Electrical Design Engineer

Recruiter
Melbreck Technical Recruitment Ltd
Location
Hounslow, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
1178908708
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Melbreck Technical are working with a leading designer and manufacturer of special purpose equipment and machinery based near Heathrow.
Due to a planned expansion of their technical capability they are looking to strengthen their Electrical Design capability and as such are looking to secure an Electrical Design Engineer on a permanent basis ASAP.
Purpose of the role:
Conduct design of equipment that interfaces with hydraulic control systems to external electrical systems, which includes hydraulic pumps, motors, sensors, solenoids, emergency stops etc.

Main Duties and Account abilities
  • Engineering and design of electrical systems, which are connected to single phase or three phase mains supply.
  • Design of Emergency Stop and other safety systems including guard switches.
  • Design of cable, wire harness, and other interconnects.
  • Specify a wide range of components that meet the project requirements (such as motors including soft-starters).
  • Design and specify electrical equipment enclosures.
  • Responsible for drawing electrical schematics, wiring diagrams and creating bills of materials for customer projects using CAD (SEE Electrical).
  • Liaise with a small multi-function team of mechanical, electronic, software and hydraulic engineers.
  • Understand and supervise the implementation of the latest Electrical and Wiring standards.
  • Communicate with suppliers to assist the Purchasing department.
  • Help with testing and debugging of equipment.
  • Create procedures and documents to support the implementation of electrical equipment.
  • Communicate with customers to understand their specific electrical requirements.
  • Some travel to work on site at customer projects at home and abroad.

Person Specification
  • Drawing schematics/diagrams using CAD
  • Machine System Design
  • Emergency Stop and Safety circuits
  • Motor Controllers and Soft-starters
  • Mains switchgear
  • Relay circuits including special functions such as timer, latching etc
  • 3 Phase mains supplies
  • PLC Programming
  • Mechanical design of enclosures
  • International Electrical and Wiring Standards
  • Practical electrical assembly
  • HND/HNC Qualification as a minimum


Salary details are confidential and will be discussed on application.If you are interested in this role then please get in contact ASAP with the following reference number: #2400

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