Careers in Trig

We are always interested to hear from talented individuals with a passion for aviation.

Trig is a company with an enthusiastic, friendly and driven workforce. Each department in Trig strives for design excellence and innovation, with our ‘Better by Design’ philosophy, we aim high and are passionate about achieving the best.

We have a fantastic culture, built by people who share a passion for aviation, technology and innovation. Our size ensures that everyone has a part to play in our success. People at Trig are encouraged to get involved and with support, take on responsibilities – to make things happen.

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Trig has a great benefits package comparable with much larger employers. Our terms and conditions are determined by our commitment to our people; investing in them to ensure a good work/life balance.

Our benefits include:

  • 30 days’ holiday entitlement plus 3 fixed public holidays on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
  • A working week of 37.5 hours with flexible working around the core hours of 10am-3pm.
  • Life cover of 4 x salary.
  • Matched pension contribution up to 4% of salary.
  • Childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.
  • Sponsored learning and personal development – including subsidised flying lessons.

Trig Avionics is a leading provider of General Aviation avionics for communications, navigation and surveillance. We are building a strong team to deliver on our ambitious aspirations as we expand our range of products and increase our market share.

Current Vacancies 

Senior RF Engineer – Permanent – Edinburgh

Trig Avionics is a high technology company, developing and manufacturing avionics for general aviation worldwide. Trig is an export success story, selling avionics through Approved Trig Dealers in over 40 countries globally.

We are looking for a Senior RF Engineer who will join our team, bringing specific skills to improve the Trig product range. Working on existing and new projects, your innovative abilities will make a direct impact on important technical decisions and designs.

The role

This full-time position sits in the Engineering Team. You will work alongside the department team leader and manager, offering your expertise on radio frequencies. Many Trig products involve radio transmitters and/or receivers, so as the senior RF engineer in the team your intuition and guidance will be vital. You will review systems detail requirements. You will also be encouraged to improve applicable quality metrics, introducing new ideas and delivering product enhancements.

You will be confident working independently – so good time keeping and project planning are key requirements. Taking ownership of the tasks set and executing these in a timely manner is important for the wider team – underlying the importance of this role.

You will be involved in:

  • System specification and architectural design in response to high level requirements.
  • Detailed schematic design, analysis, and verification.
  • Circuit implementation and bench debug.
  • Qualification testing – design and execution of appropriate tests.
  • Documentation and dissemination of design.

Trig provides genuine learning opportunities – you will work with and be supported by a skilled team who are passionate about the industry.

This role is ideal for an experienced engineer who can work creatively and independently, but also appreciates their role within the wider team. If you have the right mix of technical expertise and would like to join our dedicated team, then we would love to hear from you.

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Assistant Quality Manager – Permanent – Edinburgh/ Amersfoort

Trig Avionics manufactures class leading products for general aviation, sold through our Approved Trig Dealer network in 42 countries around the world. These products include VHF radios, transponders, and navigational equipment.

Trig’s reputation in offering high quality, reliable avionics equipment hinges on our robust processes and procedures and suppliers delivering products in accordance with our specifications – we are looking for an assistant quality manager who will maintain these standards.

The role

The Assistant Quality Manager will assist operations with the internal Design, Production and Customer Support teams with Quality functions relative to their areas. This could include documentation control, new product introduction inspections, sign-off of technical data and instructions, organising calibration of company assets and auditing of our EASA and CAA approved Part 21G and Part 145 business units.

In addition, you will be responsible for ensuring that our main subcontractors are aware of deficiencies in delivered products and lead investigations into satisfactory resolution and dispositions. You will assist in ensuring that the Trig Avionics Quality function is aligned to meet our growth plans. In turn, this role/ development will offer a direct line of progression to the Quality Manager.

It is essential that you have a relevant Quality background, preferably in avionics or a similar highly regulated environment. Ideally you will have five years of experience, including supplier interactions and both internal and external supplier auditing. Furthermore, you will have experience of dealing with root cause analysis, preventative actions, and closure. Familiarity with electronic quality management systems such as QPulse would be advantageous.

This role expects you to be self-motivated with a flexible, positive, and responsive approach to all types of challenges. You must be a fluent English communicator – it would also be beneficial if you are able to speak Dutch. Trig will provide thorough training in all aspects pertinent to this aviation role. You will be required to travel to suppliers and to our offices in Edinburgh, Scotland and Amersfoort, in the Netherlands.

This role will be based in Edinburgh, Scotland or in Amersfoort, the Netherlands – For more details and to apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to

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