Actuator Electronics Team Lead

Actuator Electronics Team Lead

Job Title: Actuator Electronics Team Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895583_1589987514
Contact Name: Tony Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 20, 2020 16:11

Job Description

My client, a world leader in the defence sector, requires an Actuator Electronics Technical Lead to join their Actuator Systems Centre of Excellence and control and implement the design of Actuator Electronics. The Actuation Electronics Team is tasked with supplying a full range of Actuation Electronics designs for a complete range of missile systems covering land, air and naval systems.

The Actuator Electronics Technical Lead will lead the day-to-day technical design activities of a small embedded team of electronics designers within a wider Actuation Systems Centre of Excellence.

You will:
*Implement the complete product development cycle from concept to production and customer support.
*Produce designs, including Motor control (DSP based) and Motor drive circuitry for brushless DC motors of up to 2KW power.
*Agree plans and report progress to the Project Manager (note however that this role will only contain small elements of project planning).
*Work within an international context primarily with our French colleagues.
*Help identify and implement improvement activities.

To be considered for this role, applicants will be need to demonstrate a number of the following attributes:

*Proven Electronic Design with relevant experience of designing motor control and drive circuitry, ideally in defence or related industry.
*Excellent problem-solving skills and knowledge of a wide range of electronic technologies and products.
*A good understanding of the design processes and best practices necessary to support the design and development lifecycle.
*Ability to technically support and guide small teams and contribute to staff development conversations and processes
*Good communication skills with the ability to network and influence across the company at both national and international levels.
*The capability to write clear and concise engineering documentation.
*The pro-activeness, motivation, ability and tenacity to deliver a quality product on time and to cost.
*Ability to work collaboratively as part of a wider multi-skilled team (control, mechanics, software, firmware, systems)

Actuator Electronics Technical Lead
Location - Hertfordshire
Salary - Up to £50k DOE plus excellent benefits

Key Skills: Electronics, Design, Actuator, Motor Control, Motor Drives, DSP, Brushless, Actuation, Lead.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to British Citizens (or British Citizens holding some dual nationalities). Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a PERMANENT position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.