We are looking for a talented Systems Engineer to join our Accelera team in Milton Keynes. This entry level/early career professional, product focused position performs established technical tasks at the product and cross-business integration level for current and future products within a given business unit or corporate area.

The role

This involves work across many steps in the product life cycle. Because of the product centered nature of this position, they are very often a central point of coordination and decision making between product engineers, product line engineers, customer teams, purchasing, suppliers and manufacturing.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Investigating product problems, understands causal mechanisms, recommends appropriate action, owns problem resolution and documents results with guidance from more experienced team members.
  • Working in business processes of PPT, VPI or CPS and executing technical processes such as ESW, iDFMEA, FIRG while using tools such as 7-step problem solving, design review checklist and other specialized tools required to support the processes and enable high quality decision making.
  • Obtaining input from stakeholders such as technical managers, project leaders, other product and manufacturing engineers and supplier partners to deliver information and recommendations that lead to quality product decisions.
  • Applyinh academic knowledge and existing experience to take action and make decisions that progress projects forward without sacrificing project quality expectations. Examples of these decisions include day to day project details, analysis or test work instruction details, coordination across discipline areas, etc. that are necessary to make quality progress.
  • Owning problem resolution for moderately complex components, products, systems, subsystems or services with technical complexity and ambiguity increasing as experience is gained in the role.
  • Providing independent execution of established work processes and systems, while still developing technology or product knowledge; engages with the improvement of systems and processes.
  • Involving minimal direct management of people, but could involve the coordination and direction of work amongst technicians and/or temporary student employees.
  • Contributing effectively toward team goals, exhibits influence within a work group and continues to develop proficiency in the competency areas critical to success in the role.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Entry level/Early career professional.
  • Windchill RV&S or similar technical requirements management tools
  • Testing, ideally with batteries
  • Product development and validation experience
  • Relevant experience working in either a temporary student employment environment (intern, co-op, or other extracurricular team activities) or as an early career professional in a relevant technical discipline area.
  • Able to support cross-functional groups and engineering disciplines to guide on application of key systems engineering tools, such as fault tree analysis and iDFMEA.
  • Consistently drives quality in product development by challenging accepted logic.
  • Has a methodical, detail-orientated and pragmatic approach to problem solving. Maintains an ability to 'work-in-context', ensuring engineering decisions are made with recognition of the bigger picture.
  • Excellent presentation skills - can communicate technical concepts to a variety of audiences and tailor material accordingly. Can react to new inputs and facilitate technical discussion.
  • Knowledge of MS Office tools is preferred.

Education, licenses, certifications

  • College, university, or equivalent Bachelor's degree in Engineering or appropriate STEM field is required.
  • Post-graduate (Master's) degree relevant to this discipline area may be required for select roles.
  • This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations

You will be rewarded with

  • Up to £42,000 - dependent on experience
  • Defined contribution pension scheme - company contributions up to 9%
  • Annual bonus plan - target 8% (based upon company performance)
  • Contribution towards private medical insurance
  • Health cash plan - support towards medical, optical and dental costs
  • Life assurance
  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Employee discount scheme - covering 100's of retailers
  • Family friendly policies