Job Description

Renishaw is a market-leading, global provider of manufacturing technologies, analytical instruments and medical devices. 

We work closely with our customers to solve complex engineering and science challenges. Our unique blend of pioneering research and product innovation helps our customers to solve complex engineering and science challenges, meaning we touch billions of lives around the world. 

Our Early Careers cohort consists of around 90 Graduates, 210 Apprentices and 60 Placements. You are the people who can make a real difference. By bringing your new and innovative ideas you will help keep Renishaw at the forefront of the industry, and that’s why we invest if your continuous development and success from day one.  

Our Values 

At Renishaw you’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. 

We are proud of our strong working culture and work hard to promote diversity and inclusivity. We encourage our people to act in line with our core values of: 

  • Innovation 

  • Inspiration 

  • Integrity  

  • Involvement  


Scheme overview 


As a Graduate Electronics Engineer you will play a key role in ensuring Renishaw remains a market leader, often by using the latest electronic technology to ensure we maintain the best possible performance from our products. Graduate Electronic Engineers are challenged with developing and delivering smaller, faster, and more reliable products. 


What will I gain from this graduate scheme?   


Length: 2 years 

Placements: 4, 6 month placements  


Placements and projects will enhance your current skills and knowledge, supporting your thirst for knowledge and experience in training and development, and will involve you working on real projects which deliver tangible business benefits.  


What type of things will I be working on? 


Within Renishaw, Electronic Engineers require a variety of different skills from: Analogue to Digital Design; Embedded software to VHDL and DSP coding; Using DC to through to RF; Designing with Passives to Custom Silicon Design; From Magnetic Sensing to Opto-Electronics; Creating Circuit Design to PCB Layout; And from Blue-Sky Research to Final Product Development.  


Graduate Electronic Engineers will gain an understanding of the following core knowledge and opportunities: 
Signals and Systems: 
• System configuration and architecture  
• Signal processing and signal conditioning 


Electronic devices and circuits:  
• Analogue & digital devices and implementation  
Component packaging and manufacturability  
Control systems: 
• Power devices and design  
• Algorithm and data manipulation  
Embedded systems: 
• FPGA (VHDL) and Digital Signal Processing (DSP) devices and configuration  
• Peripherals and interconnectivity using defined protocols 
• Development of algorithms and implementation  
• C (C++, C#) firmware code to support development   


• Standard communication interfaces including USB, PCIe and other peripheral support  
Conceptual, prototype design and development testing: 
• Prototype assembly 
• Research, testing and commissioning  
• Design for Manufacture (DFM) and Design for Test (DFT)  
• Documentation and standards 
• Product Upgrades 


What career opportunities are available? 


Electronics Graduates go on to roles such as: 


Senior Design Engineer 

Principal Design Engineer 

Technical/Design Manager   


Where will I be working? 

  • New Mills head office near Wotton-under-Edge in Gloucestershire  

  • Renishaw is in a semi-rural location therefore it is essential that you have your own form of transport or are willing to relocate to the area 

  • Possible occasional travel to other Renishaw sites 

  • Hybrid working options available, role-dependent 

What skills and qualifications do I need? 


Applicants must have: 

  • A 2:1, or higher, degree in a technical field– Electronic Engineering, Design, Physics or Mathematics 

  • Highly motivated and keen to continue to develop and enhance their current skills 

  • An interest in designing with new technology and work in an engineering organisation 

  • A keen eye for detail and thirst for understanding electronics 


When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable; including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus, *subsidised onsite restaurants and *coffee shops, free parking, *car sharing scheme and *24 hour fitness centres. (*not available at our Castle Donington, Exeter, York & Edinburgh sites).

We also want to promote a healthy work-life balance as much as possible, so we have introduced a hybrid working policy which allows for a combination of home and office based working depending on the nature of your role. We also offer a variable working programme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Life Assurance policy of 12 times annual salary, Cycle to Work scheme, enhanced maternity pay subject to qualifying criteria, Health Cash Plan, the option to join BUPA Renishaw Health Trust and an Employee Assistance Programme for employees and family.

Please click here for further information about our benefits.

At Renishaw we believe that our success is powered by welcoming a workforce of diverse and talented people. Through encouraging an inclusive culture, where all our employees are free to be themselves, we can achieve our core values: Innovation, Inspiration, Integrity, and Involvement.
If you are excited about the role but feel as though you don’t meet all the requirements, we would encourage you still to apply. You might just be the right person for this role or another opportunity at Renishaw.
We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, or require any reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team on 01453 524600 or recruitment@renishaw.com.

Please click here for further information about diversity and inclusion at Renishaw.

Employment Type:


Time Type:

Full time

Requisition Number:

R6219 Graduate Electronics Engineer (Open)


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