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Senior Electronics Engineer

Senior Electronics Engineer

Job Title: Senior Electronics Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Industry:
Salary: £45-55k + Bonus + excellent benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DW4988
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email: Davidw@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: January 02, 2019 12:00

Job Description

Great time to join an expanding company developing some of the very latest technology used to support electric vehicles. We are looking for an Electronics  Engineer with Mixed Signal experience, familiar with SMPS & PSU Design along with measurement techniques such as EMC Testing, Power Supplies and Sensors.
 
Senior Electronics Engineers are the key detailed designers for the electronic projects in the in-wheel motor range, and you will be responsible for designing and executing the test and validation programs for your designs, including management of external test bodies.
 
This position would suit an Engineer who has knowledge and experience of ISO 26262 and considerable industry experience, seeing a product from concept into production.
 
This role reports to the Electronics Design Manager and is based in the UK with an occasional requirement for national and international travel, primarily to China/Europe.
 
Key Responsibilities
Full life cycle design from initial concept through to productionisation
Mixed signal design and interfacing
SMPS and PSU design and development
Sensor selection and design of conditioning circuitry
Designing to meet EMC standards and regulations
Simulation, calculation and circuit design
Writing design specifications and reports
Driving validation and verification activities
Presentation in design reviews
Supporting manufacturing activities in the UK and China
 
Relevant Knowledge & Experience
 
Essential:
  • Good degree in Electronic Engineering or other relevant subject.
  • Strong experience in simulation, design, analysis and test of electronics systems
  • Experience in design of embedded processors, sensors and interfacing electronics
  • Multiple journeys through complete development lifecycles
  • Design for EMC; analysing and rectifying compliance issues
  • Design for Manufacture/Test
 
Desirable:
  • Design for functional safety to ISO26262 (ideally ASIL D) or similar
  • Familiarity with Infineon Aurix micro processors and AUTOSAR
  • Knowledge of communications buses, i.e. CAN, SPI, I2C
  • Experience of interfacing with high voltage power electronics
  • Thermal modelling and simulation
  • Familiarity with relevant automotive legislation, standards and guidelines
  • Calculation of component stress and de-rating and reliability estimation
  • Familiarity with Altium Designer
  • Using and applying DFMEA
  • Experience in an automotive OEM or Tier 1 supplier
 
There is a preference to find an Engineer with automotive experience, although other regulated industries such as Aerospace, Industrial Control, Medical will be considered.
 
Benefits Package
Discretionary Bonus - up to 15%
Life Assurance 
Pension Scheme
Private Healthcare
Share Options
Learning & Development
Relocation package
 
The client has a forward thinking, professional and open culture and are looking for likeminded individuals who can add value to the hardware department.