Hardware NPI Design Engineer

Hardware NPI Design Engineer

Job Title: Hardware NPI Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: DOE
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: VM3483
Contact Name: Vincent Mackay
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 05, 2020 14:00

Job Description

Job Title: Hardware NPI Design Engineer

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: DOE

If you’re an exceptional NPI Design Engineer looking for a new challenge in an international company and make innovative ideas happen – you should speak with this company, you won’t be disappointed.

With over 300 customers in over 50 countries around the world this truly is a company like no other, now’s your chance to rub shoulders with some of the most exciting companies in the world!

My client has an amazing opportunity for a Hardware NPI Design Engineer to join their extremely talented R&D team. You will be responsible for the successful transfer of NPI hardware designs from R&D to manufacturability and test coverage of hardware products. Reporting to the Hardware Manager, you will be a part of their multi-discipline product design teams to deliver new products and enhancements to their already existing portfolio.


Key responsibilities:

  • Working with the R&D teams, taking designs through the NPI lifecycle to ensure successful manufacturability and test
  • Identifying and implementing solutions to increase the test coverage of hardware designs
  • Ensure the requirements between R&D and manufacturing are defined and implemented
  • Debugging and solving issues at both a board and instrument level
  • Implementing design changes as a result of component supply chain issues
  • Estimating and delivering to timescales based on an outline of the requirements
  • Support quality-oriented activities to deliver a product that will delight our customers

Essential Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Educated to Degree level in Electronics or equivalent subject
  • Proven schematic design experience – preferably with OrCAD
  • Experience of developing test scripts using C/C++ or Python languages
  • Experience of designing multi-layer PCBs
  • Ability to work closely with others in a multi-discipline team
  • Detail orientated and driven to deliver in dynamic environment


  • VHDL design
  • Knowledge of FPGA's
  • JTAG BSCAN test development
  • Proven experience of manufacturing and testing high density complex products
For more information about this role please contact Vincent on or call 0203 435 5598