Magnetron Design Engineer

Magnetron Design Engineer

Job Title: Magnetron Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895897_1559550104
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 03, 2019 09:21

Job Description

Do you want to work in an exciting company who develop technology for the Civil Aerospace, Defence, Space, Industrial, Medical and Scientific industries? If so, this global company who work on some of the highest profile projects such as Eurofighter Typhoon and the CERN large hadron collider are expanding and are keen to recruit a Magnetron Design Engineer. In this role you will take a lead in the design of magnetron devices and other related microwave devices.

The scope of the role covers development projects and legacy product improvements. As well as providing the electronic architecture of the product it is also essential to work with other team members and functions to ensure that the stakeholders' requirements, whether technical (performance, life), commercial (cost, profitability) and manufacturing (high yield, low risk, de-skilled) can be met.

Your duties and responsibilities as Magnetron Design Engineer will include:

Leading the design of magnetron devices and other related microwave devices
Lead the application of CAE tools in device design
Ensure prompt and robust resolution of design, construction and performance issues in support of product and project managers
Review customer & stakeholder specifications & requirements. Prepares technical responses on feasibility and statement of compliance
Defines and documents the electronic architecture of the device balancing competing performance, commercial and manufacturing requirements are met.
Ensures the critical to quality features of the design are determined and communicated to mechanical/vacuum engineers - includes materials, critical tolerances and sensitivities.
Leads activity to define the design failure mechanisms using a structured approach DfMEA.

Your Qualifications and Experience will include:

Knowledge of magnetron design including practical experience of architecture, processing & test performance and critical to quality features
Knowledge of magnetron applications especially industrial heating, radar and radiotherapy systems
Use of electrical, thermal, microwave test and measurement equipment
Knowledge of advanced microwave principles,
Hot test experience (performance evaluation),
Working knowledge of available design tools for magnetrons including CAE for design and analysis

Job Title:Magnetron Design Engineer
Salary:Up to £60,000pa
Location:Chelmsford, Essex
Job ID:895897


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 sole 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.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. 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 submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

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