Electronics Engineer

I am currently recruiting for an Electronics Engineer to work for a key client of mine based in the Wigan area.

This role is based in their head office, working within a busy, vibrant team.

My client designs and manufactures a diverse range of equipment for commercial, sport, military and offshore applications worldwide.



  • Switch Mode Power Supply (SMPS) design including thermal design for heat sinks and switching components. Appreciation of noise and EMI emissions
  • Operational amplifier design including low pass filter, high pass filter, voltage-frequency converter, strain gauge amplifiers
  • Linear power supply design including thermal design for heat sinks
  • Battery management for both rechargeable and non-rechargeable
  • Small signal analogue design with appreciation for noise reduction through PCB layout
  • Sensor interface for mechanical switch, magnetic switch, temperature, humidity and pressure
  • Power output driver design for analogue drive control including Class A, AB, and D architectures
  • Understanding of design for harsh environment, particularly for wide temperature operation


  • Power drivers for resistive and inductive loads including thermal management
  • Design of long wire interfaces for remote communication
  • Design of high speed circuits including PCB track inductance and capacitance influences
  • Thermal management and design for minimum power use
  • Digital interfaces including RS232, SPI, I2C, one-wire and LVDS
  • ADC and DAC design

Skills and experience:

  • Knowledge in CAD Schematic layout and CAD PCB design
  • Initial project cost and time estimation
  • Hands-on electronics experience
  • Software documentation
  • Knowledge of DVL’s, SONARS, Underwater Communications would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of basic Analog components / circuits and operational amplifier circuits
  • Knowledge of CE requirements for electronic products
  • Schematic diagram production
  • Experience of working within a manufacturing company or similar is preferable
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and safely alone
  • Full UK Driving Licence


  • Competitive annual salary
  • 31 days paid holiday per year
  • Easily accessible working location
  • Free car parking

Hours: Full-time, Monday – Friday, 8.30am to 5pm

If you are interested in the above role feel free to call me on 01744 454300 or email cfoster @ gpwrecruitment . co . uk