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Electronic Design Engineer needed at Epiroc

Job title : Electronic Design Engineer

Job Location : Gauteng, Pretoria

Deadline : April 07, 2024

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To innovate and create cutting-edge electronic solutions that enhance functionality, efficiency, and reliability across our industry.

Main Responsibilities or Functions of Job:

  • Design and develop electronic systems for Mernok’s current and future Proximity Detection Systems
  • Develop embedded applications for microcontrollers / microprocessor in control systems
  • Design Electronic applications – from schematic capture, PCB layout to test, planning and implementation to meet requirements, using good engineering practices
  • Support and maintain existing product designs
  • Develop component qualification processes for extreme environments
  • Continually improve Mernok’s design methodology and development processes
  • Define internal interfaces between parts of the electronics
  • Consider system aspects that may affect the electronics, including noise and power distribution.
  • Implement the design in hardware, firmware and software
  • Test the hardware and implement corrections as necessary
  • Generate production data packs and product support documentation
  • Maintain existing products in terms of software changes, PCB updates, firmware changes and documentation
  • Simulations of the design at various levels
  • Assist production to deliver high quality product
  • Assist clients when required
  • Assist with installations
  • Derive requirements for the complex electronics
  • Ensure external interfaces match the specification, including voltage level and timing.
  • Synthesize, place and route, etc. designs
  • Program complex electronics
  • Test the final hardware and implement corrections as necessary
  • Perform system safety analyses and identify safety verifications required
  • Verify that safety features and controls are successfully implemented
  • Identify if complex electronics can cause a hazard or are part of a hazard control
  • Ensure that design errors in complex electronics are considered as a failure mode
  • Assess tools used to design and implement complex electronics
  • Review subsystem requirements for proper decomposition from system requirements

Required Skills and Capabilities:

  • Assess implementation against requirements and design
  • Ensure development and supporting processes (e.g. Configuration Management, ESD) are in place and followed
  • Review choice of parts; Provide guidance on preferred parts
  • Ensure electronics are assembled / manufactured to acceptable standards
  • Perform or witness testing at various system and subsystems
  • Ensure software tools used for complex electronic design and programming are archived and controlled
  • Ensure complex electronic designs are captured in the Configuration Management system
  • Ensure problem reporting, tracking, and corrective action occur for all systems
  • Ensure changes to complex electronic designs are reviewed, evaluated for impacts, and approved
  • Provide official builds for formal programming / testing
  • Ensure compliance with company’s OHS policies and actively promote safety within the work environment
  • Should be able to follow structure and standards but still be innovative
  • Must be able to perform under pressure
  • Willingness to work beyond normal office hours when required..

Education and Experience:

  • BEng (Electronic) or BEng (Computer)
  • 3-5 years experience
  • Must be able to excel in a team of designers and independent enough to handle smaller projects alone


  • Problem Solving
  • Innovative Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Adaptability
  • Project Management
  • Continuous Learning
  • Professionalism

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