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PCB Design Engineer

Madley, Herefordshire or Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
37.5 hours

Ambitious & driven are just two of ETL System’s Core Values. Are they a match to yours?


Due to continued growth and some exciting expansion plans in 2022, we are looking to appoint a NEW Printed Circuit Board Design Engineer to join our Engineering team. If you want to join an organisation that drives advances in technology and supports internal progression, then this is the place for you!


About your new role


You will take on an innovative and productive position within the Engineering team, designing and developing RF and digital PCBs. Working within a multi-disciplinary team, you will be responsible for designing high quality, high speed, low noise analogue and RF printed circuits.


Using your excellent teamwork and communication skills, you will work in partnership with our in-house assembly team to deliver boards to the highest level of quality & without delay.

No two days are the same at ETL Systems! The turnaround of our projects are quick, and new challenges are presented daily. To succeed in this role, you will need to have the skills and experience secured within the electronics industry.


Key responsibilities


  • Design single sided, double sided and multi-layered PCBs using industry standard techniques, ensuring considerations for DFM/DFT have been made.
  • Responsible for completing PCB designs in accordance with agreed project time, cost, quality and performance requirements.
  • Working with Electronic/ RF Engineers to develop Schematics.
  • CAD library administration including symbol, footprint generation and database administration
  • Creation and maintenance of enterprise data packs
  • Creation of 3D models and assemblies from 2D layouts
  • Technical liaison within Engineering, and other company departments, as well as external suppliers.
  • Contributing to continual process improvement within the Engineering Department


About you


  • Degree or equivalent in Electronics Engineering
  • Extensive knowledge of schematic capture and PCB layout using one of the leading CAD packages, e.g. Altium Designer, Mentor Graphics, Zuken, etc.
  • PCB assembly build packs including: Bill of Materials (BOMs), Fit-lists, Pick and Place files, assembly drawings, etc.
  • Experience of Gerber file creation and manipulation (RS274x and/or ODB++)
  • Experience in ECAD library maintenance




Our offer to you:


We can offer you the security, support, and resources you need to thrive in specialist area of expertise. If that wasn’t enough, we can also offer you:


  • A competitive benefits package is available and is subject to your level of skills and experience
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays
  • Free Parking
  • Free fruit, Tea & Coffee




Our core business hours are between the hours of 8am & 4pm. Here at ETL Systems we understand that you might need some flexibility around these hours, and we have a proven track record of supporting our colleagues with their commitments outside work.


Furthermore, we can offer you the choice of working at our offices in Madley, Hereford or Rickmansworth, London for this role. If you are based at our Head Office in Hereford you will also have the added benefit of a on-site gym and subsidised canteen.


Next steps


Click apply today and a member of our recruitment team will confirm that your application & CV has been received and is being reviewed.


Please note that we reserve the right to close the advert early should we find a suitable applicant prior to the advertised closing date.


For additional information about the role and responsibilities please refer to the attached job description or you can contact recruitment team by emailing any questions to