30+ days ago


Company Description

Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of embedded control applications. Our product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, 32-bit microprocessors, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) products, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, radio frequency (RF), timing, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory (EEPROM), Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories, and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM). We also license Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products.

Job Description

Reporting to the Business and Technology Development Manager you will be part of the Advanced Packaging R&D team based in Caldicot, South Wales.  As a Senior Electronics Engineer you will support design, development and manufacturing of the company's next generation electronic modules.

This position will allow you to become an integral part of a team of specialists in materials, mechanical, electronics and packaging engineers that strive to push the boundaries of conventional microelectronics packaging.  We are looking for an individual with a passion for exploration and breaking down barriers.  If you are a laternal thinker who thrives on challenging the norm, we welcome the opportunity to speak to you.

Main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Interpret customer requirements and translate into specifications
  • Design, validation and industrialisation of Printed Circuit Board Assemblies (PCBA)
  • Perform electrical simulations and modelling as required
  • Produce design validation regimes and production test plan to ensure performance criteria is achieved
  • Project management of projects consisting of multi-disciplined teams
  • Ability to undertake technical reviews with engineering experts
  • Define new technology and innovations for future roadmap
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities for cost reduction in design and manufacturing
  • Support new product proposals and proposals to modify existing products
  • Take on other engineering duties as required and assigned
  • Support in-house training programmes as required
  • Travel internationally on occasion as required


Job Requirements

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering or related discipline
  • Up to 3 years' experience working in a similar role
  • Experience of the following is desirable but not essential:  RF, Photonics and Power
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-motivating, proactive and results driven approach
  • Problem-solving and root cause identification skills
  • Able to work to deadlines with good quality