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Electrical and Control Design Engineer

Electrical and Control Design Engineer


This role reports into the Principle Electrical Engineer. The purpose of the role is to design electrical control systems, specify components with supporting calculations, create drawings and produce technical documentation. In addition, you can expect a competitive salary and benefits package along with the opportunity to work a flexible 4 or 5 day 37 hour working week.

Duties will include:

  • Design of control systems for bespoke electric and hydraulic automated equipment.
  • Design of cable systems (power and instrumentation).
  • Produce electrical drawings and BOM’s for manufacturing following best practice and procedures.
  • Produce electrical drawings and cable schedules for installation.
  • Generate concept designs and control philosophies for new equipment.
  • Generate specification documents (procurement, equipment, software, test, etc.).
  • Support the sales team with queries and provide information for quotations.
  • Review and feedback on client requirements.
  • Attend occasional liaison meeting/site visits with potential clients in Europe and on occasions worldwide.
  • Assist and support the manufacturing team. 

Essential skills, experience and knowledge requirements:

  • Degree Educated in Control / Electrical Engineering or relevant Apprenticeship with HNC.
  • A proven track record of successfully delivering control system design projects to required timescale and budget.
  • Technically astute with knowledge of PC/PLC control systems and software applications.
  • Writing technical documentation and specifications.
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD 2D.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office products.
  • Knowledge of related standards, in particular BS, EN and 17th Edition IEE regulations.
  • Ability to work on your own or as part of a team.
  • Have self-discipline, motivation, the ability to organise your workload and overcome problems as they arise.

The successful candidate must hold or be able to meet the appropriate Security Clearance as required. The security clearance restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.