Electronic Design Engineer (Continuous Improvement)

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Innovative Technology Published: August 13, 2017
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Electronic Design Engineer (Continuous Improvement) 

We're Innovative… 

At Innovative Technology we're a global market leader in the design and manufacture of cash validation devices and processing services. We've over 350 employees at 10 locations across five continents, with over 150 based in their state-of-the-art head office at the Innovative Business Park in Oldham, Manchester. 

We strive to be the best at what we do and are proud of our track record of innovation and growth, so it's great to be recognised for our achievements and success. Recent accolades include The Queen's Award for Enterprise: International Trade, The Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 and being listed in the London Stock Exchange 1000 companies to inspire Britain. 

You'll find us on the edge of the Pennines and less than half an hour from central Manchester, with great local amenities and transport links on our doorstep. On-site we've modern, open-plan offices, which along with our friendly and hardworking culture should help you feel right at home. 

Position: Electronic Design Engineer (Continuous Improvement) 
Location: Oldham, Manchester 
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent 
Salary: £Highly-competitive and negotiable 

Our Opportunity: 

We're currently looking for an electronic engineer to join our new multi-disciplined Continuous Improvement Team. This will be an opportunity for an individual who enjoys the process of solving engineering problems and producing electronic designs that enhance existing electronic systems. 

By joining the Continuous Improvement Team, the successful applicant will be involved in a broad range of projects aimed at ensuring our products continue to be at the cutting edge of cash and coin handling technology. 

This role would best suit an individual who is keen to join a team focussed solely on innovating existing products by providing enhanced electronic designs. If you're looking for autonomy in a results-based role, which also gives you the chance to accelerate your professional development, this will be the role for you. 

Your role: 

• As part of the Continuous Improvement (CI) Team, you will play an integral role in creating electronic designs aimed at improving existing products within our extensive portfolio 
• By working closely with our Production, New Product Development and Customer Support teams, you will be responsible for gathering the information required for identifying areas for improvement 
• Based on these requirements, you will be responsible for producing designs using electronic CAD tools; this will involve electronic circuit design, simulation, schematic capture and PCB layout 
• You will also be responsible for qualifying new alternative components in order to enhance electronic assemblies in relation to efficiency and cost 
• You will build prototypes from these designs and perform qualification tests to verify that your prototypes meet business and regulatory requirements 
• Create documentation that will be included in manufacturing packs supplied to other departments and partners and see the CI process through to the final implementation of your designs 

Your Skills & Experience: 

• Degree or HND in Electronic or Electrical Engineering or other qualifications with a strong electronic engineering bias 
• A genuine passion for electronics and engineering and industrial experience within an electronics manufacturing environment 
• Experience in Digital and Analog Circuit Design and simulation. Knowledge of optoelectronic components is preferred but not essential 
• Experience using ECAD tools (experience with Mentor Graphics PADS is preferred) Hands-on electronic engineering skills (E.G. Soldering) is essential 
• Being able to code in C is preferred 
• Proven analytical, creative and practical approach to solving problems 

You may have experience of the following: Electronic Design Engineer, Design Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Production Engineering, New Product Development, Product Management, Product Development, Project Manager etc. 

Innovative Technology are an equal opportunities employer.

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