Senior Electronics Engineer - Greater Manchester

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 6398 Date Posted: Monday 05 Feb 2024
Senior Electronics Engineer 
Location:                Bolton
Salary:                     Up to £43,000
Package includes:


  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 days flexi leave
  • Parental benefits include up to 26 weeks of full pay for maternity, paternity, adoption, neonatal, and shared parental leave
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Electronics Engineer, working for a world-class technical engineering company, who are and growing year after year.
Senior Electronics Engineer  key activities
The main aspects of the role are the repair & configuration control of Special to Type Test Equipment (STTE) and leading the commissioning of new STTE. Repairs are conducted using technical data such as drawings, circuit diagrams, schematics, user manuals, etc, with fault finding performed down to component level on electronic and electrical test equipment. No day is the same and the work is extremely varied, interesting, and challenging.
As a team, we are self-motivated and work directly with support functions and engineers to resolve routine and non-routine tasks arising within the business.
You will be working with an experienced team of Engineers supporting complex test platforms in the manufacture and test of complex systems. You will be trained to support STTE using a range of techniques and technologies, working on a variety of test systems such as DIO, AIO, RF, temperature, communication systems. You will also be trained in fundamental calibration principles to provide technical support to our Operations team during routine calibrations of COTS test equipment and STTE. Annual reviews are conducted to assess and plan any future development opportunities. Teamwork and knowledge sharing is an essential part of the team ethos as is the understanding of workload and throughput achievements.
Senior Electronics Engineer  skills and experience
  • Minimum qualification: HNC in Electrical & Electronics Engineering.
  • Experience and knowledge in fault finding down to component level required.
  • Able to utilise instructions, handbooks, drawings or specifications to provide technical advice/guidance. Able to use this information to conduct appropriate measurements down to component level.
  • Analytical approach and good problem-solving skills.
  • Experience and knowledge in calibration principles and processes desirable.
  • Experience and knowledge in using RF test equipment desirable.
  • Able to mentor other or more junior staff when requested by line manager.
  • A good understanding of SAP would be desirable.
This is an excellent opportunity for you to secure a rewarding and challenging position with a company that offers excellent career and development opportunities, a fantastic working environment and a highly competitive benefits package.
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