Electronic Design Engineer - Research Instruments Ltd - £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Research Instruments Ltd (RI) is seeking an Electronic Design Engineer to join their new Microelectronics Development team to support the development and maintenance of new and existing products within the IVF industry.
RI has been in business for over 50 years, specialising in technology and medical devices for the fertility field. It has quickly become the company of choice when looking for the latest in biomedical technology. A global leader in micromanipulation technology, the company has its head office in Falmouth, Cornwall. The company is now the largest IVF hardware supplier in the world with a global network of distributors in over 100 countries and a comprehensive product portfolio. The Electronic Design Engineer role presents an exceptional opportunity for a graduate looking to develop design experience within a dynamic and growing company.
• Become a fully contributing member of the design department to assist with the development of the RFID product range.
• Gain knowledge in RFID technology, its specifications and requirements.
• Liaise with test labs to arrange EMC and safety tests, and other relevant tests based on European, North American and Asian requirements.
• Evaluate designs for manufacturability.
• Become familiar with test-driven development.
• Assist with executing test procedures through the entire design cycle.
• Work together with the quality department to ensure the regulatory documentation is up to date.
• Contribute towards post-market support in order to keep the products within their specifications.
Nature of Work
The successful graduate will become part of RI’s growing design department and will be reporting to the Microelectronics Development Manager. You will play a vital role in the development of the RFID systems making sure that all the products are up to date with the relevant regulatory requirements. You will also assist the manager in writing, executing, reporting tests and ensuring products are designed in such a way that they are easy to manufacture. Your involvement in product maintenance will be valuable in helping to improve the current product range by testing and troubleshooting them either at the factory or at the customer premises. The right person will grow their career within this exciting and innovative business and will need to employ their drive, creativity, ambition and ideas.
• Electronics Engineering degree.
• Good understanding of analogue and digital design.
• Understanding of EMC and Safety tests.
• Schematic capture and PCB layout.
• Embedded programming (C or assembler).
• Experience writing and executing tests procedures.
• Strong troubleshooting skills.
• Good verbal and written communications skills.
• Graduates must not have previously been supported in a UCP Graduate Placement programme*
• Knowledge of FCC, CE, CSA requirements.
• RFID or other RF technologies.
• Circuit simulation.
• Graduates should ideally (but not necessarily) have graduated within the last 5 years and be unemployed or not fulfilling their graduate potential*
This position is supported by the Unlocking Cornish Potential (UCP) scheme. UCP is a graduate level placement scheme which works with businesses to recruit and support ongoing business development through the placement of a graduate. In some cases, the business may choose to recruit a recent graduate and take advantage of a support package that UCP provides to assist the graduate to be successful in the job role. For more information about the eligibility criteria, please visit ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ under the Graduates menu of the website http://www.unlockingcornishpotential.co.uk
Duration of the project:
Duration of the project: 12 months initially. This post is permanent for the right candidate.
Vacancy Ref and How to Apply:
For further information and to apply:
First, send a C.V and covering letter outlining why you feel you are suitable for the role to: Katie Rollason, Graduate Recruitment Officer quoting reference number CT/25/P1213 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01209 617689 for more information. Second, register your details on our graduate database (if you haven’t already) at www.unlockingcornishpotential.co.uk and receive email alerts from UCP about graduate level jobs in Cornwall.
Closing date for applications:
9th July 2012
Research Instruments Ltd, Bickland Industrial Park,
Cornwall, TR11 4TA
Monday 9th July 2012