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Product Development Engineer

Product Development Engineer

Job Title: Product Development Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kent
Industry:
Salary: £23-34k + Bonus + Good Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DW2510
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email: Davidw@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: March 29, 2018 14:07

Job Description

Our client is looking for an electronics engineer who can be part of a product development team within a new product environment. 
The role will be primarily supplier-facing, managing multiple suppliers and manufacturers in both high and low-cost countries, overcoming cultural and language barriers to deliver a new product in time for market. The position also extends to supporting their customers as needed.
 
You’ll be providing both product design and project management capability and assist the Product Development Team in upgrades and new product design, development & verification of the product portfolio.
 
This position will be predominantly at product level, requiring good understanding of defining and managing requirements, electronic & mechanical design, product verification and validation. The role requires the utilisation of cutting edge technologies and engineering methods.
 
You’ll ideally have knowledge of automotive electronics design standards and quality control principles.
 
Key Duties
Lead and manage product development throughout the product lifecycle
Supplier liaison and management
Requirements and engineering specification creation
Product design and design for manufacturing
Product verification and validation
Preparation of detailed component technical drawings, documentation and user manuals.
Aid the customers, sales and marketing on technical solutions and products support
 
Technology Used
LED and LCD display design and Cameras
Video and audio processing & interfaces
Digital video & audio recording
Ultrasonic sensing
Acoustic alarms
Analogue and digital circuit design and development
Micro & digital signal processing systems
Digital communication protocols e.g. CAN, I2C, SPI, RS232 or similar.
Software & hardware interface & software engineering
PCB level troubleshooting and product fault finding
 
Essential:
Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics product development or similar
3 years Industry practical experience with electronics product development
Project Engineering/Systems Engineering approach
Knowledge of analogue and digital electronics including micro processing, DSP, video signal processing
Knowledge of camera, optics, acoustics, LCD’s and digital recording technologies
 
Desirable:
Knowledgeable of modern automotive electronic architecture communication systems
Computer application skills: AutoCAD 2D, Electronic circuit simulation programs
Mandarin or Cantonese language skills
 
This would suit an electronics engineer who has seen a few products through from concept to delivery, strong leading, driving and co-ordination skills who can take responsibility. If you have excellent communication skills and enjoy working at the systems level then this is the role for you.