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Date Added: Thu 08/02/2024

Electrical Design Engineer

Kingswinford, UK
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Company: REED

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum, Inc benefits

Title: Electrical & Controls Design Engineer

Location: Kingswinford, West Midlands

Salary: up to £50K

Are you an experienced and skilled Electrical and Controls Design Engineer / Electrical Design Engineer or Controls Desing Engineer with Electrical background, looking for a new challenge? Do you have a passion for creating innovative and immersive media-based attractions for theme parks and visitor attractions worldwide? If so, you might be the perfect fit for my client, one of the world’s leading companies in their field.

About The Client:

They are a UK-based company that creates amazing media-based attractions for theme parks and visitor attractions around the world. Their products use cutting-edge technology to deliver immersive and thrilling experiences to their customers. They have a modern manufacturing facility in Kingswinford and are always working on new projects and products to meet their global customers.

My client are currently engaging in an exciting period of expansion, including new projects as well as continued new product development to a global market.

About the Role:

As an Electrical and Controls Design Engineer / Electrical Controls Design Engineer, you will be responsible for the detailed design of the electrical hardware systems for a variety of existing and new systems. This will be achieved by working with the project managers, mechanical and software design teams. You will also be involved in testing, commissioning, and troubleshooting of the electrical and control systems on site. This is not an IT role although you will be working closely with their department. This is a one man role and you will need the experience and knowledge to be able to fit the ground running.

Duties of the Role

  • Design electrical and control systems for media-based attractions using AutoCAD electrical and other software tools.
  • Produce electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, panel layouts, cable schedules, and bill of materials.
  • Select and specify electrical and control components, such as PLCs, inverters, sensors, switches, relays, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant standards and regulations, such as EN13814, BS7671, CE marking, etc.
  • Perform design risk assessments and functional safety analysis using Sistema or similar tools.
  • Support the manufacturing, installation, and commissioning of the electrical and control systems on site.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting for the electrical and control systems during operation and maintenance.

Candidate Experience

The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications, skills, and experience:

  • Electrical design and/or controls engineering background (ideally roughly 5 years experience)
  • HND/HNC or higher in an electrical engineering discipline.
  • AutoCAD / AutoCAD electrical, report and specification writing
  • Beckhoff, Siemens, or Allen Bradley PLC systems and large inverter drives (advantageous)
  • Able to complete all products stages of detailed brief
  • Knowledge of design risk assessment processes and functional safety standards (advantageous)
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
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