Hardware Engineer (Power)

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Raytheon UK

Hardware Engineer (Power)

Livingston / Glenrothes

Summary of Role:

This is a unique opportunity for a Hardware Engineer to really make their mark on a broad and varied range of power conversion product developments. The ability to work on projects from initial concept stage, developing the concepts through to final production is a key requirement. Team working and Interfacing with Peers, Suppliers, Customers is essential.

Above all, this is the ideal role for an design engineer who wants to work on exciting projects and make a difference. The role will require experience in power electronics with ability to solve complex technical problems on new and existing power products. Good team working and analytical skills are key.

Required Skills:

Some knowledge of power converter product design (ideally within within harsh environments). Experienced in the design of analogue power and must be conversant with design simulation to modelling and understand circuit operation. Capable of design, commissioning, circuit debug and fault diagnostics over the development life cycle of new products. Experienced in working in E-CAD (Mentor Xpedition preferred but not essential) for schematic capture and layout/placement of PCBs.

The candidate should have good problem solving skills, willing to take ownership as well as positively contributing within cross-functional teams, with good communication skills. Proven analytical skills in circuit simulation and analysis to develop the technical requirements and then manage these requirements through the product development. Support Engineering management in the development and growth of power conversion designs and programme execution applying the principles of 6 Sigma and Lean Manufacturing.

Desired Skills:

The candidate must be a team player, one with a can-do attitude and possesses a true passion for their craft.
Ideally experienced in the use of Mentor tools as well as experience in LT Spice simulation would also be advantageous. Design of Switch Mode Power Supplies up to 5kW would be of benefit. Design of Invertor and Power Factor Correction Design of Full Bridge, Flyback , Forward topologies or exposure to others. Design or exposure to FPGA or DSP control Design. Precision Analogue Design, EMC, Filter Design, Reliability and calculation techniques, Stress & de-rating analysis , Product Qualification Testing.

Required Education/Experience:

BSc in Electrical / Electronic Engineering or similar and prior experience in power supply design. Candidates with other qualifications and relevant experience will be considered.


About Raytheon

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I TM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon

is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Raytheon Career Development

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits

  • 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
  • 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
  • Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Shared Parental leave.
  • 37 hour working week with an early finish Friday. Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
  • Canteen facilities available at Harlow and Glenrothes sites with free snacks and drinks (hot and cold) available at others


    Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women’s Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I counsel and Reservist Network which all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate in.

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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