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Electronics Development Engineer

Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

Electronics Development Engineer

  • NE03083
  • Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Electronics Development Engineer


About Us

We're a truly international company, fourth largest in our industry and operating across 120 markets. An inclusive, innovative global FMCG business supported by over 27,500 employees. As we embrace a new era of growth, we are transforming. Our ways of working and culture are driven by a challenger mindset, constantly questioning the status quo. Our agility and entrepreneurial spirit, alongside award winning development programmes, enable innovation and success while creating exciting and rewarding career choices.

As we move forward, our customers will be at the heart of what we do, evolving to needs and expectations and committing to a more meaningful contribution to harm reduction by building a successful NGP business. Integral to our long-term success is our sustainability strategy, behaving responsibly and supporting our ambitions, all underpinned by high governance. Encouraging inclusion at local levels and supporting a developing and robust diversity agenda globally, we’re fully committed to creating and maintaining an environment that celebrates and respects difference.


The Role

Working within the Device Engineering Team and reporting to the Electronics Development Manager.  This role will be for an Electronics Design Engineer on New Product Development projects within the R&D pillar of the Innovation function. The role plays a key part in device development for all new product development projects.

What will you do?

  • Work with partners to develop designs through the full product lifecycle; from component selection, schematic capture, PCB Design, basic firmware development, through to manufacture, delivering prototypes and technical solutions for innovation projects.
  • Expertise in Electronic Engineering for development and technology projects to deliver against design brief and functional performance.
  • Developing innovative concepts to solve engineering challenges.
  • Managing the prototype design, iterative development, and debug/testing activities to validate these concepts, mitigating risk and leverage the capabilities of the team.
  • Work closely with multifunctional counterparts (Marketing/Category, MSC, Quality and Regulatory) to deliver fit for purpose propositions (Consumer, Cost, Scalability) and ensure technical requirements are clearly understood
  • Develop strong relationships with partners and suppliers to enable access to newest technologies and facilitate prototype production and scale up to full production.
  • Mentor Electronics and Test Engineers within the team to help build internal skills/capabilities

What are we looking for?


  • BEng/MEng in Electronic Engineering (or equivalent)
  • 5 years’+ experience in product development.
  • Can-do attitude and willingness to learn new skills
  • Excellent time management, communication, and problem-solving skills


  • Design for low power applications
  • Design of Li-Ion battery power devices
  • Firmware experience
  • Experience of high-volume electronic devices
  • Experience in electronic development of electronic consumer products or medical devices
  • DFMEA Experience.
  • Capable of managing and collaborating with internal and external partners

Why work for us?

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced pension contributions – we will double match employee contributions up to a maximum of 7% (maximum employer contribution is 14%)
  • Life assurance
  • 25 days holiday (with an additional 4 discretionary days) and bank holidays
  • Option to buy / sell annual leave
  • Flexible working policy - Office workers can work remotely for up to an average of 50% of their normal working hours – this may vary for some roles within the business
  • Parental Leave
    • Enhanced Maternity Pay
    • Enhanced Paternity Pay
  • Corporate discounts
  • Health Cash Plan with Westfield Health
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Wellbeing Initiatives
  • Free onsite parking
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Electric Car Scheme

*policies can be subject to change

Next Steps

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