Electronics Engineer

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom-Wolverhampton
Closing date
30 Dec 2022

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Defence , Engineering, IT
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Software Developer
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Electronics Engineer
Role Description:
In this position you will be responsible for the application of electronic system skills within a multi-functional engineering team to support new business acquisition, new product introduction (NPI), new technology development, continuity of production and root-cause failure investigation. For NPI you will be key in supporting the creation, development, and analysis for new circuit solutions for products that contain electronic control for electric motor actuation systems for use in demanding military aerospace environments.

Key Responsibilities:
Detailed design, build, test and analysis of electronic circuits for new products, with full regard to available technology, in-service reliability, cost and schedule.
Architectural design of electronic products.
Application of Common Circuit Blocks (CCBs) to new products, in line with Collins Actuation Systems Electronics Strategy.
Generate electronics design definition documentation to describe the design solution and the rationale behind it.
Generate test plans to support system integration and verification.
Conceptual design of electronics solutions for bids and proposals.
Direct and perform electronics fault investigations to component level, in a timely manner.
Selection and justification of suitable alternative components to allow obsolete component replacement via the Collins Change Management process.
Support to test equipment specification, procurement and validation.
Review and assess electronics data from suppliers, e.g., proposals and test reports.
Generate electronics sub-system specifications.
Generate high quality engineering reports.
Presentations - written and verbal - to internal and external customers.
Be part of a multifunctional integrated product team (IPT), which is responsible for delivering a project.
Collaborate with engineering teams at other Collins locations.
Contribute to the development of Standard Work in electronics and the sharing of best practice within the Collins team.

Experience and Skills:
Degree in Electronic Engineering or related discipline or demonstrable experience, preferably in aerospace. Experience in aerospace or a similar safety critical industry would be an advantage.
Strong Electronic Engineering hardware design skills, with ability in complex analysis.
Familiarity with electronic control of brushless DC motors is desirable.
Familiarity with Power electronics/power supply design.
Undertake tasks with minimum supervision or guidance.
Familiarity with industry best practices.
Work consistently to Collins procedures and best practices.
Good verbal and written communication skills, in English.
Problem Solving ability.
Self-motivated, with a proactive approach, team spirit, high energy level and a positive outlook.
Time management skills.
Multi-tasking ability.
Knowledge of electronic component supply chain and certification standards is desirable.

About Us
Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defence industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers' toughest problems and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.
Our benefits package includes a competitive base salary as well as 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, as well as private dental & healthcare. In addition, there is an Employee Assistance Programme, ability to buy and sell holidays, cycle to work scheme, employee discounts and a fantastic pension scheme which operates a double match.
Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.
Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.
Please note that potential candidates will be subject to Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) and background checks and that project access restrictions may apply to some nationalities.


Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. It is a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence and has developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, national security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software at facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Waddington, Broughton and Manchester.


Raytheon UK has six key sites. Our manufacturing hub is in Glenrothes in Fife where we employ more than 560 people. The aircraft systems integration takes place in Broughton, North Wales. We manage the Sentinel programme from RAF Waddington where we provide training and a wide range of development work for the RAF. At Gloucester and Manchester, our new cyber business centres conduct specialist research and software development work for customers, and finally there’s our technology centre in Harlow.


With more than 1,600 employees situated across England, Scotland and Wales, Raytheon UK continues to invest in its infrastructure and people as well as growing its graduate and apprenticeship programmes.


Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass.

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