Junior Hardware Engineer

The position would suit a graduate or a graduate with 1/2 years experience looking to start an exciting career journey with a specialist electronics Company working within the Marine and Agritech markets.

Joining a team of both hardware and software engineers, the position would offer a clear progression path with significant investment in training and development for the right candidate.


Main responsibilities

  • Assisting with the end-to-end design and testing of electronic circuits and test equipment.
  • Support and assist with production engineering, repairs, and maintenance.
  • Assist with research, system level and detail design, and implementation of hardware from concept through to production.
  • Assist with implementing design for manufacture and design for test methodologies in all designs intended for production.
  • Define test procedures, construct prototypes, bench testing, verifying, and debugging designs.
  • Create block diagrams and capture schematics that are easy to understand and read.
  • Create PCB layouts with upfront consideration for design to reduce EMI using best practices.
  • Create Bill of Materials and build-packs for subcontract manufacturers.
  • Test products to meet regulatory requirements e.g., EMC testing for CE mark.
  • Maintain and enhance existing products including fault-finding, repairing, and testing.


  • Degree in electronic engineering
  • Good Knowledge of analogue and digital electronics
  • Competent in using test equipment
  • Experience in programming in C/C++


Ideal person

Able to plan and prioritise

Problem solving abilities and an eye for detail

Team player, effective communicator with a customer focused approach

Able to work under pressure

Flexible, can-do attitude


Job details

Full time, Monday Friday, 37.5 hours per week

Based in Poole, Dorset (the role may be suitable for flexible working after training & probation)

Salary £28-30k


Benefits package

25 days holiday, plus bank holidays (for each continuous two-year period of employment, an extra day’s paid leave will be granted subject to a maximum of 5 days)

Length of Service Award of one extra daysannual leave, arising every 5 years

Company pension

Group Income Protection and Life Insurance schemes

Employee Assistance Programme

Continuing Professional Development

Staff social events

Access to free parking on site


For more information please call Ella on 07805 620452 or submit your CV.


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