Design Engineer


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Wolverhampton, WV

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United Kingdom


Goodrich Actuation Systems Limited, Stafford Road, Wolverhampton, WV10 7EH

Position Role Type:



  • Competitive salary

  • Company performance bonus scheme

  • Pension scheme- up to 10% employer contribution

  • Private medical insurance

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays

  • Flexible benefits programme (buy & sell holiday allowance, discounted gym memberships etc)

Electronics Design Engineer - Role Summary:

Due to continued growth, Collins are currently recruiting for an Electronics Design Engineer, to join the team here in Wolverhampton. 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), 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 closed loop electronic control for electric motor actuation systems for use in demanding military aerospace environments.

More about the role

  • You will Carry out detailed design, build, test and analysis of electronic circuits for new products, with full regard to available technology, in-service reliability, cost and schedule

  • Your day to day duties will include:

    • Generating electronics design definition documentation to describe the design solution and the rationale behind it

    • Generation of test plans to support system integration and verification

    • Conceptual design of electronics solutions for bids and proposals

    • Performing 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 the testing of equipment specification, procurement and validation

    • Reviewing and assessing electronics data from suppliers, e.g. proposals and test reports

    • Generation of electronics sub-system specifications

    • Generating high quality engineering reports

    • Delivering Presentations - written and verbal - to internal and external customers

    • Being part of a multifunctional integrated product team (IPT), which is responsible for delivering a project

    • Collaboration with engineering teams at other Collins locations

    • Contributing to the development of Standard Work in electronics and the sharing of best practice within the Collins team

Some of the Skills, Knowledge & Abilities you will bring to the role:

  • Familiarity with Power electronics/power supply design and interfacing with Thermal Batteries

  • Undertake tasks with minimum supervision or guidance

  • Problem Solving ability

  • Self-motivated, with a proactive approach, team spirit, high energy level and a positive outlook

  • Time management skills

  • Multi-tasking ability

Skills that are Essential for this role:

  • Degree in Electronic Engineering or related discipline or demonstrable experience, preferably in aerospace

  • Strong Electronic Engineering hardware design skills, with ability in complex analysis

  • Good verbal and written communication skills, in English

Skills that are desirable in this role:

  • Knowledge of electronic component supply chain and certification standards

  • Familiarity with electronic control of brushless DC motors

  • Familiarity with industry best practices

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.

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 Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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