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Component Engineer

Location: High Wycombe Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Millie Jackson

Job Title: Component Engineer

Location: Remote

Key Skills: Electrical/Electronic, Mechanical, Components, Obsolescence

Are you a meticulous Component Engineer with a passion for precision and excellence? Are you ready to play a pivotal role in ensuring top-tier quality standards in a well-established engineering organisation? Look no further! We invite you to join our team in High Wycombe and be a key driver of engineering excellence.

The Role:

So, what will you be doing as a Component Engineer?

  • Working with the Electronic and Mechanical functions to support their component activities, including:
    • Obsolescence identification and supporting the mitigation/resolution.
    • Management of the ERP database and providing support to its engineering users.
    • Carrying out all activities to appropriate engineering processes and procedures.
  • Assist in selecting components to meet specific customer requirements and relevant standards.
  • Keeping abreast of current legislation and ensuring it is adhered to within your own work and instructing/reviewing others to ensure they meet the requirements
  • Responsible for providing planning and estimation input into Project Managers at the kick-off of new projects
  • Take responsibility for updating/amending team processes and procedures in response to legislative changes or when cost/time improvements can be realized.
  • Support other departments in resolving qualification, compliance, and safety issues.
  • Engage in component risk identification and mitigation activities.
  • Coach and mentor junior Engineers.
  • Liaising with both internal departments and external suppliers.

What are we looking for in our next Component Engineer?

  • HNC/HND or Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Electronics/Mechanical or a relevant subject,
  • Good knowledge/understanding of component legislation and materials safety standards
  • Experience of the whole product lifecycle within a defence or aviation environment.
  • Knowledge of Component Engineering best practices, methodologies, processes and tools.
  • Familiarity with one or more PMRP tools (IFS desirable) and/or SQL database experience.


  • Pension - 5.5%, option to contribute further
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee Assistance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 25 days holiday
  • Cycle to work scheme

+ More!!!

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Component Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

If you are interested in applying for this position you must eligible for UK security clearance up to SC level.

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