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Lead Electronics Engineer at Atlas Copco

Lead Electronics Engineer

Atlas Copco Eastbourne, East Sussex Full Time
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Edwards Eastbourne are looking to recruit a Lead Electronics Engineer to sit within the Drives team.

Purpose of the role:

To lead and provide direction to a small team to deliver electronics platforms for new pump and related products within the Vacuum Technique business area, as well as maintaining existing designs.

Main Duties:

  • Maintain awareness of product roadmaps and priorities in the Vacuum Technique Division as well as related research developments taking place in the NTV department. Provide recommendations for new areas of relevant research that can be undertaken within the team or at alternative locations within the VT Division.
  • Work with the team to design in new techniques and product designs to achieve improved performance and efficiencies to satisfy an increasingly demanding and competitive environment in that particular technology field.
  • Ensure a holistic view is taken towards not just achieving the optimal product design but also that the product can be manufactured reliably and to a high level of quality. 
  • Mentor and provide technical leadership to other members of the development team, advising on how to drive work to completion to the satisfaction of all stakeholders. Champion the adoption of best practice within the team including alignment to established development processes.
  • Adopt a leadership role when facing into technical issues early and using a variety of established problem-solving techniques and structured problem solving processes to get to root cause. This includes the writing of 8D reports where appropriate.
  • Collaborate with Product Management on pushing the boundaries of what new product offerings could achieve whilst guiding the discussion around what is possible within the desired timeframes. Ensure that the product design is developed in such a way that it can be tested reliably both at a component and system level.
  • Establish close relationships with external suppliers and third-party subject matter experts to ensure that the latest technology is adopted, and our knowledge base is expanded
  • Establish close relationships with the other disciplines within the team both within engineering and operations to ensure that the products leaving the Product Company perform to the expected degree of safety, quality and reliability.
  • Skills, Experience and Qualifications:-

  • Bachelor or Masters degree (or equivalent) in Electrical and/or Electronics Engineering or a related engineering discipline.
  • Significant knowledge of the fundamentals of electronics design both analogue and high-speed digital as well as direct experience in applying the principles to one or more electronics products.
  • Strong understanding of the product development processes and able to make recommendations for improvements.
  • Must be a good communicator and have excellent fluency in spoken and written English. Ability to make decisions based on a knowledge of the business and an understanding of the business impact
  • Experience working in a global engineering environment and working with international teams to deliver electronics and product solutions. Experience working in a multi-disciplinary design environment
  • Experience working in a regulated, compliance-driven industry
  • Some experience in a project management role using both Waterfall and Agile (SCRUM) frameworks.
  • About Edwards

    We want to be a workplace for everyone. At Edwards we know that diversity and inclusion are critical to our long-term success. We know that diversity and inclusion help us understand our customers’ needs and strengthen employee motivation, productivity, innovation and results. 

    Edwards is a leading developer and manufacturer of sophisticated vacuum products, exhaust management systems and related value-added services. Edwards solutions are integral to manufacturing processes for semiconductors, flat panel displays, LEDs and solar cells. They are also used within an increasingly diverse range of industrial processes including power, glass and other coating applications; steel and other metallurgy; pharmaceutical and chemical; and for scientific instruments in a wide range of R&D applications.

    Edwards has over 4,000 employees worldwide engaged in the design, manufacture and support of high technology vacuum and exhaust management equipment. Edwards has state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Europe, Asia and North America.


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