Antenna Design Engineer

Recruiter
Entech Technical Solutions Limited
Location
Newmarket
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We require an experienced and self-motivated individual to work within the engineering department of this fast moving and agile business. Working within a small multi-disciplined engineering department, they will be responsible for the electrical design of microwave antennas predominately between 1 and 20 GHz. Experience of antenna measurements using a spherical near field test chamber would be an advantage.

Responsibilities:

- Design and development of microwave antennas primarily in the 1 - 20GHz range from concept through to production, to defined specifications, within short timescales and to fixed budgets, including:

- oRF design using of CST Microwave Studio.

- oLiaison with the Mechanical and Production Engineering teams in the development of final product.

- oBuilding of prototypes and pre-production units

- oAntenna measurements using the near field spherical test chamber.

- Planning project work to:

- oensure that adequate time is given to source all necessary components and meet required deliveries.

- oprovide regular progress updates and adequate warnings of likely delays.

- Develop new antenna design concepts to support cost reduction and performance enhancements for existing and future products.

- Provide technical support to other departments and customers

- Ensure that internal procedures are adhered to, in line with Quality Standards and Health and Safety requirements.

- Experience and Personal Qualities:

- Essential:

- 3 years + experience of working in an antenna design/manufacturing environment.

- Experience in microstrip based antenna design within the frequency range 1 - 20GHz

- Experience of computational modelling using CST Microwave Studio

- Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.

- Ability to work within a fast moving environment, undertaking multiple small projects concurrently and operating to relatively short timescales

- Must have a meticulous, thorough and positive approach to work

- Must have good communication skills, both verbal and written

- Must have good team and collaborative inter team working skills.

- Desirable:

- Knowledge and experience of alternative antenna technologies and experience at VHF/UHF or higher frequencies.

- Good practical skills

- Experience of other computational modelling tools (e.g. HFSS, Concerto, FEKO)

- Experience of dealing with customers

- Experience of SolidWorks and AutoCad.

- Experience of Visual Basic for Applications.

Qualifications:

Minimum of BEng 2:1 or equivalent in an engineering discipline although experience will be taken into account.

Salary:

Dependent on qualifications and experience.

Reports to:Engineering


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