Electrical Design Engineer

Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan

£30,000 - £40,000 per annum, negotiable

Full Time

Applications: 1

Electrical Design Engineer
Bridgend, South Wales
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000
Full-time, permanent

The company is an innovative and successful privately owned SME that designs and manufactures hi-tech capital equipment for worldwide export with a head office in the UK and two overseas offices. A vacancy has arisen for a Electrical Design Engineer undertake the design, development and testing of electrical control systems for their product range; involving the selection of appropriate control based on the most cost-effective and scalable control platform.

1. 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 using ePLAN electrical design software or similar
• 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, to meet those requirements
• Carry out other tasks and projects within the competence of the job holder as requested by the Engineering Manager
2. 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. The candidate will have 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.

3. 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 (preferably ePLAN)
• Electrical Machine Design for build and procurement – parts list, wire schedules, cable schedule 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 you 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 contracts, effectively gather information and express instructions clearly

Salary Information

£30,000 - £40,000 per annum, negotiable

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ID: RHL-2643
Category: Engineering
Location: Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Job Type: Full Time
Salary Paid: Per Annum
Consultant: Recruitment Manager
Added On: 12-01-2022
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