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Graduate Job Electronics Engineer Graduate

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: ScotGrad – Graduate Placements for Growing Businesses
Reference: TS06
Salary: £17,500 to £23,000 per annum depending on experience  

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Job Summary

KP Technology Ltd based in Wick, Caithness, is recruiting for a graduate for a 12 month Electronics Engineer role. The main objective of this project is the implementation and interfacing of micro-logic controllers into our automated measurement systems in order to make client operation of these systems as simple as possible.

Job Description

These tasks require knowledge of sensors communication protocols and control circuitry. Previous knowledge of micro-controller programming or high-level languages would be advantageous.

The graduate will contribute to our electronic engineering team by learning the processes by which we design, test and build electronic circuits. The graduate will research and develop new product solutions independently and fully test, and document/characterise the resulting equipment. This position is well suited to those who have hands-on experience of building electronic circuits.

The graduate will review current PCB design, manufacture and testing procedures in order to optimise processes and will use PCB Layout editors to develop their own supervised projects, which will include dc and ac signal analysis, sensor interfacing, signal injection and robotics.

The graduate will also be required to contribute to equipment design using in-house design software and to help maintain our websites and assist in the development of client video training.

Note: KP Technology offers all new staff a 3 month trial period. Candidates who clearly demonstrated their suitability over this period will be offered a further 9 month extension. After the initial year successful accomplishment of is likely to be rewarded with a full-time offer of employment.

This position is part funded by Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the European Regional Development Fund.


• Ability to teamwork
• Good communication skills
• Passionate about your work
• Relevant undergraduate or postgraduate degree
• Diploma or practical experience
• Hands-on experience in electronics or experimental physics/ materials science
• Practical skills (however training will be given)
• Candidates should be keen to apply and extend their knowledge in a very creative environment


As part of this TalentScotland Graduate Placement Programme, the candidate will benefit from support from a team within Highlands and Islands Enterprise and also access a four day residential course training focussed on employability and business skills.

Additional Info

Closing date: 18th July 2013


Location: Scotland

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