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IC Layout Engineer

£42470 - £45180 per annum Additional Benefits

The IC Layout Engineer is responsible for converting an electrical design to a mask layout used for chip fabrication. You will be responsible for the physical representation of the chip, from the lowest block level to the complete floor plan. This will be done in close collaboration with the circuit designers and project leaders.


  • The layout of integrated circuits in Cadence Virtuoso and final verification (LVS, DRC) in Mentor Calibre following the internal design rules and quality regulations of the company.
  • Work according to project planning, provide feedback concerning layout planning to the project leader and organise own work
  • Take the initiative to improve tools and way of working
  • Write documentation
  • The occasional layout of printed circuit boards
  • Attend review- and project meetings


  • You have a Bachelor degree in Electronics
  • Previous work experience with CAD tools or in IC layout is considered as a plus
  • You have good geometrical insight
  • You communicate fluently in English (oral and written)
  • You are a true team player, trustworthy and reliable, you will work in close collaboration with the IC layout and design team
  • You have strong interpersonal skills and your enthusiasm is contagious
  • You have a passion for technology and you are eager to learn new things
  • You are a professional who can deliver high-quality work on tight schedules
  • You demonstrate creative, critical and independent thinking capabilities
  • You have good planning and organisational skills

Our offer

  • An attractive salary package with a variety of extra benefits
  • A stimulating and pleasant working environment with regular team activities
  • A financial healthy company with growth potential
  • Possibility to continuous learn and grow through in-house and external pieces of training

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Supplier Quality Engineer

£36000 - £40000 per annum pension, life assurance

Senior Supplier Quality Engineer

Salary: £36,000 - £40,000 dependant on experience

Based In Loughborough, Leicestershire but easily commutable from Leicester, Nottingham & Derby and West Midlands.

Job Description

Working as part of the Operations team, you will be responsible for developing and delivering quality part and process preparation. You will manage the delivery of off-tool, off-process parts and final part approval to ensure the smooth launch of new products.

You will provide technical assistance to suppliers to aid the removal of roadblocks, establish root cause and robust solutions to deviation from customer expectations

You will work with the program/ project management team to ensure that all deliverables are achieved on time, minimising any delays.

The Company

A real global player in the green energy market with employees and clients in the US, Japan, China and India, they provide clients with the best alternative solution to fossil or battery power. The market is expected to triple in the next two years, so this is your chance to join them at an inspiring time.

What will I need to be successful?

You will hold a Batchelors degree or a HNC or City & Guilds qualification in a relevant discipline. You will be able to demonstrate relevant industrial experience ideally within Automotive OEM or 1st Tier. You will hold a lead audit qualification, ideally including AS9100 standards. A Six Sigma black or green belt certification would be advantageous.

You will have a proven track record of supplier development and relationship management, with demonstrable knowledge of assembly line set up and growth to medium / high volume.

A proven record of developing quality management systems to IATF16949 and AS9100 is desirable.

Experience with quality processes, quality improvement or lean manufacturing is desirable, as is knowledge of manufacturing processes such as assembly, machining, welding, casting, stamping, plating, plastic moulding, metal cutting, steel making, steel processing and PCB assembly.

It is important that you have excellent communication skills and you are able to work effectively in a team.

You will have strong analytical skills along with strong commercial awareness and excellent supplier relationship skills.

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2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure about some of the detail" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and come back to you.

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