Senior Tube Engineer

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    Hayes, London

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    £35000 - £55000 per annum

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    Hannah Pepper

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    about 2 months ago

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Senior Tube Engineer

  • Complex Engineering; Defence; Aerospace; Automotive; RF; Microwave

  • Tube; RF; Design; Development; Manufacture; Assembly

  • Hayes

  • £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