Electronic Design Engineer

Job details
Posting date: 15 April 2021
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 15 May 2021
Location: Ely, Cambridgeshire
Company: Thorlabs Ltd
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: THOR-EDE-01

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We are recruiting for an Electronic Design Engineer to join our Engineering Team developing a wide range of electronics control systems related to precision automated motion control and position feedback for deployment in the photonics industry.

Your Responsibilities
• Design new and improve existing electronic designs for precision motion control and vibration isolation systems
• Use concurrent engineering techniques to achieve best possible design solutions
• Produce detailed specifications of new products through extensive testing and characterisation activities
• Brainstorm, discuss and review technical challenges with team members, sub-contractors, suppliers and manufacturing departments to find root cause and resolution to the problems
• Ensure Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA) is implemented in the design
• Ensure Design for Compliance is implemented in the design
• To make sure a product can be made reliably and will perform consistently in specified operating conditions
• Planning and overseeing the product development and ensure deadlines are met
• Consider implications of issues such as cost creep, compliance, safety and time constraints and apply strategies to minimise them
• Working collaboratively with other departments to ensure complete knowledge transfer of products into production

Essential Requirements and Qualifications
• Degree in Electronic Engineering or equivalent
• Proven hands-on experience of electronics product design digital and analogue
• Experience in analogue design: low noise, high bandwidth amplify design, closed loop design
• Experience in digital design: servo loop design and modelling, control, and data acquisition systems
• Experience in embedded software development in assembler and C
• Experience on PCB layout design (Altium desirable)

Hours: Monday-Friday 37.5 hours per week

We do have the right to close this position early should we get a high volume of applications

*Contributed Pension Scheme
*Group Life Cover
*Private Health Care
*Group Income Protection & more.

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