Electrical Design Engineer

Automation Experts Ltd
11 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Electrical Design Engineer with experience of EPlan, AutoCAD Electrical or similar now required for a growing company who have a solid reputation for offering a full range of design, prototyping, assembly, installation and support to the Aerospace and Automotive manufacturing industries.

Joining a busy and professional engineering team, you will be responsible for the design of control panels for electronic test and assembly solutions.

Duties will include:

? Assist the sales team with queries and provide information and pre-studies for quotations

? Generate specification documents

? Support customer review meetings and provide on-site support as required

? Trial and test new equipment

? Validate designs against product specifications to ensure all requirements have been achieved

? Produce technical electrical drawings for manufacturing following best practise and procedures

? Good document control including drawing revision

? Assist and support the manufacturing team during the builds

? Create documentation and ensure that any risk analysis reviews are carried out to support CE marking

? Provide Project Management with project and task status

Ideally you will be degree/HND/HNC qualified in a relevant discipline, however time served Engineers with relevant experience will also be considered.

Preferred Skills:

? Proven experience of a similar role

? Knowledge of working in a practical electrical development environment

? Experience of E-Plan Electrical will be advantageous, however other electrical CAD packages are acceptable i.e. AutoCAD Electrical, SolidWorks Electrical, SEE Electrical

? The ability to use mechanical CAD would be advantages but not essential

? An understanding of 17th edition knowledge would be beneficial

? Control panel layout design

? Be able to create and write control specifications for new products or modification to existing products

? Technically astute with knowledge of Electronics, PC/PLC Control Systems

? Have an understanding and the ability to generate accurate BOM's

? Ability to overcome problems as they arise is important, as the ability to have self-discipline, motivation, and quick thinking

? General electrical / mechanical workshop equipment understanding is appreciated

There will be an occasional need to stay away when meeting with customers/assisting with commissioning, therefore full driving license and own vehicle are also required.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established company who design and manufacture electronic test equipment for the automotive sector for many household names.

For more information about working for a flexible and friendly business supplying some of the world leaders in the automotive field, call Sarah Clarke on (Apply online only) or (Apply online only). Alternatively, email your CV quoting the above reference number to

Based in Birmingham this role is easily commutable from within and around the following areas: Dudley, Quinton, South Birmingham, Stourbridge, Coventry and Halesowen.

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All respondents to this position must be eligible to live and work in the UK - Automation Experts are unable to assist with the award of Visas or UK Work Permits.

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