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Senior Electronics Engineer

Reference Number: 923068 | Location: Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom | Division: Scientific Permanent

Senior Electronics Engineer

Medical Devices

Newcastle - £35,000 to £45,000


We have a very exciting opportunity for an experience electronics engineer to join a growing life science and technology company based in Newcastle.

The Senior Electronics Engineer will develop electronic engineer solutions for research and commercial development of their products.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • To work within a team of scientists and engineers developing their diagnostic products
  • To interact with, and ensure excellent communication within the eternal and external partners
  • Creation and management of electronic system architectures, overseeing and approval of PCB design, and control of embedded firmware development
  • To assist the Engineering Team Lead in mentoring and guiding the intermediate and Junior Electronic Engineers
  • Adhere to all of Assurance (QA) Systems.


  • Experience with Altium PCB CAD layout system.
  • Experience with designing and building drivers for precision motor control and valve control
  • Experience with designing and building drivers for precision temperature control
  • Experience with high resolution, very low current analogue to digital converters
  • Experience with analogue connectors suitable for connecting instruments to single use disposables
  • Ability to source components, PCBs and bespoke silicon devices
  • Knowledge of techniques for design for manufacture, assembly, test and maintenance
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in product engineering
  • MSc or equivalent in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or similar


  • Experience with embedded software and I/O
  • Experience of interfacing to embedded controllers
  • Experience of working with Linux or Android based platforms
  • Understanding of electronic biosensors
  • Design of instruments and consumables for the Life Sciences
  • Experience in developing design history files to ISO standards including ISO9001 and IS013485 for CEIVD and FDA requirements

Contact: Maria Pacheco

Keywords: Electronics, Electronics Design, Medical Devices, Diagnostics, Embedded, Software, PCB, Altium, 13485

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