Interconnects Design Technical Lead

Interconnects Design Technical Lead

Job Title: Interconnects Design Technical Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896777_1588672216
Contact Name: Tony Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 05, 2020 10:50

Job Description

My client, a world leader in the defence sector, requires an Interconnects Design Technical Lead to join their specialised Interconnects Team in Stevenage which designs bespoke Electrical Interconnects/cables suitable for the transmission of power, signal and data transmission within and between subsystems. This role offers opportunities to learn, take ownership, grow your levels of experience and develop your career aspirations.

The Interconnects Design Technical Lead will manage work packages as a Technical Lead. You will work on the creation of bespoke cable designs for power, signal & data transmission, interpreting Sub-System requirements and generating electrical schematics and cable design definitions on CAD. You will investigate cable problems, issues or developments and develop and prepare solutions, individually or as a member of a project team. As the Technical Lead you will be responsible for workload planning, budgets and design reviews/documentation. You will also support and liaise with manufacturing teams to resolve manufacturing problems and defects, as well as supporting functional and environmental trials.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to be suitably qualified, ideally to degree level on a relevant Electrical/Electronic Engineering subject or similar with experience in a similar interconnects design role. You will be able to demonstrate several of the following attributes:

*Sound experience in Cable/Harness design.
*Experience on HarnWare or similar CAD package advantageous.
*Experience in managing work packages.
*Product life cycle awareness.
*An understanding of Military Defence Standards and cable harness Manufacture (IPC-WHMA-A-620C).
*D38999 connector understanding.
*Understanding of flexible circuits.
*Ability to define cable construction based upon electrical constraints (Current, screening, signal types, volt drop, EMC and environmental requirements).
*The ability to provide advice and support across projects and to other functions as appropriate.
*Experience of working effectively in collaboration with mechanical, electronic designers and relevant project managers.
*An appreciation of Interconnect production/process engineering.
*Experience of working to required timescales, identifying and addressing critical aspects as a priority.
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
*A pro-active approach, motivated to deliver quality products on time and to cost whilst ensuring Design for Manufacture and Design for Test.

Interconnects Design Technical Lead
£38-50k DOE plus paid overtime, bonus and excellent benefits

Key Skills: Interconnects, Design, Cable Design, Harness Design, HarnWare, Military, Defence, IPC-WHMA-A-620C, D38999, Connector, Schematics, EMC, DFM, Design for Manufacture, Lifecycle.

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. 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.