Transformer Design Engineer

Pure Human Resources
Ash Vale
12 Jan 2018
13 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a Transformer Design Engineer at Woodbridge Meadows factory in Guildford, Surrey.

The Group

Transformers and Rectifiers Ltd is part of the well-established T&R Group operating in Guildford, Surrey. The group employs around 80 people in areas of sales/marketing, design and manufacture of transformers, voltage regulators, rectifiers and test equipment. The Company Transformers and Rectifiers Ltd operates from its 60,000 sq. ft. factory at Woodbridge Meadows, Guildford. They manufacture both oil filled and dry type power transformers up to 7MVA and power rectifier equipment's up to 5MW in capacity. The products are largely custom designed and are distributed widely throughout the world for applications in the building services, electricity distribution, industrial processes, medical equipment and transport. The company operates a Quality System in accordance with ISO9001.

The Job

We require a Transformer Design Engineer to work as part of a small team, reporting to the Engineering Director, involved with the design of power, converter and regulating transformers. As such we require the person to take projects, of wide variety, through from initial enquiry to successful completion within budget and will involve the following general activities:-

a) Giving technical assistance to our Sales Dept, in establishing requirements with potential customers and formulating equipment specifications

b) Providing technical information to Sales for tendering purposes

c) Transformer core & coil design and production of manufacturing, test and commissioning specifications as appropriate

d) Specification of special components and materials for purchase

e) Liaise with our drawing office in production of drawings for the complete equipment

f) Provide technical assistance and advice to our production area in problem solving

g) Continually look at ways of improving the products

h) Some travel within the UK and overseas to discuss new projects with customers and to trouble shoot problems on existing equipment.

The Person

We are seeking a person who has experience in the design of both dry type and liquid filled transformers up to several MVA rating. Therefore the successful candidate must as a minimum have completed an Electrical Engineering Degree, have achieved a minimum of 5 years relevant experience working on Transformer Design in a similar organisation and be an existing member or working towards membership of the IET.

The skills involved are :-

a) Transformer core and coil design to meet defined parameters and requirements such as thermal rating, electrical and mechanical stress limitations, electrical power loss and impedance

b) Employing efficient use of materials

c) Conversant with national and international standards associated with power transformers

d) Knowledge in the use of other power system components such as switchgear

e) Computer skills, using Microsoft packages

f) Using CAD related programmes for circuit diagrams.

The position is office based in Guildford but candidates should be willing to travel albeit generally on an infrequent basis.

The Rewards

Salary will be based on experience but is likely to be in the range of £40,000 to £45,000 plus benefits.

Closing Date

Applicants will be accepted up until the 7th February 2018