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Design Engineer - Electrical

Job Reference: GF/HQ00031560_1519909824
Location: West Midlands
Discipline:/ Software and Electronics
Salary Range:

£35000 to 35000 per Annum

Job Type: Permanent

A leading automotive company are looking for a well-rounded electrical engineer, ideally with some vehicle testing experience as well as an understanding of small bespoke machine building.

Design Engineer - Electrical

Key roles and responsibilities

* Assist the sales team with queries and provide information and pre-studies for quotations

* Review and feedback on client requirements

* Generate specification documents

* Support customer review meetings and provide on-site support as required

* Trial and test new equipment

* Validate designs against product specifications to ensure all requirements have been achieved

* Ensure that all designs perform to best practice technology standards and are not over engineered for customer applications

* Produce technical electrical drawings for manufacturing following best practice and procedures

* Produce BOM's which are clear, correct and handover to purchasing

* Good document control including drawing revision

* Assist and support the manufacturing team during the builds

* Create documentation and ensure that any risk analysis reviews are carried out to support CE marking

* Provide Project Management with project and task status

Qualification and education

* Degree or HND / HNC in a relevant discipline

* Time served will also be taken into consideration

Preferred Skills

* 2 years proven experience

* Knowledge of working in a practical electrical development environment

* Experience in E-Plan Electrical

* The ability to use mechanical CAD would be advantages but not essential

* An understanding of 17th edition knowledge would be beneficial

* Control panel layout design

* Be able to create and write control specifications for new products or modification to existing products

* Technically astute with knowledge of Electronics, PC/PLC Control Systems

* Have an understanding and the ability to generate accurate BOM's

* Ability to overcome problems as they arise is important, as the ability to have self-discipline, motivation, and quick thinking

* Time keeping on projects and the ability to organise your projects is important

* General electrical / mechanical workshop equipment understanding is appreciated


* Attention to detail and passionate about your work

* A healthy interest in the automotive industry or industrial electronics

* Good personal presentation and communication

* Full Driving licence and own car as visits to customer sites is an essential part of the role, and the occasional need to travel away

We are looking for a permanent position and a competitive salary and pension will be offered based on experience.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

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