Graduate Electronics Engineer 2024

Type: Graduate
Region: East Midlands

Established in 1886, Taylor Hobson is the world leader in surface and form metrology and developed the first Roundness and Surface Finish measuring instruments.

We provide contact and non-contact measurement solutions for the most demanding applications on a global basis, with a worldwide infrastructure to support our clients; we are a truly global ultra-precision metrology company.

We are pioneers, continually developing our products to meet the ever-increasing demands of next generation technologies, particularly in Optics, Bearings, Space, Defence, Aerospace, Automotive, Medical and Renewable Energy technologies.

Taylor Hobson’s world leading brands include: Talyrond®, Form Talysurf® PGI, Form Talysurf® i-Series, Surtronic®, LUPHOScan, Formalysurf® PGI Optics, Talyvel®, Autocollimators, Micro-Alignment Telescope and AMECare.

Taylor Hobson is part of the Ultra Precision Technologies Division of AMETEK, Inc. which is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $7 billion.

Position summary

As a key member of a multidiscipline team this a great opportunity to see product development from concept though to production, pooling on a wealth of knowledge and best practice with a world class metrology company. The position reports to the Chief Electronics Engineer.

Key responsibilities

  • Electronic design covering digital, analog, firmware and motor drives
  • Design of PCBs and cables using various CAD packages
  • Prototyping
  • System integration and testing
  • Completing supporting documentation for all the above

Required essential skills

  • Confidence and intelligence to take a proactive role underpinned with sound engineering knowledge
  • Analytical skills reinforced with practical problem-solving abilities and an attention to detail
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Coachable, with potential to move to engineer role within 2 years


Good degree level education in Electronic Engineering/Physics or equivalent.

What we offer you

  • Taylor Hobson offers a fun, relaxed, supportive working environment along with:
  • 1 pm Friday finish
  • Competitive salary and 28 days holiday including Easter & Christmas
  • Perkbox – Corporate discounts, GP service & 24-hour Employee Assistance Program
  • Active sports and social club including annual Christmas party and social events
  • Continuous training provided using world class manufacturing tools and equipment
  • Mentoring and guidance for accreditation
  • Free onsite parking and easy access to the city centre
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