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Engineering Projects Coordinator
Farnham, UK

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Company Background

Since 2008 Omni-ID has grown to become the leading global supplier of high performance, highly durable, Passive and Active tags used to improve workflow, asset tracking and management, around the globe.

We are currently expanding our product offering to include a range of new Active products using BLE & LoRa technologies to increase the communication range and include additional sensor data.

Over the years we have developed an extensive range of bespoke products to fulfil the needs of our customers from a wide range of markets, such as IT datacentres, Oil & Gas, manufacturing, military, transportation, automotive and many more.  We have built a customer base that includes many for the top global companies such as Cisco, HP, IBM, Facebook, eBay, Whirlpool, NASA, USMC, Boeing, Daimler, Ford, Fiat, Mitsubishi, Honda, BMW, Stanley Black & Decker.

The role is based at Omni-ID’s Farnham UK office, and is an important role within the Engineering team. Product design, development and project management functions are handled from the Farnham location. Product validation testing and manufacturing is carried out at our purpose-built factory facility in Qingdao China (OIDC).

Role and Responsibilities

The role responsibilities are segregated into three core areas as follows,

Engineering Team Project Coordination.

  • Maintain an engineering activity tracker in excel with support from the Engineering Director.
  • Generate and maintain project schedules using information provided by the project lead.
  • Support in the preparation of project status presentations using defined templates.
  • Manage the transition of finished goods and materials through the post Stage gate 4 handover process into materials planning.
  • Provide summary to the Project Leads by coordinating the availability of materials and prototype parts with Materials Planning and OIDC.
  • Practically this will mean working with Project leads and Product Manager, to understand project demand for materials, components and finished goods for timely and efficient raising of development jobs.

Engineering Team Administration support.

  • Arrange and coordinate Audio and Video Conference call meetings.
  • Take and publish engineering meeting minutes.
  • Issue job requests for product development production runs.
  • Contact suppliers for quotations for component parts, products, technical services etc.
  • Collate necessary pre-stagegate 4 component approval documentation.
  • Ensure accurate and timely communication with Materials Planning of new product specifications and availability.

Engineering Team Budget Control.

  • maintain existing project budget resource and cost trackers.

Skill Set and Attributes

  • Good Numeracy Skills including processing graphical data.
  • Natural interest in products and technology.
  • Advanced in the use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and web-based research.
  • Familiar with office 365 and SharePoint an advantage.
  • Excellent communication, planning and time management skills.
  • Able to prioritize deadlines and balance conflicting demands.
  • Resourceful, Proactive and can-do attitude.
  • Ability to work within a project-based and team-based environment.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to team members.
  • Commercially astute and business savvy.

Experience

  • +2 years’ experience in a planning / scheduling role within a technology company an advantage.
  • Experience in collating and presenting product specifications a distinct advantage.

Test Engineer
Farnham, UK

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Company Background

Since 2008 Omni-ID has grown to become the leading global supplier of high performance, highly durable, Passive and Active tags used to improve workflow, asset tracking and management, around the globe.

We are currently expanding our product offering to include a range of new Active products using BLE & LoRa technologies to increase the communication range and include additional sensor data.

Over the years we have developed an extensive range of bespoke products to fulfil the needs of our customers from a wide range of markets, such as IT datacentres, Oil & Gas, manufacturing, military, transportation, automotive and many more.  We have built a customer base that includes many for the top global companies such as Cisco, HP, IBM, Facebook, Ebay, Whirlpool, NASA, USMC, Boeing, Daimler, Ford, Fiat, Mitsubishi, Honda, BMW, Stanley Black & Decker.

The role is based at Omni-ID’s Farnham UK office, and is an important role within the Engineering team. Product design, development and project management functions are handled from the Farnham location. Product validation testing and manufacturing is carried out at our purpose-built factory facility in Qingdao China.

Role Overview

You will be working in a highly thought of engineering team, and dynamic environment developing state of the art active and passive tags that are regarded as one of the best by industry leaders.

The ideal candidate should have at least 3 years’ experience working as part of a development team with responsibilities in rapid prototype building of electronic products, plus the test and measurement of same products to in-house and externally recognised standards.

In this role you will be expected to execute product performance test plans and issue test reports as well as organise the building of test samples.

Role and responsibilities

  • Carry out Hardware and Software testing of Active IOT (BLE, LoRa) devices and components against test plans.
  • Carry out mechanical, environmental and RF testing of RFID tags and IOT systems.
    • Training for the RF testing will be provided.
  • You will be expected to execute test plans (and issue test reports) for the purpose of validating product performance and fault finding.
  • Organise and undertake the assembly and firmware configuration of test samples.
  • Use Test and measurement equipment such as Oscilloscopes, Spectrum analysers, Data loggers.
  • Setting up environmental test equipment in accordance with the environmental test plans. (training will be given).
  • Breadboard building of electronic circuits to be used as part of test plans.
  • Use 3D printers and CNC routers to prototype plastic and metal parts (Training will be provided).
  • Manipulate PCB CAD files using Autocad eagle. (Training will be provided).
  • Generate Engineering CAD drawings for prototype parts and test fixtures
  • Work with other members of the test team to prioritise and plan performance test requirements.

Skills and Attributes.

  • HND or Equivalent qualification in Engineering.
  • Experience in the testing and fault finding of Electronic circuits.
  • Experience in performing Hardware and RF Test and Measurement of the Wireless devices.
  • Experience in loading firmware into embedded software systems and setting up firmware testing of said products.
  • Good understanding of basic electronic circuit theory.
  • Experience in operating electronic and mechanical test and measurement equipment.
  • Experience in product environmental testing and industry testing standards for harsh environments, covering temperature resistance, shock and vibration resistance, adhesion bond strength.
  • Experience in manipulating PCB Gerber files an advantage.
  • Experience in basic drafting and publishing mechanical drawing using CAD packages (such as Solidworks), an advantage.
  • Experience in the use of rapid prototype equipment – 3D printers, an advantage.
  • Experience in writing G-code for CNC machines, an advantage.
  • Clear, logical thought and attention to detail.
  • Good organisational skills: able to plan ahead & prioritise tasks.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • History of thinking out of the box to develop bespoke test and measurement fixtures.

IoT Systems Engineer
Farnham, UK

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Company Background

Omni-ID is the market leader in RFID on-metal tags for use in environments where classic dipoles fail to perform. We are currently expanding our product offering to include a range of new ‘Active’ products using BLE & LoRa technologies to increase the communication range and include additional sensor data.  Over the years we have developed an extensive range of bespoke products to fulfil the needs of our customers from a wide range of markets, such as IT datacentres, Oil & Gas, manufacturing, military, transportation, automotive and many more.  We have built a customer base that includes many for the top global companies such as Cisco, HP, IBM, Facebook, EBAY, Whirlpool, NASA, USMC, Boeing, Daimler, Ford, Fiat, Mitsubishi, Honda, BMW, Stanley Black & Decker.

We are recruiting a IoT Systems Engineer to join our expanding team in Farnham.  The ideal candidate will become an expert in Omni-ID IoT products and will be responsible for helping to produce product specifications for both hardware and software elements, perform detailed product and system testing to validate products performance and also work with the pre sales team to help scope and design customer solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with producing product specifications.
  • Produce detailed test plans to Validate PC / Mobile Applications and Firmware on IoT devices.
  • Setup and configure IoT hardware.
  • Setup and configure IoT PC and Mobile Applications.
  • Conduct detailed and methodical tests to validate products performance.
  • Produce test reports with clear summary and conclusions.
  • Communicate results with wider Engineering team.
  • Assist pre-sales team to scope proposals and define hardware required for customer bids

Key Skills:

  • Good understanding of the differences in functionality between IoT Technologies such as RFID, BLE, LoRa, Sigfox, ETC.
  • Ability to understand the differences between system software and hardware requirements of IoT Technologies such as RFID, BLE, LoRa, Sigfox, etc.
  • Understanding of Real Time Location Systems.
  • Work with multiple discipline teams & Independently gather required information.
  • Attention to detail with systematic approach to testing.
  • Ability to deliver high-quality documentation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts.
  • Must be able to set goals, prioritize multiple objectives with various deadlines, and independently manage multiple projects.
  • Background in Electronic Engineering.
  • Experience in operating bench test equipment such as Oscilloscopes, Spectrum Analysers an advantage.

Technical Document Writer & Document Controller
Farnham, UK

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Company Background

Omni-ID is the market leader in RFID on-metal tags for use in environments where classic dipoles fail to perform. We are currently expanding our product offering to include a range of new ‘Active’ products using BLE & LoRa technologies to increase the communication range and include additional sensor data.  Over the years we have developed an extensive range of bespoke products to fulfil the needs of our customers from a wide range of markets, such as IT datacentres, Oil & Gas, manufacturing, military, transportation, automotive and many more.  We have built a customer base that includes many for the top global companies such as Cisco, HP, IBM, Facebook, EBAY, Whirlpool, NASA, USMC, Boeing, Daimler, Ford, Fiat, Mitsubishi, Honda, BMW, Stanley Black & Decker.

Omni-ID is recruiting a Technical Document Writer & Document Controller to join our expanding team in Farnham.  The ideal candidate will become an expert in the Omni-ID product family and will be responsible for producing & managing product literature such as datasheets and manufacturing specification guides.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce technical user manuals for IoT devices & software.
  • Generate technical details for marketing literature.
  • Help generate content of technical bids.
  • Maintain and update product literature.
  • Assist in gathering product information from Engineering, Project Management and Sales to produce documentation.
  • Manage parts database system and ensure parts names are raised consistently in accordance with the company policy.
  • Check and approve that product specifications and drawings follow company policy.

Key Skills:

  • Work with multiple in-house teams & Independently gather required information.
  • Proven working experience in technical writing.
  • Ability to deliver high-quality documentation.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts.
  • Must be able to set goals, prioritize multiple objectives with various deadlines and independently manage documentation projects.
  • Work with project managers, engineers, sales and marketing departments.
  • Background in Electronic Engineering, practical technology aptitude, understanding of IoT devices (RFID, BLE, LoRa, Sigfox, etc).
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