Electrical Design Engineer

Recruiter
Ripple Recruit
Location
Harwell, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1229178552
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
If you're an electrical electronics design engineer who prefers to stay in their comfort zone, then look away now. We need a team player to take on complex, turnkey projects in the nuclear sector, projects that other companies lack the technical ability or the out of the box thinking to deliver.
As Electrical Design Engineer, you will be pushing the boundaries of what's possible and solving challenges within robotics and remote handling that have never previously been faced.
You will have the opportunity to engineer solutions for extremely harsh environments such as the clean-up of the Fukushima nuclear disaster and ITER, the world's largest fusion experiment.
The Role...
* Working with the latest robotics and remote handling technologies, you be involved in projects from concept, through detailed design, into manufacture and commissioning.
* Working in a highly team-focused environment, you will be surrounded by experienced and passionate engineers.
* Solving complex electrical engineering challenges that have never previously been faced, creative thinking is essential.
The Benefits...
* 26 days holiday pa plus eight bank holidays (+ 1 extra day per year of employment for the next five years, taking the total holidays to 31 pa).
* Company bonus of up to 5%.
* Company pension contribution of 5%.
* 4 x salary life insurance.
* Possibility of occasional travel opportunities within the UK, US and Europe.
* Normal 7½ hour day for 5 days, or compressed week with 12:30pm finish on Fridays (37½ hr week).
The Requirements...
* Mid to senior-level experience within Electrical Design.
* Proven experience using an Electrical CAD tool (such as EPLAN, SEE Electrical CAD, Solidworks Electrical etc.).
* Good knowledge of cable management, cable rating and specification.
* Experience of motor control systems and multi-axis motion control would be a big advantage.
So, if you have previous experience with PLCs and servo drives and enjoy learning new tools then apply asap, training is available.
Next Steps...
Please apply for this opportunity as soon as possible. Upon receipt of your application, one of the team at Ripple Recruit will be in touch to discuss further

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