Electronics Engineer

Job Title: Electronics Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Eastbourne
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Start Date: 2022-11-01
Reference: J89P
Contact Name: Dominic Golding
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 31, 2022 10:27

Job Description

Electronics Engineer
£32K - £38K
The Role 
  • To provide technical support to all Product Companies, Service Technology Centres, Customer Centres and Divisions for all Semicon and Industrial Vacuum products / E-Parts that have been designed by the Eastbourne Product Company.
These include drive electronics, control electronics and all associated software.
  • To provide support to the Eastbourne Product Company for every product that has been developed through the NPI process.
  • To provide support to the development of new products
Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide advice on, and testing of, replacement parts to cover any component obsolescence or supply issues for all E-Parts designed by the Eastbourne Product Company.
  • Propose, obtain agreement and implement Copy Exact changes as required to ensure no customer non-conformities or interruptions to E-Part manufacturing.
  • Carry out compliance testing to EN Standards (e.g. EMC and Electrical Safety) for existing products and update NRTL compliance listings (UL /CSA).
  • Carry out Product Lifecycle Management for all E-Parts designed by the Eastbourne Product Company including component BOM health checks.
  • Propose, test and implement any product redesigns or refreshes because of lifecycle management, component obsolescence or component supply issues.
  • Build prototype test and measurement equipment as required.
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree or equivalent. HNC/HND may also qualify.
  • Strong working knowledge in a similar role with exposure to a broad range of digital and analogue circuit types – small signal to power electronics. [minimum of three years’ experience in a similar role]
  • Electronic Engineering background, including knowledge of circuit diagrams and the ability to identify the function of various types of analogue and digital circuit components; some design experience advantageous.
  • Be able to fault find down to component level and determine the root cause for failure/damage in the associated circuit. Be able to propose solutions to problems discovered including circuit design changes where required.
  • Producing reports on the findings to feed back to customers or the technology team. Experience in producing 8D reports advantageous.
  • Able to support key customers through:
o Difficult investigations or problems.
o Agreeing realistic and effective actions with customers.
o Provide ongoing support to products with regards to component obsolescence and product compliance.
  • Understanding of product compliance desirable; ideally product safety, environmental legislation and NRTL approvals.
  • Some experience in EMC related failure modes and solutions.
  • Broad electronics knowledge including microcontrollers, embedded software, digital and analogue circuits, serial communications, power electronics, switch mode power supplies.
  • Competent to work on high voltage single phase and 3-phase circuits.