Electro-mechanical Engineer
Thales UK Limited
Cheadle
1h ago

Electro-mechanical Engineer

Cheadle Hybrid

Thales UK provides armed forces with crucial military technology, including sophisticated Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, Targeting Acquisition and Reconnaissance (C4ISTAR) systems.

The aim : to provide a cohesive, rapid response capability to protect our service personnel and defend national interests.

We have invested more than £2bn in the UK within the last 10 years and are the second largest defence systems supplier globally.

We are now expanding our Engineering Support team and are actively recruiting for Electro-mechancial / Mechatronic Engineers.

The role will have key contribution in the Engineering Development Lifecycle for an array of critical mission systems such as Sonar, Antennas and RF units.

Whilst the role is Electro-mechanical, we would be able to offer development to Electronic Engineers who wish to expand their knowledge of Mechanical Engineering.

Primary Purpose of the Role :

To support the design, development, manufacture and test of electronics hardware and assemblies within MMS Hardware Engineering discipline as required.

Electro-mechanical Engineers are involved throughout the product engineering lifecycle, from initial design concepts through to supporting production and in-service product support.

Responsibilities include working on programmes to develop deliverable equipment such as sonar electronics and hardware, RF antennas, tuners and RF distribution units.

Key responsibilities

  • To support the design, development, qualification and production of MMS electronics hardware.
  • Involvement in the full engineering (DDQS) lifecycle from design, development, supporting integration and qualification activites, production and delivery.
  • Involvement in design for cost / manufacture activities and producing technical reports as required to support deliveries

  • Take responsibility for continuous personal development, with support from the Portfolio Hardware Engineering Manager, to build a fulfilling career development path within Hardware Engineering
  • Working collaboratively with Operations to support the production and test of deliverable hardware
  • Essential experience & skills required

  • Experience working with hardware / electrical equipment design, testing or production in an appropriate engineering, manufacturing or scientific field.
  • For example electrical and electronic engineering, physics, manufacturing and manufacturing engineering, product / equipment testing, mechanical or electrical engineering

  • Knowledge of Electronics engineering and the design and development of electronic hardware
  • Ability to contribute to hardware design and development activities, interfacing with other team members as required.
  • Relevant degree or equivalent qualification such as HND
  • Desirable

  • Experience working on RF electronics, analogue circuiry, RF antenna.
  • The design of equipment for the sub-sea environment.
  • What we can offer :

    We’re committed to giving you opportunities to be your best. We believe in embracing the passion and potential of our people, and to achieve this we offer market leading training, development and experiences, along with the opportunity to be mentored and coached by some of the smartest minds in the industry.

    We hire from within as our first priority, so you’ll have a myriad of opportunities within our diverse, global organisation.

  • Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you;
  • whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.

    Additionally you’ll have benefits including but not limited to

  • Significant bonus linked to personal achievement
  • 27 days holiday + bank
  • Private Healthcare
  • Annual salary reviews
  • You must hold or be eligible for SC Clearance - please refer to the UKSV website for more information

    Thales is an equal opportunities employer and diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of Thales.

    At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80, employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields.

    Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working.

    Thales UK is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process. We will provide reasonable adjustments and support to ensure neuro-diverse applicants or those with a disability or long-term condition can be their best during the recruitment process.

    To request an adjustment,if you need this job advert in an alternative format or if you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Resourcing Ops for mid to senior roles, or the Early Careers Team for graduate and apprentice roles.

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