Eaton Corporation RF Engineer in Mitcheldean, United Kingdom

Eaton's Life Safety Division (Electrical Sector) has an opening for a:

RF Engineer

Location: Mitcheldean - UK

The RF Engineer will be part of a R&D team engaged in the design and development of a range of products covering Eaton’s portfolio of Security Control Systems, predominately panels and detecting devices. Working within a multi-disciplinary team delivering an ambitious New Product Development roadmap, the candidate must be capable of adhering to strict deadlines, controlled costs, performance goals and conformance to regulatory standards.

Essential Functions:

  • Ownership of our EMC test facility (Maintenance, calibration)

  • Sign off of competent persons using the lab facilities

  • HW signoff over EMC compatibility of new and existing products.

  • Antenna design

  • Microwave and RF electronic design

  • PCB layout

  • Antenna and circuit simulation

  • System level design, including concept development, requirements capture, development and verification within a defined budget and timescale



  • Bachelor degree in electrical engineering / preferably RF specialism

  • Strong experience of design for EMC compliance.

  • Strong awareness of analogue and digital electronic design principles.

  • Familiar with BOMs, component selection and cost reduction.

  • Demonstrated application of executing to timescales and in working within and leading project managed processes.

  • The proven ability to multi-task on a number of projects.

  • High level of PC literacy across the Microsoft Office suite

Specialized Knowledge:

  • A solid theoretical underpinning in Electromagnetic and circuit theory

  • Antenna design experience

  • Active and passive RF and Microwave circuit design.

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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Job: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: LSD Life Safety Division EMEA

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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