Silverwing is now part of Eddyfi Technologies

Job Title: Electronic Engineer

This is an excellent opportunity to become part of the Product Development Team at Silverwing, part of EddyFi Technologies.

We currently have a rare and fantastic opening at our Silverwing site, based at Swansea to join an innovative forward-thinking company and work as part of a friendly and highly motivational team in an excellent working environment.

Silverwing is a world leading, rapidly growing business within the NDT Industry undertaking design, development and manufacture of specialist inspection equipment for the non-destructive testing (NDT) industry. More information about our products and services can be found at

Job Description : Electronic Engineer

Location: Swansea UK.

The incumbent of this position designs analogue and digital electronic circuits of the best products on the NDT market. They will be involved in all stages of development: conceptual design, detailed design, prototyping, test & validation, transfer to production and sustaining.

Our products work in a harsh industrial environment that requires ruggedized inspection tools and electronics that is robust for continuous operation. The successful candidate will develop industrial electronic circuits to deliver a class leading inspection environment.


Reports to Product Development Manager.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Work with Product Management to understand the needs and set the specifications for complex electronic circuits.
  • Analyze the specifications.
  • Propose various development scenarios.
  • Identify and manage risks
  • With Project Manager and Team Manager, estimate the effort, costs and time required to complete tasks according to risks management.
  • With Project Manager and Team Manager, contribute to execution plans.
  • Provide judgment and analysis as a specialist in the design, development and implementation of new electronic solutions.
  • Design functional electronic diagrams of systems.
  • Carry out calculations and circuit simulations when needed.
  • With Mechanical Engineer, carry out electric motor sizing calculations (load, force, torque, speed, efficiency, power, current, motor drive and battery capacity).
  • Design electronic schematics.
  • Oversee design of printed circuits (layout & routing).
  • Design connectivity & cabling.
  • With Mechanical Engineer, design the packaging of electronic systems.
  • Develop firmware programmes for embedded micro-controllers.
  • Coordinate the manufacturing of electronic prototypes.
  • Start up and tune-up the electronic prototypes.
  • Help develop and execute appropriate product test strategies on prototypes and products by understanding the in-field conditions and application of Silverwing products and put one’s self into the position of the end-customer.
  • Write manufacturing procedures.
  • Design tools & production jigs to facilitate manufacturing & testing of electronic boards.

Person Specification


Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering with specialization in electronics or equivalent

Experience and Skills Required

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience
  • Proven experience in delivering reliable electronic builds and production systems within a high-tech engineering/manufacturing company.
  • Proficiency in the development of analogue and digital circuits Knowledge and experience with small electric motors, motor drives circuit, motor and motion
  • control, control algorithms and programming.
  • Ability to accurately read electronic drawings and schematics.
  • Experience with embedded programming and program microcontrollers.
  • Knowledge of electronic schematics software is an asset (Altium is a plus).
  • Experience in multidisciplinary projects.
  • Experience in working with multi-sites team is plus.
  • Ability to participate in efficient peer review meetings.
  • Excellent problem-solving ability.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work on time and meet deadlines.
  • A highly professional approach and manner.
  • Hands on, flexible and able to multi task.
  • Positive proactive “can do” attitude, be results oriented.
  • Be organised and methodical.
  • Be able to present information in a clear and concise manner, oral and in writing.
  • Willingness to learn, is enthusiastic, highly motivated and able to take initiative.
  • Ability to assemble PCBs component, including surface mount component soldering is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of non-destructive testing techniques would be an advantage.
Non-destructive testing (NDT) is a wide group of analysis techniques used in science and industry to evaluate the properties of a material, a component, or a system without damaging it. Because NDT doesn't permanently alter the component under test, it's a highly valuable technique that can save money and time in product evaluation, troubleshooting, and research.
Benefits and Perks
  • Flextime
  • Relaxed, professional work environment
  • Strong team spirit
  • 25 days holidays
  • Performance related bonus
  • Company pension scheme

16thJan 2017
7thFeb 2017