Antenna Design Engineer

  • Monday - Friday
  • Engineering
  • Leominster


Reporting directly to the Chief RF Engineer, this exciting position is for an experienced Antenna Design Engineer. Working as a key member of the Engineering Team you will provide antenna design expertise to produce new antenna designs to meet customer specifications and to develop new antenna products to grow Steatite’s offering. You will be working alongside other RF, Mechanical and Electronic Engineers to assist Sales, Commercial and Production departments to develop concepts, proposals, and solutions to meet customer expectations.

You must hold an engineering degree to at least Bachelors or Masters level.


This role encompasses the following responsibilities:

·      Work individually or in teams alongside mechanical and electronic engineers to develop new antenna designs.

·      Develop designs using 3D EM simulation software CST Microwave Studio.

·      Assist with assembly and testing of prototype designs.

·      Communicate with project managers, sales, procurement, commercial and production departments to ensure workflow remains on schedule.

·      Participate in and lead design reviews and manage engineering change notes through the product development process in line with ISO 9001 procedures

·      Create and maintain project and design documentation.

·      Provide management information on design developments for reporting purposes as required.

·      Adherence to all health, safety, environmental & quality policies and standards

·      Any other duties as the business requires

Key Compentencies

·      Proven track record in Antenna design

·      Experience of using CST Microwave Studio (or similar)

·      Familiarity with antenna radiation pattern measurements (near-field or far-field)

·      Experience of using VNA’s or similar antenna measurement equipment

·      A high level of accuracy and attention to detail is required.

·      Ability to work autonomously on tasks and as part of larger interdisciplinary teams.

·      Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills.

·      Ability to initiate, plan and organise.

·      Proficient in using all Microsoft office packages

·      Good attention to detail, conscientious, and takes pride in work output.

·      Able to work as part of a team as well as on own initiative.

·      Having a flexible and adaptable approach

·      Curious - inquisitive and open minded, seeks out evolving and innovative ways to add value.

·      Collaborative - able to work effectively and inclusively with a range of people.

·      Driven to deliver - Determined and resourceful to deliver the best results for the business. 


Job Type: Site based

Job Title: Antenna Design Engineer

Location: Leominster, Herefordshire

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday         

Salary Package: Competitive


26 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing with length of service.

Annual Discretionary Bonus

Salary sacrifice pension

3-month notice period after probationary period

Access to Westfield Healthcare scheme, including:

·      Corporate Health Cash Plan

·      Employee Assistance program

·      Wellbeing App

·      Discount scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme

EV scheme

Enrolled in Employee Share Scheme after 12 months


Engineering degree to at least Bachelors or Masters level