Hardware Engineer

  • Share

Hardware Engineer

job-icon-lg

Function

Technical

employment-icon-lg

Employment

Full time

location-icon-lg

Location

Nottingham

salary-icon-lg

Salary

Competitive salary

contract-icon-lg

Contract

Permanent

Pressac design and manufacture smart building technology for some of the world’s leading companies. Having established a strong reputation for quality products, and with impressive growth plans, our vision is to become one of the world’s leading smart building-sensor providers.

Job purpose

Design and Develop New Product Hardware.

Specific duties

  • From scratch, design & development of hardware.
  • Component and Module evaluation & specification.
  • Circuit design & Schematic Capture
  • Multilayer PCB layout.
  • Working closely with the purchasing function in terms of right first time, cost effective component selection and approval.
  • Work closely with manufacturing operations to ensure seamless transition of design data to finished assembly.
  • Assist with product VV&T, where required.
  • Liaison between Design and external contractors.
  • Report completed and ongoing tasks to line manager on regular basis.
  • Maintain documentation of activities (TCF) as appropriate.
  • Provide on time, on target cost hardware designs.
  • Assist in introduction of new products and technologies.
  • Provide guidance on improvements to working practices, equipment etc.

Qualifications and knowledge


Essential:

  • Degree in Electronics and a minimum of 5 years relevant experience.
  • Good all-round understanding of low power embedded electronics.
  • Familiar with low power RF protocols such as Zigbee, LoRa, Enocean.
  • Proficient in Schematic Capture/PCB layout CAD packages (Altium).


Desirable:

  • Knowledge of ISM band RF antenna tuning.
  • RED/CE testing.

Skills and experience


Essential:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ previous experience in designing wireless embedded electronic devices.
  • Interfacing using SPI, I2C and UART.
  • Energy efficient designs (including battery powering).


Desirable:

  • Design for Manufacture
  • Software appreciation, Assembler, C, C++

What you get

Salary: Competitive, dependant on experience.

Next steps

Please send your CV and covering letter to MojganShabani@pressac.com.

Due to the high number of applications we receive, we’ll be unable to provide personalised feedback should you be unsuccessful in your application.

  • Get smart building insights



    • Find out more

      If you're looking for a partner who understands technology - and offers reliable, cost-effective solutions in high volumes - get in touch.
      Call us: +44 (0) 115 936 5200