PCB Layout Engineer

Job Reference: WM-1817

Location: Cambridgeshire

Salary: £40,000 - £60,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Brief Role Description:

We are supporting our client who are a successful manufacturer of Safety Critical Components, in their search for a PCB Layout Engineer to join their expanding team.


Working within a diverse multi-disciplinary team the role includes:

  • Layout of highly integrated PCBs and working with other teams to ensure layouts are optimised for performance, EMC and manufacture
  • Layout of power, analogue and high-speed digital circuits
  • Working with mechanical engineers to review mechanical constraints and PCB outlines
  • Creating new component symbols and footprints and helping with library management
  • Corresponding with third parties on manufacturing issues
  • Updating designs to improve manufacturability and testability

 About you

Ideally you will have the following skills and experience:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in layout of multi-layer PCBs
  • Proficient user skills with one or more modern PCB CAD tools, including good working knowledge of using Altium Designer
  • Knowledge and experience of design for manufacture and test
  • Designing to IPC standards
  • Design review experience for schematics and layouts
  • Knowledge of some or all of the following would also be advantageous: BGA escapement, DDR routing, flex / flexi-rigid, blind and buried vias, HDI

 Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions – Therefore, If you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK