Senior Electrical Designer
Chester, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Other
Summary of Role:
The Senior Electrical Designer responsible for the Electrical integration of mission equipment onto special mission aircraft. Senior Designer with the ability to take on challenging problems, direct a team of Designers and have the ability to work with all layers within the company. Working within the full life cycle of the products from initial scheming to in-service issues, to deliver on complex projects simultaneously to the highest quality. Directly reporting to the Drawing Office Manager and liaising with electrical and mechanical engineers.
Extensive experience within an aerospace environment on Creo/AutoCAD/ SolidWorks or other CAD packages.
Creation and modification of System Block Diagrams, Circuit Diagrams, Wiring Diagrams and other design related Engineering documents.
Ability to mature electrical systems designs, working with Engineers, with identification of sub-system parts and components.
Wide experience of electrical systems and component selection in the aerospace domain.
Technical support in design and management of work packages from concept to release.
HNC in Aerospace or Electrical design with aerospace experience or alternatively a highly regulated/safety critical industry
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to show your own initiative.
Good problem solving abilities. Ability to view a problem from many viewpoints
Excellent team working skills, ability to take a proactive approach to challenging problems.
Attention to detail, detail-orientated, efficient and perform self-verification of own work and of others.
Customer focus, proven time management and the adherence to deadlines.
Ability to gather and collate information and act upon the data.
Ability to work under own initiative, to take the lead of your own requirements within the project.
Manufacturing knowledge / experience.
Experience of an electronic Product Data Management System.
Previous checking experience.
Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance (Raytheon UK will sponsor as required).
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About Raytheon UK
With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester and Manchester, Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country the company employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across the country.
Raytheon Company, with 2018 sales of $27 billion and 67,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cyber security solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 97 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.
Raytheon Career Development:
Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.
25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
6 times salary 'Life Assurance'
Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme's.
Enhanced sick pay scheme
Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
37hr working week with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements can be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold available).
Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA) and all work together with our Diversity & Inclusion council. All Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.
As a proud contributor to the HM Armed Forces, Raytheon UK signed the HM Armed Forces covenant in 2014. Due to the varied activities and support to our Armed Forces & Reservists, Raytheon UK has since been awarded the prestigious Covenant 'Gold Award' Employee Recognition.
Raytheon UK recognises that our people are the critical factor in our success, and we strive to provide challenging and rewarding careers.