Project Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00000105-1
  • Date Posted: 28 August 2019
  • Recruiter: Nothing But Recruitment
  • Location: Moulton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Contract, Temporary

Job Description

Job Description

Job Title: Project Engineer

Reporting to: R&D Manager

Overall purpose of the job:

Electronics design and project management activities within R&D. The lead role in driving the development of assigned new products from concept through to production and post-production maintenance

Main Activities / Tasks:


The input and modification of electronics schematics, with guidance from the Chief Engineer

The input and modification of PCB artworks using CAD, with guidance from the Chief Engineer

Building and testing of prototypes

Sourcing components for prototype production and testing

Writing and performing new product tests and recording/presenting results

Managing the approvals of products to international standards


Creation and maintenance of parts lists and associated documentation on assigned projects

Project Management

The creation and upkeep of project plans and timescales

Coordinating activities between the UK and China design resources on given projects

Updating the R&D manager daily and providing written reports

Occasional travel to OEMs in the Far East if required


Other Duties:

Assisting the day-to day technical activities within the R&D department including:

Setting up and managing product listening tests

Speaker test set-ups

Input into product specifications including brainstorming new product ideas





The Person

Education / Qualifications Degree in electronics or associated engineering subject

1-2 years experience of electronic and/or mechanical design in a consumer audio or electronics environment

Training / Technical Skills Some experience of design in a fast-moving engineering environment

Some experience of high voltage valve equipment

Some experience in fault testing and diagnosis

A demonstrable aptitude for electronics.

Will have been interested in guitar amps, consumer electronics and circuitry, or mechanical construction/design as a hobby or in a previous role

Knowledge of CAD PCB design

Experience / Knowledge Used to working to tight deadlines

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent numerical and analytical skills

Bass/guitar player

High level of attention to detail

Highly organised

Independent and self-reliant

A flexible approach to work


Personality / Characteristics

A passion for the music industry Strong team and work ethics

Personable and outgoing nature

Excellent interpersonal skills

Enthusiastic, conscientious, committed and dependable

A ‘can-do’ attitude

A structured engineering approach

Very methodical and diligent record keeper

Team player

Ability to manage time effectively and prioritise


Specific Requirements of the Role


Full time, 8:00 – 17:00, Monday – Friday

Willing to work extra hours as and when required.