Senior Specialist Electrical Engineer - Pitstone - £35k

Upto £35k + benefits
20 Nov 2012
18 Dec 2012
Matthew Heath
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Client is designing systems for aircraft of the future, providing actuator drive and power control electronics that help our customers surpass the performance standards of the best aircraft flying today.

As a result of more new design wins, they are seeking to further expand their electronics hardware design team and require a Senior Specialist Engineer - Electronics Design based in Buckinghamshire.

Applying industry leading design and management techniques, our Client is creating outstanding aircraft electronics, bringing reliability, high performance, maintainability and enhanced fuel economy to our customers.  This role is to execute detailed design of high performance analogue and digital hardware, typically working in teams of two to five hardware engineers within a total team of up to 50 people at our Clients modern engineering base.

The teams are responsible for carrying out all the tasks required to deliver a system or subsystem on time and to the required quality standards.  Engineers will bring good knowledge of modern SMT electronic components, an understanding of when custom components can be incorporated with advantage, and the ability to deploy appropriate software analysis tools as required.

Our Clients team also need to have sound EMC design skills and a good appreciation of the factors that need to be managed to deliver the size, weight and reliability goals our customers set.  Engineers will deliver the documentation for professional or military systems that give customers and airworthiness authorities’ assurance that the design has been professionally executed and proven.

This role will take on ownership for work packages and ensure they are executed efficiently.  You should be prepared to share your expertise and help less experienced staff develop their skills. You can expect a dynamic environment.

Basic Qualifications:

• Sound Hardware Electronic Engineering skills

• A degree level or HND qualification in Engineering or equivalent experience

• Demonstrable Time Management skills

• Ability to multi task and cope with busy schedule in a professional product development environment.

In addition the following will also be valued:

• Work experience in a similar or related industry

• Knowledge of or experience with one or more of software tools: PSPICE (circuit simulation), Saber (circuit simulation), Mathcad, Simulink, Matlab.

• Understanding of EMC issues and countermeasures.

• Knowledge of DO254 or related standards.


This role needs to be filled URGENTLY - let us know.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.