27 - Electronic Design Engineer

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Posted: 08/11/2021 12:51
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Attractive
Location: TMD Technologies Limited, Swallowfield Way, Hayes
Level: Technical
Deadline: 08/02/2022 23:59
Hours: 37.50
Benefits: Attractive
Job Type: Permanent

TITLE:                             Design Engineer     


RESPONSIBLE TO:         Product Development Team Leader / Technology Development Team Leader / Product and Technology Development Engineering Manager


SCOPE:                            To design and develop, both low and high voltage power supplies and associated circuits for harsh environments. To support the lead engineer and other members of the project team using the latest technology & circuit topologies in the development of new and existing electronic products. To investigate design issues and assist in the development of solutions, tools and processes to prevent future occurrences.






  • To support the project team with the design and development of new and existing products
  • Designing power converter circuits and topologies to provide robust solutions to meet exact customer specifications
  • Design and development of both analogue and digital circuits to control, monitor and interface to various power converters that form the basis of our high power RF amplifiers
  • Work with the Mechanical team to design products to withstand the effects of the specified environment, including temperature extremes, vibration, shock, and EMC
  • To investigate, resolve and prevent product defects.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of new techniques, topologies and technologies.
  • To consider and implement design solutions for ease of manufacturing and test to improve manufacturing efficiency and therefore product costs
  • To support Production with trouble shooting, problem solving and new product training
  • Attend programme and design review meetings as required and present their design work
  • To work with customers and suppliers to ensure timely resolution of issues
  • To ensure compliance with TMD manufacturing and quality procedures
  • Translate customer specifications into test and verification requirements (ATP and DVT where appropriate) and internal test specifications
  • To evaluate design requirements and develop designs capable of meeting all aspects of the specification and enable efficient manufacturing (DFMA)
  • To ensure that configuration control practices are maintained, in line with the appropriate company procedures
  • Using models and simulation tools to provide an in-depth analysis of circuit operation in support of our right first time objectives
  • To undertake any other task, which may reasonably be requested






  • Maintaining an Engineers daybook to allow visibility of activities
  • Ensuring compliance with the Company Policy on Health & Safety
  • Ensuring adherence to product specification and customer requirements
  • Achievement of scheduled activity against forecast/plans




  • Ideally, MEng, MSc or PhD qualification in Electrical / Electronics Engineering or Physics with specialisation in electronics together with appropriate experience in circuit design



  • Knowledge of power supply design and parameter trade-offs including high voltage design techniques
  • Knowledge of TWT power converter design including monitoring and control circuits
  • Knowledge of defence industry specifications, requirements and design processes
  • Knowledge of RF test and measurement methods including pulse noise measurements
  • Experience of designing for manufacture and assembly
  • Familiar with production build processes within electronics environment
  • Familiar with and able to apply FMEA and DFMA practices
  • Knowledge and competence in problem solving techniques
  • Able to interpret customer requirements into design solutions ensuring form fit and functional compatibility of products


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