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Date Added: Wed 13/09/2023

Principal / Senior Electronics Engineer

Wolverhampton, WV1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £50000 - £60000/annum and comprehensive benefits

Electronics Engineer (Senior or Principal Level to be considered)

Salary Guide: £50000 - £60000 (some flexibility available)

Location: Wolverhampton - Hybrid working is available

Projects: Supports High-Lift - A current deliverable is a Large Rig project (Folding Wingtip) this is a lab project at crucial development stage.

Role Description:

In this position you will be responsible for the application of electronic system skills within a multi-functional engineering team to support new business acquisition, new product introduction (NPI), new technology development, continuity of production and root-cause failure investigation. For NPI you will be key in supporting the creation, development, and analysis for new circuit solutions for products that contain electronic control for electric motor actuation systems for use in demanding military aerospace environments.

Key Responsibilities:

Detailed design, build, test and analysis of electronic circuits for new products, with full regard to available technology, in-service reliability, cost and schedule.

Architectural design of electronic products.

Application of Common Circuit Blocks (CCBs) to new products, in line with Systems Electronics Strategy.

Generate electronics design definition documentation to describe the design solution and the rationale behind it.

Generate test plans to support system integration and verification.

Conceptual design of electronics solutions for bids and proposals.

Direct and perform electronics fault investigations to component level, in a timely manner.

Selection and justification of suitable alternative components to allow obsolete component replacement via the Change Management process.

Support to test equipment specification, procurement and validation.

Review and assess electronics data from suppliers, e.g., proposals and test reports.

Generate electronics sub-system specifications.

Generate high quality engineering reports.

Presentations - written and verbal - to internal and external customers.

Be part of a multifunctional integrated product team (IPT), which is responsible for delivering a project.

Collaborate with engineering teams at other locations.

Contribute to the development of Standard Work in electronics and the sharing of best practice within the team.

Experience and Skills:

Degree in Electronic Engineering or related discipline or demonstrable experience, preferably in aerospace. Experience in aerospace or a similar safety critical industry would be an advantage.

Strong Electronic Engineering hardware design skills, with ability in complex analysis.

Familiarity with electronic control of brushless DC motors is desirable.

Familiarity with Power electronics/power supply design (this is useful but not essential).

Undertake tasks with minimum supervision or guidance.

Familiarity with industry best practices including EMC.

Work consistently to procedures and best practices.

Good verbal and written communication skills, in English.

Problem Solving ability.

Self-motivated, with a proactive approach, team spirit, high energy level and a positive outlook.

Time management skills.

Multi-tasking ability.

Knowledge of electronic component supply chain and certification standards is desirable
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