Electrical/Electronic Design Engineer

Posted 6 April by ReQuire Consultancy Easy Apply

We are currently recruiting for a self-driven, passionate and focused Electrical/Electronic Design Engineer based in Andover, Hampshire. You will work with highly skilled people who are proactive, passionate and results driven about what they do.

Your role will be to develop and design new products and product improvements by providing a high level of Electrical/Electronic based design skills and knowledge into product development projects and balancing innovative engineering design, functional requirements and aesthetic appeal with product safety, cost effective design and ease of manufacture and installation


  • Design and develop new products and product improvements, balancing innovative engineering design, functional requirements and aesthetic appeal with product safety, cost effective design and ease of manufacture and installation
  • Work in compliance with the Engineering design rules, product development vision and product development process
  • Ensure that development work adheres to the requirements of project design briefs and other documentation
  • Play an active role in projects, teams, meetings etc. Liaise with other cross-functional team members, suppliers and other interested parties throughout projects and encourage their involvement and participation
  • Lead design reviews, communicate ideas and solutions, influence decisions and problem solving
  • Validate and document design solutions are robust and reliable by using relevant tools and techniques such as computerised modelling prototyping; FMEA, FEA, life testing, load testing etc. Evaluate outcomes and act as required
  • Ensure technical files are created and maintained/updated as new products are designed, or existing products are changed
  • Have a detailed and through understanding of our own products, and proactively seek to learn about competitors’ products
  • Provide technical support to other areas of the business when required

Skills and Experience:

  • Has experience of electrical/electronic product design
  • Has an excellent understanding of engineering best practice and experience designing for manufacture and installation
  • Has a good understanding of system design and broad knowledge of common electrical practices including wiring, PCB design, use of test equipment, EMC considerations and electrical safety
  • Has excellent knowledge of product design standards such as EN81-20, 41, BS5900
  • Is proficient at researching materials, processes and market requirements
  • Able to implement life and load testing, evaluate test outcomes and initiate actions
  • Is proficient in the use of day to day software packages (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, email and Internet)
  • Proficient and experienced in the use of modern CAD software, AutoCAD, CADStar, MPLab
  • Proficient and experienced in the Assembler and C programming languages

Personal attributes and behaviours

  • Able to communicate initial design ideas using a variety of methods
  • Has a creative mind and ability to innovate
  • Has a high level of tenacity and drive
  • Has excellent problem solving abilities and use of problem solving tools and techniques
  • Has excellent organisational skills and is highly task focused and able to prioritise, whilst also able to be flexible
  • Is a good communicator and has interpersonal and relationship forming skills, and able to communicate effectively and interact at all levels of the business
  • Has excellent attention to detail
  • You are committed to actively improving own skills, knowledge, business awareness and performance through ongoing personal development


  • Relevant Electrical/electronic HNC or degree academic qualifications

Required skills

  • AutoCAD
  • Development Projects
  • EASE
  • Engineering Design
  • Test Equipment

Reference: 34844106

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