AVIRE – Graduate Engineer – September 2024 start (option to start from July 2024)

locationMaidenhead, United Kingdom
portfolioEngineering
calendarPosted 16/11/2023

Job description

Avire is seeking a graduate electronics engineer to join our small, high impact R&D team. You will be designing emergency communication products that keep millions of people around the world safe, every single day. Working in a highly collaborative international environment, you will work as part of small, close-knit project teams formed from engineers based at our Maidenhead and Barcelona sites.

We are at the forefront of development of emergency communications systems and other safety-of-life products for the building services industry, with a particular focus on high-rise buildings. Your work will be critical to ensuring that building occupants, particularly less mobile occupants, and those with disabilities, are protected and able to communicate in the event of emergencies such as high-rise building fires.

You will play a key role in investigating new technologies and developing our next generation of products and services. We will offer you an environment that will challenge and support you in equal measure, nurturing your potential to help you achieve Chartered Engineer status and grow your career within Avire and our parent company, Halma Plc.

Flexible and remote Working – Generally, the engineering team are in the office Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday but alternative working patterns may be possible, please talk to us about your needs during the initial interview.

What will you be doing?

  • Designing and developing products across the whole lifecycle of electronics, both hardware and firmware. Approximately 20% of your development work will be hardware focused, and 80% focused on embedded software.
  • Writing embedded firmware in C on a variety of microcontrollers including Raspberry Pi, STM32 and PIC.
  • Exploring the use of new hardware platforms (e.g., ESP32) and software languages (e.g., Rust) for future applications.
  • Developing automated test scripts and interfacing with hardware using C# and Python.
  • Supporting the creation of a strong pipeline of ideas which solve real customer problems and pain points, providing insight into market opportunities through customer insights, market research, competitor research, etc.
  • Working with the supply chain to ensure components and any subcontract designs meet requirements.
  • Ensuring that products are designed for manufacture and collaborating closely with our production teams to ensure a suitable production capability is in place, including specifying and developing production test procedures and equipment.
  • Supporting investigation of non-conformances and other quality issues.
  • Managing and coordinating engineering change and ensuring that a detailed design record is maintained.
  • Participate in field evaluations and other market research to ensure Avire maintains its position as the market leader within our target segments.

What type of person are you?

  • You are pro-active and enjoy driving your designs all the way through the lifecycle to successful production and market launch.
  • You enjoy working closely with others and do your best work in a collaborative environment.
  • You are detail-oriented and able to track the complexities of a project from start to finish to ensure successful qualification of your designs and handover to production.
  • You enjoy passing on your knowledge and experience and are willing to mentor and coach other engineers.

Qualifications

  • To be considered for this role, you should either be degree qualified or in the final year of an Electronics Engineering degree, or other degree with substantial Electronics/Firmware content. As a minimum you should hold or be expecting a 2:1.

Other Requirements

  • Domestic and international travel may be required to support projects. Our companies have presence across the world and, in some occasions, we are required to travel for acquisitions.
  • Working outside of regular hours in order to perform certain system upgrades or carry out certain project tasks. This doesn’t happen very often and is planned in advanced.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary reviewed annually based upon performance and benchmarked to wider market.
  • Opportunities for career development within Avire and the wider Halma group.
  • Flexible work arrangements including flexible hours and hybrid working.
  • Annual bonus scheme.
  • Healthcare via GP24.
  • Life assurance.
  • Group share scheme.
  • Generous contributory pension.
  • Extended parental leave.

Who is Avire?

AVIRE combines 6 market-leading brands (Rath, Janus, E-Motive, TL Jones, Microkey, and Memco) within the elevator and emergency communications industries; currently offering light curtains and emergency telephones / GSMs. Each brand has a strong market presence, a unique identity, a distinct product range, and a long, successful history. The group has manufacturing locations in 4 countries, R&D in 3 countries and Sales & Marketing in 11 countries and employs over 500 people globally.

Avire is part of the Halma group (www.halma.com). Halma offers very high levels of autonomy to its operating companies, while providing support when needed, with a particular focus on talent development and investment in people.

Avire is an equal opportunity employer.

See www.halma.com/our-people for more information.

If you are interested in working for a business whose primary focus is to protect and improve the lives of people around the world, you’ve come to the right place. We aim to be a company that does good work, and that’s good to work for.

Halma employs over 6,300 people in nearly 50 subsidiary businesses based in over 20 countries. Through innovation and acquisition, we have developed a portfolio of market-leading companies within our three sectors: Safety, Medical, and Environmental & Analysis.

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