Electronics Engineer

Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Engineering Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Jodie Stevens

Electronics Engineer
Milton Keynes

Electronics Engineer needed for a multinational financial organisation based in Milton Keynes who are looking to employ an experienced Electronics Engineer with an interest in maintaining the clients existing product portfolio by redesigning legacy products where necessary to ensure production continues smoothly as well as maintaining the component database.

The successful Electronics Engineer will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:
* Competitive salary
* Pension Plan
* Career Progression

What the role entails:
Some of the main duties of the Electronics Engineer will include:
* Provide technical support to our manufacturing facilities in both in the UK and overseas
* Work with the Quality department to highlight common faults and redesign the product before failure occurs
* Redesign legacy products after a failure occurs in the customer's application
* Conduct detailed failure analysis
* Solve complex technical/commercial issues, working closely with all engineering disciplines within the company
* Put corrective actions in place to improve quality and reliability
* Write detailed and accurate technical reports
* Update documentation, drawings and BOM listings as required
* Conduct application-based testing for the customer as required by the Business Development department
* Redesign the product to reduce manufacturing and materials costs while maintaining product quality.
* Conduct laboratory-based testing, working to internal and external standards with a high degree of accuracy
* Maintain project plans and report on the progress of project work as requested by the section manager
* Work with the Engineering team to meet the targets outlined
* Take part in design reviews and be involved in the technical decision-making process
* Work to actively improve the company's technical capabilities and systems
* Provide technical support to other departments as required
* Keep up-to-date status logs of tasks that are in progress. Ensure the systems used for this purpose are maintained and are effective
* Source suitable alternatives to components where required
* Redesign and requalify products where an alternative component is required, but a suitable equivalent is not available
* Assess component manufacturer's PCNs and their impact on the product they are used on, following up with further action where necessary
* Work with Process Engineer to obtain RoHS compliance data for components
* Assist design engineers with second sourcing components for new designs
* Liaise with component manufacturers' technical departments to obtain further data if required

What you need to be the successful Electronics Engineer:
In order to be the successful Electronics Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:
* Formal qualification equivalent to UK degree level in electronics or related discipline. Candidates with equivalent experience may be considered
* Three years' experience in analogue electronics, preferably power electronics
* Have a sound theoretical understanding of analogue electronics
* Have experience of conducting laboratory-based testing and understand measurement techniques
* Be willing to travel worldwide as required
* Have knowledge of manufacturing methods used in the electronics industry
* Have experience of working with defined project costs
* Have the ability to multi-task and cope with a degree of pressure in a professional engineering environment
* Ability to work accurately to defined timescales
* IT literate
* Able to work in a team effectively while being self-motivated
* Be a proactive and good communicator to drive projects to timely completion
* Knowledge of active and passive electronic components used in electronic power converters
Must be eligible for Security Clearance
(Summary sentence to apply some urgency to an application)
This really is a fantastic opportunity for an Electronics Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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