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Graduate Electrical Engineer


  • Salary:
  • Location: Bangor
  • Contract: Permanent

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing company in the Aerospace and Defence industry. My client is looking to find a graduate or post graduate Software Engineer to join their team.


As an electrical and electronics engineer you will have responsibility for design, justification and testing the electrical and electronic aspects of aeronautical propulsion and generation systems. The scope of this role will cover the bi-directional conversion of DC electrical power to mechanical power. You will be encouraged to explore, conduct trade studies and flight test the most efficient, power dense and innovative electrical and electronic methods to convert the power against platform performance and safety requirements to Development Assurance Level A. Strong integration will be required within the engineering disciplines and functional blocks at both system and aircraft level.

Typical activities will include designing electrical power and control systems. These are likely to be 2 and 3 level inverters incorporating wide band gap semi-conductors, gate drivers, motor and generator controllers, motor control systems, monitoring and protection controllers. These systems will integrate with electric machines, avionics, batteries, thermal engines and aircraft electrical networks.

The core skills we are looking for are typical of a good electrical/electronic engineering graduate or postgraduate including:

·         Embedded systems

·         Analogue design

·         Digital design

·         Spice

·         Electronic testing

·         Design for Safety and Reliability

·         Knowledge of power electronics design

·         Design of gate drivers for MOSFET, IGBT, etc.

You will become a key member of the team, learning a range of cross functional skills such as;


·         Program management including business and commercial


·         System engineering 

·         Safety and reliability to EASA/FAA regulations ARP 4761

·         Requirements management including derivation, allocation, validation, verification and traceability

·         Complex and simple equipment processes ARP 4754A

·         Quality assurance

·         Configuration management

·         Project and risk management

·         Leadership

·         Environmental qualification

·         Industrialisation

·         Integrated logistics support

·         Export control



Unfortunately due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 48 hours please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies


We are acting on behalf of the client as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy


We are an equal opportunities agency and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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