We currently have the following career opportunity at our antennas facility in Leominster, Herefordshire:


Steatite – Junior Antenna Measurement Engineer

The Antennas Division of Steatite Ltd is seeking to employ a measurement technician to join its engineering team to undertake day-to-day measurements of antenna units. The role is a great opportunity to develop within a skilled engineering team with potential to learn new RF, electrical or mechanical engineering skills.

The role will be to operate the Steatite antenna test range to characterise antenna products and will comprise: mechanical test setup, installation of precision antenna items, setting up of electrical test equipment and software, processing of results into measurement reports, control of calibrated equipment and management of test range consumables. Training will be provided on the antenna test range and in-house measurement processes. In addition to antenna measurements the role includes secondary tasks to help operate Steatite’s environmental test equipment and to undertake antenna assembly tasks. The mix of these tasks will depend on the skills offered by the successful candidate.

The suitable candidate will be a competent school leaver or recent engineering graduate seeking an opportunity to develop experience in a high-technology business. Experience with antennas, RF engineering or antenna measurements is not required but core skills that demonstrate methodical working, attention to detail, manual dexterity, ability to pick up new ideas and follow procedures are required. Experience of using standard Microsoft Office software packages including Excel and Word would be beneficial.

The successful candidate will report to the Antennas Division Technical Manager and the Chief RF Engineer. There may be a requirement to obtain security clearance up to SC level.

Salary will be dependent on qualifications, experience and competencies in the region of £19,000 to £23,000.

Please respond to accounts.antennas@steatite.co.uk with CV and covering letter stating “Ref – Antenna Measurement Engineer”.