Senior Electrical Design Engineer

£40000 - £46000/annum
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Key Responsibilities

- Provide a high level of skill in interpreting the customer's and regulatory requirements to ensure electrical designs are
perfectly aligned. This will ensure technical risk is reduced to acceptable levels and deliver solutions right first time.
- Being constantly commercially aware to maximise value to our customers and maintain a loyal customer base.
- Ensure the relevant design documents are issued in line with the schedule enabling agreed deliveries to be met.
- Ensure that design quality is maintained throughout the project by verifying that the output meets the company's
standard operating procedures. This will ensure internal and external customers are satisfied.
- Communicate accurate project status to the Control Systems Manager to ensure they can pro-actively plan.
- Contribute to the department's continuous improvement programme to ensure the business provides the highest
possible value of service to our customers
- Compile information and report to Control Systems Manager on the project performance relative to the departments
KPI's. This will ensure the department is constantly aligned to the company's strategy
- Apply technical due diligence by being risk aware and applying supplier and internal evaluations to mitigate risk. This
will be achieved through a full understanding of all relevant customer & regulatory requirements ensuring our products
are fully capable and compliant.
- Perform verification activities to ensure the as build installations are aligned with the design documents. (Yellow lining)
- Liaison with internal and external panel builders and electricians to ensure the construction is aligned to the design
documents which will lead to the elimination of waste.
- Perform the role of Electrical Design Lead during internal and external design review meetings to ensure key design approvals are achieved in line with project schedules. Plan resource requirements with the Control Systems Manager to develop project milestones. and maintain the status report to give visibility to other departments so they can pro-actively plan
- Ensure all relevant design documents are controlled and archived in accordance with the companies standard operating procedures
- Work with all colleagues to ensure compliance with ISO14001, ISO9001 and OHSAS18001 and support a culture of Lean and Continuous Improvement by complying with appropriate Standard Operating Procedures. This will ensure that the company retains its accreditation and maintains its position as a provider of high quality service and that its employees are working efficiently and safely.
- Work with all colleagues to ensure that our internal customer ethos is delivered and maintained through everything we do including right first time, on time and in full.
- Always demonstrate respect, integrity, trust and excellence in interactions with all colleagues, customers and suppliers in line with company internal customer programme.

Knowledge and Experience

- Experience of supervising and mentoring an electrical design team
- Experience in the electrical design of industrial automation in a manufacturing environment
- Experience of working in an innovative environment and providing innovative solutions. - Experience in evaluating technical requirements and providing viable solutions.
- Experience in identifying and reporting long and short term project resource requirements.
- Ability to perform the role of Senior Electrical Designer for multiple projects simultaneously.
- The generation and verification of design documents. (Assembly drawings, detail drawings, parts lists, P&I diagrams, electrical diagrams)
- Interpretation of customer requirements and presentation of design solutions at internal design reviews
- Commercially aware of the effective use of resources, scope change and implications of choice.
- Applying technical due diligence, being risk aware, performing internal and supplier evaluation to mitigate risk.
- Knowledge of British and international standards relative to the design and installation of industrial automation systems.
- Experience of conducting assessments and generating technical documents in accordance with the Machinery Directive and other British and international standards relative to the design and installation of industrial automation systems.
- Experience in the validation procedures and application of GAMP

Skills and Qualifications

- HNC, HND, or BSC in a relevant engineering discipline
- Proficient in the use and support of EPlan
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
- Sound interpersonal skills
- Ability to prioritise work within tight timescales