Electrical Design Engineer

Edison Technical Recruitment Limited
40000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual + + negotiable
09 Jan 2017
18 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Job Title: Electrical Design Engineer

Job Location: Devon, South West England, UK

Job Salary: GBP40k-GBP50k per annum (dependent upon experience)

Key responsibilities

- Component and assembly design from concept to production in an automotive environment using CAD
- Produce circuit diagrams and schematics
- Produce designs to meet the agreed requirements to time and within hours specified
- Maintain accurate design records and maintain drawing issue control
- Use the PDM system to store and issue drawings
- Revise or amend existing designs and drawings to meet new requirements
- Work with the Project Engineer and other team members to provide the best output
- Liaise with suppliers in order to source new components
- Assess prototype components for correct fit and function
- Prepare documentation for design reviews

Other responsibilities

- Report writing and project information recording
- Vehicle testing using data logging and other instrumentation.
- Undertake or provide any training that is necessary within your role

Company player

- Effectively communicates with all members of company staff
- Effectively communicates with customers and suppliers
- Deals with problems and challenges efficiently and effectively
- Administratively effective - keeps business information updated, easily accessible and secure
- A 'thinking performer' - challenges/questions the way things are done to find and implement improvements to the way we work. Doesn't accept the status quo and shares their knowledge
- Uses initiative and is self-motivated. Proactive not reactive
- Wants to and does continuously improve themselves (skills and behaviour)
- Embodies the company values of integrity, mutual respect, enthusiasm, quality and quantity
- Adds something unique to the team (e.g. skills, experience, attributes)

What you'll need as the Electrical Design Engineer


- Cad skills preferably Autocad and SolidWorks
- Engineering draughting experience of electrical schematics and looms
- Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
- A good communication skill (verbal and written) at all levels including suppliers and customers
- Generally computer literate and able to adapt to different software etc
- Good report writing and project information recording
- Able to resolve basic computer problems with minimal help


- Experience of drawing issue control using PDM.
- Experience of a range of automotive systems.
- Vehicle testing using data logging and other instrumentation.
- Presentation skills

Behavioural competencies:

- Approachable and dependable
- Able to lead and mentor
- Logical and thorough approach to record keeping
- Able to meet deadlines and control budgets
- Drive to achieve quality in all that he/she does
- Able to work effectively under pressure

Qualifications & experience:

- Minimum of HNC qualification in Electrical Engineering
- Knowledge of Automotive electrics, 12 and 24v
- Proven experience of working in a designer role
- Electrical Engineering Degree

Organisational fit:

- Able to work on an informal basis with colleagues and communicate directly
- Able to work as part of a team
- Communicates honestly, openly and positively
- Able to work on your own initiative and maintain your own motivation
- Able to work on an outcome related performance system
- Has a positive approach to problems
- Balances creative flair with a disciplined approach and good organisational skills
- Has the desire and ability to contribute to the company as a whole.

In return we can offer:

- Family health
- Dentist
- 25 days holiday
- 5% bonus
- Pension

How to Apply

If you are interested in progressing your career as the Electrical Design Engineer, apply now for immediate consideration.

PLEASE NOTE: If you require visa sponsorship to work in the UK you CANNOT be considered for this role.

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