, low noise design and design for assembly techniques
• Knowledge of ORCAD circuit design tools
• LoRa or other M2M network connectivity hardware and firmware development
• You may have experience of the following: Electronics Technician, Electronics Engineer, Electronic Engineering, PCB, Printed Circuit Board, Electronic Prototypes, Design Engineer, etc.

If you are interested in discussing this role in more detail please contact Ian Prior on (Apply online only) or email

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