• Electronics Design Engineer

    Job Locations UK-Gloucestershire-New Mills, Wotton-under-Edge
    Job Reference
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    Laser & Calibration Products Division
    Job Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    Renishaw’s Laser and Calibration Products division (LCPD) has a position for an all-round Electronics Design Engineer to join a multi-disciplined team in the Laser and Calibration Products division working on a variety of Renishaw products including sensors, laser products and advanced process feedback controllers.


    The primary focus of the role will be to design and develop new products, however support of the Current Products team will also be occasionally required. This will include design, prototyping, schematic capture, PCB design, hand assembly, testing & fault-finding as well as VHDL-based FPGA design. 


    The successful applicant will have the opportunity to progress their electronics design skills whilst working in a dynamic and flexible multi-disciplinary team environment. There will be opportunities to be involved in research and development projects which will put the successful candidate at the forefront of new product design within Renishaw. Quality is paramount and the company investment reflects this.



    • Developing new products, assisting project managers and principal engineers to define agreed product specifications and delivering designs to meet those specifications
    • Working within a multi-disciplined team to optimise the integration of Electronic, Mechanical and Software components in all designs
    • Working closely with production engineers to ensure new products are designed for manufacture
    • Complying with the Company’s new product introduction process ensuring that the relevant designing processes are robust and cost-effective
    • Working on multiple projects simultaneously and allocating time appropriately, in order to meet timescales for delivery
    • Keeping abreast of current technology, developing innovative processes and designing solutions which can be patented by the company

    Key requirements

    • You’ll hold a degree or diploma in electrical or electronics engineering with demonstrable applied experience. Other relevant subjects include; physics and applied physics, mathematics, computer science, communications, aeronautical, production and manufacturing engineer
    • Ability to take designs from concept through to production
    • Ability to produce concise technically written documentation
    • Demonstrable experience of analogue and digital circuit design
    • Basic ability to write VHDL for FPGAs
    • Problem-solving and fault-finding skills
    • Communication skills
    • Practical prototyping skills to include soldering and use of instrumentation
    • Willingness to gain knowledge of the current national and international legislation and directives for compliance


    You will be able to work to deadlines, deliver projects to a high standard and handle several projects simultaneously. Possess close attention to detail to your work. Be enthusiastic and keen to learn any new skills which may be required. Clear thinking, good communication and team working are essential, as are fault finding and problem-solving skills.
    When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's 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 on-site gym. 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 Scheme.


    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 or not reasonable adjustments at interview stage are required. It is important appropriate measures are in place to facilitate an effective interview or assessment process.


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