Senior Electrical Engineer

Location: Southend on Sea, Essex, England
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Contact: Bethany Male
Call: Bethany
Reference: Snr Elec Eng
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Senior Electrical Engineer

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are proudly partnered with a manufacturing business who are looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join their site in Southend On Sea, Essex. As a Senior Electrical Engineer, carry out electrical design activities to support hardware development for aerospace and military applications. This is a highly rewarding and skilled full-time position, working Monday to Friday (39 hours total).

Duties of the Senior Electrical Engineer:

  • Design Power Supply and mixed signal modules for use in military or aviation applications
  • Perform Analogue and/or Digital circuit design and Power Supply design
  • Perform Schematic Capture using ECAD software (Altium / OrCAD / Mentor), review PCB layout and work with PCB Draughtsman to create PCB assemblies
  • Optionally to perform Embedded software development using C/C++ or FPGA development
  •  Mentor less experienced Engineers, lead development activities and communicate progress to different stakeholders
  • Review customer requirements to ensure compliance to them, produce product specifications from them and propose Means of Compliance and Verification for them
  • Investigate new design solutions to support product development
  • To support, as required, meetings with suppliers and customers
  • Support Verification & Validation testing by creating test plans, test reports, setting up and performing tests
  • Circuit Analysis and Simulation
  • Design for Manufacture / EMC / Environmental / Reliability
  • To provide electrical / electronic support to design staff during development and testing of a range of products
  • Investigate and provide reports on V&V and Qualification test failures and customer returns and queries
  • Perform Component level testing on software, populated PCBs, and electrical assemblies
  •  Fault finding to component level
  • Support Production improvement actions, in resolving issues, assisting in creation of Acceptance Test Plans

Experience required for the Senior Electrical Engineer:

  • A formal engineering qualification is essential e.g., HND or MSc in Electrical or Electronic Engineering
  • Experience of aircraft, defence, or automotive electronics industry
  • Good practical skills (hands on approach) in a lab environment
  • Experience leading small engineering teams, planning and management of projects
  • You will have great communication skills and be able to work collaboratively with other departments in the business

Benefits Package on offer:

  • Attractive annual salary of £40-£45k depending on experience
  •  Contributory Pension Scheme for eligible employees
  • 24 days holiday per year + bank holidays
  • Life Assurance
  • Free car parking
  • Early finish on Fridays (1.00pm)
  • After 1 years’ service you will have access to - Company Sick Pay Scheme, Health Care Cash Plan, and the Employee Assistance Programme