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Electronic Engineer Liverpool United Kingdom

Electronic Engineer

Wellington House, Physics Road | Liverpool | United Kingdom | L249HP

About us

Imperial Brands PLC is a dynamic FTSE100 FMCG company headquartered in Bristol with a global workforce of around 32,000 people. Borne out of a strong tobacco heritage, we have continually evolved to embrace changing market dynamics and our purpose is to create something better for the world’s smokers.  Our high-quality cigarette brands include Davidoff, Gauloises Blondes, JPS and West and we are increasingly focused on developing a leading portfolio of next generation products built around the vaping brand blu

Acquired by Imperial Brands Plc in 2017, Nerudia is a young and dynamic business which is wholly owned by Fontem Ventures, the NGP (Next Generation Products) arm of Imperial Brands

The role

The Electronics and Programming Engineer will be responsible for the electronics and programming associated with Fontem’s new product introductions at the various factories.

The role will require an electrical engineering background with experience in high volume manufacturing of printed circuit board and battery assemblies along with software and programming experience.

The person will be responsible for taking functional prototypes to mass production, as well as performing cost optimisation and Engineering documentation.

Additionally, experience working with quality departments is required in order to generate protocols and qualification plans.

This person will be supporting a team of process, automation and mechanical engineers to deliver their projects through your expertise in electronic assemblies.

You will have the opportunity to influence and work across multiple products and platforms, in close cooperation with the development team.

The person should be prepared to work in a fast paced environment and with multiple stakeholders across the business and in China.

Key accountabilities

  • Responsible for reviewing battery test data to ensure batteries are compliant.
  • Generate and execute battery qualification protocols end ensure they are conducted per specification, prior to manufacturing start.
  • Review battery design (charge/discharge currents, safety features, software etc.) to ensure a safe working product.
  • Review Design for Manufacturing (DFM) reports from suppliers and fabricators.
  • Conduct Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) on manufacturing process.
  • Conduct root cause analysis on product failures and document findings in reports.
  • Generate Supply Corrective Action Requests (SCARS).
  • Document process flow and work instructions.
  • Evaluate competitor devices on electrical characteristics.
  • Source and evaluate alternate suppliers for acceptability of replacement components/sub-assemblies. Evaluation must be conducted using statistically significant methods in conjunction with regulatory input.
  • Establish relationships with sub supplier network to always ensure continuity of supply
  • Keeping an eye out for new technologies and processes that could improve product quality, cost, or functionality.

Skills & experience

  • Responsible for reviewing battery test data to ensure batteries are compliant.
  • Generate and execute battery qualification protocols end ensure they are conducted per specification, prior to manufacturing start.
  • Review battery design (charge/discharge currents, safety features, software etc.) to ensure a safe working product.
  • Review Design for Manufacturing (DFM) reports from suppliers and fabricators.
  • Conduct Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) on manufacturing process.
  • Conduct root cause analysis on product failures and document findings in reports.
  • Generate Supply Corrective Action Requests (SCARS).
  • Document process flow and work instructions.
  • Evaluate competitor devices on electrical characteristics.
  • Source and evaluate alternate suppliers for acceptability of replacement components/sub-assemblies. Evaluation must be conducted using statistically significant methods in conjunction with regulatory input.
  • Establish relationships with sub supplier network to always ensure continuity of supply
  • Keeping an eye out for new technologies and processes that could improve product quality, cost, or functionality.

What we offer

Nerudia offers a competitive package of salary, pension and 25 days holiday, as well as onsite parking.

Next steps

Interested applicants should apply with their CV highlighting their suitability for the role. 

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