Electronics Production Engineer – Glasgow

About this role:

We are looking for an Electronics Production Engineer to join our busy team, based in Glasgow to support our production activities.

The role will take responsibility for continuous improvement and efficiencies, specifically on electronic subsystems and assemblies for our small satellite products, within product manufacturing, to cost, quality, safety and time parameters.  The role will be predominantly site-based from AAC Clyde Space’s Glasgow office given the nature of the role.

This opportunity is ideal for someone looking development opportunities of in technical nature in a dynamic working environment.  You will have proven experience from regulated industries with the desire to grow your knowledge and expertise while adding value to our current ways of working. You will not be afraid of challenges and happy to get involved!

It is an exciting opportunity to be part of existing projects and missions where your work literally ends up in space!


Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver work tasks and assignments in accordance to required standards and compliance requirements
  • Identify production needs for current and new products under development
  • Review designs and ensure all product and system requirements are accounted for from a manufacture and test perspective
  • Identify required tooling, fixtures and other facilities for production in line with business plan
  • Work to deduce variability by providing standard work methods and instructions
  • Generate and update production documentation (manufacturing instructions, test procedures etc.)
  • Guide the Production team on best practice for component assembly, test and troubleshooting.
  • Provide technical input to develop corrective actions and resolve non-conformances
  • Identify efficiency opportunities to ensure quality, reduce cost and waste in line with standards


Skills required:

  • Relevant HND college qualification/degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience working in a highly regulated industry such as; aerospace, energy or defence
  • High level of practical `hands-on’ application of engineering within industry; inclusive of using lab test equipment to debug electronic circuits
  • Evidence of experience in designing and effectively implementing process improvements
  • Demonstrable understanding of key factors that contribute towards production efficiency (cost, quality, safety and time).
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the drive to complete tasks on schedule
  • Ability to organize self and prioritise workload within highly demanding, dynamic environment
  • Competent IT skills including Microsoft software
  • Proficient in English, both verbally and written


Skills desired:

  • Experience with using schematic capture and PCB layout design software
  • Knowledge of process for managing non-conformance and engineering change
  • Experience in the build and test of spacecraft components and sub-systems
  • Relevant space industry experience
  • Previous experience working for small-medium sized companies



AAC Clyde Space, a leading New Space company, specialises in small satellite technologies and services that enable businesses, governments, and educational organisations to access high-quality, timely data from space. This data has a vast range of applications, from weather forecasting to precision farming to environmental monitoring, and is essential to improving our quality of life on Earth.

Our growing capabilities bring together three divisions:

  • Space Data as a Service – delivering data from space directly to customers
  • Space missions – turnkey solutions that empower customers to streamline their space missions
  • Space products and components – a full range of off-the-shelf and tailor-made subsystems, components, and sensors

AAC Clyde Space aims to become a world leader in commercial small satellites and services from space, applying advances in its technology to tackle global challenges and improve our life on Earth.

Some of our clients include Horizon Technologies, Orbcomm, OHB Sweden, Intuitive Machines, Orbital Micro Systems, the United States Airforce Academy, UK Space Agency, European Space Agency and NASA.

AAC Clyde Space Group consists of the parent company AAC Clyde Space AB (publ) and subsidiaries in Sweden, the UK, the Netherlands, South Africa and the USA.  Our main operations are in these five countries, with partner networks in Japan and South Korea.

AAC Clyde Space’s share is traded on the Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market.

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AAC Clyde Space has a legal responsibility to ensure that all its employees have the legal right to live and work in the EU or the country in which they plan to work. Therefore, if you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to AAC Clyde Space verifying that you are eligible to work in that country before you start work.

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