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Senior Electronics Engineer

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    £45k - 55k per year

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    Sarah Macrae

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    16 days ago

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Senior Electronics Engineer

Chard, Somerset - Permanent, Full time position

Salary £45,000 - £55,000 (depending on experience)

Are you an expert in design and development of all technical aspects relating to electronic design? Have you focused on power and embedded electronic solutions to control product ranges? Are you looking to join a growing FMCG/industrial products company? If your answer is “yes” this might just be the role for you…

We are looking for a Senior Electronics Engineer to join an iconic British Company who operate on a global presence.

More about our client, and what you can expect from the role:

  • Great culture – strong individuals working together as a team, building excellent relationships across the business.
  • All items are manufactured on site. Our client is heavily investing in their business and for the future.
  • Employee benefits include: relocation allowance (if required), generous holiday allowance, contributory pension scheme, lunchtime finish on a Friday, Christmas site closure, free parking on site, employee wellbeing program and discounts on local services.
  • You will be leading and participating in the design, development and simulation of all electronic design, and will act as a design lead and mentor for junior members of the team.

What would you do?

  • Define and maintain documentation detailing system requirements, compliance, performance and validation in accordance with product specifications
  • Lead and participate in the design, development and simulation of all electronic design
  • Collaborate with other design engineers, ensuring correct product integration
  • Produce detailed designs to meet project/task requirements. Validating design performance, requirements and ensuring complete system integration
  • Act as a design lead and mentor for junior members in your relevant area of expertise

What are we looking for?


  • Significant knowledge (degree or other appropriate qualification essential) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or other relevant discipline
  • Considerable demonstrable experience of leading design work in a FMCG manufacturing business
  • Significant experience in power and embedded electronics for volume manufacture
  • Previous experience in consumer products, power electronics, portable devices, power tools etc.
  • Commercial experience, such as negotiation techniques, supply chain management, customer relationship development, etc.
  • Demonstrable technical knowledge in the following areas: Embedded and power electronic design, Schematic Capture, PCB layout and simulation using Altium Designer
  • Microprocessor, Analogue and digital design
  • Power supply design and the ability to diagnose and mitigate EMC/EMI problems
  • Best practice design guides, rules, manufacturing and assembly techniques
  • Hands on testing and evaluation using a range of test equipment
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills, Commercial awareness and the ability to effectively manage projects
  • Conceptual, analytical and problem solving abilities and attention to detail


  • Trained as a coach and mentor
  • Knowledge of current and emerging global safety standards
  • Use of 3D CAD packages, ideally Solid Works & Altium


For further information please contact Sarah on 01275 867407

This advert represents a summary of the full role description. To apply, please submit a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience. Applicants must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted.