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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Junior PCB Design Engineer


Job Description:

Junior PCB Design Engineer


£35k to £45k per annum


A well renowned aerospace business is currently seeking a Junior PCB Design Engineer to join their team due to continuous growth across the business and new projects emerging on a regular basis. This company offers a fantastic benefits package, hybrid working, and the option of a 4-day week!

Working as a Junior PCB Design Engineer, you will assist in capturing circuit diagrams for new electronic designs, including designing PCBs to embody the circuits and ensuring layouts conform with requirements.

As a Junior PCB Design Engineer, your duties will include:

  • Assisting in producing circuit design & schematic capture using Altium PCB design tool.
  • Supporting in maintaining Altium component library & 3D models and designs database.
  • Assisting in PCB analysis of PCB designs from engineers for RF or Thermal issues and providing feedback results.
  • Aiding in creating & maintaining drawings & documents to allow PCB manufacture to BS8888 standards.
  • Assisting in investigating and defining answers to PCB design problems via NCR's from manufacturing.
  • Supporting in capturing legacy PCB designs with a view to transferring them to Altium as needed to support manufacture.


The successful Junior PCB Design Engineer will have the below skills and experience:

  • HNC in engineering or equivalent.
  • Experience in engineering product life cycle and development phases.
  • Preferably some experience in PCB design, although recent graduates with relevant coursework or internship experience will be considered.
  • Experience or familiarity with the Aerospace Sector would be an advantage.


The key measures for the successful Junior PCB Design Engineer:

  • Assisting in laying out PCB designs simply and effectively for manufacture in adherence to project or production agreed timescales.
  • Ensuring drawings & documents used to support the PCB design are clear & unambiguous.
  • Providing thorough and comprehensible answers to NCRs as part of the Materials Review Board.
  • Ensuring that manufacturers can use the PCB design data produced (including Gerber files) easily with minimal questions.
  • Minimizing the number of Change Requests on newly released designs as a result of PCB layout error.


The company benefits package includes:

  • Compressed four-day working week (whereby Friday can then be worked as O/T).
  • O/T is payable at 1.5 in the week, x 2 on Sundays.
  • 5% Discretionary bonus.
  • Private medical insurance for the employee; additional family members can be added at cost to the employee.
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays, with the opportunity to buy and sell leave.
  • Pension contribution matched up to 8%.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Flexible benefits scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme.


If you are interested in this opportunity, please click apply or contact Chloe at Orion Reading today for more information.

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