Principal Electronics Engineer

Job Reference: WM - 2202

Location: Cambridge

Salary: £80,000 - £95,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Principal Electronics Engineer


  • Leading the design and development of complex electromechanical systems; ensuring designs meet performance, manufacturing, EMC and medical device requirements
  • Sharing your knowledge and expertise, mentoring new staff and more junior members of the team, assisting with recruitment, and helping shape processes and the strategic direction of team.
  • Leading electronics developments, reviewing designs, and ensuring that designs conform with the company development processes
  • Supporting Manufacturing Operations and Supply Chain with the specification, build, test and verification of production systems and out-sourced products
  • Leading risk management activities, performing and reviewing DFMEAs and independently compiling documentation in accordance with relevant regulatory requirements. Working with Regulatory and other stakeholders to determine the impact of design changes and regulatory requirements for the introduction of new products
  • Identifying areas for improvement in the system or processes and driving through changes

About You:

  • A strong degree in a relevant engineering discipline plus extensive industry experience
  • Significant experience in developing complex electro-mechanical devices for medical applications
  • Strong background in electronics design and development
  • Extensive experience of Dfx and transferring of complex medical devices to series manufacture; both for low and medium-volume production
  • Experience of operating under formal design processes which meet the requirements of ISO13485 and de-signing products to meet requirements for IEC 60601 certification
  • Extensive knowledge of Risk Management processes and tools

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.

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Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK