Electrical Engineer

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  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Sales Engineer

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  • Salary:

    £200.00 - £300.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Jennifer Shaw-Clark

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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  • Consultant:


Electrical Engineer

£200-£300 per day



Key Accountabilities

The overall role is responsible to lead the electrical definition, development and delivery of multiple interconnected components, from different internal and external engineering and R&D disciplines to create future Next Generation devices.

Job Functions

  • Managing innovation projects for new device technologies transferring across from the Discover Proof of Concept Team and in Proof of Application / Develop.
  • Managing improvement projects for manufacturability, cost reduction, complexity reduction, component selection and obsolescence or consumer complaint reduction.
  • System Design Specification - work with necessary stakeholders and prepare system requirements specification including hardware and software.
  • Assist project manager with project schedule development and milestone definition.
  • System Functional and Non-Functional Analysis - carry out a range of analysis and investigations to create the user stories for the product.
  • Lead internal teams and / or external development partners to define the expected system functionality and performance targets.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Knowledge and understanding of product development processes
  • Single layer PCB design experience
  • Electronics test design
  • IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 (level 1)
  • Component selection in battery powered, consumer electronics
  • RF comms design
  • Electronics and battery encapsulation.
  • Component choice for manufacturability, operational performance and consumer safety
  • KPI definition and dashboard creation
  • Statistical analysis (6-sigma) and Continuous Improvement planning
  • Validation planning through an appropriate model
  • Working knowledge of electrical and firmware design methods
  • Working knowledge of mass produced product development and debug tools
  • Working knowledge of international safety standards for consumer electronics products
  • MS Project, Visio, PowerPoint, excel, and word
  • Fluent in Electrical CAD software use

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