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PCB Layout Lead

Leonardo logo
Ref no. BHN549756
Location Edinburgh, Scotland
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Begin your career with Leonardo, working on the most exciting projects within Defence!

Key skills required for this role

PCB layout, Electronics, Hardware, RF, Digital, FPGA


Position subject to security clearance and proof of 5-year UK residency.

Job description

At Leonardo, we have an opportunity for a PCB Layout Lead to join our team in Edinburgh. Leonardo is a global leader in defence electronics and delivers mission critical systems for situational awareness, electronic warfare and surveillance across land, sea and air. The Radar and Advanced Targeting line of business, based in Edinburgh, is uniquely positioned as one of the world's top manufacturers of radars, lasers and infra-red countermeasure systems.

As a PCB Layout Lead you will manage a team of multi-discipline PCB Layout Engineers and to carryout PCB Layout related tasks. Reporting to the Electronics Functional Lead, you will be responsible for the delivery of PCB Layout tasks as defined by Function processes and procedures.

We are open to discuss flexible working and what that means to you.

What you will do:

  • Provide overall management to the PCB layout team as the PCB Layout Subject Matter Expert - Advising on engineering best practices and tool use as required.
  • Provide bids and proposal for new business, Engineering change etc
  • Create complex multi-layer PCB with multiple design interfaces including RF, digital, FPGA, power supply and mixed signal
  • Manage work package planning and scheduling to meet project milestones.
  • Be responsible for completing PCB designs in accordance with agreed PCB requirements and project timescales.
  • Create manufacturing data packs and documentation that comply with both company and industry standard processes.
  • Liaise effectively with external suppliers, PCB Assembly and PCB Fabricator.
  • Provide support for existing project schematics and PCB layout.
  • Keep up to date with new PCB techniques, tools and standards.

What can we offer you:

  • Flexible working: We offer our employees the time and flexibility they need to enjoy a balanced life through flexible hours and part time options
  • Custom working: The role may be a mixture of home based and on-site
  • Flexible benefits: Our company-funded approach to flexible benefits allows employees to make choices appropriate for them. Each employee has access to a wide choice of lifestyle, health and well-being options best suited to their individual lifestyle goals.
  • Network groups
  • Training: Free access to Coursera which provides more than 4,000 online courses
  • Continuous Learning: You will be supported in your ongoing professional development though training and mentoring
  • Investors in People: We are proud recipients of the Investors in People Silver Award
  • Employee Assistance Programme: Providing free and confidential mental health support
  • Annual leave: We offer 25 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays and 12 flexi days

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