Electronics Design Engineer

Welwyn Garden City (Remus)
14 Sep 2017
12 Oct 2017
Job Function
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time

Electronics Design Engineer

Ocado is an award-winning online retailer revolutionising grocery shopping in the UK who continually report double digit growth. Our R&D Team are developing our own technology and new customer propositions allowing the business to open multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships. We pride ourselves on the quality of ours goods, people and technological advances that power everything we do. This role is to enable Ocado to retain UK sector lead and to grow nationally and internationally through the development of new automation products and equipment.

The successful candidate will be an experienced Electronics design engineer with embedded systems development experience and knowledge of power electronics systems development and will have Systems design experience of complex systems that includes the design of software or FPGA/ASIC-based real-time embedded processing systems and be able to contribute to design reviews and present material in specialist area

Key skills required for the Electronics Design Engineer job:

  • Create circuit schematics and layout multi-layer PCBs using CAD
  • Both Schematic Capture and PCB layout with SMT and through hole devices
  • Design and development of power, digital and analogue circuits
  • Design and develop circuits and systems for high voltage circuits, low voltage circuits, analogue digital & microcontroller based circuits and power electronics circuits
  • Exposure to FPGAs / VHDL programming would be beneficial
  • Design and test systems for compliance with EMC and Low Voltage directives
  • Support production, planning, service and purchasing departments
  • Experience undertaking schematic capture, choosing components, justifying thedesign by analysis and testing of reliability 
  • Development and maintenance of digital/analogue circuitry and Embedded software code
  • Management and implementation of cost reduction programmes
  • Investigate field issues and production issues and implementing the necessary changes needed
  • Reliability and regulatory testing of products
  • Knowledge and experience of EMC and LVD design approvals process
  • Product integration, Verification and Validation including component testing, system testing, performance testing, test planning and documentation
  • Systems definition and Design - understanding of the system design process including requirements allocation and architecture definition and capability determination

 Basic pre-requisites

  • Degree in Electrical, Electronic or ControlEngineering, or similar related subject
  • Excellent knowledge of High Voltage circuits, powerelectronics, digital/analogue electronics design experience 
  • Experience of EMC and electrical safety standards
  • Exposure to analogue and digital circuitdesign
  • Experience withdesigning and constructing PCBs
  • Willingness to learn and grow within a fast-pacedengineering environment

Background / Experience required:

  • Qualified to a degree level or electronicengineering or closely-related discipline 
  • PCB layout/schematic capture skills and experience with CAD simulation packages
  • Degree in electrical or electronicengineering or similar 
  • Analoguedesign
  • Digitaldesign experience
  • Significant recent profession is hardware /electronics related subject

Please visit www.ocadoengineering.com for more information

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