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NETPark Job Vacancies

NETPark is home to over 40 companies employing over 600 people from university spin-outs, start-ups to more established companies providing high-value jobs in County Durham.

Sectors include advanced materials and manufacturing, nanotechnology, X-Ray technology, semiconductors, defence, electronics, photonics, robotics, pharmaceutical and space/satellites.

Product Engineer

Product Engineer


Filtronic is a world leader in the design and manufacture of customised microwave and millimetre wave electronics. Our products are used within telecommunications, defence and other related applications. Our investment in high calibre staff, leading edge technology and a world class manufacturing facility underpin our growth strategy and our aim to be a world class supplier of high frequency products and solutions.

The role:

The Product Engineer will own a group of products and will be responsible for their introduction into production and for the product yield throughout the Product Lifecycle. You will be integral to the business working directly with Project Managers, the engineering and sales departments, to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met.

Job content:

Assume full ownership to drive yield improvements and process efficiencies
Identify, develop and implement product/process improvements
Carry out Statistical Process Control analysis and present to internal and external customers
Provide product support on customer returns
Lead multi-functional teams to resolve complex problems
Run NPI and pilot programs with early-stage products and samples.
Deal with non-conformance in line with delivery requirements
Lead and support quality investigations as they occur
Management of change control
Drive product delivery and quality performance
Manage customer expectations with quality and delivery schedules
Define corrective actions to control and eliminate problems occurred.
Identify contractual requirements impacting the schedule and delivery of the products.
Manage MRB process. Report on nonconforming material or nonconforming product.
Analyse, conduct failure analysis, root cause analysis and troubleshoot to understand root cause. Provide assistance and direct engineering support to identify solutions. Provide written dispositions for design non-conformances. Support activities to identify deviations that could impact design intent and safety and product/process improvements.
Ensure material suppliers and external partners comply with Filtronic standards & processes.
Provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Develops solutions that are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives, processes and standards.
Work independently and determine and develop approaches to solutions.
Assist the Quality Manager is delivering the Quality, Environmental and H&S Management Systems.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Relevant Degree (or equivalent) Electronics/Communications Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Maths or Physics
Computer literate (MS applications) including enhanced Excel skills
Positive, can do attitude
Team player with a customer focus
An understanding of RF module manufacturing and test processes
Awareness and/or knowledge of RF/microwave products would be an advantage.

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NETPark is a premier UK science park in Sedgefield, County Durham. We provide the right mix of infrastructure, collaborative opportunities and support for science, engineering and technology companies. We support innovative businesses at every stage of their journey from concept to commercialisation with a wide choice of world-class laboratory, clean room and office space from 151 sq ft to 22, 110 sq ft.

A science park with world class innovation infrastructure, academic expertise and capabilities.

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