Electronics Design Lead - Lead Electronics Designer

  • Location

    West Sussex, England

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £52000 - £56000 per annum + Flexi-time, Bonus

  • Contact:

    Joseph Coombes

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Electronics Design Lead - Lead Electronics Designer

You will lead a dedicated team of electronics specialists and embedded software engineers through all stages of a development cycle for new products as well as enhancements of existing product whilst keeping us at the leading edge of world-class electronics deployment. In-house developed solutions cater from one off, high value, complex motion platforms through to high volume, cost sensitive application for mass markets where performance, reliability and costs are key development drivers.

The successful candidate will be hands-on spending approximately 60% of their time on design activities and 40% on management tasks and primarily leading an expanding team (currently at 7). You will have great communication skills and ably interface with the whole R&D team including software developers, mechanical engineers, and product test specialists, in total the R&D team consists of 35 professionals.

Key skills & responsibilities:

*Electronic hardware design, cable design, schematic capture, PCB layout, BOM preparation, EMC compliance
*Experience in the design of products for CE and global certification
*Able to drive and shape the New Product Development cycle (NPD)
*Strong team leading/people management skills and experience
*Able to review and write clear product design documents which describe the complete product in detail
*Design of embedded digital control circuitry and real-time microcontroller solutions
*Design of mixed signal low power, low voltage, low noise sensor circuitry
*Strong programming skills in C within small to medium sized microprocessor systems (ARM STM32, TI MSP430)
*Experience working with TCP-IP, UDP, CAN, SPI, UART, 12C, and USB communication protocols
*Working knowledge of Solidworks Electrical, Solidworks Electrical 3D, and Solidworks Mechanical.