Electrical Design Engineer

Posted 08 July 2024
Salary £35000 - £45000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Manufacturing
Contact NameScott

Job description

Job Title: Electrical Design Engineer

Location: Bridgend

Employment Type: Full time, permanent

Working Hours: Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5.00pm and Friday 8.30am to 1.30pm

Salary: £35000 to £45000 per year DOE

Candour Talent Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Electrical Design Engineer to join our well-established client based in the Bridgend area.

This role presents a unique chance to become a part of a dedicated team within a well-established company.

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, namely EN60204, ISO 13849 and have knowledge of EN12100.
* Understand the dynamic requirements of wire processing systems and design solutions to meet those requirements.

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.

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 schedules 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 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 contacts, effectively gather information and express instructions clearly

How to Apply:

Contact Number: 01495 364236

Email Address:


We thank you for considering Candour Talent Recruitment for your career aspirations and encourage you to continue exploring opportunities with us in the future. Good Luck with your application and we look forward to receiving your CV.

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