Location: Oldham, Manchester


Placement type: Physics/ Electronic Masters Student or Graduate


Salary: TBC but competitive (plus relocation allowance of £250 per month if you need to relocate for the role)


Start date: August/September 2019


The placement is with a semiconductor manufacturing organisation and will start in August/September 2019 for 1 full year. This role is open to Masters students and Graduates at a Masters Level. 



Synopsis: Hall effect sensors tools to assist selling

Hall effect sensors are a focus design in product line both in Europe and globally.  The tools to sell them are limited to data sheets one demo board and occasional assistance from the Business Unit to provide statistical data on our spreads of tolerance.

Hall effect sensors and have tolerances and variations depending on several factors, Magnetic field strength, distance mechanical tolerances, electrical tolerances, temperature, stray magnetic fields, current, direction, polarity, positioning of the die in the packaging and magnet tolerances.  At the moment we have no reliable way of simulating or calculating the effect of all these three-dimensional issues. 

In order to better support the design in process and give our customers the confidence to use our products I request a person to evaluate the current available data and develop suitable mathematical and mechanical tools to better support these products.

Candidate profile

Suitably educated in either physics and in particular-magnetics, analogue electronics, instrumentation or system design.

Competent mathematician, knowledge of simulation tools like Mathcad or similar

Scientific knowledge of Excel as a potential platform for the calculators/soft tools

Able to work under directional supervision but essentially self-motivated.


Analysis of the variables and mathematical models that can be used to help predict to operation of our switched or linear hall sensors.

Definition of relevant parameters and equations to create the tools

Analysis suitable software programs to be used to create the tools

At least 1 prototype tool to help in position sensing.

Documentation to describe and enable internal and external customers to use the tools.


To apply for this placement or for more information, please contact: Caroline Jardine-Smith at c.jardine-smith@etrust.org.uk stating your interest, your full name and the vacancy reference.


Please note, you must be fully registered with The YINI scheme to apply.


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



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