Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Midlands Permanent

Electrical Design Engineer – West Birmingham – Special Purpose Machinery / Machine Safety - Senior Level Role - £40-50k + overtime + 25 days holiday

Samuel Frank Associates require an experienced Electrical Design Engineer to join a very well established manufacturing company on the West side of central Birmingham. The role will suit an Electrical Design Engineer who has a demonstrable track record of designing full electrical systems from scratch for special purpose machinery and who is also capable of project engineering and managing the delivery. The role requires knowledge of machine safety standards – specifically BS EN 60204 and EN ISO 13849

The main responsibilities of the Electrical Design Engineer role include –

  • Preparation and configuration of standard and custom wiring drawings
  • Completion of design work, drawing creation and technical documentation ( AutoCAD Electrical and/or EPLAN P8 )
  • Project managing, attending meetings, organising labour and supervision on site.
  • Work with suppliers to ensure projects meet performance requirements
  • Provide technical support
  • Ensure compliance with design, test and machine safety requirements
  • Developing test rigs, models and prototype control systems

The key factors the Electrical Design Engineer position requires include –

  • HNC/HND or Degree qualified in Electrical Engineering or related subject
  • Experience of Electrical design within automation, product handling, or special purpose machinery
  • Functional safety, machine safety standards
  • Working understanding of wiring diagrams & control packages
  • Reading and understanding design specifications and technical drawings
  • Experienced in the use of CAD (ideally AutoCAD) and Microsoft software packages
  • Full UK driving licence

This person will work closely with the production and manufacturing departments and provide technical support as required. It is also expected that the Electrical Design Engineer will ensure compliance with all design, regulatory and test requirements and be knowledgeable with CAD packages (ideally AutoCAD).

The company is part of a globally recognised group so the kudos and gravitas of working for the group is a going to be a major positive for the successful applicant.

The role is mainly office based with a small amount of site work expected. The clients’ premises are commutable from the following places – Birmingham, Stourbridge, Smethwick, Dudley, West Bromwich, Halesowen, Kingswinford, Bromsgrove, Walsall and Wolverhampton.

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