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FIRMWARE ENGINEER - INNOVATIVE NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Job Description

Introduction:

Firmware Engineer (New Product Development)

A fast paced and innovation driven R&D Team in the Coventry area are seeking a new team member to join their Electronic Hardware department. The company have seen fantastic growth over the last 10 years which has been mainly down to research and development and pushing the boundaries of their product ranges to meet the demands of an ever-growing customer base.

Their products are related to safety critical devices that incorporate plastics, hardware electronics and software applications and are marketed and sold within the consumer electronic market sectors.

As a company they are focused to invent and create innovative solutions that consumers want to purchase and to also keep pushing their product development process to maintain a strong reputation and benefits for their customers to keep upgrading their purchases with the latest technology.

The position will be part of a small team reporting to the New Product Development and Technical Directors and will be responsible for the Firmware creation part of the NPD process.

The Firmware Engineer duties will involve and require the following experiences:

  • Design and development for the companies Safety Technology range of safety products and systems
  • Pre-validation of new designs and product changes prior to release to the validation team
  • Working closely with engineers from other disciplines to develop state of the art products

Requirements:

  • At least 5 years’ experience of real-time embedded system development in‘C’
  • Experience of Software / Firmware design on Microchip PIC and ARM M0/M0+ or similar devices
  • Software / Firmware verification
  • Understanding of embedded electronics
  • Liaising with Hardware Engineers to implement optimal design
  • Ideally from a safety critical development background
  • MISRA C and the LDRA toolchain
  • Micrium OS RTOS and Stacks
  • Python and C
  • Agile development (JIRA, GitHub)
  • Application development for Windows and/or Linux.
  • NXP chipsets
  • SiLabs chipsets

This would be a great opportunity for an engineer who is either looking for their 2nd career position or for an applicant who is just craving to get into a faster paced innovative working environment.

For more information please send your latest CV ASAP.

SIMILAR JOBS

 

A Midland based busy company with a current strong order book into 2021, are seeking an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer with ideally 8 - 10 years exposure of Material Handling moving Machinery Design, with the ability to use both 2D & 3D CAD.

The position will be part of a lively small project team that are responsible for designing and building one-off and bespoke material handling equipment that normally combines both static and moving part machinery and fabrications.

The right candidate will have had recent experience with sheet metal forming and fabrication, structural and machinery design and have a good working knowledge of incorporating motors and moving parts into designs.

The industry sectors supported, vary between Industrial Laundry, Distribution, E-commerce and Automotive and the small project team will get involved in the complete project life cycle of each programme and order.

Skills Required

  • Mechanical Design biased – 2D & 3D CAD (Ideally Solidworks, Solid Edge, Inventor or similar)
  • 8 – 10 Years’ experience working within a materials handling or bespoke moving machinery background
  • A good understanding of mechanical principles and working to set engineering standards
  • A good knowledge of manufacturing and assembly techniques with different materials, particularly folded, welded and punched sheet steel.
  • A good appreciation of electrical and controls systems within automation to enable collaboration with specialists in these fields (No electrical circuit or control system design is expected from the candidate).
  • Some good project engineering ability and good exposure of taking projects from concept through to production.
  • Good working experience of Design Quality and Bill of Materials and Design Changes

Attributes Required

  • A candidate who is generally interested in mechanical engineering
  • A good team and project player, who is happy to adapt and support projects
  • A strong proactive attitude and self-motivated
  • A natural problem solver
  • Able to remain focused, professional and calm during demanding and challenging projects
  • Willingness to support projects with extra hours when needed
  • Someone who works well within a small busy team

Package

  • Salary £40,000- £45,000
  • Working week 8.30 – 5pm Mon – Thurs & 8.30 – 3.30pm Fri
  • (Hours can be 7.30 – 4pm or 9.30 – 6pm if required)
 

The Company:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world-leading international organisation. Established over 30 years ago, they have a proven background in manufacturing, developing and designing innovative, sustainable construction solutions.

These high-performance solutions have been used in thousands of civil engineering projects across the globe, covering many different applications and market sectors.

In addition to being a great place to work, they will offer a relocation package for the right candidate.

The Role:

The Civil Engineering Technician is an integral part of the UK & Ireland sales team providing technical support for both external and internal customers. Working closely with the Technical Sales Support Engineer the role will manage technical enquiries received from multiple sources assisting customers in a timely and efficient manor enhancing the company customer centric ethos.

The incumbent will engage confidently with clients, consultants and contractors providing solutions for civil engineering challenges, promoting company values and developing additional leads where possible. Although the primary objective of the role is to provide customer support work will be varied to include summarisation of detailed project information and the opportunity to produce designs.

Package and Hours:

  • Salary £27,000
  • 37 hours per week
  • 33 days holiday
  • Pension, 6% matched
  • Life insurance
  • Death in Service 3 times salary
  • Company sick pay

General Information:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea / coffee and filtered water
  • On site cooking facilities
  • International Company
  • Market Leaders
  • Opportunity to progress within role and Company
  • Christmas Shut down

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Provide a prompt and accurate response to technical enquires from all sources.
  • Confidently communicate technical information via telephone, email or other format satisfying customer requirements.
  • Receive and co-ordinate an appropriate response to MQL (Marketing Qualified Lead) enquiries, including technical advice, feasibility solutions and/or summarising of information for further processing.
  • Gather appropriate information from external customers to enable effective tracking of opportunities and eventual sale of company solutions.
  • Assess technical information received from internal and external sources summarising key parameters and describing customer to be passed to the design department for processing.
  • Build strong working relationships cross-functionally providing technical support to internal customers as required including external seal, design and customer services.
  • Use all technological tools provided by the company to accurately track work completed and opportunities with specific attention to CRM management.

Person Specification:

  • BEng or MEng degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering (or similar).
  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively through various formats including telephone and email.
  • Capacity to assess design drawings and technical reports to extract the required parameters to provide support and/or produce a design.
  • Previous experience working within an office environment and/or within the civil engineering sector would be advantageous.
  • Capable of prioritizing own workload demonstrating flexibility and agility in a rapidly changing environment, ability to work on own initiative and plan own workload effectively. High level of computer literacy, use of design software, Microsoft office, CRM systems etc.
  • Enthusiasm to grow technical knowledge, keep up to speed with new developments and engage with academic/industry bodies. An awareness of Health and Safety and CDM 2015 regulations would be of benefit.
  • Capable of prioritizing own workload demonstrating flexibility and agility in a rapidly changing environment.

Commutable from Preston, Blackburn, Bolton, Burnley, Bury, Rochdale, Wigan

 

The Company:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world-leading international organisation. Established over 30 years ago, they have a proven background in manufacturing, developing and designing innovative, sustainable construction solutions.

These high-performance solutions have been used in thousands of civil engineering projects across the globe, covering many different applications and market sectors.

In addition to being a great place to work, they will offer a relocation package for the right candidate.

Package and Hours for a Senior Design Engineer:

  • Salary £45,000 - £50,000
  • 37 hours per week
  • Bonus potential, 7.5%
  • 33 days holiday
  • Pension, 6% matched
  • Life insurance
  • Company sick pay
  • Relocation package if required

The Role of a Senior Design Engineer:

A vacancy for a Senior Design Engineer has now arisen to join the existing UK Design Team. The successful candidate will provide all design aspects of solutions in the UK and internationally. These solutions comprise feasibility assessment, detailed design, working drawings, specification, quantity estimate and material supply with professional indemnity insurance support. 

  • The successful candidate should be a Civil/Geotechnical Engineer with 5 years’ experience of geotechnical design work.
  • 4+ years’ experience of geotechnical pavement design work
  • Experience of slope stability assessment and retaining wall design, plus experience of Transport Sector including pavement design (ideally Highways sector) is desirable
  • Good interpersonal skills are essential
  • Experience with standard computer programmes and AutoCAD is also necessary as there will be a requirement for hands-on involvement in the provision of solutions within a collaborative team environment
  • The UK design office is central to the sales support and the ability to work independently and efficiently under pressure is of paramount importance.

Commutable From Preston, Blackburn, Bolton, Burnley, Bury, Rochdale, Wigan

 

This Financial Accountant role is Part Time – 25 hours per week, and offers an excellent salary, plus benefits package incl;  33 days holiday (Pro-rata), Pension Scheme, Annual Performance Bonus, Genuine Career Development, free parking!  You will be working for a global leader and be part of a fabulous supportive team who are proud of the organisation they work for!

As the Financial Accountant - you will be working for a Leading Global Manufacturing organisation, who have an outstanding reputation for Excellence and Quality.  They are a true leader in their field!

As the Financial Accountant, your duties will include:

  • Preparation of the draft Balance Sheet and Profit and loss accounts
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly financial accounts to be submitted to HO.
  • Prep all Balance Sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  • Budget Analysis
  • Cash flow reports
  • Bank Reconciliation on a weekly basis.
  • Create / input journals
  • Control, verify and reconcile assets register to the balance sheet.
  • Assist in annual setting of budgets and maintaining budget recs for each directorate.
  • Keeping records of P11d benefits
  • Analyse and prepare VAT returns
  • Prepare weekly/monthly cash flow forecasts
  • To ensure all legal obligations relating to payroll, deductions, p11d and P35 submissions are met as required by the Inland Revenue.

I would be very keen to speak with you if you have:

  • Previous experience as a Financial Accountant
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment would be preferred
  • AAT qualified or equivalent and studying towards a professional qualification
  • Strong knowledge on Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Budgets and Financial Ratios
  • Experience of SAP Finance modules
  • Knowledge of Budgets and Financial Ratios

Benefits package for the Financial Accountant role:

  • 33 days Accrued Holiday (Pro Rata)
  • Pension - Auto enrolment
  • Annual Performance Bonus
  • Genuine Career Progression
  • Canteen facilities
  • Free Parking
 

WAREHOUSE MANAGER

TAMWORTH

HIGH VOLUME MANUFACTURING

PERMANENT

Company:

This has to be the most exciting opportunity!!! 

The products are unique, the benefits available are genuinely, second to none!

If you are a Warehouse Manager, who is looking to join a progressive, busy, inclusive and stable organisation, then look no further.

The Warehouse department will be yours to lead and organise, to ensure that excellent service is delivered to all customers

Benefits for a Warehouse Manager:

  • Salary : £35,000 - £40,000
  • Generous Pension
  • Excellent Bonus
  • Superb Prospects
  • Other Unique Outstanding Benefits!

Duties of a Warehouse Manager:

  • Lead and manage your team
  • Support, organise and engage your team
  • Recruit and develop the team
  • Conduct performance and development appraisals
  • Identification of training needs
  • Discipline and grievance
  • Timekeeping and absence management
  • Organise and plan of resources in the Warehouse
  • Identification of areas for improvement
  • Manage the returns process
  • Adjustment of systems to ensure accuracy of data
  • Attend weekly, production, stock and quality meetings
  • Drive forward continuous improvements

Requirements of a Warehouse Manager:

  • Proven Warehouse Management experience
  • You will have gained your experience from within a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • It would be highly beneficial for you to have worked with WMS JDA Despatcher / Red Prairie
  • Good knowledge of 5S Standards
  • A strong Man Manager, a natural Leader
  • Customer orientated

This is a truly exceptional opportunity, and if you are looking for that next step in your career, look no further.

This business offers unique products, that no-one else does, giving them a very strong position in the marketplace.

They truly believe in developing their staff, hence why the benefits available, are truly, second to none, and the staff retention here, is incredibly high.

Interested?

Send your CV ASAP.