Posted On Jan 05

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Firmware Engineer

Parker Hannifin Corporation

Location : Littlehampton BN17

Headquarters : Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Hiring Role : Firmware Engineer

Experience : Mid Level

Parker Hannifin Corporation
Littlehampton BN17
Position Summary
  • Working within the New Product development team, the position will create, maintain and problem solve the Embedded Firmware and supporting software required to ensure that our products provide best in class performance within the market segments we operate in. Whilst the main responsibility is to work with other engineers in the team to launch products in line with an aggressive project timeline, the job holder will also need to support current products when component obsolescence/ updates result in Firmware modifications to existing items.
  • • Detail design of New Product and Technologies as part of NPD/NPD. • Meeting/ Exceeding Project Timescales • Development of firmware for embedded devices • NPD / VOC project team member. • Assisting transition from Research into Development, including prototyping. • Responsible for appropriate NPD/NPI manufacturing documentation. • Compliance with Legislation Relevant to Products (CE compliance of products). • FMEA creation and maintenance in relation to New products for design robustness. • Maintain legacy products including updates and improvements to maintain end extend product life span. • Continuous improvements with regard to quality & efficiency of product offering. • Firmware development and programming of microprocessors in C • New Product Development and introduction projects. • Responsible for product technical content. • Support/improvement of current product range including engineering changes (sustaining products).Customer interfacing at high technical levels to understand needs and opportunities.
Requirements: Primary: • Education: Degree in relevant (Physics/Electronic/Microelectronics/Computing Engineering) discipline and substantial technical background. • Experience working in instrumentation development. • Embedded firmware development using C, C++ and assembler. • Experience with Microchip PIC family of processors. • Experience using various communication protocols (Modbus, Profibus, UDP/IP etc.) • Experience writing code using various communication busses (CAN, RS232, RS422, I2C, SPI, Ethernet etc.) • Can-do attitude and flexibility. Previous hands-on experience of electro-mechanical applications/controls engineering is highly desirable. • Troubleshooting, Problem Solving and analytical skills. • Strong communicator. • Capable of working within a multi-disciplined team and managing projects under time constraints Desirable: • Scientific or engineering Background. • Source control • Software development of applications for PC and mobile devices • Design of electronic systems, implementing both the hardware and software (Embedded and PC). • Internet of Things (IoT) development work. • Analogue and Digital Electronics hardware design. • Familiar with PLCs and HMIs. RS485/Modbus/CAN. • Customer facing experience. • Vision with the ability to see the bigger picture and model the way forward.
EMEA Business Description
Parker Hannifin EMEA Sàrl (“PHEMEA”), based in Etoy, Switzerland, is the Principal Operating Company for Parker in the EMEA region. It is supported by a network of Parker Manufacturing Divisions and Sales Company Entities. The Filtration Group EMEA is a strategic business Group within PHEMEA. Hydraulic & Industrial Process Filtration EMEA (HIFE) is a key service provider to PHEMEA.
Parker Hannifin
Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. Learn more at or @parkerhannifin.
Parker Hannifin Corporation