• Senior Electronic Engineer (Analogue)

    Job Locations UK-Gloucestershire-New Mills, Wotton-under-Edge
    Job Reference
    No. of Openings
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    Group Engineering
    Job Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    Group Engineering are recruiting a Senior Electronic Design Engineer (Analogue) to support current and future product development of a variety of Renishaw products including probes, sensors and controllers, plus laser products and advanced process feedback. Initially the role will be to review the current designs and support ongoing development, working with the current Group Engineering hardware team and where appropriate, the divisional team to support development and derivative products. There will also be a need to interact with other engineers, graduates and apprentices within the group and other divisions.


    As a senior engineer specialising in analogue design there will be an opportunity to further develop the design processes, simulation and training courses for delivery across other divisions, including reviewing design tools and methodologies. The use of EDA tools and knowledge of an electronic design process is an essential requirement as is an understanding of the current CE legislation and directives for compliance. Therefore, a background of successfully designed products and knowledge of current electronic devices and techniques is essential.


    Within Group Engineering (GE) there will be opportunities to be involved in research and development projects which may include tool and device evaluation, for both GE and other divisions. Opportunities exist for an individual to excel at supporting the analogue design methods and processes, providing support where appropriate across the business.



           • Electronic design and development experience for current and new products
           • Analogue design experience and knowledge including design, layout and manufacture
           • Report writing and excellent communication skills
           • Good technical knowledge
           • Ability to support engineers, graduates and apprentices


    Key requirements


          • A degree (or equivalent) in electronics or associated discipline
          • Ability to use EDA tools including: Zuken, Altium or similar

    Good Technical knowledge of:

    • Transducer design and theory including mechanics; capacitive, inductive and resistive
    • Transducers for displacement, force and temperature
    • Low power techniques, including battery power supplies
    • Low noise techniques
    • Precision transducer signal conditioning and digitisation, especially carrier methods
    • Analogue and digital filters
    • Optoelectronics for data transmission and light measurement
    • Capable of problem solving and determining root cause
    • Practical skills to include soldering and use of instrumentation

    Desirable requirements


    Knowledge of:

    • Low power positioning servo systems, up to 100W and of higher power
    • FPGA and VHDL
    • Embedded software and deployment in systems

    Advantage if additional knowledge of:

    • LT SPICE, Ansys, Matlab, Simulink, Aldec ActiveHDL, Intel (Altera) Quartus
    • Experience of working closely with mechanical, optical and software engineers
    • Product development knowledge, PCB layout and commissioning
    • Design for test and manufacturing
    • Compliance and EMC knowledge

    The successful applicant will have an enquiring mind and be open to discussing new developments, provide support to other staff and be enthusiastic and knowledgeable in developing new products for this exciting area.



    When you join WTL, a Renishaw Group company, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our peoples’ skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable, including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus and pay reviews, subsidised onsite restaurant, free parking and sports and leisure societies. Of course, we appreciate there’s more to work than the office, so we also offer 25 days holiday, Life Assurance and BUPA Renishaw Health Trust.


    Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend a face to face interview, which will comprise of technical and behavioural questions. This may include an informal problem-solving task(s). It is our obligation to safeguard applicants and our employees during the recruitment process. This applies to the conduct of the interview itself. All applicants will be asked at screening stage whether reasonable adjustments at interview stage are required to ensure appropriate measures are in place to facilitate an effective interview or assessment process.


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