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Electronic Design Engineer - Birmingham

Ref: 106 Date Posted: Thursday 16 May 2019
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Our Client

Our client are a fast-growing electric vehicle and smart energy technology company developing innovative charging and energy storage solutions for the home, with additional capabilities in vehicle electrification and upgrades.



Reporting to the Electrical & Electronic Team Lead, you will develop the electronic engineering capability and performance of the business, with key responsibilities including:

  • Electronic development from requirements capture, design, and prototype, through to production readiness and cost-down

  • Working to, developing and implementing processes in line with best practice and our quality management system

  • This is a varied role with diverse technical challenges so would suit a strong electronic engineer with broad skills who enjoys working across the full product lifecycle

  • Performing other reasonable tasks in line with business requirements


Essential Skills:

  • HND or Degree-qualified in Electronic Engineering, or equivalent, with 5+ years related experience preferably within consumer product development

  • Experience in the following technical areas:

  • Schematic capture and PCB design; preferred design package being KiCAD
  • Experience of electronics design using embedded solutions
  • Process improvement
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment with limited supervision

  • Thorough understanding of the lifecycle, through life costs, configuration control, safety and environmental aspects of product development

  • Demonstrable experience of managing electrical and electronic sub-assembly development from requirements capture through options development, concept design, scheme design, detailed design and manufacture through to installation, testing and commissioning

  • A proven track record of delivering technical solutions within challenging timescales

  • An exceptional eye for detail and an emphasis on quality in day to day work practices

  • Champion safe working practices within the design process and the workplace

  • Knowledge of operating within an ISO 9001 quality system


Desirable Skills:

  • Product/sub-assembly testing and certification
  • Developing CE marked products
  • Design for EMC compliance
  • Design of power electronics
  • Experience with version control and issue tracking software
  • Knowledge of electric vehicle charging standards (CHAdeMO, CCS, J1772, IEC 61851)
  • Demonstrable experience of productionisation and cost down of existing products
  • A desire to be challenged and to contribute to the success of the business



Get in touch with 
Sheraz Adil   
Tel: +44 (0)1908 920 439
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