PCB Layout Engineer

We have an opportunity for a PCB Layout Engineer to join our R&D team at our head office near Newton Abbot.


  • Design of PCBs for high-end digital IT equipment employing high speed, high power, differential pair/impedance controlled/ length controlled features
  • Modification of legacy designs
  • Support and participation in cross-discipline development teams
  • Plan, execute and document development activities

Key Requirements

  • Experience of high density, multi-layer (10+ layers), SMT PCB layout
  • Degree in a related Engineering discipline or IPC certification
  • Working with dense, space constrained  PCBs, employing blind/buried via technology
  • Layout of microprocessors, DDR memories, Ethernet, digital video, USB etc
  • Liaising with suppliers and PCB manufacturers
  • Fully conversant with MS Office
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment

Core Competencies

  • Able to take a design from schematic through to output of manufacturing, production and test data
  • Working with Altium Designer
  • DFM and DTF
  • EMC/RF issues and requirements
  • Importing and use of DXF mechanical models
  • Footprint creation and parts library (database) management
  • Proven ability to solve problems using both logic and creative/innovative approaches
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator capable of working in multidisciplinary teams and conveying complex technical issues to a non-technical audience
  • Capable of careful attention to detail and exercising good judgement


  • Flexi/flexi-rigid PCB design experience
  • Electronics design experience and schematic capture would be a significant advantage


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Please attach your CV to the email and include a covering letter.

Alternatively you may post your CV and covering letter to: Recruitment, Amulet Hotkey, Unit 4 Cavalier Road, Heathfield Industrial Estate, Heathfield, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 6TQ