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Vacancy title
Graduate Hardware Engineer - Milton Keynes/Leicester (m/f/d)
Business unit
UK | Engineering - SUI
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Closing date

Due to new and exciting projects our Engineering team in SWARCO UK & Ireland have a vacancy for a Graduate Hardware Engineer to join us either in the Milton Keynes or Leicester office. 

As a Graduate Hardware Engineer you will work closely with Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Chain partners to support the smooth transition of products and engineering changes from design to manufacture. You will provide ongoing product lifecycle support for existing and new products, including support for installation and maintenance activities, assessment of in-service product performance (reliability and fault analysis), and to propose modifications where appropriate.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Create cost effective solutions for new products, and modifications to existing products.
  • Undertake requirements analysis and capture, hardware design, design review and test activities.
  • Support the transition of products into manufacture.
  • Provide ongoing product lifecycle support for existing and new products.
  • Participation in project planning and progress reporting
  • Analysis of high level requirements in order to determine appropriate technical designs.
  • Preparation of hardware design specifications and test documentation.
  • Participation in Design Reviews.
  • Conduct system level testing, including visiting test labs and/or Site Acceptance Tests.
  • Promptly report to the Project Manager any significant event that may have a serious affect on the development deliverables or live system operations.
  • Develop personal and professional skills in accordance with the needs of the Company.

What we are looking for

  • BSc /Eng degree in related engineering subject
  • HNC/D in related engineering subject.
  • Proficient in the use of schematics and PCB design Tools (Altium), including circuit simulation.
  • Creative with innovative ideas
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with an ability to deal with peers, directors and customers alike
  • Excellent time and project management skills

Your Benefit

As well as providing a competitive salary and benefits package, we actively run employee opinion surveys as part of our drive to provide a comfortable and supportive working environment. We will support your development and you will also receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday rising to 28 days with bank holidays in addition, plus the option to buy agreed number of days
  • Open to discuss flexible working options
  • Employee discount scheme with discounts online, in high street stores, cinema, holidays, restaurants and many more
  • Generous employer pension contributions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life assurance up to 6x salary


Please apply by clicking on the apply button

Applications are shortlisted on a rolling basis, and we reserve the right to interview and appoint before any advertised closing date. We therefore, encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment. Applications received after the closing date will not be processed.

We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK, therefore successful candidates must have the right to work in the UK by the start of their employment. We are an equal opportunities employer. Please note,

Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our PSL, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers. If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you.