Electrical Engineer

Smiths Interconnect
Elstree, UK
14 Aug 2019
03 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an innovative thinker who wants to contribute to creating the future, with a leading global organisation?

At Smiths Interconnect we provide technically differentiated electronic components, subsystems, microwave and radio frequency products, continuously working together to make Smiths one of the world's leading technology companies.

We have a rare opportunity at our office in Elstree, Hertfordshire for a Principal Electrical Engineer to join our innovative and friendly engineering team.

Why should you be interested in this role?:

* This role provides the opportunity to join a team that is fundamental to the success of Smiths Interconnect.

* You will have global exposure, and the opportunity to start building a rewarding engineering career.

* Our global scale and focus on growth means we have great career opportunities. In fact, this team has recently seen two members make internal moves to progress and enhance their careers within the Smiths Group.

What experience are we looking for?:

* We need an effective communicator, who makes commitments and delivers on promises.

* Knowledge of power, cable systems in the aerospace industry is highly advantageous

* It is essential that you are proficient in high voltage, high current systems, corona effects, and usage at high altitude

* Experience in EMC and signal integrity is advantageous.

* Knowledge of MIL-Spec and other Space/Defence/Aerospace/ industry specifications.

* Ability to perform Root Cause Analysis utilizing standard problem solving tools and methodologies.

* Understands material properties and the ability to undertake materials selection activities

What will a typical day involve?:

* You will be responsible for the development of high power interconnect systems for aerospace applications together with design engineering, with focus on shaping the high power development roadmap

* Support, contribute and promote a safe work environment.

* Correct interpretation of customer specifications and requirements enabling generation of technical proposals.

* Explores new technologies appropriate for continual development.

* Provide general technical assistance to the global operations teams, sub-contractors and suppliers and to the sales activity to win new business and support existing business.

* Develops technology and process know-how to ensure designs are technologically competitive.

* Participate and contribute to team training, development, mentoring and audits.

Who are we?:

Smiths Interconnect provides high-speed, secure connectivity solutions that can perform at extremes of pressure and temperature. Our microwave technology is used to keep military radar systems online while our antenna solutions are installed across aircraft and space applications to enhance communications. Innovative cable solutions increase signaling functionality in autonomous transport systems and augmented reality and surgical robotics are made possible with connectors that increase bandwidth and data rates. Customers rely on Smiths Interconnect for mission-critical connectivity in the harshest environments.

Our blue-chip customers include Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, BAE Systems, Huawei, NVIDIA and Biosense Webster.

One of five divisions of Smiths Group, Smiths Interconnect employs over 2000 people. We have a global presence selling our products in over 50 countries with manufacturing facilities in nine countries and offices across North America, Europe and Asia

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