Electrical Design Engineer

Posted 5 months ago
Melbreck Technical are working with a leading designer and manufacturer of special purpose equipment and machinery based near Heathrow.
Due to a planned expansion of their technical capability they are looking to strengthen their Electrical Design capability and as such are looking to secure an Electrical Design Engineer on a permanent basis ASAP.
Purpose of the role:

Conduct design of equipment that interfaces with hydraulic control systems to external electrical systems, which includes hydraulic pumps, motors, sensors, solenoids, emergency stops etc.

Main Duties and Account abilities
  • Engineering and design of electrical systems, which are connected to single phase or three phase mains supply.
  • Design of Emergency Stop and other safety systems including guard switches.
  • Design of cable, wire harness, and other interconnects.
  • Specify a wide range of components that meet the project requirements (such as motors including soft-starters).
  • Design and specify electrical equipment enclosures.
  • Responsible for drawing electrical schematics, wiring diagrams and creating bills of materials for customer projects using CAD (SEE Electrical).
  • Liaise with a small multi-function team of mechanical, electronic, software and hydraulic engineers.
  • Understand and supervise the implementation of the latest Electrical and Wiring standards.
  • Communicate with suppliers to assist the Purchasing department.
  • Help with testing and debugging of equipment.
  • Create procedures and documents to support the implementation of electrical equipment.
  • Communicate with customers to understand their specific electrical requirements.
  • Some travel to work on site at customer projects at home and abroad.

Person Specification

  • Drawing schematics/diagrams using CAD
  • Machine System Design
  • Emergency Stop and Safety circuits
  • Motor Controllers and Soft-starters
  • Mains switchgear
  • Relay circuits including special functions such as timer, latching etc
  • 3 Phase mains supplies
  • PLC Programming
  • Mechanical design of enclosures
  • International Electrical and Wiring Standards
  • Practical electrical assembly
  • HND/HNC Qualification as a minimum
Salary details are confidential and will be discussed on application.
If you are interested in this role then please get in contact ASAP with the following reference number: #2400

Job Features

Job CategoryEngineering
Job ID2400

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