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Graduate Process Engineer

Job Description

Location: Sedgefield, UK

Filtronic PLC 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.

We are seeking a high calibre Graduate with an interest in pursuing a Process Engineering career path within RF engineering.


Job Content:

You will be trained and supported to:


Develop new and refine existing processes to facilitate the development of new microwave and mmWave electronic products.

Support the wider engineering team by; building prototype hardware, developing new processes and providing technical recommendations during new product design.

Support production by programming, maintaining and optimising precision high volume assembly equipment, providing training to production operators and improving processes to increase production efficiency and yield.

Become an expert in all aspects of electronics product assembly with a focus on precision high volume automated die attach and wire bonding assembly equipment (hybrid assemblies).

Provide high-level technical support to improve and maintain manufacturing yields for existing products.

Develop new process and/or improve existing process as required to manufacture capability for new products, designing and procuring tooling, jigs and fixtures as required

Produce documentation for all levels of processes involved in the production of modules and assemblies.

Establish and monitor process controls to improve production efficiency and maintain product quality

Liaise with equipment suppliers regarding machinery issues and set-up new equipment, applications and processes.

Ensure that all processes concerned with product manufacture conform to MIL-STD-883/ISO9000 Standards




  • 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



*Security clearance is required for this role


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