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Electrical Design Engineer

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  • Bridgend, Wales
  • Permanent,
  • Product design / testing,
  • 6899
  • 10/06/2024
Job description

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

Would you like to work for an established, successful privately owned business that designs and manufactures hi-tech capital equipment for worldwide export ?

Position - Electrical Design Engineer

Location - Bridgend

Job Type - Permanent

Hours Of Work - Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5.00pm,  & Friday 8.30am to 1.30pm.

Salary - Up to £45,000, depending on experience

Benefits - Benefits - 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, pension scheme above statutory rates, free parking, life assurance, company performance bonus scheme

A vacancy has arisen for an Electrical Design Engineer to undertake the design, development and testing of electrical control systems for our product range; involving the selection of appropriate control hardware based on the most cost-effective and scalable control platform.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Write control specifications for new products or modifications to existing products.
  • Design electrical circuits required for the development and production of laser wire processing machines and other new products
  • Generate build documentation and parts lists to enable the purchasing department and production department to order parts and build products / machines.
  • Write commissioning procedures for machines to enable the efficient transfer of products to Production and Service.
  • Liaise with end users and other relevant contractors and sub-contractors to ensure correct design, test and installation of systems.
  • Participate in the investigation of system problems arising from testing, acceptance or operational use in the field.
  • Interface with electrical suppliers to ensure the most cost effective solutions are found.
  • Contribute to the evolving Design Standards for Electrical / Mechanical Drawings.
  • Keep up with the latest standards that are applicable to electrical control systems, namely EN60204, ISO 13849 and have knowledge of EN12100.
  • Understand the dynamic requirements of wire processing systems and design solutions to meet those requirements.
  • Carry out other tasks and projects within the competence of the job holder as requested by the Engineering Manager.

Education / Qualifications and Experience:

The ideal candidate will be qualified to a minimum of HND or preferably degree level in Electrical and / or Electronic Engineering. With a strong electrical / controls / automation engineering background designing and developing complex machinery or systems; and be experienced in the full product life cycle from initial specification through development, build, test, deployment and support.

Job Specific Skills / Personal Qualities

  • New product introduction: design, build, commission and test.
  • Electrical Machine / Control Panel Design with reference to risk assessment and applicable safety standards like 12100, 60204 and 13849.
  • Electrical drawing package experience  Electrical Machine Design for build and procurement - parts list, wire schedules, cable schedules etc.
  • Application of Servo Amplifier / Stepper Drive Systems and DC / AC Drive systems.
  • Specification of sensor types including proximity sensors, through beam etc.
  • Creation   of   Controls   Specifications -   Functional   Design   Specification / IO Specification.
  • Advantageous but not essential if have experience of robotics and vision systems, practical experience of electrical builds and use of diagnostic tools.
  • Ability to manage time and resources and prioritise tasks based on a dynamic project function with a willingness to travel and undertake customer visits if required.
  • Strong verbal and precise written communications skills to engage with internal and external contacts, effectively gather information and express instructions clearly.

Closing date 10.07.2024

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

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