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Electrical Design Engineer

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  • Leicester, Leicestershire, England
  • Permanent,
  • Product design / testing,
  • 6869
  • 29/05/2024
Job description

Are you an experienced Electrical Design Engineer, looking for a new and exciting opportunity ?

Would you like to work for an established business, working within the design and manufacture of high power electrical resistors, used within Industrial Automation, Marine, Telecoms and Rail industries. 

About The Role

We are looking for an electrical design engineer who can provide expertise to support the engineering team with the design of electrical equipment for a range of industrial applications. This will include electrical best practice and implementation of industry standards. This is a pivotal role to the business as the design team continue to develop innovative solutions to meet customer specifications and develop products for new market applications.

The specific nature of the product make it essential that you have an excellent grasp of mechanical and electrical engineering principles. The successful candidate will be expected to have had several years hands-on design experience.

Principal responsibilities include:

  • Review design requirements & assist engineering team with technical aspects of designs including specification of materials.
  • Produce design calculations and corresponding paperwork to manufacture designs (resistor element and design overview sheets).
  • Produce and Approve drawings, Bills of Materials and other design information issued for equipment manufacture.
  • Conduct technical investigations, develop and maintain appropriate design and support processes, carrying out root cause analysis and initiating corrective action as necessary.
  • Provide technical support to Production, Sales, Service and Customer Support.
  • Deliver projects on schedule and on budget, demonstrating the ability to handle the pressure of managing a complex range of projects, a high volume of work, within a fast pace of implementation.
  • Understand and apply relevant design, regulatory and industry standards.

About You

  • At least 5 years electrical design work preferably with medium and high voltage design experience.
  • Qualified to degree level in electrical engineering.
  • Knowledge of, and experience of designing in accordance with IEC 60204 and IEC 61439.
  • Experience of the product CE marking process and DFMEA.
  • A high level of competency with Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical is required.
  • A CAD software package such as Autodesk Inventor, Creo, Siemens would be an advantage.
  • Ability to integrate not only with the design team, other office staff and the manufacturing operatives is essential making clear communication and an approachable personality.

Hours - 37.75 (standard hours are 8.15 to 17.00 Monday to Thursday, 8.15 to 13.00 Friday but may be some flexibility on this)

Benefits -  Discretionary bonus scheme, 4% contributory pension, Life Insurance, Health Cash Plan, Cycle to Work, 25 days holiday plus bank free parking, free tea and coffee

Salary - £35,000 to £50,000 

Closing date - 29.06.2024

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment, and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

 

If this role is permanent, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is operating as the employment business. Hawk 3 Talent Solutions is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job

Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy