Electronic Design Engineer in Huntingdon, United Kingdom at Videojet

Date Posted: 2/24/2018

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Job ID: VID002924

About Us

Videojet Technologies (a Danaher company) is the leading provider of product and case coding solutions to a wide range of industries including food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, electronics, chemical, and aerospace. Our Uptime Peace of Mind® brand promise means Videojet listens to our customers’ needs and provides the right equipment, supplies and software combined for reliable performance. As the global coding and marking leader, Videojet has more than 275,000 units installed worldwide, coding on 20 billion products a year. Videojet’s full printer and supplies portfolio includes continuous ink jet, laser, thermal transfer, drop-on-demand ink jet and thermal inkjet printers and print and apply labelers.


We are currently seeking an Electronic Design Engineer to join our team in Huntingdon, UK.


Position Purpose:

An exciting opportunity for an electronic design engineer to join our team.  In this role the candidate will design, develop and test electronics for our inkjet printers.   The candidate will work closely with the rest of the design team as well as within a wider cross-functional R&D team.

Primary Responsibilities:

Whilst coverage of all of the following is more desirable, we are looking to recruit for the longer term so a candidate’s ability to grow into the role will be important.

  • Design using microprocessors, microcontrollers, CPLD, FPGA and interfacing to digital and analogue sensors and transducers.

  • Design and implementation of test rigs and software for design verification and functional test. 

  • Programmable logic design and test benches for individual modules up to whole designs. 

  • Documentation of the specification and implementation of products.  Planning, executing and documenting test and verification.

  • Design for volume production of products that are safe, reliable and meet required industry standards.

  • Participate in technology development, process improvement and general housekeeping efforts as a member of the team.

  • Participate in technical reviews, feasibility studies and project reviews. 

Job Requirements


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Whilst relevant ink jet experience is desirable, suitably qualified candidates looking to establish themselves in the industry will also be considered.

  • Electronic Engineering (Good Honours Degree or equivalent)

  • A self-starter with a sense of urgency and who is motivated by achievement

  • Digital electronic design (microcontroller, microprocessor, CPLD, FPGA)

  • Analogue electronic design (interfacing to sensors and transducers)

  • Programmable logic design (VHDL for Altera).

  • Design verification and functional test software (C/C++, Arduino, Raspberry Pi).

  • Hands-on assembly and test work

  • Problem solving capabilities with data driven analysis and conclusion.

  • Ability to express technical matters adequately, both orally and in writing.

  • Teamwork within multi-functional project teams.

  • Agility to work concurrently on multiple project teams.

  • The ability to travel to other Videojet sites globally, such as China and the US is desirable.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. Our family of world class brands have unparalleled leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including health care, environmental and communications. We are a globally diverse team of 66,000 associates united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our ultimate competitive advantage. In 2013, we generated $19.1 billion in revenue and our market capitalization exceeded $50 billion. We are ranked #152 on the Fortune 500 and, during the past 20 years, our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by nearly 2,800 percent.