Electrical Design Engineer

Posted 13 May 2024
Salary £30,000 - £34,000
Job type Permanent
Industry Sector TechnicalEngineering
Job FunctionElectrical Design

Job description

​Rewards & Benefits on Offer;

  • Permanent Contract.

  • Immediate Start Available.

  • Competitive Salary.

  • Pension Scheme.

MTrec’s New Opportunity;

MTrec Technical are proudly representing our nationally recognised manufacturing client, based in County Durham, by recruiting an Electrical Design Engineer who will directly report to the Technical Manager. As part of the design team, you will work with cross-functional teams, including purchasing, production, and quality to ensure that electrical systems meet customer requirements, are cost-effective, and are reliable. You will also support in the integration of new products, processes, and procedures. You will work closely with other engineers and designers to ensure that designs are accurate, efficient, and manufacturable. If you are an Electrical Design Engineer, with relevant industry experience, please apply now.

The Job You’ll Do;

  • Create 2D drawings and models of electrical systems and components using CAD software, such as CorelDraw, and AutoCAD Electrical.

  • Review and revise drawings and models as needed to ensure accuracy and completeness.

  • Develop specifications and standards for electrical systems, ensuring that designs meet customer requirements, are cost-effective, and are reliable.

  • Maintain documentation and records related to design, including drawings, bills of materials, and specifications.

  • Provide guidance to the Manufacturing team on assembly and fabrication processes.

  • Provide support to senior engineers and designers as needed, including conducting research, sourcing materials, and performing basic analysis and testing.

  • Attend and participate to meetings and training sessions to develop knowledge and skills related to CAD design and engineering standards.

  • Identify opportunities for cost savings and process improvements and implement solutions to improve efficiency and reduce costs.

  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory and safety requirements including BS8488, BS61535 and BS7671 18th Edition.

  • Communicate project status, progress, and issues to stakeholders, including management, customers, and suppliers.

  • Generate SOPs and Test procedures for new products or amend existing ones as and when required.

About You;

  • Experience in an Electrical Design role.

  • You will either be degree qualified or you will have experience in industry and have an HNC qualification.

  • Strong knowledge of electrical engineering principles and practices, with experience in designing and testing electrical systems and components.

  • Proficiency in CAD software, such as SolidWorks Electrical or AutoCAD Electrical, and other engineering tools and software.

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to analyse data, identify trends, and make informed decisions.

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams.

  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and implement effective solutions.

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, including wiring, assembly, and finishing.

  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations, such as NEC, UL, and IEC.