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Electrical Design Engineer

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    £35,000 - £40,000

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    2 months ago

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    Full-Time Permanent

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  • Based In Chandlers Ford
  • £35,000-£40,000 DOE
  • 24 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
Aims & Objectives
  • Design technical solutions for off-highway diesel & electric driven pumping solutions based on customer requirements and in accordance with our internal New Product Introduction procedure.
  • Design new generation of electrical systems to integrate pumping solutions.
  • To work in accordance with health and safety requirement from BS EN 60204, BS EN 62061, EMC and Machinery Directives.
  • Work closely with Research & Development technicians to validate the products & specifications.
Main Responsibilities:
Design function
  • Design wiring harnesses for electric and diesel driven pumps.
  • Contribute to the design of PCB modules to control and protect diesel engine control system.
  • Contribute to developing new control panels for electric and diesel pump-set.
  • Design components required for the electrical installation.
  • Produce accurate design, bill of materials, detailed drawings in accordance with international standards and company procedures, within agreed timescales.
  • Ensure designs are functional, safe and cost effective, while maintaining the expected quality & QHSE standards.
  • Produce concise written specifications which give all information necessary for procurement of required proprietary parts.
  • Maintain Design Office records in accordance with Company procedures.
Project function
  • Contribute with N.P.I. (New Product Introduction) projects, from concept to production handover with the aim to be Right First Time.
  • Ensure technical files for new installation are complete in accordance with Machinery Directives.
  • Ensure prompt delivery of projects involving external suppliers, ensuring Right First Time with adequate communication and verification of delivered designs.
Support function
  • Implementing changes to improve productivity, quality and cost.
  • Work closely with production engineering and ensure day-to-day issues are resolved.
  • Responsible for warranty return investigations.
  • Assist with queries from the different departments within the organisation and sub-contract suppliers.
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure ‘best available practice’ is maintained through the manufacturing process.
Essential Qualifications:
  • Minimum – Degree or HND/HNC in a relevant discipline (e.g. electrical engineering)
  • At least 3 years of experience with proven electrical design background in machinery.
  • Proven experience of working on 3 phase electric motor installations.
  • Experience on PLC programming and electrical harness design.
  • Proven Experience on BS 7671 or BS EN 60204-1.
  • Advanced experience in diesel engine installations.
Preferred Qualifications:  
  • Experience using CAD software (e.g. Inventor, Solidworks)
  • 18th Edition Qualification.
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