Senior Electronics Engineer

Due to an internal promotion, we're now seeking a Senior / Principal level Electronics Engineer - you'll get an excellent salary and hybrid working / flexible hours. Are you ready to take the lead on our Electronics development at our custom facility in Hatfield, developing innovative wireless safety technology? You'll drive Electronic design whilst mentoring and developing Electronics Engineers covering the full product lifecycle.

BASIC SALARY: Up to £80,000

You'll have access to our full benefits package which includes:
10% bonus
flexible start and finish times based around core hours and hybrid working

LOCATION: Hatfield

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: St Albans, Welwyn Garden City, Stevenage, Hoddesdon, Hertford, Harlow, Cheshunt, Epping, Loughton, Luton, Harpenden

Reasons you should join us:

It's 2022 so hybrid working, and flexible hours are a standard with us. As is the salary you are worth and our great bonus scheme too
If you are currently working for a design consultancy or your manufacturing is outsourced - we can offer you the full end-to-end product development life cycle
You'll be leading our electronics development as a Senior / Principal Level Electronics Engineer - your R&D Manager will need your expertise as their background is more mechanical
You will be backfilling an internal promotion, as our existing Senior Electronics Engineer has become our brand new Research Manager focussing on the innovation of new technology

JOB DESCRIPTION: Senior Electronics Engineer, Principal Engineer - R&D, design - Electronics

You will come into an established R&D team of 7 Engineers (mechanical, electrical / electronic, firmware etc) as part of the wider engineering team of 20 heads, which support projects, production, build & test.

Your role as our Senior Electronics Engineer will be to head up electronics, electrical and potentially firmware design and development - including adding additional Engineers to your team.

You will drive forwards electronics design and development and support our full product range using various technologies, engineering disciplines and resources as you see fit.

Mentoring and leadership will be such a huge part of your role, developing Junior Level / Graduate Engineers through to experienced electronics engineers. Projects will largely be from concept to design freeze, but in some cases, you may be involved through to post product launch.

YOUR MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: Senior Electronics Engineer, Principal Engineer - R&D, design - Electronics

Whilst remaining hands-on as an Electronics Engineer, you will:

Produce and support the electronic design of a range of products and help create innovative solutions for your electronics team
You'll lead our FMEA and design reviews with the V&V team, creating and executing structured test plans
Lead and take ownership of our design direction and project progress for all electrical / electronic aspects of our product design
Investigate and lead our NPD processes and methods, and report the status to key stakeholders and at board level

YOUR BACKGROUND: Senior Electronics Engineer, Principal Engineer - R&D, design - Electronics

You must have a proven background in the design of embedded products or systems: we are particularly interested in handheld devices, wireless technology, instrumentation, sensors, transducers or similar from any sector
Your design and development experience with circuits will ideally have been with protypes or small-medium volume manufacturing
You will have used some type of EDA software for schematic capture and PCB layout to IPC standards
Finally you will have previously mentored, supervised or led Electronics Engineers

We don't need you to have the following, but it would help us if you do:

Specifically used Altium as an EDA - but we can train you on it
You have used a Multisim / Ultiboard
You have had exposure to C - Programming for embedded systems
Windows programming experience in C# / MFC

You will likely be educated to a B.Eng in Electronic Engineering or similar - but we welcome your application if you come from a HNC / HND background with the relevant experience.


Established over 50 years and employing over 100 people - we are a market leader in wireless detection equipment.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Electronic Engineer, Senior Engineer, Lead Engineer, Principal Engineer, Project Engineer, Project Manager - project, concept, lifecycle, design, C#, R&D, firmware, technical lead, software, embedded, systems, FMEA, NPD,

INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.

Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

REF: JAC16834, Wallace Hind Selection

Hatfield, England, UK