TT Electronics Design Engineer in Barnstaple, United Kingdom

At TT Electronics, you will meet dedicated people who believe that advanced electronics is the key to a brighter, smarter future. Whether it’s advanced flight controls, smart surgical tools, intelligent vehicle charging or seamless automation everywhere, advancements like this come from the minds of passionate, creative people – working to a common goal, watching out for each other, and caring about making a difference in the lives of people all over the world.

Our passion? Simplifying the development of complex electronics… it’s the reason we exist as an organisation. Our way of life? Fostering a culture that values individuals as well as community and teamwork.

Join us – and work with a team that believes success is measured by more than the bottom line, where you’ll find opportunities to achieve your goals, contribute to the lives of others, and build a brighter, smarter future, together.

Our Barnstaple facility is located in North Devon. Founded in 1948, the site now employs approximately 250 employees and features the Aero Stanrew brand of electromagnetic components, printed-circuit board assemblies, cabinet wiring and electronic test equipment for safety critical applications in aerospace and defence, industrial and transportation industries.

Here, employee engagement is centre stage; we’re focussed on our employees and making TT a great place to work. We continue to invest and improve the site’s facilities, regularly get involved in fundraising for local charities, have an active social club and a group wide focus on ‘Build Expertise’ in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects, developing our current employees and encouraging others to join our industry.

In addition to adopting a great working atmosphere, we are also pleased to offer a comprehensive range of employee benefits including:

  • Discounted Gym membership

  • Life assurance

  • Fresh fruit and hot drinks

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Company share-save scheme (eligible after a qualifying period)

  • Contributory pension scheme

Due to the rapid expansion of the Design Engineering department and expected increase in the number of ‘design and build’ & R&D projects, a role exists within our Barnstaple facility for a Design engineer.

The Design Input is a set of requirements (technical, commercial, and statutory). The Engineers output is a set of manufacturing documentation (Parts Lists, Piece-part Drawings, Assembly Drawings, Test Specifications, Printed-Circuit Board artworks [which may be in electronic for as a set of files] etc.). The Engineer is responsible for authorising any of the above documentation, when generated by Design.

Key Responsibilities:

Electronic design:

  • Analogue (low frequency, but precision instrumentation circuitry) and digital circuit design, analysis and development

  • Thermal management for power circuitry

  • Printed circuit board layout (single, double-sided and multilayer)

Test Equipment Design:

  • Technical knowledge of Test Systems hardware and software including National Instruments & Pickering Instruments Products

  • Knowledge of and ability to select appropriate design techniques and solutions for test equipment applications

  • Raychem Harnware Cable Design experience is desirable but training can be provided

Core Requirements:

  • Some appreciation of metalworking processes and materials used in electronic industry would be useful

  • Understanding and application of user safety standards and other statutory requirements

  • Working with the NBO team to deliver the new product on time, quality and cost

  • Assessing plant, test equipment tooling, drawings, permits and extra services

  • Ideally degree qualified

  • Broad level of experience

Key behaviours:

  • Sets example to entire workforce (professionalism, attitude, punctuality and flexibility)

  • Good communicator

  • Team player

  • Disciplined and organised approach

Requisition ID: 2018-2281

Seniority Level: Associate

External Company Name: TT Electronics plc

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Estimated Travel Required: 0 - 10%

Address Line 1: Unit 1 Gratton Way