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Hardware Engineering Lead Engineering
Senior Electrical Engineer Engineering
Senior PCB Designer Engineering

Hardware Engineering Lead

  • Location: UK Engineering Center

Hardware Engineering Lead

Do you enjoy creating and working with products that enhance the drive-ability of electric vehicles?

Curtis Instruments UK, Ltd is currently recruiting for a Hardware Engineering Lead for its UK Engineering Center (UKEC), located in the North East of England.

The Hardware Engineering Lead is actively involved in creating and leading a team of hardware engineers within the Curtis UK Engineering Center (UKEC) for the design, analysis, implementation and test of power electronic architectures and systems for electric vehicle traction, steering, and auxiliary function motor controllers. Independently design, prototype, test, and debug motor controllers.

In addition, your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure power electronics developed by UKEC meet customer and regulatory requirements,
  • Ensure that all design and implementation follows the defined development cycle (V-model),
  • Ensure hardware requirements are captured and verified against.
  • Work with embedded software design teams to optimize control logic and microprocessor circuit implementations.
  • Define methods, operations and sequences for qualification testing of components, assemblies and products.Establish and document engineering procedures.

We are interested in hearing from you if you possess the following :

  • Masters’ degree or equivalent, and 10 plus years’ experience in power electronics design.
  • Experience with leading a power electronics design team.
  • Experience with direct customer interfacing and successfully delivering customer projects.
  • Experience with design of high current motor controllers or equivalent technologies.
  • Ability to work independently or with others on significant and unique issues vital to the company’s success.
  • Exercise independent judgment in methods and techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop novel designs to meet project costs, performance and schedules.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of good engineering practice.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ESD principles and practices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PCB layout and schematic capture tools.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of circuit analysis, simulation and design of experiments.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including mentoring capabilities.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

To learn more about Curtis, please visit our website at www.curtisinst.com

Please send your CV to UKECrecruitment@curtisinst.com. We look forward to hearing from you.

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Location: UK Engineering Center

If you enjoy working with a great team of engineers who design products that enhance the drive-ability of electric vehicles, we may have the job for you!

Curtis Instruments UK, Ltd is currently recruiting for a Senior Electrical Engineer for its UK Engineering Center (UKEC), located in the North East of England.

The Senior Electrical Engineer will independently design, prototype, test, troubleshoot and repair power electronic systems and assemblies. Define methods, operations and sequences for qualification testing of components, assemblies and products. Engineering support of a product development team. Follow product development cycle (V-model) including requirements capture and verification to requirements. Establish and document engineering procedures. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

In addition, your responsibilities will include:

  • Design and debug power electronic circuits, components and PCB assemblies for new product development and sustaining projects.
  • Design, setup and run tests to ensure the design meets specifications.
  • Develop and apply new techniques, circuits and tests for product design.
  • Maintain records and documentation on all designs, tests and analysis.
  • Apply current techniques and tools to improve cost, design time, reliability, durability, and manufacturability.
  • Work within a design team to complete assigned objectives.
  • Troubleshoot circuits from prototypes, development, and customer returns.
  • Participate in the preparation of development specifications.
  • Assist other departments in the resolution of design related problems that arise during any phase of development or production.
  • Mentor other hardware engineers.

We are interested in hearing from you if you possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, plus 5 years’ experience in a power electronics design, preferablymotor controllers.
  • Experience with design of high current motor controllers or equivalent technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop designs to meet project costs, performance and schedules.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of good engineering practices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ESD principles and practices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PCB layout and schematic capture tools.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of circuit analysis, simulation and design of experiments.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including mentoring capabilities.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Senior PCB Designer

  • Location: UK Engineering Center

If you enjoy working with a great team of engineers who design products that enhance the drive-ability of electric vehicles, we may have the job for you!

Curtis Instruments UK, Ltd is currently recruiting for a Senior Mechanical Engineer for its UK Engineering Center (UKEC), located in the North East of England.

The PCB Designer is a senior level position. Printed circuit boards designed for Company products are for both conventional SMD and thick copper boards used in power conversion. The company also makes extensive use of insulated metal substrate boards. This position primarily interfaces with electrical design engineers and mechanical engineers in the realization of Company products.

In addition, your responsibilities will include:

  • Independently design dense double-sided or four-layer printed circuit assemblies.
  • Incorporate Engineering Change Orders.
  • Thorough application of mixed technologies PCB, surface-mount and through-hole.
  • Use PADS Logic, PADS Layout and DxDesigner software for design. Use other interface software to translate or transfer files (DXF and IDF).
  • Prepare fabrication and assembly drawings.
  • Perform design verification of own work as well as peer group.
  • Provide necessary documentation for bill of materials.
  • Check for documentation accuracy. Maintain records and documentation using laboratory notebooks and company computer networks.
  • Help maintain/update/create library components and related policies and procedures.

We are interested in hearing from you if you possess the following:

  • Diploma / Certification in CAD related subject or circuit design with technical or on the job training equivalent.
  • Seven plus years’ experience in relevant technical environment.
  • Four plus years of experience with Mentor Graphics, PADS Layout or DxDesigner.
  • Thorough understanding of PCB fabrication processes, tolerances, IPC standards.
  • Knowledge of ESD principles and practices.
  • PC literate with experience in MS Office (Access, Excel and Word).
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills
  • Accuracy and good organizational skills
If this sounds like you, please apply today!