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Senior Development Engineer

Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Engineering Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ben Abbott

Senior Development Engineer
Milton Keynes
Competitive salary


Are you looking for a company that can offer you Career Progression and Exciting Products to develop? Then look no further as I have the OPPORTUNITY for you.
My client is a global leader in the power electronics industry and if you have an iPhone then you are using their products. They are looking for a Senior Development Engineer to join their successful and growing team based at their newly refurbished Milton Keynes site. You will ideally have knowledge of DC-DC convertors, AC-DC convertors and Low power electronics (1W-100W). They offer a great environment to work in and 55% of the staff have worked there for over 10 years, which says a lot about the company.

The successful Senior Development 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
* Staff Bonus Scheme
* 23 days holidays (increase to 26 after a period of time)
* Pension Scheme
* Life Insurance (4 x employees salary)
* Income Protection Cover
* Bupa Cover
* Simply Health Cash Benefit
* Plus others

Some of the main duties of the Senior Development Engineer will include:


* Design DC-DC converters and AC-DC converters for industrial, medical, and automotive applications. Taking responsibility for development of the product from concept to mass manufacture.
* Assist in creating design specifications, working closely with the Business Development department to exceed the customer's expectations.
* Ensure the company's commercial expectations are realised, optimising product costs throughout the development process.
* Work closely with our production and test engineering teams to ensure that products are suitable for mass production.
* Adhere to the company's quality standards at all times, ensuring that the necessary documentation is produced for product development.
* Design the converter to meet the relevant safety standards.
* Take an active role in performing verification and validation tests. Guaranteeing the product meets the converters specification and the company's reliability targets.
* Engage in research and development activities to improve the company's technical capabilities and systems.
* Maintain project plans and report on the progress of project work as requested by the section Manager.
* Provide technical support to the customer.
* Provide guidance and direction to Engineers and Technicians, taking an active role to develop the team's capabilities.
* Work effectively in a team-based environment.
* Take on other work as necessary to support the company's activities.

In order to be the successful Senior Design Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

Essential
* A formal qualification equivalent to a UK degree level in electronics or a related discipline. Candidates with a HND in electronics will also be considered if they have relevant experience.
* Advanced knowledge of modern power conversion design techniques applicable to DC-DC and AC-DC converters from 1W to 100W.
* 5 years' experience of electronics design, preferably power conversion.
* Possesses an aptitude to lead projects, delivering products in defined timescales.
* Familiar with UL60950 and UL60601 safety standards.
* An ability to work on projects with tough product cost targets.
* Experience of simulation software used in electronics design.
* Familiar with mechanical design of power converters, relating to manufacturability, EMI and thermal constrains.
* Experience of laboratory based functions such as product testing and soldering.
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to form logical conclusions.
* A skilled communicator, working with multiple departments at sites across the globe.
* Self-motivated.
* A willingness to learn and develop their technical skills relating to the company's products.
* IT literate including familiarity with MS office software.
* Willing to travel as required.

Desirable
* An MSc or PhD in a related discipline.
* Experience of FMEA assessments.
* Experience designing products for automotive applications.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Development Engineer to progress their career and join a fantastic organisation. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview. A copy of our privacy policy can be found here: https://www.goldgroup.co.uk/about-us/privacy-policy. Gold Group is an equal opportunity & diversity employer. A copy of our equal opportunity & diversity policy can be found here: https://www.goldgroup.co.uk/about-us/equality-and-diversity-policy

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