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Date Added: Mon 19/10/2020

Senior Electronics Engineer

Lancashire, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £18000 - £20000 / annually

Role - Senior Electronics Engineer

Location - Lancashire

Salary - £18,000 - £20,000 + planned payrises over 2 years (up to £6k) + 25 days holiday + excellent training     

The Company

My client is a £17 million business providing specialist testing services into the Military, Aerospace, Commercial and many other markets. They employ around 150 people in the UK and have shown great ambition in the past 7 years growing from a £7 million business. The company are part of a global group and have several testing facilities throughout the UK. The business is currently looking to recruit a Senior Electronics Engineer within the ATEX test division.

The ATEX division of the company focusses on Flame Proof Testing, Explosion Testing and Safety Testing, this particular role will focus on testing various electronic products to ensure the circuitry and power supplies are safe to go into explosive environments.

If you are a highly motivated electronics senior and are looking for an analytical role within an interesting and complex area of engineering then apply now!

The Role

The role of Senior Electronics Engineer will involve:
You will be responsible for carrying out Intrinsic Safety Testing on electronic products and systems that will go into explosive environments within sectors such as Oil & Gas, Mining, Food Processing and Pharmaceutical. The role will involve:

  • Working alongside the Senior Project Engineer and Technical Manager to learn everything there is to know about Intrinsic Safety Testing.

  • 80% of the role will be theoretical and will involve tasks such as:

    • Analysing circuit diagrams looking at individual components.

    • Understanding different standards and directives with respect to product testing and certification.

    • Understanding the level of risk involved depending on the environment the product is going into.

    • Completing various calculations such as energy and thermal rise.

    • Preparing test reports.

    • Liaising with clients to give feedback on the test process and explaining how their product performed.

  • 20% of the role will be hands on testing which could involve Spark and Thermal Rise testing.

  • The role will involve a structured training and development plan with set goals to achieve every 6 months, achieving these goals will result in 6 monthly pay increases.

The Candidate
To be successful as a Senior Electronics Engineer you will need.

  • An electronics biased degree (BEng or MEng)

  • A good grounding in electronic theory with ability to read and analyse circuit diagrams.  

  • A desire to learn about Intrinsic Safety Testing.  

  • Based in Lancashire or happy to relocate to the area.

The Benefits

  • Great package with defined salary progression rising to £24k-£26k in 2 years.

  • Fantastic training and development from experts within the industry.

  • Great progression opportunities in a company who are growing year on year.

Interested in the Senior Electronics Engineer position?

Please call Marie Joel (Talent Sourcing Specialist) on 0116 216 7000 or email

alternatively click the 'apply' button below.

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