ELECTRONIC DESIGN ENGINEER

Job Description

A company with a long track record for innovation and offering tailored bespoke solutions to its global customer base, is currently seeking an Electronic Design Engineer to enhance their R&D Team.

As a company they design and develop a range of technical mechatronic products that are often required to work in partnership with other electronic technologies and equipment.

Their own internal team consists of experienced personnel in the areas of Software, Electronic and Product Design and this position will support all of these areas, with a biased toward Electronic Hardware Development, but with daily interaction with Digital, Software and Mechanical applications as well. 

The company are currently busy with the development of three new platforms that are required for delivery and testing early 2021, so the team are extremely busy developing and prototyping new technologies to ensure this target can be achieved. 

The position will be offered the opportunity to work remotely and on-site for the initial first 6 months, but the role will then be likely to be reverted back to purely on-site working, so applicants should ideally be situated within a 1 hour commuting distance of the office (South Manchester) 

Experience of the following would be extremely useful: 

  • Schematic Layout and PCB
  • Good working knowledge of STM32 Cortex M4
  • Exposure to Visual Studio, C++, C#, Python, bash
  • Good experience in Source Control, e.g. GIT, subversion
  • Collaboration tools, e.g. Confluence
  • Bluetooth 5 modules & Wi-Fi modules
  • USB 3 Type-C including Power Delivery control via STUSB
  • Digital/Analog signal conditioning
  • Control circuitry, load drivers, stepper motor control
  • Design for EMC and other certifications (e.g. CE, LVD, CB, FCC, UL, CCC, etc)
  • Capable of ‘bringing up prototype hardware’, and be comfortable using scopes, bus analysers, etc
  • Building, testing, debugging prototypes and early production models
  • Design of test equipment and procedures for high reliability production of volume parts
  • Experience of Windows App, Android, iOS or other mobile application development would be useful

Requirements for the Electronic Design Engineer role:

  • A positive attitude is essential as is flexibility, creativity and pragmatism
  • Ability to self-manage project work loads
  • Good analytical skills
  • Problem solving abilities
  • The understanding and learning of new technologies
  • A degree or equivalent in Electronic Engineering or related discipline
  • Experience of developing embedded electronic hardware and software for real-time and mobile systems

The company will offer:

  • 37.5 hour working week 
  • Contributory pension scheme (5%/5%)
  • Private Healthcare
  • 29 days paid holiday increasing with service
  • Death in Service benefit
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • A friendly relaxed atmosphere where everyone is focused on creating excellent products
  • Remote working for the first 6 months

Commutable from: Manchester, Wrexham, Macclesfield, Crewe, Stoke-on-Trent, Liverpool, Runcorn

Probe Technical Recruitment, R&D Recruitment Specialists since 1994

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Design Engineer

We are working with a company that are looking to strengthen their Design and Product Team with experienced CAD biased Engineers / Technicians. 

As an organisation they have seen a steady flow of business throughout the last 18 months and are now experiencing a real upturn in new sales from new and existing customers.

The company bespoke design and manufacture a wide range of fabricated and structural products that are supplied to a number of different industry sectors.

To meet this demand and to also fulfil the organisations own expansion plans, new roles now exist for Design Engineers.

Benefits:

  • £26,000 - £30,000
  • Pension 
  • Healthcare 
  • 33 Days Holidays (Inc Bank Holidays)

Purpose of a Design Engineer:

  • Design of products using design software and product manuals in support of the sales force.
  • Project Design: - To meet loads, sizes, applications and timescales.
  • Drawing Support: - To Outline, Quotation, Approval, Installation and Assembly details
  • Bill of materials: - Manufactured material, purchased material/services, installation, MHE and other. Phased to suit order build programme.

Design Engineer Daily Duties:

  • Using computer-aided design (CAD) software to create 2D designs.
  • Liaise with clients to identify their requirements.
  • Assessing the usability, environmental impact, and safety of a design
  • Produce accurate bill of materials for system entry.
  • Liaise with suppliers and internal support functions to obtain quotations for components, Installation and plant.
  • Reduce cost of failure through accurate design.
  • Follow design processes and procedures.
  • Plan effectively to ensure projects are delivered on time, to standard and to budget.

The Design Engineer must have the ability to:

  • To communicate appropriately in a clear, confident and professional manner with internal and external contacts.
  • To achieve targets set and work towards the next levels of competence in the design structure.
  • To help and support the success of the team, primarily the design team, but also extending to help and support associated parts of the business as required.
  • To continuously develop and learn new skills to achieve and exceed the business targets.
  • Take a keen interest in designing solutions and be able to push the boundaries within technical confines to provide the customer with a solution that suits the customers’ requirements.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A formal qualification in a technical subject 
  • Drawing software (AutoCAD packages)
  • Microsoft Office software 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A creative flair and design ability
  • Good visual and spatial awareness
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

This is a great opportunity to become part of a busy and dynamic team, where projects are varied and will often offer different design challenges. 

Commutable from Wolverhampton, Telford, Birmingham, Stourbridge, Dudley, Stafford, Welshpool, Ludlow

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

With over 40 years of history, client is one of the UK’s leading businesses in the Sheet Piling and Bored Piling industry, providing bespoke design and installation services to the civil engineering and construction industries across the United Kingdom and beyond.

A role of CFA Design Engineer has become available, as part of the company growth plan. 

CFA Design Engineer Role Overview

  • The CFA Design Engineer works within the Estimating team whose principal objective is to identify new business opportunities by preparing design solutions, estimates and tender proposals for the delivery of a variety of piling disciplines that meets the customer’s needs and in accordance with the Company’s Sales and Commercial Strategy.
  • The role is design and estimating. You will need to be proficient in working with design software such as AutoCAD / Wallap / Cads (or similar) and Microsoft Word and Excel and also have an understanding of the estimating process. 
  • You will be expected to work from a bill of quantities, or a set of drawings and any other form of enquiry documents a client will issue and provide piling designs and price estimates for everything from a one-off scheme to ongoing projects which will be completed over several months.
  • You will be required to follow a project through with any design requirements as the project develops or progresses.
  • You will be expected to have combined site experience with quantity surveying skills, commercial acumen and a mind capable of financial analysis.
  • This is a customer focused role that requires you to have the ability to engage with clients to determine their needs and articulate those requirements in order to provide a solution-based proposal.

CFA Design Engineer Benefits:

  • £31,000 - £36,000
  • Home Working
  • Car Allowance
  • Pension
  • Private Medical
  • Life Assurance

CFA Design Engineer Essential Candidate Requirements

  • BA Engineering / Civil Engineering – or equivalent in relevant experience
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in heavy civil engineering
  • Previous CFA Design Engineer experience

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Technical Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

Due to continued business growth, client is looking to appoint an experienced Digital / Analogue Electronics Engineer to join their established team on a full-time permanent basis. 

This is an important position within the R&D team, the Electronics Engineer will be key in driving the development of new audio products from initial design, through to production and post-production maintenance.

Company Benefits

  • Company performance and individual bonuses
  • 33 days holiday
  • Sick pay
  • Death in service cover
  • Unique, relaxed environment
  • Casual dress code

This Electronics Engineer role is commutable From: Northampton, Wellingborough, Rugby, Kettering, Bedford, Milton Keynes

Electronics Engineer Candidate Requirements

  • Degree qualified in Audio Electronics / Electronics Engineering or similar engineering subject.
  • 2+ years’ commercial experience in electronic design, ideally in audio electronics.
  • Audio experience working with ADC/DAC (Analogue/Digital Converters) and associated components, Op-amps etc.
  • High speed digital electronics experience, working with microcontrollers, DSPs etc.
  • PCB layout experience.
  • You must be a Guitar player.

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • The Electronics Engineer will be assisting with the design, input and modification of digital & analogue electronic schematics, with guidance from the Chief Engineer and wider team.
  • Undertaking the building and testing of electronic prototypes.
  • Advising and assisting with the sourcing of components for prototype production and testing.
  • Writing and performing new audio product tests, recording and presenting results.
  • Setting up test environments.
  • Brainstorming new product ideas and technical requirements/ specifications. Communicating with UK and overseas teams on project-specific topics.
  • The Electronics Engineer will be assisting other day-to day technical activities of the R&D department. Possible, infrequent overseas travel as required - this is not essential, however can be an exciting opportunity for an engineer to broaden their knowledge and experience

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Design, R&D & Projects Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

An Outstanding opportunity has arisen for a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically Biased  

Are you a Qualified Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically Biased?, Seeking a opportunity to Join a Busy, Friendly Manufacturing / Packaging organisation within the Cheshire Area.  

This exciting opportunity is commutable from the following locations: Winsford / Warrington / Runcorn / Macclesfield / Ellesmere Port. 

Benefits for the Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically Biased Role include:

  • Salary: £39.500 
  • 25+8days Holiday Entitlement 
  • Company Pension 
  • Plenty of Overtime 
  • Continental Shift 2Days on – 2Off – 2Nights on – 2Off 

Main Requirements for Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer – Mechanically biased: 

  • Previous experience within a Manufacturing / Packaging environment 
  • Proven experience within a Similar Multi-Skilled role. 
  • Ideally holding a 60/40 Split – Mechanically Biased 
  • Carry out Planned Maintenance Activities 
  • Experience with the following Kit: Hydraulics & Pneumatics / Conveyor systems / Packaging and Labelling and Wrapping Equipment / Temperature controls / HMI’s / Controls / Motors and Drives. 
  • Able to read both Mechanical and Electrical Drawings. 
  • Great communicator as you will communicate at all levels within the team. 
  • Flexibility is key to this role. 
  • Apprentice trained holding a Formal Qualification in Mechanical Engineering. NVQ Level 3 – Mechanical engineering / City & Guilds Level 3 – Mechanical Engineering. 
  • Happy to work a Continental Shift.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Support since 1994

 

An Outstanding opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Electrician. 

Are you a Qualified Maintenance Electrician?. Seeking a opportunity to Join a Busy, Friendly Manufacturing / Packaging organisation within the Cheshire Area.  

This exciting opportunity is commutable from the following locations: Winsford / Warrington / Runcorn / Macclesfield / Ellesmere Port. 

Benefits for the Maintenance Electrician Role include:

  • Salary: £39.500 
  • 25+8days Holiday Entitlement 
  • Company Pension 
  • Plenty of Overtime 
  • Continental Shift 2Days on – 2Off – 2Nights on – 2Off 

Duties and Requirements for the Maintenance Electrician role: 

  • The role is to join a already existing Maintenance Team within a Busy / Manufacturing & Packaging organisation. Happy to work a Continental Shift and very Flexible.  

Main Duties and Requirements the Maintenance Electrician will Have and Hold. 

  • Previous experience within a Manufacturing / Packaging organisation. 
  • Ideally the right individual will hold a 60/40 Split Electrically Biased – with a Good Knowledge on the mechanical side. 
  • To carry out Planned Maintenance Activities. 
  • Fault finding abilities with Siemens and Allen Bradley PLC’s 
  • Other Kit on Site: Hydraulics & Pneumatics / Conveyor systems / Packaging and Labelling and Wrapping Equipment / Temperature controls / HMI’s / Controls / Motors an Drives. 
  • Able to read both Electrical and Mechanical Drawings 
  • Flexibility is key to the role as you maybe required to work a alternative shift. 
  • The right individual will be Apprentice trained holding a formal qualification in Electrical Maintenance engineering. 

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Support since 1994

 

PURCHASING & MATERIALS PLANNING TEAM LEADER

An Unusual opportunity had arisen for a PURCHASING & MATERIALS PLANNING TEAM LEADER, to join a long- established manufacturing organisation in the Macclesfield area.

This is an exceptional opportunity, within a large, well known manufacturing organisation, who supply into a wide range of manufacturing companies.

As the PURCHASING & MATERIALS PLANNING TEAM LEADER, you would be joining a Company who unusually enjoy long- term serving staff.  It’s not unusual to find staff who have worked here for 35 years plus!

You will be given the responsibility, as the PURCHASING & MATERIALS PLANNING TEAM LEADER, for the coordination and management of the procurement and the production planning process.

BENEFITS

  • £40,000
  • 26 Days holiday
  • 1 month long induction
  • Successful, growing business
  • Excellent Pension contributions
  • Extensive on-going support
  • Very friendly team

DUTIES OF THE PURCHASING & MATERIALS PLANNING TEAM LEADER

  • Coordinate and management of the procurement and the production planning process
  • Accountability for the procurement process (orders and expedites)
  • Problem solving relating to late shipments, material shortages and cancellations
  • Inventory control
  • Investigation and resolution of cycle count results
  • Manage Supplier collections and deliveries
  • Resolution of supplier non-conformity reports
  • Support New Product Introductions
  • Creations and Maintenance of MRP parameters to ensure part numbers are created and clearly defined
  • Provide product availability
  • Planning of the extrusion lines, including customer demand, stock build trials and maintenance requirements

REQUIREMENT OF THE PURCHASING & MATERIALS PLANNING TEAM LEADER

  • Experience gained from a fast short-lead time environment
  • Relevant experience within procurement, Stock Control, Warehousing, Production planning and Despatch
  • Good knowledge of MRP logic, scheduling logic, capacity planning and routings
  • Strong attention to detail – ensure part numbers are correct
  • This would suit a friendly, sunny natured team player, who is looking for the stability of a long-term career path.

The role is commutable from Leek, Macclesfield, Congleton, Buxton, Stockport and Knutsford

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994