Hardware Engineer

Hardware Engineer
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • New Malden, London, England, UK New Malden London GBR KT1 3PA
Job Ref: BBBH123120
Sector: Aerospace & Defence
Date Added: 02 January 2023

Hardware Engineer

NB!!! Only British Nationals with Sole British Nationality to apply please

My client is an international market leader in the defence sector.

As a key member of the Hardware Engineering team, you will work to provide hardware engineering from a control systems and electrical engineering perspective. This role will include electrical design engineering, component selection, control/electrical system modification and development, including qualification support and hardware implementation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Electrical design engineering for existing and new control systems for Naval applications
  • Create, modify, maintain and manage electrical designs for power systems
  • Component selection and system implementation
  • Analyse and justify electrical based designs and component selection
  • Resolve electrical issues throughout hardware design, development, manufacture, integration and qualification
  • Create, modify maintain and manage technical documentation to support contractual deliverables
  • Apply working knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) to support project demands, where applicable
  • Produce, maintain and manage calculations to support electrical design engineering tasks (e.g. wild heat, cooling, power etc.)
  • Produce, maintain and manage technical reports to support control systems engineering tasks (e.g. interconnectivity, system integration, component selection etc.)
  • Design, develop and support electrical/control system based testing activities (Reference Sets, Test Sets etc.)
  • Support and drive hardware embodiment onto existing and new Naval platforms, including on-shore facilities
  • Assist with hardware obsolescence management, working closely with Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Engineering to specify, select and deliver suitable alternative hardware
  • Provide bids/pricing support for new and existing projects
  • Support Safety Engineering with electrically biased safety topic (e.g. Hazard analysis etc.)
  • To be aware of and comply with company standards of conduct and all relevant statutory requirements

Person Specification

Essential qualifications / experience

  • Experience in electrical design or control systems
  • Engineering Degree in suitable, related discipline
  • Understanding of electrical related Defence Standards (i.e. Lloyds Register and other Military Standards (e.g. Def Stan 59-411))
  • Ability to work independently on own initiative, as well as within a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to work under pressure in a complex and rapidly changing environment
  • Hold SC clearance or ability to achieve it

Preferred qualifications / experience

  • Experience of working within a team developing Naval Platform Management Systems (PMS) and other related electrical/control systems for surface and sub-surface programmes
  • Understanding and working knowledge of Defence programmes

Competency/Skill requirements

  • Adept at problem-solving, able to develop solutions to a variety of problems
  • Good attention to detail
  • Organised, adept at workload management and prioritising appropriately to meet deadlines
  • Flexible and responsive to changing priorities
  • Proactive team worker, equally self-motivated and able to work autonomously
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to engage effectively with all audiences/stakeholders
  • Proficient user of MS office
  • Understanding or experience of electrical design generating applications
  • Competent in PowerPoint (and face-to-face presentation delivery, where required)
  • Strong customer focus
  • Engaging 'can do' attitude

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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Contact Consultant:
Adrian Weideman

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