Start Date – August/ September 2020

Salary c£17k

Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Looking for an Undergraduate studying a Electronic or related Engineering degree

Company Overview: 

GKN ePowertrain, a division of GKN Driveline, is a leading global provider of drive components and systems for the automotive sector. As a global supplier to leading vehicle manufacturers, GKN ePowertrain designs, develops, manufactures and delivers ePowertrain for a wide range of electric drive systems. GKN Innovation Centre in Abingdon employs around 45 people and works closely with the GKN ePowertrain Technology Centre in Lohmar, near Cologne in Germany.

Advertised via YINI please make applications via YINI rather than direct to the company 

Purpose of Job

As a Junior Electronics Design Engineer you will support the electronics team with simulation, design, development, debug and test of circuits and subsystems for Automotive Traction Inverters.


Key Responsibilities and Duties

Design and develop electronics circuits (Component selection, circuit design, simulation, build, debug and Test)

Coordinate with external suppliers and assembly services


Desirable Qualifications

  • Studiyng a relevant Electronics or suitable Engineering degree


Desirable Experience and Skills

  • This is a student placement role, so no specific experience expected, but involvement in engineering projects as a hobby or within a student team an advantage
  • A strong interest in engineering
  • A willingness to actively learn
  • Schematic and PCB design
  • Altium training will be given if required, but aptitude is key

  • Flexibility to work on a variety of tasks


To apply for this placement or for more information, please contact: Ellen Pugsley at stating your interest, your full name and the vacancy reference.

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See the YINI application page to complete an on-line application form if you are not already registered.


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