Electrical Design Engineer

Aspect Resources
£30 - £38/hour
19 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Electrical Design Engineer

Location: Swindon, Wiltshire,

Rate: 30-38/hr

Duration: 6 – 12 Months

The Client: A major Automotive OEM

The Role:

The right candidate should have a good depth of experience and a sound knowledge of electrical design, beginning from the specification right through to customer buy-off. The role is very varied and would suit a person with both flexibility and availability to adapt quickly to new situations. An ability to work under pressure while maintaining a consistent quality of work at all times is essential.

Reporting to: Electrical Design Group Leader

Role & Responsibilities: Electrical design of mass production machinery and equipment, including:

Preparation of initial concept and final detailed specifications for mass production machinery.
Preparation of budget and final quotations for mass production machinery.
Risk assessment:
Full risk assessment of machines & equipment to current EU standards.
Hardware design:
Preparation of Schematic drawings, Panel layout drawings, Field cable harnesses & Parts lists.
Software design:
Design of PLC & Safety PLC software, HMI screens.
Planning & management of own design tasks and liaising with the Project Leader to contribute towards the overall project plan targets.
Supplier Support:
Development and control of third-party suppliers both on and off-shore.
Production Support:
Problem solving and countermeasure of design related issues at the point of installation.
CE marking:
Preparation of documentation and compiling of TCF files.

Skills Required:


• Minimum of 2 years design experience in related industry, preferably automotive.
• Demonstrable design experience of automated manufacturing/special purpose equipment.
• Proficient in specification & design of schematic circuits.
• Proficient in AutoCAD; preferably AutoCAD Electrical.
• Proficient in PLC programming; preferably Omron & Mitsubishi.
• Proficient in design of HMI screens; preferably Proface, Omron & Mitsubishi.
• Experienced in commissioning & maturation of mass production equipment.
• Demonstrable experience of problem solving & implementation of countermeasures.
• Strong planning and self-management towards project targets.
• Strong communication skills at all levels.
• Flexible approach to work as and when the business direction changes.
• High availability outside of normal core hours with a willingness to work weekends or shifts if required.


• Degree / HND in relevant engineering discipline.
• Demonstrable experience of successful project target completion.
• BIW process knowledge and experience.
• Report writing and presentation skills.
• Large & small Project Control/Supervision skills.
• Machinery directive/machine building knowledge.
• Knowledge of preparing CE requirements and documentation.
• Knowledge of preparing design risk assessments.

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