RF Design Engineer
Avery Dennison
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
6d ago

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE : AVY) is a global materials science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials.

  • The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications;
  • tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel;
  • and radio-frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries.

    Reported sales in 2018 were $7.2 billion. Learn more at .

    Job Description

    As the RFID Design Engineer, you will design UHF and HF / NFC passive inlays for global item-level tagging applications, including but not limited to apparel, supply chain, healthcare, automotive, and food markets.

    In addition, you will work on emerging technologies in spaces adjacent to passive RFID may be involved.

    In this role you will partner with product line management to translate market performance requirements into detailed antenna design specifications and collaborate to make sure designs will meet customer needs .

    You will design and create antenna concepts , conduct detailed performance measurements, and release antenna layouts to product development .

    As the RFID Design Engineer, you will also support sales and marketing with building prototypes and sampling for direct customer feedback.

    You will work closely with platform engineering and supply chain, to monitor the release of new designs entering manufacturing and provide expert RF technical knowledge.

    In you role, you will :

  • Translate market requirements into antenna design specifications.
  • Design, test, and evaluate design arrays for release to product development.
  • Conduct rigorous scientific measurements using RF equipment and various in-house test systems for characterizing the RF performance of UHF and HF / NFC inlays.
  • Generate performance summary outputs of design arrays and participate in design reviews .
  • Conduct research on various technologies as directed by Technical Director.
  • Build quick-turn prototypes to support business development activities & partner with platform engineering to support the introduction of new designs and manufacturing scale-up .
  • Last but not least, you will work independently and as part of a project team with diverse cultures across multiple geographic locations.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with some experience in RF systems and design
  • Practical antenna design experience , in particular, the 860-960 MHz and 2450MHz frequency band.
  • Demonstrated experience designing & releasing designs to manufacturing
  • Experience with conducting measurements using RF equipment (Network and Spectrum Analyzers) as well as interpreting of the results.
  • Experience with general analogue and digital electronics with some programming experience.
  • Experience with engineering drawing packages (AutoCAD preferred).
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • It is a plus if you have :

  • Relevant Masters, or Phd
  • Familiarity with Phase-Gate process
  • Experience with RFID design
  • Experience with predictive modeling of antenna behavior
  • Additional Information


    We not only embrace change we drive it. We work hard, push hard, and take brave risks. Our culture is innovative and collaborative - where bold ideas turn into action.

    We grow strong talent through stretch opportunities only restricted by your interests. We are committed to workplace diversity, both for employees and for the business.

    We are a force for good, imbedded in industries and communities worldwide. We are challenging ourselves and others to reach higher and think bigger to improve the quality of all life.

    Avery Dennison is a great place to work for everyone. We offer :

    Workplace Flexibility,

    Structured learning and development

    Mentoring program

    Competitive total rewards

    At Avery Dennison we do what we love and we love what we do.

    We look forward to receiving your application.

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