Electronics Engineer

Published
February 19, 2024
Location
Cheltenham

Description

lectronics EngineerHybrid-Cheltenham.Salary up to £55K subject to skills & experience, plus a fantastic benefits package including a company bonus! Designing award-winning products for our market-leading brands – Mira Showers, Rada and Kohler UK - is our lifeblood. We focus on investment, investing in the best technology and resources available and investing in each and every individual. Put simply, it’s who we are. Whether you arrive at our factories in Cheltenham or Hull, have a visit from a Service Engineer or pick up the phone to our Customer Service team, you’ll instantly see that, no matter our department or location, we all share the same values at Kohler Mira. From day one you’re part of the Kohler Mira community – a collaborative, forward focused team with a shared pride in our work and commitment to delight our customers, develop innovative products and services and inspire our people (who knew a bathroom manufacturing company did all this?!) But, to get to where we want to be, we are looking for an Electronics Engineer to support our NPD projects from conception to product launch and beyond! . Find out more below! What you’ll doYou will take an active role in embedded software and electronic hardware engineering design activities within the NPD (New Product Development) department, through the full product lifecycle. Helping to conceive/develop early prototypes through to final design and validation testing within projects, complementing and assisting with the work undertaken by senior engineers as well as leading your own activities. Key Responsibilities• Reporting into Electronics and Connected Products Programme Manager. Direct contact as part of day-to-day work activities with other internal departments both local and global, such as Mechanical engineering, marketing, sales, purchasing, approvals, industrial design, external suppliers and customers.• Assisting with the development of design solutions for new projects and existing product improvements. Delivering timely technical solutions for new products that are cost-effective, reliable and durable; ensuring that verification testing activities for products in accordance with qualification test programs and deadlines are completed.• Supporting the hardware design of embedded electronics systems using a variety of existing and advancing technologies; primarily focussed around microprocessors, power supplies, sensor interfacing, power systems control (relays, TRIACs, solenoids, stepper motors, etc.) and user interfaces.• Supporting the development and testing of embedded firmware (C), PC application software (C#) and mobile apps for our connected products.• Working as part of a multi-disciplinary NPD project team, undertaking tasks as appropriate to the specific project but also capable of working independently on designated work packages and providing support to other engineers.• Creating relevant supporting documentation including the raising and evaluation of formal concessions and engineering changes.• Provide technical guidance and support to Customer Services, Engineering Product Support and Manufacturing teams; this could include troubleshooting assembly issues or helping to identify product faults and working to resolve them.• Take a supporting role in advanced development, to explore new technologies which could benefit our future products and development.Skills/Requirements Ideally, a degree qualified Electronic Engineer with an interest in a career in product design for the consumer market and 3-5 years of experience in industry.A good understanding of 8/16/32-bit microcontrollers and ‘bare metal’ programming (ST/Atmel/Microchip).Circuit design and PCB layout including EMC design considerations.Embedded C coding with an industry standard IDE.Creating supporting documentation and using version control.Hardware and firmware validation.Proactive and self-motivated, ability to work alone or as part of a small team.Excellent attention to detail with good interpersonal and communication skills.A can-do attitude with a willingness and desire to learn and develop both technical and soft skills.Prior relevant Electronics industry experience would be advantageous. Experience/skills that would be desirable are as followsAn appreciation of the design of electro-mechanical products/mechanisms.Awareness and understanding of EMC compliance testing for Europe and the rest of the world.An understanding of Control and System Design.Knowledge of IOT, smart home/connected products and mobile apps. We can offer you a lot in return! At Kohler, you’re not a number, you’re a valued member of our team (or as we like to say, an “associate”). What this means for you, is focused development that is personalised – all of the challenge you desire with all the support you need, as well as global opportunities should you desire. We also offer competitive benefits, including a focus on wellbeing and a genuine commitment to ‘giving something back’ through our Stewardship (CSR) efforts. We believe that our depth of knowledge and breadth of opportunities set us apart and if you believe you’d add something to our team, we’d love to hear from you. You can find out more about our operating philosophy, Believing in Better, here As an organisation, Kohler Mira is committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse associates, consumers, partners, and global communities. As an equal opportunities employer, it is Kohler Mira’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified people in all job classifications without prejudice. If, as an individual with a disability, you require adjustments during the recruitment process please contact talentacquisitionuk@kohler.com *Important update for candidates applying to roles within Kohler Energy, including Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies. On November 6, Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to establish Kohler Energy as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting the acceleration of long-term growth strategies for both organizations. Talent and operational transition plans are underway, and Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity expect the agreement to close in the first half of 2024.Thank you for your interest in joining our growing team as we embark on the next phase of growth!About Us In the UK, Kohler Mira Ltd. is made up of three market leading brands; Mira Showers, Rada Controls and Kohler Company. Where our brands differ in market position, they are equal in quality, each living up to the Kohler Company mission to live on the leading edge of design and technology and provide a single level of quality regardless of price.Learn more about us, our brands and career opportunities at https//www.kohlercompany.com/careers/ Note for Recruitment Agencies – the Kohler Talent Acquisition team is responsible for managing all current vacancies through direct hiring and referrals wherever possible. We do work with recruitment agencies and where we require external support we will formally release those vacancies to the agencies on our Preferred Supplier List deemed best placed to assist us. Speculative CVs sent by any agency to Kohler Co. without a specific request by our Talent Acquisition Team will not be accepted and with no introduction fee applicable.#LI-Hybrid #RJ

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