Hardware Design Engineer

Ref No. EMP397318
Location West Midlands, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (12 Months)
Job Status Closed
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An exciting long term contract opportunity has arisen for an experienced Electronics Design Engineer to join a leading Automotive Tier 2. Candidates will have proven Power Electronics, Analogue & Circuit Design Analysis experience.


Hardware Design, Power Electronics, Design Analysis, Documentation, Microcontrollers, High volume, High reliability

The Job

Hardware Engineer (Contract)

The role requires a strong understanding of high volume electronic design (covering many areas - from microcontrollers to power electronics) and knowledge of engineering and manufacturing processes and tools.

What you'll do

As part of this team, you will be involved with:

  • Electronic Circuit Design covering a wide range of digital and analogue technologies, for high volume, safety critical automotive control systems.
  • Electronic Circuit Analysis (WCCA) using various analysis tools (eg. Excel, Mathcad) and Spice simulation packages (eg. SIMetrix, Multisim)
  • Liaison with the relevant subject matter experts/co-ordinators to assist in the development of robust FMEA, FTA and Reliability Analysis in support of ISO 26262 work packages.
  • Generation of requirements, design documents and test specifications, in accordance with company procedures and engineering design and development cycles.
  • Interface with customers and/or suppliers where required in order to support safe launch

What we are looking for


  • Educated to degree level (in a relevant subject)
  • Experienced in electronic design, analysis and validation in a high volume and/or high reliability market
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly reporting
  • A good understanding of electronics components and experience in the processes, assembly techniques and testing involved in the volume manufacture of automotive electronics
  • Self-motivated and able to work with or without direct supervision
  • Willingness to push existing boundaries and learn/develop new skills
  • Willingness to support customers, suppliers and support sites (including travel) if required


  • Automotive system and design experience (e.g. requirements, processes and tools)
  • Experience in key safety analysis processes (e.g. ISO 26262, FMEA, FTA etc.)

Member of relevant professional body (e.g. IET)

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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