• Senior Electronics Design Engineer

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

    Spectroscopy Products Division is a market leader in Raman Spectroscopy, providing high end spectrometer systems to a worldwide market. The division has a vacancy for a senior electronics design engineer to work with a multi-disciplined and innovative team of engineers on new and current products, offering a varied and interesting portfolio of design work including the development of; low noise analogue, CCD imaging, motor control systems and power conversion. The senior role includes the opportunity to provide leadership, supervision and mentoring to other engineers in the division.



    • The design, development and verification of electronic circuits and systems from concept through to final product;
    • Close interaction with other disciplines within the team, including mechanical, software, optics and production engineering;
    • the opportunity to supervise other engineers.

    Key requirements 

    • A degree in Electronics Engineering (minimum 2:1) or equivalent;
    • A knowledge of digital electronics, microprocessor systems and firmware development;
    • A knowledge of low noise analogue electronics and data acquisition;
    • Experience using EDA and simulation tools (e.g. Altium, Zuken, Spice or similar);
    • Practical skills including soldering, PCB rework, circuit testing and use of test equipment;
    • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills. 

    Desirable requirements

    • An understanding of low noise CCD based camera systems;
    • An understanding of precision motor control systems;
    • A knowledge of FPGAs and an understanding of VHDL;
    • Practice in writing firmware in C programming language and assembler;
    • Knowledge of EMC and electrical safety standards;
    • Knowledge of C++/C# programming.


    Opportunities for career development and training


    • As a consequence of the specialised nature of our work, significant on-the-job training will be given to develop the successful candidate.
    • Opportunities for further training and career development will continue as part of our dynamic and expanding team.

    The successful applicant will be a well organised and self-motivated individual, who is keen to make a significant contribution to the success of projects within a focused team of likeminded engineers. You will be technically strong and have an accurate approach to work, with the ability and commitment to meet deadlines while working on several projects simultaneously. Strong communication and team skills are essential.




    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 sports and leisure societies. Of course, we appreciate there’s more to life than the office, so we also offer 25 days holiday, Life Assurance and BUPA Renishaw Health Trust.


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