Electronics Engineer

Location : Wantage, Oxfordshire, England
Job Ref : JS263
Consultant : James Smith
Sector : Electronics
Salary : £25k per year + Benefits


JS263 Electronics Engineer

Location: South Oxfordshire

Salary: £25,000


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking an Electronics Engineer on behalf of one of our expanding clients.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge in Electronics, Test and Electro-Mechanical systems.  They will be a keen problem solver with a focus on detail and high-quality reporting.

Applications from ex-military personnel are actively encouraged however, all candidates will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Become a product expert in order to support/maintain/improve existing products using good engineering practices and regulatory standards.
  • Support driving First Time Pass Yield (FTPY) to hit company targets.
  • Provide prompt technical support to production, including support for individual unit failures, either from the production line or with customer returns.
  • CAD updates including schematic capture, layout, prototyping and testing in order to maintain production designs, improve test capabilities or to reduce costs under R&D oversight.
  • Obsolescence and second sourcing management of electronic components.
  • Design, build and document test jigs for production or subcontract manufacture use. 
  • Responsible for the deployment of test systems to subcontractor and provide support/training.
  • Generate or update test/investigation reports and present to wider team.
  • R&D support to understand new products before handover into production.
  • Adhere to company and department processes.
  • Contribute to continual improvement initiatives within the team.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Relevant technical qualifications, ideally degree level or equivalent experience in Electronics.
  • A strong track record of design and/or testing, from system down to component level, including experience of environmental testing is expected.
  • used to consistently delivering quality work under pressure.
  • Experience of radar technology is not necessary, as full product specific training will be provided.
  • The role will be based in Ardington, but you should expect some travel to support production and testing at suppliers and certification testing at third party test houses.

Location: South Oxfordshire

Salary: £25,000

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