Williams Advanced Engineering provides world class technical innovation, engineering, testing, manufacturing and operational consultancy services to the automotive, motorsport, aerospace, defence, health and energy sectors.

Williams Advanced Engineering helps businesses meet the sustainability challenges of the 21st century.

Williams Advanced Engineering has grown from an embryonic business in 2010 to a company employing 350 people engaged in many innovative and transformative technical areas for a growing list of clients.

Design Engineer – Electronics

Williams Advanced Engineering are currently recruiting for an Electronics Design Engineer to join our Electrical Team on a permanent basis.

The purpose of the role is to support the Electrical Team to deliver projects and to contribute to the development of electronic systems and test procedures.

Duties will include but are not limited to setting up and testing electronics systems, participating in the full life cycle design of an electronic product, conducting reliability analysis and organising documentation for product certification.

You will be responsible for analogue and digital electronics design, low power SMPS design and board level electronics design and debug using OrCAD, Altium or similar.

You will be educated to degree level and have extensive experience in automotive, space, aerospace or other high reliability environments. Paired with this experience, you will have a knowledge of working regulations, ISO26262 and/or DO-254.

It is desirable that you have knowledge of a requirement capture platform such as Polarian.

It is also desirable that you have knowledge or experience with power electronics and high voltage systems, along with a working knowledge of firmware development in C/VHDL and experience in hardware/software DFMEA.

You will be able to demonstrate that you are an excellent team player and able to work in a small team environment. You are proactive, taking on new ideas, concepts and ways of working.

This is an exciting opportunity to further your career within Williams Advanced Engineering Limited.

Closing date: Friday 3rd December 2021 at 12 noon. 

Williams Advanced Engineering Limited is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion. We are therefore happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments where required.

26 Days Holiday

Increases with service and also options to buy and sell

4 x Car Schemes

Mercedes, Jaguar Land Rover, BMW and Nissan car schemes available

Bonus Scheme

We offer a performance based bonus scheme

Salary Sacrifice & Childcare Benefits

Vouchers & Teds Premier Childcare

Health and Fitness

Free on-site gym with Health and Fitness classes and Osteo treatment

Private Medical and Health Insurance Cash Plan

Save money on health and medical benefits


Life Assurance, Long term disability insurance

Staff Events

Please Note: Due to the Volume of applications we receive on a daily basis we cannot guarantee your application will be acknowledged or considered unless you have applied directly via our website wae.com/careers.