Engineering (Electrical) Graduate Leadership Development Programme
- Military veterans preferred
2019-04-11 Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Glenrothes United Kingdom
Electrical Engineer Graduate Leadership Development Programme
Location(s): Glenrothes, plus travel when required.
Application: Submit a CV and cover letter (explaining why you have applied for the role, and to Raytheon UK) directly to our careers website. Attach the most recent university module transcript to your application.
Summary of Role:
As an Engineering Graduate you will join our established two-year Graduate Leadership Development Programme. This will provide you with personal development skills, networking opportunities and an enjoyable learning environment. As an Engineering Graduate you will receive additional structured Engineering training to improve your technical abilities and job specific training as necessary.
We have multiple sites across the UK and are opening new locations. There will be the opportunity to visit other UK sites and there may also be possibility to attend our US facilities. Raytheon is growing and expanding our Engineering capabilities into new innovative areas and technologies.
What to expect:
You will be given an Engineering position on a programme where you will be able to make an immediate impact. In your first few days and weeks, you’ll get to grips with real challenges, on projects that cross a range of disciplines where you will be able to actively network with Engineers and other company functions.
At Raytheon the opportunities for career development are numerous and far reaching employing thousands of Engineers worldwide. As a leading Engineering company you will have the opportunity to shape the technology of the future.
Raytheon encourages working towards Chartered Engineer status (CEng) and will both support you and pay your membership fees if you choose to work towards this.
You will also be allocated a Buddy and be offered to work with a Mentor if you wish.
Summary of Role: The Graduate Design Engineer will assist Senior Engineers in all aspects of our cutting edge, high profile, technology in power electronics design and development programmes. This includes: circuit analysis, simulation, schematic capture, PCB layout, design verification, troubleshooting and design documentation and reports.
As a Graduate Engineer you will be expected to learn and develop these abilities:
Working effectively within a multi-disciplined design team
Develop requirements for new products
Generate detailed designs for solutions that meet those requirements
Consider the demands of other disciplines within the design team
Model concepts and assess solutions
Test and commission prototypes, products and systems.
Design and implement test solutions
Support customer discussions
Problem solving and process improvement
Configuration of product designs and their controlled change.
Design products fit for manufacture
Design to cost
Graduate Leadership Development Programme Training: During the first 2 years, in addition to your main role, you’ll be assigned various modules to support your career development. These range from business skills to team building activities.
2:1 or above undergraduate degree (Electronics Engineering degree discipline)
Pre university qualifications equivalent to 120 UCAS points new system or 300 UCAS points old system
Ability to relocate to different UK sites and relocate during the role if required
Broad Electronics knowledge, including Op-Amps, Comparators, Magnetic parts
Experience with programmable devices
Knowledge of Schematic Capture Tools
Knowledge of Simulation Tools
Good and demonstrable problem solving skills
Innovative thinker with self-motivation
Knowledge of firmware and use of VHDL or C programming languages
Keen interest in electronic design, demonstrated through university projects and/or hobby experience.
Awareness / experience with amplifier
Work experience in engineering/software development or manufacturing environment
About Raytheon: Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.
Raytheon Company, with 2016 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Raytheon Career Development:
Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.
£2,000 joining bonus
25 days holiday + statutory holidays
Twice yearly salary review for the first 2 years
Contributory Pension Scheme
Enhanced sick pay scheme
Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.