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Hardware (Electronics/Design) Engineer



Reports Direct

Engineering Manager



Job Purpose

  • The post holder is a member of the Engineering team, developing products that meets the applicable standards, safety and legal requirements and is in accordance with the Seaward quality manual.
  • They will contribute to the delivery of projects on time, within budget, and that meet the specification required for the project.
  • Ensure that documentation is produced during each project.



  • Produce Technical Specification from Product Requirement.
  • Design and develop hardware for electrical and electronic embedded systems.
  • Collaborate with internal engineering disciplines, especially firmware, to develop modern, innovative, and practical solutions.
  • Interface with internal and external partners as required in performance of their roles and responsibilities.
  • Support Product Management in Requirements Capture and Customer Engagement.
  • Liaise with production and purchasing in ensuring the product is designed for assembly and test, to assist in phasing in the new product to production.
  • Provide input into new feature development.


Knowledge, Skills, and Experience Required

  • Experience of electrical and electronics product development in relevant industry (Instrumentation or similar).
  • Experience of modern ECAD tools including simulation of circuitry.
  • Knowledge of the design of High Voltage and Power Electronics.
  • Understanding of safety critical design.
  • Knowledge of best practice approaches for design in accordance with global EMC standards.



  • Degree qualification in a relevant Engineering or Science-related discipline.
  • Knowledge of quality and design standards (e.g., IEC 61010).
  • Experience of Model-Based Design (MBD) approaches and tools, particularly the Mathworks/Simulink toolchain.


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