Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Scheme Electronics Engineer

Computing/Systems/Data Science.

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About Us

Renishaw is a FTSE 250 global engineering and scientific technology company, with core skills in measurement, motion control, additive manufacturing, healthcare, spectroscopy and manufacturing. We supply products and services that push the boundaries of what is possible in applications as diverse as jet engine and wind turbine manufacture, through to dentistry and brain surgery. We are also a world leader in the field of metal additive manufacturing (also referred to as 3D printing), where we design and make industrial machines that ‘print' parts from metal powder.

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We currently have 79 offices in 37 countries, with around 4,500 employees worldwide. Over 2,500 people are employed within the UK where we carry out the majority of our research and development, and manufacturing.

With a global presence in a broad range of sectors, we aim to ensure that our workforce reflects the diverse global communities we serve. Every year we welcome a wide range of new employees, from apprentices to experienced professionals. By joining Renishaw you will be making a difference to the world in which we live, in a global company that encourages innovation and personal achievement.

Job Description

As a Graduate Electronics Engineer you will play a key role in ensuring Renishaw remains a market leader, often by using the latest electronic technology to ensure the best possible performance from our products. Graduate Electronics Engineers are challenged with developing and delivering smaller, faster and more reliable products. 
You will follow a personalised and structured two-year programme based on a series of six-month placements covering a broad range of product areas in the design divisions. Placements and projects will enhance your current skills and knowledge, feeding your ambitions and involve work on real projects delivering tangible business benefits. Once complete you will join a project division to continue your career development. 

Within Renishaw Electronic Engineers require a variety of different skills from: analogue to digital; embedded software to VHDL and DSP coding; DC to RF; passives to custom silicon design; magnetic sensing to opto-electronics; circuit design to PCB layout; blue-sky research to final development.

Core knowledge and opportunities

Graduate Electronic Engineers will gain an understanding of: 

Signals and Systems 

  • System configuration and architecture 
  • Analogue signal processing including filtering and signal conditioning
  • Analogue and digital devices and implementation 
  • Component packaging and manufacturability 
  • ​​Electronic devices and circuits

Control systems 

  • Power devices and design
  • Algorithm and data manipulation 

Embedded systems 

  • FPGA and Digital Signal Processing (DSP) devices and configuration 
  • Peripherals and connectivity 
  • Development of algorithms and implementation 
  • C (C++, C#) firmware code to support development  
  • Communications 
  • Standard communication interfaces including a knowledge of USB, PCIe and peripheral support

Conceptual and prototype design and development testing 

  • Prototype Assembly
  • Research, testing and commissioning
  • Design for Manufacture and Design for Test
  • Documentation
  • Product upgrades 

Career progression within this stream is likely to take you down either a technical route, to Senior then Principal Design Engineer, or to a more managerial position like Technical / Design Manager. 


When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable; including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus, *subsidised onsite restaurants and *coffee shops, free parking, *car sharing scheme and *24 hour fitness centres. (*not available at our Castle Donington, Exeter, York & Edinburgh sites)

We also want to promote a healthy work-life balance as much as possible, so we have introduced a Homeworking policy which allows for a combination of home and office based working depending on the nature of your role. We also offer a variable working programme, 25 days' holiday plus bank holidays, Life Assurance Policy of 4 times annual salary, Cycle to Work scheme, enhanced maternity pay subject to qualifying criteria, the option to join BUPA Renishaw health trust and an Employee Assistance Programme for employees and family.

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Job ID Number: R3237
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Software
  • Systems

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