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Job Summary

  • No. of Vacancy: N/A
  • Job Location: Pietermaritzburg
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: N/A
  • Gender: Any
  • Age Limit: N/A
  • Experience: N/A
  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: May 28, 2019
  • Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2019

Job Description/Responsibility

  • Our client is currently looking for an Electronic Engineers (Hardware Design) based in Pietermaritzburg.
  • Research and development of new products - from initial concept through to a fully qualified, robust prototype using sound engineering principles.
    Interfacing with the production - facilitate prototype builds, product testing and final handover of the prototypes for Industrialisation.
  • Functions of the Job
  • Design of electronic products from concept, technology research, full technical product specification, design of schematic and PCB using Altium Designer, design of firmware - right through to a fully qualified, robust prototype.
  • Walking the product through the production facility during the first-off prototype builds.
  • Full spectrum bench-testing and verification, environmental verification and Electromagnetic Compliance verification.
  • Liaising with the Industrial Engineering Department to get the product fully industrialised.
  • Training of Engineering Services and Test and Repairs Departments to be able to support the final product.
  • Product Documentation on Specifications, Manuals, Changes etc.
  • Firmware Development for Microcontrollers – generally done in C.
  • Occasional PC Software development for testing purposes - these will generally be done in C / C++ / Visual Basic /Java/TCL.
  • Liaising with the Software developers to integrate components into complete systems.
  • Designing with DSP’s, ARM Processors, 8051 based Micro’s, PICs, Motorola Micros and FPGA’s.

Experience Requirements

  • 3 to 4 years working experience in an electronics manufacturing environment

Education Requirements

  • Minimum BSc Degree in Electronic Engineering

Skills Requirements

  • • Minimum BSc Degree in Electronic Engineering
    • 3 to 4 years working experience in an electronics manufacturing environment
    • Solid Hardware (electronics) experience in Analogue and Digital Design. This involves Schematic and PCB design.
    • Solid Firmware development experience with Embedded Systems and C.
    • Experience in Compliance Testing for Certifications of Product.
    • Ability to write or modify PC Based Software in Visual Software Suites.
    • Ability to plan a project accurately given a complete specification.
    • CPLD, FPGA Design experience – advantageous
    • DSP experience – advantageous


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About the Company

Company Name: F & G Sourcing Specialist
Address: F&G Sourcing Specialists Shop 1, Fyndene Center 418 Lighthouse Road Bluff, , SOUTH AFRICA

Company Profile: F & G Sourcing Specialist would like to change the perception of recruiters in South Africa by; FOCUSING on the needs of our people (staff, candidates and clients). We will always be RESPONSIVE, ensuring we are being dynamic and honest towards our people (staff, candidates and clients) at all times. We will always PROGRESS as an organisation as we embrace new challenges that benefit our people (staff, candidates and clients), services and business. We strive for PROFITABILITY in order to re-invest in our people (staff, candidates and clients), services and business.

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