Holt Recruitment

Senior Design Engineer

Senior Design Engineer

The company, a full system life-cycle manufacturer of secure communication systems, antennas, image technology and embedded computing are looking for a Senior Design Engineer to join their growing team in Redditch.

Their products can be found transmitting high bandwidth data across hostile terrain, enabling secure ticket sales on trains, processing colossal amounts of data or gathering scientific insight in the cold and crushing depths of the ocean floor!

The successful Senior Design Engineer will be joining a company that really care about their staff, placing safety as their number one priority.

They will also be entitled to a very lucrative benefits package as well. 

Senior Design Engineer Responsibilities:

- Full Product Lifecycle Ownership:

- Evaluate and interpret project technical requirements to develop innovative concept architectures and designs.
- Design and develop hardware solutions from initial concept, through qualification testing, to final implementation and integration.
- Ensure all customer requirements are meticulously met throughout the development process, demonstrating successful completion of Verification and Validation activities.
- Support the creation of comprehensive test strategies and plans for formal qualification testing (including shock, vibration, EMC, and safety).
- Produce and maintain all necessary design documentation.

- Collaboration and Communication:

- Play an active role in key milestone events like internal and customer-facing Design Reviews.
- Support the build of initial prototypes and qualification systems.
- Support other Engineering Team members by sharing design information as required.

- Business Acumen:

- Possess knowledge of Project, Product, and Business lifecycles, understanding Engineering activities at each stage.
- Provide support, as required, to other areas of the Business.

- Supplier Management:

- Work with external suppliers and manufacturers, maintaining strong working relationships.

- Essential Skills:

- Experience in an Engineering environment, ideally defence-related.
- Designing products for harsh environments (shock, vibration, thermal extremes).
- Working knowledge of Military Specifications and Standards (advantageous).
- Extensive knowledge of Electrical/Electronic/Computer components and systems.
- Knowledge of Mechanical Engineering fundamentals, processes, and standards.
- Good understanding of EMC, particularly in design.
- Experience of designing for longevity and usability/through-life support (Human Factors and Integrated Logistics Support).
- Proficient in creating accurate and professional documentation.
- Understands configuration control, change management, and security marking aspects of all types of documentation and drawings.
- Experienced in managing own work and able to prioritise tasks to meet milestones.
- Working effectively in a multi-disciplined environment (mechanical, electrical, electronic, safety, human factors, security, software etc.).
- Strong attention to detail, conscientious, and takes pride in work.
- Able to work as part of a team as well as on own initiative.
- Fully conversant with Microsoft Office Suite.
- Eligible for SC Clearance.

Additional Expertise (advantageous):

- Knowledge of EU/UK safety and CE regulations.

Senior Design Engineer Rewards and Recognition:

- Competitive Compensation: Enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package.
- Time for You: Take advantage of generous paid time off, increasing with tenure, to relax and recharge.
- Financial Security: Plan for the future with a company-matched pension plan and the opportunity to participate in an Employee Share Scheme.
- Overall Well-being: Maintain your physical and mental health with access to a comprehensive healthcare plan, gym discounts, and an Employee Assistance Program.
- Lifestyle Perks: Save money on everyday expenses with retail and travel discounts, a cycle-to-work scheme, and an EV scheme.
- Growth and Development: Feel valued and supported in your career with opportunities for advancement and skill development.

(This last benefit can be implied by the responsibilities listed).

Senior Design Engineer's please apply or if you do have any questions please email liam.nother@holtengineering.co.uk

  • Start: 19/04/2024
  • Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum
  • Location: Redditch,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: Holt Recruitment
  • Contact: Liam Nother
  • Tel: 44 (0)1202 237383
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: V-58179
  • Posted: 2024-04-19 11:59:10 -

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