Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Electronics Engineer

St Neots (Cambridgeshire)

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About the role

To carry out all engineering activities in support of new and existing projects as designated by the Principal Engineers in line with customer and company expectations.

Role specifications

  • To efficiently and effectively perform various engineering activities including but not limited to: conceptual design, circuit hardware/software design, component selection, analysis/calculations, BoM generation, prototyping, design verification and qualification, commissioning, report generation, configuration control and post development tasks,
  • To work independently and/or within a team to support programmes led by senior members of staff in both R&D privately-funded and customer-driven projects,
  • To support the Principal Engineers in generating programme plans in response to customer and project requirements and ensure that allocated resources are utilised and cost budgets are adhered to,
  • To ensure that activities and projects are delivered within the agreed timelines,
  • To promote good engineering practices and ensure that those practises are always carried out to the highest standards,
  • To provide a high level of customer service and where appropriate to act as a customer liaison to other members of the team and other departments,
  • To promote and develop good working relationships within engineering and all internal and external customers,
  • To support Engineering teams and other departments with tasks as and when necessary,
  • To research and promote design improvements, cost reductions, new materials, better components and design techniques.

Qualifications

Essential

  • Bachelors/Masters in Electronics/Electrical.

Desirable 

  • Bachelors/Masters in Electronics/Electrical – Power Electronics.

Experience

Essential 

  • A solid foundation in analogue principals and analogue design.
  • An appreciation of EMC/EMI, how it is generated and how it is controlled.
  • Some experience with schematic capture and PCB layout using CAD.
  • Ability to simulate electronics circuits using a computer simulation tool.
  • Ability to prioritise and determine your own workload based on high level objectives.
  • Ability to work independently while collaborating in a team environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.

Desirable

  • A minimum of 1 year of work experience, working with power electronics and/or analogue electronics – including placement experience.
  • A good understanding of different switch mode topologies, how they work and the different benefits and limitations of each topology.
  • An ability to programme and code Microcontrollers in C.
  • An understanding of configuration control in designs.
  • An ability to carry out Root Cause Analysis down to component level.

Benefits

The company offers a friendly working atmosphere and competitive salaries with benefits including:

  • Health Care Cash Plan (available after 1 year of service)
  • Contributory Pension Scheme for eligible employees
  • Employee Assistance Programme (available after 1 year of service)
  • 24 days' holiday (in addition to UK bank and public holidays)
  • Life Assurance
  • Free car parking
  • Early finish on Fridays (1.00pm)

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How to Apply

Please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@ipeco.com.

Please note that candidates who wish to apply must have fully graduated in order to be considered for this role.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Up to £25,000 dependant on skills & experience + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • St Neots (Cambridgeshire)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Electrical
  • Electronic

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