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Human Resources
Canford Group
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Canford Group is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of sex, sexual orientation, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, marital status or disability.


Due to business expansion we are looking to recruit for the following position.

Electronic Design Engineer

Permanent, 37.5 hpw

Position Summary:

Working within the design process to develop existing products and create new products and solutions that delight our customers. This is done through design of analogue and digital circuits, including software for microprocessors. Role must also support Production and Technical Support with production issues and customer support issues relating to product design.

Duties Include:

(Note: In addition to these duties you may be required to perform alternative duties as required and deemed reasonable)

  • Develop using analogue and digital circuit design solutions, to fulfil the design requirements outlined in the design process.
  • Support Production with issues arising from production of designed products.
  • Support Technical Support and service with issues arising from designed products.
  • Continuously keep in touch with trending techniques and technologies in electronic engineering that can be used to create innovative designs.
  • Commissioning of systems for new products where appropriate.

The successful candidate will hold some, if not all of the following:

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Previous electronic design experience including PCB design (Eagle) in a commercial environment
  • Degree level education in an electronics related subject
  • Having worked with programming microprocessors, PLD/DSP through to design using discrete transistors.  Demonstrable software skills that include some of the following; PIC assembler, PYTHON, C, C++, JavaScript, HTML, CSS.
  • Experience with embedded PC platforms, running Linux, would also be helpful