£35000 - £55000 per annum
about 2 months ago
Senior Tube Engineer
Complex Engineering; Defence; Aerospace; Automotive; RF; Microwave
Tube; RF; Design; Development; Manufacture; Assembly
£35,000 - £55,000
We design and manufacture high power electronic and microwave systems to operate reliably in the harshest environments. As a Senior Tube Engineer you will be required to work collaborate with design, production engineering and manufacturing teams to provide a robust, repeatable and reliable tube design within cost and time line.
Key accountabilities - Senior Tube Engineer
+ To lead feasibility design concepts at bid and scope stage, provide cost estimates for development of such concepts
+ To evaluate design requirements and develop mechanical designs capable of meeting all aspects of the specification and enable efficient manufacturing (DFMA)
+ To develop mechanical structures and assemblies with full consideration of component tolerances to ensure consistent manufacture.
+ To investigate and solve production problems
+ To support build transition from design into manufacture
+ To ensure that configuration control practices are maintained, in line with the appropriate company procedures.
+ Drive development programmes to completion within budget.
Skills and knowledge required - Senior Tube Engineer
+ Degree level relevant qualification in RF/Electrical/Electronics/Physics
+ Knowledge of tube design and parameter trade offs
+ Strong knowledge of RF test
+ Experience of designing for manufacture and assembly
+ Familiar with production build processes within tubes environment
+ Material and process knowledge within a vacuum technology product platform