Electronics Engineer

Loughborough 50K - 75K Permanent

Job Reference: JOB-16134

Consilium Recruit are proudly supporting Aqualiner with the recruitment of an Electronics Engineer on a permanent basis. Working onsite at their Loughborough HQ. You will need "Hands on" creative and technical abilities in the following areas: control theory, analogue
design, digital design and firmware development.

Aqualiner are in an exciting phase of their product development and offer equity in the business to all employees.

Commutable from: Loughborough, Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, Coventry.

Salary: £ 50,000 - £ 75,000 p.a. (Dependent on Experience) + Excellent Benefits inc. Company Equity + Pension + Annual Leave

The Company

Aqualiner is developing a next generation of equipment capable of producing liners in water companies live infrastructure. Aqualiner's mission is to create a global solution for renewing aged drinking water pipes, this is patented technology and has unique regulatory approval for drinking water in the UK.

The business has been trading for fifteen years with a high-profile presence in the water industry and hugely pertinent offering to the challenges of climate change and provision of safe and clean water supply. They are enjoying an incredibly exciting phase in the development of their products and are now seeking an experienced Electronics Engineer.

The Role

Working in the Loughborough HQ, you will be directly involved in the development of the hardware and microcontroller based control elements for electrical power (3 phase) and associated sensors. You will also be involved with the design and development of other electronic test instrumentation used throughout the workshop. Your day-to-day activities will include:

  • developing hardware and control systems for sensors, instrumentation, 3ph power control, etc.
  • the use of laboratory equipment (Oscilloscopes, DMMs, signal generators etc.)
  • Prototyping and bench testing.
  • Analogue and digital circuit design and integration.
  • Digital signal circuits — SPI, I2C, UART, power supplies, DC-DC circuits, etc.
  • Embedded and/or application software programming.
  • Analogue/digital hardware design of embedded projects using Arduino, STM, PIC and
  • Atmel processors
  • Programing embedded microcontrollers (Atmel, STM, and PIC processors)
  • Test and prototype of assemblies and assurance of performance to design criteria.
  • Hands-on assembly (soldering/de-soldering, crimping, surface mount and through-hole
  • technologies) and test work.
  • PCB layout and generation
  • Test, diagnose and repair - Fault finding to component level.

The Person

You will be qualified to degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as electronic/electronic engineering and have a keen passion for innovative solution creation. The Aqualiner product calls for innovative thinking, strong departmental collaboration, subject matter expertise within the electronics and microcontroller field coupled with the drive and passion to deliver solutions necessary for the delivery of this fascinating engineering system. You will ideally possess experience in:

  • developing hardware to support early-stage technologies and products
  • working in a start-up, R&D or product development
  • Experience with A to D and D to A converters; interfacing analogue and digital circuits. Signal conditioning. Analogue front-end circuitry design prior to digitalisation.
  • Firmware development in C/C++
  • Demonstrably high competence of using tools such as Excel to visualise and analyse collected test data
  • Producing formal technical documentation to a high standard (including assembly drawings)
  • Using sensor/instrumentation with demonstrable accuracy of collected data
  • Highly proficient bring-up of hardware designs on appropriate types of prototype boards using commercially available modules such as Arduino
  • Ensure product reliability, performing consistently in specified operating conditions
  • Problem solving capabilities with data driven analysis and conclusion.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with technical, commercial and operational teams - Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Confidence and experience in supporting cross-discipline projects

To apply and discuss the role further please contact James Colley via email or telephone (01789 201040). A full job description, the Aqualiner Business Plan and their Product Guide documents are available on request to support your application.



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