• Junior Development Engineer

    Posted Date 1 month ago(14/11/2018 09:01)
    Job ID
    United Kingdom
    Seniority Level
    Entry level
    Job Function
    Permanent Full-Time
    Estimated Travel Required
    0 - 10%
  • Company Overview

    At TT Electronics, you will meet dedicated people who believe that advanced electronics is the key to a brighter, smarter future.  Whether it’s advanced flight controls, smart surgical tools, intelligent vehicle charging or seamless automation everywhere, advancements like this come from the minds of passionate, creative people – working to a common goal, watching out for each other, and caring about making a difference in the lives of people all over the world. 


    Our passion?  Simplifying the development of complex electronics… it’s the reason we exist as an organisation.  Our way of life?  Fostering a culture that values individuals as well as community and teamwork. 


    Join us – and work with a team that believes success is measured by more than the bottom line, where you’ll find opportunities to achieve your goals, contribute to the lives of others, and build a brighter, smarter future, together. 


    TT Electronics’ Bedlington facility north of Newcastle upon Tyne is the home of two TT Electronics divisions; Sensors & Specialist Components and Power Electronics. Sensors & Specialist Components are leaders in high reliability, high performance and engineered electronic components. Power Electronics provide custom power solutions for safety-critical applications in harsh environments. The team in Bedlington specialises in microcircuit production for the aerospace and defence industries.


    Employee engagement is centre stage; we’re focussed on our employees and making TT a great place to work. Here at Bedlington we continue to invest and improve the site’s facilities, regularly get involved in fundraising for local charities and activities in our community, have a busy social club and have a group wide focus on ‘Build Expertise’ in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects developing our current employees and encouraging more to join our industry at this exciting time.

    Role Overview and Responsibilities


    We’re currently recruiting for a Junior Development Engineer to join the Resistor Business Unit at TT Electronics/Welwyn Components. The role is to support new product enquiries and working with customers to develop our pipeline of new products to market.


    Using engineering best practice the role will design and develop cost effective and manufacturable new products, to a project plan including customer specifications and timescales.  Developing and utilising new technologies and materials to maximise both process capabilities and profitability.


    Key Responsibilities

    • Working with Development Engineers for assigned new products developed through NPI process
    • Maintaining detailed project / design files for NPI process
    • Product development across all resistor technologies
    • Liaison with customers, suppliers and sub-contractors on all technical issues
    • Design and control development projects, with regular reporting of project status
    • Assist in the development of new manufacturing processes and applying to our products with a view to increasing commercial advantage and or quality
    • Ensure safe working practices are adhered to when implementing new products, processes or equipment
    • Produce manufacturing instructions / standards for new products
    • Customer support within existing and new product ranges
    • Ownership of the design, applications and transfer of new products, materials and processes from development to production
    • Support the team, for example generation of quotes and cost sheets, product enquiries, advising customers on selection of standard products
    • Ownership of new enquiries recorded on CRM or NBO process
    • Provide technical input to facilitate inter-company product transfers

    Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

    Desireable Skills and Experience

    Industry experience would be beneficial. 

    HNC qualified or a graduate from a relevant Science or Engineering discipline or relevant work experience. 


    Organisation and project management skills are key, alongside effective communication skills given the scope of contacts to the roles both internally and externally


    If you’re interested; come and work with us, The TT Way: 

    We do the right thing | We bring out the best in each other | We achieve more together | We champion expertise | We get the job done… well!


    We have an extremely diverse workforce stretching across the globe and as such, TT Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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