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Electronics Lead

Electronics Lead

Job Title: Electronics Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chard
Salary: Competitive Salary
Reference: PW4960
Contact Name: Paris williams
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Job Published: September 16, 2019 15:22

Job Description

Our Engineering Client designs and manufactures domestic, commercial and industrial cleaning and maintenance equipment located in South Somerset.

An exciting opportunity to lead and participate in design and development of all technical aspects relating electronic design. To support continuous improvement and strategic change.  Primarily focused on power & embedded electronic solutions to control our existing & future product range. 

You will manage development activities and team resources to align with project programs and deadlines & drive continuous improvement for best practise design, guidelines & rules. 

Provide technical guidance & support to team members. Improve capability of senior team members through development and KPI reports.
You will engage with engineers and suppliers both internally and externally to ensure an optimised solution is engineered and support continuous improvement through innovation, commercialisation and business need. 

Ensure that attention to detail, rectification of design error, and cost control, are considerations that you and your design teams have at the forefront of your minds when engaged on design work - for both new and existing products.
Represent your team at meetings with other internal and external stakeholders, and to ensure that the interests of the technology department are properly represented and promoted in an appropriate and respectful manner.

Regularly review documentation detailing system requirements, compliance, performance & validation in accordance with product specifications.

- Significant knowledge (degree or other appropriate qualification essential) in electrical Engineering or other relevant discipline. 
- Significant experience in power & embedded electronics for volume manufacture.
- Commercial experience - such as negotiation techniques, supply chain management, customer relationship development, etc.
- Previous small team management and leadership experience.

-Use of 3D CAD packages ideally Solid Works & Altium
-To provide technical leadership into all aspects of design work that falls within your Team