• Design Engineer (Magnetic)

    Posted Date 1 month ago(19/06/2018 16:16)
    Job ID
    United Kingdom
    Seniority Level
    Mid-Senior level
    Job Function
    Permanent Full-Time
    Estimated Travel Required
    0 - 10%
  • Company Overview

    Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 4800 colleagues we operate from 27 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organisation.


    TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defence markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.


    This role is based at Aero Stanrew, our Barnstaple location; part of the Power Electronics division where we employ approximately 250 employees and specialise in the manufacture of wound components, printed-circuit board assemblies, cabinet wiring and electronic test equipment for the civil aircraft, space, and defence industries.


    As well as adopting a great working atmosphere, we are pleased to offer a comprehensive range of employee benefits including: an active Social Club, Birthday brunch in the month of your birthday, contributory pension scheme, free on-site parking, discounted Gym membership, cycle to work scheme, company share-save scheme (eligible after a qualifying period), shorter working hours on Fridays and complimentary fruit and hot drinks for all of our employees to name but a few.

    Role Overview and Responsibilities

    Reporting to the local Engineering Manager, we are recruiting for a Magnetic Design Engineer. Experienced magnetic knowledge is available locally and the ideal candidate will have the potential to increase their own capability and grow within the organization.


    Key Responsibilities

    Review of customer or internal specifications to determine the optimal magnetic solutions for products. This will include full product compliance with the DO-160 environmental requirements.
    Develop standard magnetics
    Write the magnetic sections of customer proposals and take ownership of all compliance matrix responses of magnetic aspects of the final product
    Develop magnetic solutions for products by studying customer requirements, liaising closely with power converter team members to agree magnetic performance
    Model magnetic solutions concepts; create representative SABER models; create 2D drawings for use in quoting and production; work with the configuration management team, providing support and compliance guidance
    Support all magnetic aspects of product design reviews
    Confirm product integrity and performance by developing test plans and procedures for design assurance testing and qualification testing
    Develop high level manufacturing test plans that can be used by the Test Engineers (TEs) at the manufacturing sites. Follow through with the TEs to ensure the electrical/magnetic designs perform as expected and are monitored using a 6 sigma methodology.
    Provide magnetic design support for product failures, involving collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends in our products and then reporting findings to key stakeholders
    Protect product and company reputation by complying with all relevant regulations and standards.
    Use our ‘lessons learnt’ database to record all product failures, test failure and customer delays; support the development of new processes and procedures to eliminate future repeat issues
    Continued personal, professional and technical development including: attending seminars and workshops; review of trade papers and publications; review and compare industry standards, e.g.   DO-160 etc.; joining of trade associations; development of good working relationships with customers, suppliers and academics.
    Operate effectively and responsively as a team player, providing engineering information to key stakeholders, freely sharing expertise
    Provide supportive advice, coaching and mentoring technicians and junior engineers

    Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

    Core Requirements

    General Production Magnetic Design Skills
    Modelling Knowledge
    VB/VBA Knowledge
    Requirements Analysis
    Clear and Concise Communicator of Technical Information
    Good 3D visualizer
    General Production Knowledge


    Desireable Skills and Experience

    A role model of our TT Way behaviours
    Strives for technical excellence and quality
    Displays the highest level of professional integrity and honesty at all times as well as personal credibility. Does the right thing, particularly with respect to the safety and well-being of everyone concerned
    Capable of developing as a leader as well as developing others in the ATC to achieve improved levels of performance
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    Participative and collaborative working style
    Pragmatic and innovative, able to deal with conflicting demands for limited resources, removing obstacles that stand in their team’s way
    Dedicated and hard-working with the drive and resilience needed to overcome obstacles and succeed
    Self-confident, without lapsing into arrogance, combined with excellent listening skills and the ability to take into account the diverse views of others
    Thrives when working as part of a team


    BEng Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering (2.1 or higher)
    or BSc Physics (2.1 or higher)
    Previous appropriate industry experience
    Given the nature of the activities candidates must be eligible to work on military products under the relevant jurisdiction license (including ITAR)


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