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Principal Electronics Design Engineer

  • Location: Pitstone
  • Sector: Analog / Power, Digital / FPGA
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: OCT11443/97
  • Salary: £55,000+10% Bonus+Generous Pension&Holiday Scheme

Job description

This Principal Electronics Design Engineer role is based in South Bedfordshire, commutable from Buckinghamshire, Leighton Buzzard, Tring, Aylesbury, Hemel Hempstead and Bletchley.

My client offers an extensive range of products, systems and services for aircraft and engine manufacturers, airlines and defence forces around the world. They are always pushing to develop the latest technology and require a Principal Electronics Design Engineer to join their expanding team.

In this role, you will be taking charge of individual projects and leading a team to project completion. You will be tasked with specifying projects from conception and then specifying a team in line with the project requirements. With a technical bias, you will lead this team to project completion by allocating tasks, conducting risk management and managing budget and timescale delivery.

Main responsibilities for the Principal Electronics Design Engineer role are:
- Lead an engineering development project of a moderate size and level of complexity, being responsible for technical and process compliance, recurring and non-recurring costs, adherence to agreed program and Project milestones throughout the project life cycle.
- Leading a multidisciplinary team of less than 10 engineers (internal or subcontractors) across engineering disciplines as appropriate to the program to deliver customer expectations.
- Project Management and reporting including resourcing requirements, risk management, timescale management, project spend management (>£3M) and task allocation.

Skills and Competencies for the Principal Electronics Design Engineer role will include:
- Strong background in analogue and digital circuit design. With experience of taking designs from concept to manufacture.
- An understanding of product development process including the interfaces between engineering disciplines and between Engineering and other teams such as Test Equipment, Operations, Business Development, etc.
- Planning & risk mitigation ability
- Delegation & supervision ability
- An understanding of product design and development costs (Non-Recurring Costs)
- Must be able to Lead people both onsite and offsite (in an international setting)
- Able to coach junior team members

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leader in complex technologies who are offering opportunities for personal and professional development. The company has endless opportunities to move between sectors, for training & development, directly with your Line Managers, tailored around your Personal Development Plan.

If you have any specific questions about this Principal Electronics Design Engineer role based in Bedfordshire please call Ollie on 01582 8788 816 or to apply, please email otaylor@redlinegroup.Com otherwise we welcome the opportunity to discuss other engineering jobs.

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