Electronics Design Engineer, Jobs, Scotland, Stirling & Falkirk, 5577

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Electronics Design Engineer - Stirling & Falkirk

Engineering & Manufacturing - Engineering & Manufacturing
Ref: 5577 Date Posted: Friday 07 Dec 2018
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Are you an energetic, proactive and enthusiastic individual? Do you want to take the next step of your career and be part of a dynamic growing company who provide next generation healthcare? 
 
We are delighted to be recruiting for our client who are looking for a talented Electronics Design Engineer to join their expanding team on a permanent basis. 
 
You would be working as part of the engineering team, reporting to the R&D Engineering Director, responsible for the development of Point of Care (POC) instrument design from the lab based prototype stage to manufacturing design transfer.
 
Key responsibilities of the role
  • Be conscious of project timelines and responsible for contributing to the project plan electronic sections
  • Working to estimated timescales
  • Create detailed design specifications
  • Create robust characterisation and test methods
  • Provide innovative and robust design solutions
  • Review and critique electronic design solutions developed by other team members.
  • Ensure that the key functional technical blocks of the instrument are developed, tested and performed in a robust and rapid manner.
  • Ensure that the electronic components of the instrument design are integrated into a robust final solution
  • Management of sub-contractors (PCB fabrication, board build, component sourcing)
  • Liaising with colleagues as appropriate to transfer the electronic product design to manufacturing
  • Carrying out assembling testing
  • Responsible to develop and execute verification requirements to ensure electronics design has met specification
  • Use of electrical regulations knowledge  applicable to the development of medical device
Skills required for the role
  • Electronic Engineering Degree 
  • Practical experience in analogue, digital and mixed circuit design. 
  • Ability to implement designs in a schematic capture package (e.g. Altium) and generate the associated BOM/s
  • Ability to translate requirements into design specifications.
  • Practical experience in board bring up and debug using appropriate tools and techniques

Advantageous skills for the role

  • Experience of working in the medical device industry would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of CE marking directives or medical device standards would be advantageous
  • Experience in the design of optical fluorescent detection systems
  • Experience and knowledge in the design of electrochemistry interfacing circuitry
  • Knowledge and design of magnetic circuits
  • Competence in HDL programming for CPLD/ FPGA design (Verilog preferable)
  • Practical experience in the use of PCB layout design tools
  • Ability to co-ordinate with sub-contractors for prototyping and board builds ensuring on time delivery to project timelines
Our client is looking for
  • A highly motivated individual who can demonstrate flexibility 
  • A positive and proactive individual who is able to build relationships internally and externally
  • A quick learner, self driven and motivated.
  • Someone who can listen and can communicate well
  • Someone who can bring good organisational skills 
  • A good problem solver

If you feel like this is the role for you, please apply directly via our website. If you wish to discuss, please call Caroline Strachan on 0141 231 1260.