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Senior Electronics Engineer

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering one of the broadest portfolios, we deliver innovative and flexible solutions to help utilities solve their complex challenges in Smart Metering, Grid Edge Intelligence and Smart Infrastructure. With sales of USD 1.7 billion in FY 2019, Landis+Gyr employs approximately 5,500 people in over 30 countries across five continents, with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at Landis+Gyr website landisgyr.eu

At Landis + Gyr we share a collective and sole mission: to help the world to manage energy better. Regulatory change, technological advances and an increasingly green-minded world are changing the face of the Energy Metering industry, demanding a new and diverse portfolio of solutions. As the utility markets evolve, we are creating the products that change the way utilities and consumers manage energy. The EMEA Residential product teams are at the forefront of this change, responsible for building and transforming the portfolio to support market. The teams provide new rapid product innovation and development, and enhance our existing portfolio of successful products. The product teams operate within a Global R&D structure, frequently liaising with other teams in our world-wide organization. The products teams are Agile in nature, and have a growth mindset at their core.

 

Role Purpose

To design, develop new products and or enhance and support existing products and bespoke test/ manufacturing equipment. Working within a cross functional team you will develop electronic designs for residential metering and communication products. Our customers are demanding blue chip companies which expect our electronic solutions to be robust and capable of lifetime of at least 15 years without defects.

 

Areas of Responsibility

You will:

  • Produce electrical designs for products and bespoke manufacturing equipment that meet Company, National, International standards, Regulatory, Statutory and Customer Requirements, Safety, Environmental and Cost Requirements.
  • Produce electrical designs from product specifications or written instructions within a project team environment.
  • Produce design and test specifications, and associated documentation, for the hardware design as required.
  • Select materials and components for designs and initiate the component approval process for those components, in conjunction with the EMEA Component Management Team as necessary.
  • Participate in design reviews to ensure best possible success of electronic solutions.
  • Construct and test prototype designs. · Work to strict company and ISO 9001 standards.
  • Create complex part and assemblies with the company 3D CAD tools and produce high quality related drawings.

 

Skills and Experience 

Essential:

  • Significant relevant experience of designing and testing electronic systems – low power microprocessors, data acquisition and AC/DC power supplies - for high volume medium cost products.
  • Strong technical knowledge of electronics systems/components
  • Knowledge of modern manufacturing processes
  • Self starter. Self motivated. Team Player.

Desirable: 

We primarily hire for attitude. Skills and experience can be grown over time. Below is a list of desirable skills/experiences. We hope that you have at least some of them. Qualify yourself in – don’t qualify yourself out.

Methods

  • Understanding of, and Continuous Improvement to, Development Processes

Tools

Experience of using Altium

Experience of using schematic simulation tools

Skills

  • Design For Manufacture, Design For Assembly 
  • Experience of Electricity metering product approvals, requirements and processes or similar devices i.e. measuring instrumentation
  • Experience of working and testing against global product standards, i.e. IEC, EN, MID
  • Experience of the use of statistical tools for the demonstration of product and design robustness and capability (6σ, Cpk, DFSS, etc…)
  • Experience of circuit board design and board layout with regards to EMC or RF
  • Experience of control systems and embedded software.
  • Experience of designing and/or testing RF (Zigbee, Bluetooth, WiFi) circuits.
  • Membership of relevant Professional Institution

 

Education and Qualification:

  • Minimum BEng/ BSc in electrical / electronic engineering
  • Or equivalent experience.

 

We don’t require a covering letter – your CV should provide the information we’re looking for. To ensure that the hiring process is fast and effective – please following these guidelines for your CV:

1. Maximum of 2 pages in length. We will not read beyond page 2.

2. Personal statement that is relevant to the role

3. Only list recent key skills – that you have actively used in the last 5 years.

4. Job history. Detailed explanation for roles in the last 5 years. 2-line summary for roles between 6 and 10 years ago. Any role more than 10 years ago – please just list the employer, job title and employment dates.

 

 

Meet us/About us

If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.

 

Job Title:  Senior Electronics Engineer

Location: 

Manchester, GB

Requisition ID:  6161
Date Posted:  Sep 24, 2021

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