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Hardware Development Engineer Engineering

Hardware Development 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 Hardware Development Engineer for its UK Engineering Center (UKEC), located in the North East of England.

The Hardware Development Engineer will provide engineering support of a product development & continuation team; and will independently design, prototype, test, troubleshoot electronic assemblies, components and circuits. You will be responsible for defining methods for assembly and test of electronic components and assemblies.   You will follow and document engineering procedures to meet the company’s defined development cycle. 

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.

  • 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 small design team to complete assigned objectives.

  • Troubleshoot circuits from prototypes, development, and customer returns.

  • Participate in electrical schematic, board layout and project reviews.

  • Assist other departments in the resolution of design related problems that arise during any phase of development or production.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, plus minimum 2 years’ experience in an electronics development role, preferably with experience in power electronics development and motor controllers.

  • Experience in analog or digital design of embedded controls and/or experience with switching or power electronic design.

  • Knowledge of thermal management and product life expectancy; 

  • Knowledge of: ESD principles and practices; PCB layout and schematic capture tools; circuit analysis, simulation and design of experiments.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of good engineering practices.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work on a team

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

If this sounds like you, please apply today!


If this sounds like you, please apply today!