Design Engineer

Job Title: Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Essex
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-03-07
Reference: 19703
Contact Name: harrison smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 07, 2018 12:26

Job Description

Design Engineer

A market leader in bespoke power solutions is seeking a design engineer responsible for designing, developing, modifying and evaluating electronic parts, components or integrated circuitry for electronic equipment and other hardware systems.

The main duties will include:
·Design and development of power supply products from concept to volume production whilst ensuring that the design meets performance specifications, cost & reliability targets.
·Complies with required regulatory standards.
·Adheres to Design for Manufacture (DFM) guidelines.
·Liaising with cross-functional team (PCB layout, Mechanical engineering, Manufacturing and Quality engineering) to facilitate the design process.
·Liaising with international manufacturing locations during development and product infancy to maximize production yields.
·Selection of raw materials, components and suppliers based on product performance specifications, reliability and regulatory requirements.
·Research and Evaluation of new technologies.
·Technical Report writing.


·Degree in Electronic Engineering/Power Electronics or equivalent/HNC with experience
·6+ years' experience in AC-DC switch-mode power supply design from conception to production.
·Experience of digital hardware design.
·Knowledge of power conversion principles, topologies and soft switching techniques and technologies.
·Experience of designing EMI filters / PCB layouts for minimum EMI.
·Working knowledge of circuit design and simulation.
·Experience with electronic packaging, electronic power supplies and power conversion products.
·Through understanding of Control theory.
·Ability to write and analyse design documentation

·25 days holiday plus bank holiday (increases over time)
·Generous pension scheme
·Private healthcare
·Childcare vouchers
·Life assurance
·Training courses
·Bonus plan