Electronic Product Development Engineer

Ref No. EMP462208
Benefits Bonus and Pension
Location Dartford, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


Electronic Product Development Engineer - Sensors, Camera's, Optics, acoustics, LCD's - for use in safety systems for the Automotive market. New roles due to continued expansion.


Electronic Development

The Job

Purpose of Role

This Product Development Engineer position will be focused on the development of commercial vehicle safety and efficiency product range with a strong bias toward electronic engineering. The candidate will need basic knowledge of the technologies behind these products with good knowledge of the associated engineering principles.

The purpose of the role is to provide both product development and project management capability and assist the Product Development Team in upgrades and new product design resulting in the development & verification of the Product portfolio.

The role will be primarily supplier facing, managing multiple suppliers and manufacturers in both high and low-cost countries, overcoming cultural and language barriers to deliver new product in time for market. The position also extends to supporting our customers as needed.

The applicant will ideally have knowledge of automotive electronics design standards and quality control principles which are key to ensuring product quality standards are met, however on-the-job induction and training will be provided.

Key Responsibilities


Manage product development throughout the product lifecycle

Supplier liaison and management

Requirements and engineering specification creation

Product development and design for manufacturing

Product verification and validation, both in-house and co-ordination of external resources

Preparation of detailed component technical drawings, documentation and user manuals.

Aid the customers, sales and marketing on technical solutions and product support


LCD display and Camera development technologies and principles

Video and audio processing & interfaces

Digital video & audio recording

Ultrasonic sensors

Radar sensors

Acoustic alarms

Analogue and digital circuit design and development

Micro & digital signal processing systems

Digital communication protocols e. g. CAN, I2C, SPI, RS232 or similar.

Software/ hardware integration and software engineering awareness

PCB level troubleshooting and product fault finding

Education & Training


Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics product development or similar Alternative educational background combined with solid professional experience


Master of Engineering in Electronic product development or similar.



Industry practical experience with electronics product development

Able to demonstrate co-ordination skills.

Attention to detail is critical.

Knowledge of analogue and digital electronics including micro processing, DSP, video signal processing

Awareness of software design, development or testing

Knowledge of camera, optics, acoustics, LCD's and digital recording technologies

Computer application skills:

- Microsoft Suite

- Ele. & mech. CAD development tools

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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