Principal Electronics Engineer

Job Title: Principal Electronics Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Eastbourne
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-03-10
Reference: BH-329
Contact Name: Aaron Halls
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 10, 2021 10:38

Job Description

Principal Electronics Engineer
Eastbourne, East Sussex
£60,000 - £80,000 per annum + benefits
We are currently looking for a Principal Electronics Engineer based in Eastbourne, East Sussex.
This is going to be a permanent position and the salary range is from £60,000 - £80,000 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience.
You will be responsible for providing strategic direction and ensure best practice is followed with respect to the design and development of electronics.
Main duties:
Maintain awareness of product roadmaps and priorities as well as related research developments taking place in the NTV department
Provide recommendations for new areas of relevant research that can be undertaken within the team
Use specialist electronics and product knowledge and experience to provide strategic direction on the development of innovative solutions that solve complex problems and deliver added value
Identify industry inflection points in technology that could be exploited for future development.
Set the vision for electronics and product development
Establish areas where products need to be more performance and price competitive
Establish both formal and informal networks to enable the breaking of new ground in electronics and product development
Make technical recommendations and pitches to key stakeholders to adopt new and innovative ways of working, tools and process improvement.
Provide guidance and assistance to solving elusive technical issues and using a variety of established, structured, problem solving techniques and processes to get to root cause. 
Provide guidance and practical recommendations on the adoption of testing procedures to maximise the test coverage for new products and make assessments as to the effectiveness on test regimes in manufacturing.
Consult with the Engineering Manager on the development of the technology teams ensuring the team structure is optimal for meeting future product requirements
Establish a technical governance role for all electronics and product development
Ensure the appropriate level of technical governance is in place both in terms of design and quality. 
Key skills required:
Significant knowledge of the fundamentals of electronics design both analogue and high-speed digital
Experience developing product development processes and able to make recommendations for improvements
Must be able to develop a compelling vision for electronics and product development, align strategies and roadmaps and demonstrate strong influencing skills with key stakeholders.
Must have worked as a Senior Electronics Design Engineer/Senior Electronics Engineer/Chief Engineer/Chief Electronics Engineer/Principal Engineer in the past
If you are an experienced Electronics Design Engineer that has worked at Principal/Chief level, please apply below by sending your CV in word format.
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