TT Electronics

Design Systems Engineer

Posted Date 1 year ago(03/05/2022 16:16)
Job ID
United Kingdom
Seniority 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. 


Our Barnstaple facility is located in North Devon. Founded in 1948, the site now employs approximately 160 employees and features the Aero Stanrew brand of electromagnetic components, printed-circuit board assemblies, cabinet wiring and electronic test equipment for safety critical applications in aerospace and defence, industrial and transportation industries.


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

In addition to adopting a great working atmosphere, we are also pleased to offer a comprehensive range of employee benefits including:

  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Life assurance
  • Fresh fruit and hot drinks
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company share-save scheme (eligible after a qualifying period)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Medical Cover
  • Performance related Incentive Bonus Scheme
  • Free Parking

TT Barnstaple are currently trialling a 4-day working week and during that time you can either opt in or out of the pilot. hours of work available are:

OPT IN -  Monday to Thursday 7.15am to 5.30pm.
OPT OUT - Monday to Thursday 8am to 5pm/Friday 8am to 1pm

Role Overview and Responsibilities


Integral part of the Design Engineering Team supporting Cradle To Grave Product Design Process producing System Design Engineering Documentation.


Key Responsibilities

Analysis of customer supplied documentation for requirements capture

Production of Design Documentation for initial Systems Requirements Reviews including:

Design Specification

System architectural diagrams

Initial Project Plans including Development Plans, Verification Plan, Safety Plans

Compilation of proposals and cost estimates, in collaboration with all appropriate functions within the business.

Generation of Bills of Materials within the company ERP.

Production of Design Proving and Compliance Documentation including:

Factory Acceptance Test Document

Design Proving Documentation

Conducting Environmental and EMC Design Proving and Qualification at Test Houses (may include an element of domestic travel).

Production of final Compliance Matrix and Qualification Test Reports

Comply with all HSE requirements related to the role and work towards a zero-harm culture.

Customer and Supplier Liaison



Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

Core Requirements

Degree educated in a technical discipline, although an HND (or similar) with equivalent experience may be considered.

Understanding of engineering and able to understand and communicate technical issues

Strong IT skills (MS Office, Project Planning, etc)

Demonstrated experience in system engineering of small to medium sized development projects.

Familiarisation of core project management administration skills (gantt charts, etc)


Desireable Skills and Experience

DOORS Requirements Management Tool

Solidworks 3-D Mechanical Design Tool

ALTIUM PCB Design Tool

2-5 Years experience in the system engineering management of complex multi-discipline design projects.




Solving Technology Challenges for a Sustainable World

We want the very best people in our TT family across the globe – so we welcome applications from everyone, to celebrate a diverse mix of experiences, backgrounds and identities. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and you can rest assured that TT Electronics takes positive steps to ensure we are an inclusive business, that will welcome and support you, from your initial application to wherever your career takes you! Please get in touch if you’d like to discuss any reasonable adjustments to your application, in order that we can accommodate and support you in the process. If you want to work for a company where who you are is valued and respected, we’d love to hear from you.  

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