Senior / Principal EMC Engineer

BAE Systems
Kent, England, Rochester
20 May 2019
03 Jun 2019
Grainne Henderson

Would you like to join one of BAE Systems' fastest growing teams? We currently have a vacancy for an Electro-Magnetic Compatibility (EMC) Engineer to join at either Senior or Principal level at our site in Rochester.

As an EMC Engineer, you will be report to the Test Centre Manager and will set up and perform EMC tests to military and civil test methods.

This role will provide you with fast career growth and the opportunity to be part of a fully equipped 'one stop' Qualification department with a diverse and extensive customer base.

Your main responsibilities as an EMC Engineer will involve:

Setting up and performing EMC tests to military and civil test methods

Keeping accurate test logs

Writing technical Test Reports

Writing Test Plans and Procedures to enable testing of customer specific equipment against specification requirements

Improving test methods and practices to reduce lifecycle times

Performing gap analysis of new specifications in order to have them incorporated into the UKAS Schedule

Your skills and qualifications:


Previous experience of performing EMC testing within a UKAS test lab

Competent in the application of the requirements of ISO17025 for UKAS accreditation


Experience in the set up and achieving of high field strengths for testing above 1000V/m. This includes understanding field propagation and measurement techniques

Ability to generate Measurement Of Uncertainty budgets

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a team player with excellent communication skills - both verbal and written. You will be flexible regarding working hours (occasionally may be required to work later days or some weekends).

Location: Rochester

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Electronic Systems

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom.

We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of. You'll have the opportunity to work from concept to completion, giving you real ownership of projects. Whatever you do, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you're making a difference to people's lives.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.



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