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Senior / Principal Electronics Engineer

  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Salary: Market related per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 9 months ago

Principal Electronics Engineer – Advanced Electric Drive Systems – Milton Keynes - £ Highly Competitive DOE

Our client is a highly regarded engineering consultancy, that has pioneered the application of high performance electric drives across a range of technology sectors, notably in the automotive and motorsport arena. They are now expanding their development teams and require a high-calibre and ambitious electronics engineer to contribute to the research and development of their award-winning drive systems.

As Principal Electronics Engineer – You will be required to

  • Hold technical ownership of electronic circuitry and sub-components through whole product development lifecycle                                               
  • Technically mentor and develop electronics team.                           
  • Collaborate with internal multidisciplinary engineering teams to ensure design targets are met.                                    
  • Ensure all appropriate requirements and standards are met throughout product development lifecycle                                   
  • Develop and maintain engineering design documentation for electronics circuitry and sub-components                                  
  • Lead resolution of key development, launch and ongoing quality issues involving power electronic assemblies                                                
  • Provide input into new feature development

As Principal Electronics Engineer – You will be

  • Degree qualified in Electrical or Electronic Engineering discipline as a minimum  
  • Have electronics design experience in a relevant industry (Automotive, Marine, Traction or similar)                                
  • Proven microprocessor and FPGA implementation experience                                    
  • Knowledge of analogue and digital circuit design for complex automotive ECUs                                                 
  • Simulation of electronic circuitry (Preferably with LTSpice)                                           
  • Strong first principles approach with experience delivering tolerance and lifetime calculation
  • Failure mode avoidance experience with demonstrable knowledge of associated processes such as DFMEA and FTA                           
  • Knowledge of best practice approaches for design in accordance with global EMC standards
  • Competent user of schematic capture and PCB design tools (Preferably with Altium Designer)                                                                                      
  • Knowledge of electrified vehicle architectures & platforms                                           
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong influencing and engagement skills                                

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to                           


Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.