Principal EMC Engineer - Bristol

Ref: 1272 Date Posted: Tuesday 11 Jan 2022
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Principal EMC Engineer
Location:                  Bristol
Salary:                      £40,000 - £48,000 P/A + benefits
Hours:                      37 hours per week
We have an exciting opportunity for a Principal EMC Engineer to join an ambitious, highly regarded, scientific engineering / manufacturing business that are in a position of sustained growth.
The Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) department is like no other within the business. It is split between a test team working hands on in a state of the art EMC Facility to simulate environments and also a highly skilled consultancy team that is embedded across all projects to ensure good EMC practice & design.
We evaluate every product's performance from start to finish throughout its entire life cycle. The systems team support projects to ensure the correct requirements are implemented, that designs are robust and the strategy is correct. The test team then perform a formal test in the products intended electromagnetic environment at the EMC Laboratories in Bristol.
Benefits of working here:
Flexible working - Paid overtime - Bonus scheme - Comprehensive pension scheme - Opportunities for career progression - Annual salary review - Fantastic working environment and site facilities
Principal EMC Engineer Duties and expectations include:
  • Be responsible for managing assigned milestone deliverables associated with EMC Engineering activities and act as focal point and specialist for EMC requirements for the project teams.
  • The role involves writing Environmental Requirement Specifications (ERS’s) and subsequent documentation including EMC Control Plans, Proving Plans, Proving Requirements and Proving Instructions in support of product development and qualification.
  • Our EMC engineers oversee EMC qualification testing to ensure evidence will be suitable for our customers, working across functional and international boundaries to resolve sophisticated technical problems using analytical tools.
Principal EMC Engineer Skills Required 
  • Engineers with previous experience in delivering support around the subject of electromagnetic compatibility.
  • Knowledge in the application of a military EMC standard to system, sub-system or equipment level (e.g., Defence Standard 59-41 / 59-411, AECTP500, Mil-Std-461, RTCA DO160 / EUROCAE ED-14).
  • Thorough knowledge of the EMC environment life cycle.
  • An understanding of the need to deliver on time and within budget.
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