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Head of Electronics

Job Title: Head of Electronics
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northamptonshire
Salary: Market related
Reference: 14311
Contact Name: Reece Dixon
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 05, 2018 09:14

Job Description

Head of Electronics - Automotive / Motorsport

Salary: Competitive

Location: Northamptonshire

A leading advanced engineering and manufacturing company are searching for a Head of Electronics to lead and grow what is currently a small group in the Electronics and Controls department. The individual will work closely with the Technical Director, Coordinators and Managers and be responsible for the implementation of electronic components for manufacture.


Leading a team to design and develop electronic and control concepts right through to implementation

Strategic planning to help instil new philosophy

To support three main electronic design and manufacturing areas:

1. Embedded code software development - PCB design experience is a must

2. Automotive prototype development

3. Race car preparation hardware installation systems

Work alongside sister department to maintain and improve efficiencies and transparency

Support, monitoring and quality checking of department staff, whilst also ensuring health and safety measures are met

Work alongside Technical Director to define a budget for department

Must haves:

Electronics engineering background

Advanced knowledge in at least one electronics CAD program

Experience in Catia

Expert in Microsoft Office

Excellent communication skills to discuss and explain complex systems

Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills


  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension
  • Opportunity for bonus

This is a great opportunity to have major responsibility in the growth and development of the Electronics and Controls side of the business. If you are interested and feel you have the skills necessary, please apply.

For more details or general enquiries contact Reece Dixon -

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