Electrical CAD Engineer / Technician

Minstrell Recruitment Ltd
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Electrical CAD Technician- Automation / Manufacturing

£40-50K competitive Birmingham, Gatwick,

I am currently looking to recruit an Electrical CAD Technician to join my client based in Birmingham or Gatwick

Vacancy description

My Client is a specialist in baggage system manufacture and integration. With a full range of baggage system products, solutions and services, we are one of the few companies in the world able to provide for all aspects of a baggage system solution from design to hand over and operations & maintenance.

With proven systems technology and leading edge material handling solutions, they provide airport and aviation clients the highest level of service, quality and know-how to enable their systems to meet the demands of today and the future.

This role is to enable the company to retain UK sector lead and to grow nationally and internationally through the development of new automation products and equipment.

Role & Responsibilities

- Production of electrical CAD drawings.
- Accountable for the accurate production and update of Single Line, schematic and wiring diagrams
- Taking mark-ups from consultant engineers and both producing and coordinating as-installed CAD drawings for review
- Creation of electrical wiring schematics and panel/wiring drawings, control panel general arrangements and layouts, cable block diagrams, Cable / termination schedules
- Involvement in producing Bill of Materials, FDS, preparation and execution of documentation (Design and Engineering reports and operation manuals etc)
- Modify original drawings, assemblies and general arrangements as required
- Capable of producing electrical schematics to the IEC 61082 standard
- Familiar with the use of graphical symbols as specified by IEC 60617
- Familiar with BS7671 , cable colours, cable sizing , terminal numbering
- Experienced in working under a formal engineering change control process
- Ability to create new designs for controls systems preferable
- Competent to review Panel build against drawing
- Competent to carry out basic electrical commissioning preferable
- Procurement of parts


- Working knowledge of electrical schematics of control systems, control panels and electrical installations in an industrial automation environment
- Ability to compile documents in a logical manner and process
- Work as part of a controls team and eventually be competent to work on own initiative
- HNC/HND, Electrical CAD Experience
- Deadline driven and flexible to changes in workload
- Working through full project lifecycle - design, software, hardware, testing, and installation / commissioning.

Vacancy description

The successful candidate will be an experienced Electronics design engineer with embedded systems development experience and knowledge of power electronics systems development and will have Systems design experience of complex systems that includes the design of software or FPGA/ASIC-based real-time embedded processing systems and be able to contribute to design reviews and present material in specialist area

Ocado is an award-winning online retailer revolutionising grocery shopping in the UK who continually report double digit growth. Our R&D Team are developing our own technology and new customer propositions allowing the business to open multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships. We pride ourselves on the quality of ours goods, people and technological advances that power everything we do. This role is to enable Ocado to retain UK sector lead and to grow nationally and internationally through the development of new automation products and equipment

Key skills required for the Electronics Design Engineer job:

- Create circuit schematics and layout multi-layer PCBs using CAD
- Both Schematic Capture and PCB layout with SMT and through hole devices
- Design and development of power, digital and analogue circuits
- Design and develop circuits and systems for high voltage circuits, low voltage circuits, analogue digital & microcontroller based circuits and power electronics circuits
- Exposure to FPGAs / VHDL programming would be beneficial
- Design and test systems for compliance with EMC and Low Voltage directives
- Support production, planning, service and purchasing departments
- Experience undertaking schematic capture, choosing components, justifying thedesign by analysis and testing of reliability
- Development and maintenance of digital/analogue circuitry and Embedded software code
- Management and implementation of cost reduction programmes
- Investigate field issues and production issues and implementing the necessary changes needed
- Reliability and regulatory testing of products
- Knowledge and experience of EMC and LVD design approvals process
- Product integration, Verification and Validation including component testing, system testing, performance testing, test planning and documentation
- Systems definition and Design - understanding of the system design process including requirements allocation and architecture definition and capability determination

Basic pre-requisites

- Degree in Electrical, Electronic or ControlEngineering, or similar related subject
- Excellent knowledge of High Voltage circuits, powerelectronics, digital/analogue electronics design experience
- Experience of EMC and electrical safety standards
- Exposure to analogue and digital circuitdesign
- Experience withdesigning and constructing PCBs
- Willingness to learn and grow within a fast-pacedengineering environment

Background / Experience required:

- Qualified to a degree level or electronicengineering or closely-related discipline
- PCB layout/schematic capture skills and experience with CAD simulation packages
- Degree in electrical or electronicengineering or similar
- Analoguedesign
- Digitaldesign experience
- Significant recent profession is hardware /electronics related subject

Application Process

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please submit your CV.

We will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful