Electronic Design Engineer
Electronic Design Engineer Be a part of one of the UK's most innovative companies and one of the world's largest privately owned electronics manufacturers. Pektron Group Ltd is searching for an Electronic Design Engineer who will be responsible for designing electronic products for a variety of major OEM's About us: Pektron has been in business since 1964 and continues to be an industry leader. We deliver bespoke electronics hardware and software solutions to blue chip companies around the world and are innovators in our field. We invest in the best people, processes and equipment to drive technological development and meet our customer's needs. We have recently been awarded the prestigious Queens Award for Enterprise, having achieved international sales growth of 250% over the last ten years. At our HQ in Derby we employ 350 staff and operate Engineering, Manufacturing, Design, Testing, Quality and Support functions, whilst our Sales and Technology centre in Detroit supports our customers in the US. To learn more about us visit our website The role: To Design electronic products for a variety of major OEM's in market sectors including Automotive (prestige, high performance and electric vehicles) Agriculture, construction and Consumer heating systems. The scope of projects ranges from commercial boiler control systems, body and chassis control systems for agriculture and construction industries to advanced instrument clusters, passive keys and active suspension systems for high performance vehicles. Working with a multi-disciplined engineering team consisting of Mechanical, Electronic and Software Engineers you will be involved in every aspect of the product lifecycle from initial contact with the customer through quotation, conception and design to manufacture. The work is rewarding and diverse enabling you to use the full scope of your electronic engineering skills and experience. About you: You will be an experienced Electronic Design Engineer who has designed products for manufacture, accustomed to working to deadlines and able to communicate with customers in an eloquent and professional manner. Whilst you will have a good grounding in embedded systems software your focus will be hardware. You will be self-managing and highly motivated with a methodical, analytical approach and a willingness to work to existing design ethics and style. Essential skills and experience: Experience of working in a relevant commercial design environment Mixed Analogue and Digital Design with Micro-controllers Schematic Capture Microprocessors 8, 16, 32 Bit Highly Developed Structured Approach to Design Good technical writing and documentation experience DFMEA and problem solving techniques Approvals and Validation Manage project timing Full driving licence (you could be working on vehicle systems at customer sites) Ability to travel freely, some customers are based in the US and EU Desirable skills and experience: Switched Mode Power Supply Design Good understanding of EMC design requirements FMEA / 8D / Root Cause Analysis Programming Experience: Visual Basic, Windows Programming, C, Assembler, Software Version Control Real Time Control Systems Automotive Product Experience Control of Graphic Displays LCD, TFT Communications Protocols: CAN, LIN, Ethernet, USB, CAN/Ethernet Diagnostics Vehicle Networking Development Tools Development Platforms The list below shows what kind of tools we use at Pektron to develop our products, experience in these tools is not essential. Microsoft Windows & Office, Project, Mentor Graphics Powerlogic & PADS Visual Basic, Visual C++, Embedded C, IAR, Tasking, Softune, GNU, Visual Studio Compilers PolySpace, Lint Analysis Tools, XJTAG CPU Families in Use: Infineon Tricore, Fujitsu GPU's Freescale/NXP s12 &MPC, Microchip PIC, Atmel 8bit What's on offer: We offer competitive salaries, 25 days holiday, pension, free parking, healthcare, life Insurance and funding for professional training. For candidates interested in relocating to the area we may be able to assist with some relocation costs and we are able to offer Tier 2 sponsorship. Location: We are based in Derby, easily commutable from the Derby area, Nottingham, Mansfield, Burton, Loughborough, Ashbourne and the Peak District and East Staffordshire. We have 5 purpose built buildings at our Derby site including state of the art manufacturing facilities which have been recognised as being one of the most modern and well equipped electronics design, development and manufacturing plants in Europe.