Senior Electronics Engineer

Acorn Recruitment Ltd
14 Jun 2017
22 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Senior Electronics Engineer, North Devon, Salary Negotiable
Role - Senior Electronics Engineer on a permanent contract

Acorn Recruitment have an exciting role for an experienced Senior Electronics Engineer to join a progressive and successful development organisation.

Our client has four teams of engineers developing a variety of power supplies and this vacancy is in their modular power supply design team, where they design power supplies that can be configured to meet individual company requirements. The power ratings that they are providing are in the region of 300W to 1.5kW.

The client is looking for a Senior Engineer with experience in the leading the technical aspects of designing Switch Mode Power Supplies. Our clients have an ambitious schedule for introduction of their new range of modular power supplies and the successful applicant will be working in a dynamic and friendly team environment, focused on delivery of these products to manufacturing and the marketplace. The technologies our client is using are state of the art and technical performance of their products is key to our continuing success.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

*Design and development of power supplies to meet Marketing specifications using appropriate technology to meet cost and performance targets.
*Support the project manager/team leader in producing and maintaining project plans, this includes tracking progress of tasks and identifying alterations needed to keep to overall objectives.
*Keeping detailed log books of laboratory work. Filing all development data. Update the "Test and Evaluation Table" for each project. Update the record of non-conformances for each project.
*To become familiar with the key technologies used within the clients products and actively seek to acquire competencies in state-of-the art power supply design via self-directed and company initiated training.
*To be familiar with appropriate safety standards used for the clients products including updates to these standards.
*Attend as appropriate in house seminars and external courses, to further technical knowledge in appropriate technologies
*Communicate status of work assigned and delegated to more junior team members in a clear and concise manner.
*Supervise the work of engineers, junior engineers and technicians.
*Work with and support the work of other departments, including manufacturing engineering and sales; and external sub-contractors as required.

Skills Qualifications and Experience:

*A good degree in electronics or physics. (2.1 or 1st class)
*Significant experience of design of switch mode power supplies preferably including resonant topologies (LLC), power factor correction circuits, design for EMC and thermal performance.
*Knowledge of the selection and application of control ICs to meet design requirements.
*Able to work in a team and also assist the project manager with planning and development timescales.
*Capable of coaching and development of less experienced engineers.

Salary and Terms of Employment:

Competitive salary plus all of the benefits one would expect from a premier employer.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

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