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Design Engineer

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom-Havant
Closing date
28 Nov 2022

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Defence , Engineering, IT
Job Role
Software Developer
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Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.

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. We are currently on the lookout for a Design Engineer to join the team in Havant site.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Control of projects from initial conception through to customer acceptance.
  • Working to Program plans, must be able to manage time effectively on a multitude of running projects at any one time.
  • Ownership, responsibility and accountability for all customer based projects.
  • Analyse and review customer inputs such as; drawings, 3D CAD, specifications and any other related supplied data to determine design criteria and factors.
  • Prepare and communicate Engineering outputs including; drawings, 3D CAD, bills of materials (BOM's) plus any other identified and related specification or technical/certification documentation to support the procurement, manufacture, final test, reliability, conformity, qualification or similarity of products and systems designed.
  • Perform or seek (as required), relevant calculations, tolerance studies and finite element analysis (FEA) to compute and establish manufacturing conditions, boundaries and requirements to support design data.
  • Undertake drawing checking (peer review), including proof reading and checking of manufacturing layouts and technical/certification documentation.
  • Modify designs to correct operating deficiencies, test failures and/or reduce production issues or customer changes until approved and accepted.
  • Work with New Product Introduction (NPI) and Manufacturing Engineer (MED) to ensure Design for Manufacuring and Assembly (DfMA) is met.
  • Manage effective use of the Engineering Change Control (ECN) process.
  • Manage and ownership of the Value Stream Gate (VSG) process.
  • Manage and ownership of the Technical Design Reviews (TRB) process.
  • Liaise and provide all team disciplines with relevant information to support creation of Layouts, PCB Circuits, and Technical/Certification documentation.
  • Carry out validation and verification (V&V) activities as appropriate to ensure compliance of product and data for new products or systems.
  • Liaise with all relevant departments throughout the project life-cycle to ensure a smooth and efficient introduction of the product into the business.
Essential Key Skills / Experience:
  • An excellent understanding and proven history of Design and Development.
  • CAD literate: Solidworks, ideally with SW Passport
  • Computer literate: word, project etc.
  • Hands on person; capable of building prototypes, modifications to parts, evaluation, testing, running SLA/FDM machines etc.
  • Understand complex problems, effective problem solving and collaborate with others to provide effective solutions.
  • Ability to work with limited information, proactively track down requirements, and keep projects moving and the customer satisfied.
  • Ability to work to tight and pressured deadlines.
  • Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and strive for 'right first time' attitude.
  • Results orientated with the ability to organise, prioritise and work on multiple projects simultaneously and manage schedules and deadlines accordingly.
  • Well-developed strong interpersonal skills and a confident team player.
  • Advocate positive team concept and values at all times (team player).
  • A commitment to excellence within the workplace.
Qualifications, Experience and Essentials:
  • Desired; Engineering Degree (BEng, MEng or equivalent) with hands on working experience in a related industry.
  • Considered; HNC/HND or Apprenticeship background in an Engineering Product Design and Manufacturing environment with hands on working experience.
  • Must have a driving license
  • Must have a passport and be willing and enable travel.
Why Work for us:
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Fantastic pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance, Employee Assistance Programme, the ability to buy holidays, a cycle to work scheme & other great employee discount
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.

Closing Date: 30/11/2022


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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