Electronic Systems Engineer

Electronic Systems Engineer

Job Title: Electronic Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Poole
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-03-03
Reference: J141137
Contact Name: George Allen
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 03, 2021 12:05

Job Description

KDC are now recruiting for a new Electronic Systems Engineer to join one of our busiest clients in the Dorset area. If you are looking for your next challenge within the Aerospace and Defence sector this could be the next role for you!  
This new position will give you the chance to undertake the lead technical role in the development of electronic/electrical hardware, system design, post design support and product documentation in accordance with our client’s development lifecycle process. As well as, undertake electrical systems engineering and the production of project documentation for customer delivery projects, acting as the prime technical point of contact for the customer.
Key Responsibilities:
  • To design and develop digital electronic instrumentation for challenging environmental conditions within Naval, Marine, Aviation or general Defence applications.
  • To be responsible for the product lifecycle of development opportunities from compliance to customer or market requirements through to final design review and certification within the given targets of timescale, cost, and scope.
  • To ensure technology is designed in accordance with our clients design control procedures, local and international regulations, and directives, harmonized and/or military standards and above all safe with minimal environmental impact.
  • To manage all technical deliverables for assigned customer delivery projects reporting to the project manager or engineering team lead.
  • Be customer centric, ensuring every decision made adds real value for our direct customers and end users.
  • To liaise in a professional manner with customers, suppliers, and sub-contractors when necessary to establish technical requirements or provide technical support.
  • Act as the design authority for designated products owning all aspects of CE compliance and produce the necessary documentation to support CE marking activities, where applicable.
  • Undertake root cause analysis and countermeasures activities to implement robust solutions to in service non-conformities.
Knowledge Required:
  • A formal qualification in Electronic hardware digital & analogue.
  • Demonstrable experience of electrical and electronic systems and product design.
  • Experience of using microcontrollers such as PIC.
  • Familiar with RS422, RS232, Ethernet and LVDS.
  • Knowledge and application of product safety and compliance.
  • Knowledge and application of product development lifecycle management.
  • Solid understanding of root cause and countermeasures (RCCM) techniques.
  • Solid understanding and demonstrable experience of risk mitigation and ALARP.
  • Solid understanding and demonstrable experience of undertaking design, safety and process FMEA.
  • Knowledge and experience of using Electrical and PCB CAD software (Solidworks or Altium preferred) along with Product Data Management systems.
  • Experience of compiling and delivering Contract Data Requirements Lists.
  • Knowledge of Defence/Naval environmental standards advantageous, but not essential.