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Electronics Engineer

Ref no. BHN566601
Salary £40,000 - £49,300/annum
Location Loughborough, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Our client is an industry leader within the power generation sector, and they are looking for an experienced electronics engineer for a permanent role.

Key skills required for this role

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Electronics Engineer

Job description

Would you like to work on cutting edge rotating equipment control system within energy & industrial sectors?

Join our Clients Power Gen Team

We deliver innovative, integrated, and secure engineered solutions for some of the most challenging critical process applications on the planet.

With a global reputation for product excellence and dedicated customer service, we support power distribution and power network sectors with intelligent, engineering-led solutions and highly acclaimed technical services that they can rely on.

Partner with the best:
In this role, as Electronics Engineer you will designing and developing electronics of PRISMIC controllers/systems. You will also work with cross functional engineering team and product manager to undertake wide range of tasks, including PCB design, microcontroller selection, electronic component level obsolescence and lifecycle management.

As a Controls Application Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Designing and development of PRISMIC excitation controllers (including rectifiers and electronic design)
  • Supporting new design, upgrade and optimise power management system electronics, including I/O modules, controller, watchdog, and monitoring systems
  • Selecting microcontrollers that satisfy product requirements, considering factors like processing power, memory, compatibility, life cycle, and compliance
  • Design, configuration, and testing of communication protocols such as Modbus TCP, EtherCAT, CAN, IEC60870-5-104, IEC61850, NTP, Syslog, etc based on product requirements
  • Develop, prototype, and oversee PCB (Printed Circuit Board) design, layout, and assembly for electronic components, considering factors such as signal integrity, thermal management, EMC, and reliability as part of development/program management
  • Proactively identify components or technologies approaching obsolescence and develop strategies for component replacement or redesign to ensure the longevity of our PRISMIC components
  • Conduct root cause analysis (RCA) and repairing of functional units from site/under test.
  • Develop testing protocols and perform rigorous testing and validation of electronics and system components to ensure they are compatible with entire control system, satisfy performance, environment and reliability standards
  • Create clear and comprehensive design documentation, including interface specifications, style guides, and user documentation
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including software developers, control engineers, and system engineers, to deliver integrated solutions

Fuel your passion
To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have a bachelor's degree in electrical/controls engineering or similar related subject
  • Have Proven experience in electronic product development/design within power generation or similar industry
  • Have hands on experience with PCB design and layout software (e.g., CADStar or similar)
  • Have hands on experience with selecting, choosing, and designing electronics based micro-controllers
  • Have strong C++ programming experience (will be an advantage)
  • Knowledge of product development based on microcontroller based electronic control system / control and communication protocols including Modbus, Ethernet, CAN
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

Work in a way that works for you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit in everything in and work when you are the most productive

Working with us

Our people are at the heart of what we do at our client. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

Working for you

Our inventions have revolutionised energy for over a century. But to keep going forward tomorrow, we know we have to push the boundaries today. We prioritise rewarding those who embrace change with a package that reflects how much we value their input. Join us, and you can expect:

  • Contemporary work-life balance policies and well-being activities
  • Comprehensive private medical care options
  • Safety net of life insurance and disability programs
  • Tailored financial programs
  • Additional elected or voluntary benefits

Shaun Chappell manages this role

Matchtech is a STEM Recruitment Specialist, with over 35 years’ experience

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