Product Group Engineer

Division:                     Engineering Division

Term:                          Permanent

Hours of work:           Full time, 39 hours a week

Grade:                         £24,000 - £29,000 dependent on experience


Sony UK TEC Overview:
As a division of Sony Europe Limited, Sony UK Technology Centre is the only manufacturing Centre for Sony in Europe and also provides contracting manufacturing solutions for other businesses. We are also the home of a Sony Customer Service Centre, a Business Incubation Centre, a high-profile film studio and much more. The heart of today’s operation in Pencoed is focused on the manufacturing of high technology broadcast and professional cameras and systems for worldwide markets. This also includes the latest industry-leading 4K technology.  The cameras and equipment we produce in Pencoed can be found in sports stadiums, studios and outside broadcast units around the world.


We are currently looking for a suitable candidates to fulfil the role of Product Group Engineer within Sony Pencoed. This varied and challenging role will work with the small team of product engineers responsible for ensuring a smooth introduction of new products into the Sony Pencoed operation, providing co-ordination and technical support throughout the product life.

The successful candidate must have a strong technical ability and will be expected to gain a deep understanding of product operation as well as a thorough knowledge of the manufacturing process/workflow. The engineer is also required to gain “hands on” technical experience with the product to ensure he or she can carry out investigations and evaluations of the product whenever necessary. Whilst some training will of course be given, the successful candidate will be expected to have the ability to research and gather knowledge on the operations and processes relevant to their products.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Project Management
  • Technical Product evaluation & assessment
  • Technical Investigation/Fault Finding
  • Technical Report Writing
  • Customer Liaison
  • Analytical analysis of test data & production processes (SPC, Six sigma etc)
  • Delivery of technical Training lectures
  • Input to Design for manufacture
  • Responsible for presenting/chairing and coordinating progress review meetings with all departments and ensuring clear communication between all parties.

Personal Qualities

Essential Criteria:

  • A knowledge of electronics and electrical systems, as well as technology in general.
  • Appreciation & understanding of high level programing languages (C, Python, Visual Basic etc…)
  • Knowledge of electronics manufacturing and assembly processes an advantage
  • Strong sense of responsibility and ownership of tasks
  • Willing to travel internationally
  • Able to work as part of a team and have strong communication skills.

Desired Criteria:

  • It is anticipated the successful applicant will have an HND or Bachelor’s degree in a technical (preferably electronics biased) discipline

What we can offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous Company pension scheme
  • Opportunity to receive a target related annual bonus
  • 25 days annual leave in addition to public holidays
  • Onsite gym
  • Onsite, secure car parking
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Access to discounted Sony products
  • Private health care (subject to service)


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