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Layout engineer

Job Title: Layout engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Staffordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 11932
Contact Name: Lilian Wilkes
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 18, 2020 10:33

Job Description


Rubicon Consulting is currently recruiting for a Layout Engineer working on Various on a 6 month Contract based in Stafford.




• Strong all-round knowledge and understanding of electronic components, circuit design and principles.

• High power Analogue electronic circuit design

• High-speed digital design and PCB layout skills

• Strong control electronics/PCB debugging skills

• Design for excellence (DFX) (e.g. manufacturing, cost, size, weight, efficiency, performance, test, maintenance)

• Specification & report writing and reviewing

• Design, routine test, type test and verification specification

• Ability to interact with other engineering disciplines and good at sharing knowledge

• Good communication skills, fluent in English.

• EHS compliance ability


• Knowledge/understanding of high-power and high-voltage control and protection circuit requirements.

• Power electronic components (IGBTs, thyristors, passive components)

• Experience with Altera and Microsemi (Actel) FPGA devices and design tools (Quartus, Libero etc)

• FPGA Firmware (Verilog) programming, debugging and verification skills

• High Voltage engineering

• Proven ability in product design, validation and industrialisation

• Prior experience in a manufacturing environment

• Prior experience of supplier chain integration (e.g. technical communication, clause-by-clause review, production line audit)


Requirements: -


• Strong interpersonal, and communication skills
• Self-motivating, proactive and results driven approach
• Strong problem-solving and root cause identification skills

• Able to work to deadlines with high quality

• Ability to synthetize complex issues and come up with solutions
• Proficient in the English language, written and verbal. Other languages are bonus

Our Company

Rubicon Consulting is a Talent management consultancy which helps you to optimise business performance and competitive advantage by choosing the right people first time!