Electronic Design Engineer

Charles Francis Cooper Recruitment
Dudley, West Midlands
13 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Electronic Design Manager / Electronic Design Engineer

based in the Midlands (in between Stoubridge and Dudley)

Excellent Salary, but we can't advertise I am afraid

The company

With a wealth of experience in every aspect of test machine design and development our client leads the way in specialist test applications for a diverse range of industries, from Aerospace and Pharmaceutical, to Automotive and Nuclear research as well as leading UK Universities closely linked with these sectors.

Specialising in materials testing technology, they offer expert consultancy and a complete end to end service; from bespoke design, manufacture and installation of machines and control systems, to ongoing support and UKAS calibration, refurbishment and re-purposing of existing equipment.

Purpose of role.

The central purpose of the Electronics Design Engineer is to support Design activities that are carried out competently by the Design team and align with the company's business plan and strategic direction.

This involves providing support and assistance for Design operations, including procurement, scheduling and performance of Design services on customer sites or at our client's premises to the required standard and customer specification.

Main Objectives:

Designing, documenting and testing bespoke electronics systems, ensuring all technical documentation and information produced is filed and maintained correctly in accordance with company procedures and processes.

Discussing and solving technical design issues and queries with production departments, suppliers and customers

Enhancing and improving existing products and seeking new and innovative solutions

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
·Produce accurate written documentation for internal and external business purposes, with relevant and precise information

·Create internal and external correspondence that are appropriate in frequency, tone and content to the recipient

·File and store written documentation correctly, in line with Company procedures

·Communicate accurate information to appropriate person or department in a timely manner

·Engage in discussions and offers suggestions and solutions to improve business processes

·Proactively approach staff to clarify information and resolve issues

·Collaborate with other departments and teams

·Providing accurate information to relevant departments in order to work effectively to meet deadlines.

·Engage in annual performance appraisals, performance reviews and personal improvement or development plans in line with business objectives

·Undertake any reasonable requests for training, either internally or externally, in order to improve performance and capabilities

·Prepare for weekly and monthly meetings as appropriate within the agreed reporting structure and timetable, and ensure efficient collaboration and co-ordination between relevant departments

·Organise own time (information, tools, materials, suppliers, customers etc.) to complete tasks to the required standard, schedule and budget, ensuring that deadlines are met.

·Develop and maintain professional relationships with new and existing customers, providing high quality support and assistance

·Communicate in a timely and professional manner, through written or verbal communications (to include correct grammar, punctuation, language, tone and content where applicable)

·Providing accurate information to customers through the production of instruction manuals, procedures and technical documentation as required

·Providing technical support to customers and understand the nature of the enquiry, informing the appropriate department where further action is required

Knowledge and Skills:

·Ability to define and produce electrical/electronic wiring diagrams

·Knowledge of analogue and digital electronics, components and sensors

·Use of schematic capture and PCB layout software

·Knowledge of CE approval and EMC test requirements

·Design using programmable logic arrays and microcontrollers

·Understanding of transducers and sensors

·The ability to fault find

·Good practical skills

·Experience with electronic test equipment and procedures

·Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

·Good level of numeracyStrong focus on Customer Service & degree of flexibility

·Verbal and written communication skills

·Strong Numeracy & IT skills, with good knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook packages

·Logical thinking

·Works well under pressure and part of a team

·Work effectively at all levels internally and externally

·Organising and Problem solving

Charles Francis Cooper celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

(Charles Francis Cooper are acting as an employment agency)

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/87568453

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