Electronics Engineer - Component Engineer

  • Location

    Buckinghamshire, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Electronics Engineering , Security Cleared

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  • Salary:

    £400.00 - £460.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Simon Page

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Electronic Engineer / Component Engineer - Obsolescence

6 month contract - Loudwater, Buckinghamshire -£400 to £460 per day negotiable Ltd

We are looking to recruit an Obsolescence Engineer to work for our client on complex sonar and communications systems in the defence sector. You will be responsible for achieving assigned engineering tasks and ensure timely delivery to customers. To support the engineering function in order that both project and statutory requirements are met and to improve the effectiveness of the electronic design function within the company.

Key responsibilities:

  • Generation of symbols & footprints to support PCB layout, design and schematic capture.
  • Techniques for obsolescence management, including the selection of alternate component parts.
  • Providing design solutions for electrical/electronic equipment, taking into account EMC design.
  • Ensure compliance to customer and quality requirements.
  • Production of design documentation including technical and design proving reports/CE compliance and Product Test Specifications.


  • Electronic engineering/Physics degree or equivalent qualification.
  • Use of Cadence, CAD Capture, Allegro PCB editor, CADStar, Altium Designer or Mentor Graphics/PADS.
  • May be expected to travel within UK and abroad.
  • On the odd occasion may be required to work unsociable hours to meet Project timescales/Customer Satisfaction.

Please note, due to the sensitive nature of the projects involved all candidates must be capable of gaining a UK MOD Security Clearance to SC level.