Electronics Hardware Designer

Eindhoven, The Netherlands, AKKA [2020-13073]

Field(s) of expertise
Electronics Engineering
Job type

About this job

Do you want to share your passion for technologies? Have a look at our opening for the role of Electronics Hardware Designer and apply today!

The project:

For one of our clients in the High Tech sector we are looking for an Electronics Hardware Designer, because of expansion of the business. Our client is responsible for designing and producing high-tech machines and machine modules.


You will be responsible for defining requirements, designing hardware specification, which includes PCB schematics design, PCB (layout) routing and building & maintaining the component library.

As Electronics Hardware Designer you will play a central role in the electronics department regarding PCB design and integration of printed circuit boards in various mechatronics systems. You are the first point of contact for questions regarding design, testing and integration. In the projects, you work together with the electronics architect and designers of all disciplines (software, mechatronics, mechanics).

Furthermore you are responsible for:

  • Schematic design, documentation and entry
  • Key component selection (including FPGA)
  • PCB layout
  • Carrying out simulations wrt signal integrity
  • Component management
  • Testing and debugging of boards
  • Design for testability (DFT)
  • Implementing and testing high speed communication links.

This position is based in the Electronics group and you will report to the Groupleader Electronics.


Do you have what it takes?

To succeed in this role, you should recognize yourself in below profile:

  • Bachelor Degree or Master degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering
  • At least 5 years of experience in PCB/PCA design
  • Experience with Mentor Graphics Designer and Layout or comparable tooling
  • Experience with digital and/or analog electronics
  • Basic knowledge about board manufacturing flows
  • Good in time management and setting priorities
  • Team player, analytical, pragmatic, creative and pro-active
  • Good communication skills and proficient in English and preferably in Dutch
  • Ambition for a broad personal development in the technology field
  • Experience with mechatronics is a plus

Our offer

  • Permanent contract at AKKA
  • Flexible working hours (in consultation)
  • Commute allowance
  • Pension plan (fully paid by AKKA)
  • Training and study options
  • Growth opportunities (in the Netherlands and International)
  • Network/meetup options
  • Team dinners, drinks, parties

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