Electrical Design Engineer

Recruiter
KBM Resourcing
Location
Kintore, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Oct 2019
Closes
04 Nov 2019
Ref
1303129316
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As an Electrical Design Engineer, you will utilise your technical knowledge and experience as an important member of the Electrical design team within a global engineering group. This group is responsible for delivering a range of world class leading innovative Electrical engineering designs and solutions for Wireline Systems, Wellhead Pressure Control Equipment and machinery to satisfy customers. Acting under the guidance of the Lead Engineer, the Electrical Design Engineer produces these solutions for hydraulic, pneumatic or electro mechanical system designs using advanced CAD tools where appropriate for the task. An appreciation of the commercial implications of engineering decision making, exceptional understanding of engineering principles, attention to detail and problem-solving skills, along with a good awareness of modern manufacturing technologies and practises, the ability to work effectively with other team members and a keen focus on delivery. You will be focused on customers' needs both internal and external. You should be keen to take on fresh challenges, develop your technical and interpersonal skills as well as expand your knowledge and experience through a variety of exciting projects. Crucial to this role will be your ability to contribute to continual improvement processes, enhancing efficiency and performance within your team, and working in line with our business strategy.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Apply Electrical Engineering knowledge to innovate, design and develop customised customer-centric designs
* Carry out Electrical Engineering design, analysis, testing & validation as required
* Plan and lead design projects as allocated by the Lead Engineer
* Prepare cost estimates and ensure all designs assigned are completed within budget
* Ensure designs produced are efficient and cost effective, seeking to reuse existing designs and components wherever practical
* Prepare and check associated engineering documents in accordance with engineering group policy, (such as drawings, technical illustrations, manuals, reports and calculations)
* Participate in sales contract reviews & internal design review meetings, being aware of commercial implications
* Attend and participate in client meetings, always ensuring customer care is the foremost priority
* Ensure all assigned deliverables are technically in accordance with client requirements and established contract requirements
* Develop and take part in test programs and factory acceptance tests to validate designs
* Ensure Engineering Change procedures are implemented thoroughly, helping always minimise disruption to the business.
* Contribute to the investigation, resolution and documentation of Engineering queries including through Engineering Support functions in a timely and technically acceptable fashion
* Remain aware and involved in the latest developments within the industry and the greater engineering world to identify any potential concepts that could be incorporated into new designs
* Ensure a high standard of professionalism is maintained
* Ensure accurate record keeping in relation to projects and time recording according to required schedule
* Support other departments and business units both locally and globally and carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by line manager
* Travel required as dictated by project needs (worldwide travel) for client meetings, and to provide site installation, commissioning and testing support or other related activity as required.
Candidate Requirements
Essential
* Degree Level or similar in Electrical or related Engineering
* Experience in a similar position
* Experience of leading Electrical design projects within multi-disciplinary teams
* Design & troubleshoot electro mechanical system
* Working knowledge within a manufacturing environment
* Working knowledge of AutoCAD Electrical
* Demonstrable understanding of engineering documents and drawings
* Computer literacy (including good command of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook)
* Working knowledge of ISO9001
Remuneration
On offer for this position is a competitive salary with additional benefits including a strong bonus scheme

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