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Date Added: Thu 04/04/2024

Electrical Design Engineer

Rotherham, S60, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £35000 - £45000/annum

Electrical Design Engineer

This role is primarily to provide electrical design to the Product Development, Manufacture, and After-sales functions of the business. Reporting to Design Manager, the job holder shall provide this technical support using a hands-on approach.

You shall also assist in the development of concept designs for prototype and Customer-defined product, and where necessary, review existing designs and provide improvements, substitution recommendations and solutions for obsolete components.

As a responsible & professional engineer you shall produce documentation which will go to ensure the configuration control and traceability of our products as well as compliance with all relevant international Engineering Standards and Product Safety Directives.

Principal accountabilities:

Undertake all work activities safely, ensuring compliance with all health, safety and environmental policies and procedures.
To always act in a professional manner to develop designs which are aligned with the principles, strategy and goals of the business and expectations of the customer.
Work to timescales with a production system to allow projects to complete to plan.
To review requirements documentation for each contract as it arises, ensuring that objectives and technical specifications are clearly defined and understood for SCM, In-Chain and Roll scan products.
Generate electrical schematics, bills of material and production documents.
Actively participate in the whole life cycle of an engineering project, providing electrical system expertise to ensure the successful delivery of the product.
Liaise with purchasing, production and other design functions and provide regular updates.
Interface directly with customers and suppliers.This position exists to support the electrical development discipline within the Engineering department. To satisfy committed and projected business demand, the need has arisen for a competent & qualified engineer to join the team.

Based at our facility, working within a team of skilled designers to support the successful build, installation, and commissioning of products.

As a member of the Engineering department, the Electrical Design Engineer will participate in product development activities, using systems engineering tools to ensure that a holistic approach is adopted across disciplines. Particular attention will be required to interface with Mechanical for fit of selected components and Software control for automation of designs.

Knowledge & experience

Hold a bachelor's degree in an engineering or scientific discipline; complemented by relevant industrial experience. However, those with at least an HNC qualification that can demonstrate comparable academic and industry experience will also be considered.
Hold 18th Edition certification.
Be an experienced user of Auto-CAD and Inventor and be generally computer literate.
Be comfortable working in a cross functional team offering expertise and creating shared solutions.
Be familiar and proficient at electrical schematic definition & generation, with a demonstrable record of applied electrical engineering practices.
Be highly motivated, well-organised and be flexible to support Customer site activities where needed.
Have a good understanding of machinery safety principles, and a positive attitude to good health & safety working practices, including risk assessments, correct use of PPE and "doing the right thing".
Possess good data and analytical skills.
Have good attention to detailed required for 'right first time' production ethos.Ideally the job holder will:

Have an understanding of PLC's and control systems.
Have experience or understanding of defining and developing electrical systems for bespoke equipment.
Wish to progress and develop within the wider design team
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