Research and Technology Electronics Engineer

Undisclosed Company
Somerset, Yeovil
£40 - £45 per hour
Closing date
27 Apr 2021
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Job Details

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Research and Technology Electronics Engineer to join our client's site in Yeovil. This role is full time temporary until September 2021. The rate of pay is between £40-£45 per hour depending on experience, working Monday to Friday during the hours of 9.00am - 5.00pm.


  • Responsible for the coordination and completion of R&T projects across a range of technologies but with a particular emphasis on the integration of air quality and other sensors into various aircraft systems and components.
  • Sets deadlines of those that support, assigns responsibilities when needed, and monitors and summarises progress of tasks to project lead for those engineering activities assigned.
  • Familiar with national and international standards, concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to accomplish goals. Able to work in a process driven environment, to develop technologies and products in line with the requirements of DO-160 or equivalent standards in other industries.
  • Is capable of both electronics design work and hand-on testing / prototyping. Performs a variety of tasks which may include leading and directing the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically operates with a high degree of autonomy. Prepares reports for the project lead.
  • You will lead your own work package through the product development cycle (typically from TRL3 to TRL6) and will generate technical reports on the products/technologies, will create test and analysis procedures that will either be executed by themselves or delegated to experienced test engineers.

Skills and Experience

  • Experience of Aircraft Environmental Control Systems and/or Aircraft oxygen components is useful. Experience of project-based R&T or NPI work in Aerospace or other engineering industries is appropriate to be successful in this role.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related discipline
  • Demonstrable experience and understanding of the engineering principles required to develop technologies within the requirements of TRL3-6
  • Experience with gas sensors or similar devices with SPI/UART outputs is a highly desirable.
  • High level of proficiency on Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel,
  • The ability to write technical reports to a high standard, and in English.
  • The ability to manage a complex project across international boundaries, with international stakeholders, whilst working from home due to Covid 19
  • A proactive approach to problem solving
  • Ability to produce and talk to engineering presentations to a wide group of engineers and project management specialists.
  • Ability to work on UK and USA based projects with the appropriate security clearances.
  • Demonstrable experience of Project Engineering and Project control is desirable along with experience of using Microsoft Project
  • Demonstrable experience and understanding of the engineering principles of Environmental Control Systems (ECS) on aircraft, and the verification and validation processes in qualifying ECS equipment
  • Oxygen components and system on aircraft, and the verification and validation processes in qualifying oxygen equipment,

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