Electronics Engineer

An Electronics Engineer with experience of systems design, test & calibration is sought by a growing engineering company in South Tyneside

You will be responsible for the diagnosis and repair of electrical and electronic equipment and electromechanical systems, including down to PCB component level, coaching and mentoring of other team members, safe, correct, and efficient preventive and routine maintenance of equipment and machinery and the calibration of electronic equipment.

You will also correctly disassemble, inspect, repair, clean, replace and re-assemble equipment and systems, carry out Electromechanical system testing and commissioning, design electrical/ electronic systems for upgrades, overcoming component obsolescence and integrating with third party equipment and systems and liaise with customer about works and suggested (any) remedial actions.

We’re looking for an experienced, practical, hands-on Electrical and Electronic Engineer who enjoys diagnosing and fault finding down to component level (PCBs), then using their skills and experience to repair or recommend the next steps. The role will involve a level of mentoring and coaching to other team members. Some travel and site visits expected. You will be able to work to tight deadlines and have good time management awareness along with a HND/degree qualification. A good attitude and attention to detail is essential. Ongoing training, certification and support is assured.

You will also need the following skills: –

  • Ability to read, interpret and act on electrical/electronic diagrams and schematics
  • Ability to interrogate and interpret electronic systems with no drawings or documents (old systems, customer existing systems)
  • Low voltage circuitry knowledge – PCB and wired systems
  • Control system logic knowledge
  • Digital and analogue electronic fundamentals

Full UK driving licence and clear DBS (or ability to pass a DBS check) is required

This role would ideally suit an experienced electronics technician who enjoys travelling and variety in their work, as each day provides its own challenges.

If you would like more information on this interesting and varied role please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply now to send your CV.


Electronics Design Engineer

A successful and market leading manufacturing business is looking for an Electronics Design Engineer to join their R&D team

Key tasks will include:

  • Developing and designing electronic products, with a focus on the design of test equipment, fixtures and software.
  • Being a key player in shaping our product roadmap generating new product ideas and seeing them come to fruition.
  • Working within our multidisciplinary team using your skills in electronics and software.
  • Continually improving existing products through the use of the latest technologies to maintain our marketing leading position.
  • Liaising with manufacturing teams in the UK and abroad to ensure the products are converted into full scale production.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for science and technology. You will also have:

  • Three to Five years’ experience in an electronics product design environment.
  • An understanding of test automation tools, e.g. LabView.
  • Embedded software experience with C and/or C++.
  • A good knowledge and understanding of analogue and digital circuits.
  • Experience of developing PC software and/or embedded firmware.
  • The ability to work both independently and within a team.

In return we offer a salary up to £45,000 per annum depending on skills and experience. You will have a starting entitlement of 22 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing each year to a maximum of 28 days plus bank holidays

This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful R&D team and develop your career within electronics design. For more information please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV and I will respond promptly