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ELECTRICAL / ELECTRONIC DESIGN ENGINEER

Job Description

The Role:

Our client is looking for an experienced Design Engineer to join the existing team to support with much of the Electrical AutoCAD work, alongside four other team members. 

You will be supporting a specific project for a new test facility, for which allowance has been made up to March 2020.  The bulk of the CAD work will be carried out by another employee; however, this contractor will need to be more of a decision maker, someone who can make suitable suggestions and add more to the design philosophy behind the project.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • The role is primarily focused on working as part of a small team of Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers and software Engineers to develop turbocharger performance testing facilities located within clients testing laboratory.
  • The scope of the design skill required, includes the design of low voltage control systems (up to 400VAC), safety PLC integration and programming, distributed instrumentation and control design, using a mixture of analogue, digital and bus-based protocols.
  • The individual must have strong communication and teamwork skills, working with the design team to define scope of works/specifications, design solutions, procure components and assemble/test in alignment with business needs.
  • Working within a highly experienced team of Engineers the successful candidate must cooperate and take guidance from those around them whilst challenging capabilities to ensure continuous improvement.

Person Specification:

  • Experienced Electrical / Electronic Engineer (5 years plus industrial experience) with an in-depth knowledge of engineering design/manufacturing.  Previous experience of working in a Test environment (specifically turbocharger/rotating machine testing) would be advantageous although is not essential.
  • A proficiency using AutoCAD Electrical is essential. You’ll use this for producing schematics, layout drawings, BOMS, wiring schedules and supporting documentation, using the agreed company standards.
  • Liaising with panel and enclosure build technicians (in house) to ensure a consistent build process. Devising, documenting and carrying out subsystem testing prior to full system assembly in the test facility.
  • Developing innovative solutions to potentially complex measurement or control problems. Carrying out DFMEA or similar assessments as part of a team to ensure designs meet functional and safety requirements.
  • Working with the team and project leader to agree time / resource plans, consideration given to scope of work and project risk. Reporting of progress vs plan and developing mitigation plans as necessary.
  • Knowledge of the following standards and technologies would be highly beneficial; Machinery directive and associated BS-EN standards to compliance, Allen Bradley RSLogix/Studio 5000 programming and hardware design for safety PLCs, Common industrial protocol for Allen Bradley PLC, Modbus sensors and control elements
  • Distributed I/O systems, Allen Bradley / Rockwell VFDs for typical 5kW machinery, ABB VFDs for typical 5kW machinery, Eurotherm and EPACK controllers and iTools software

Qualifications:

  • College/University Degree in Engineering Technology or equivalent, is required. Electrical or Electronics Engineering Bachelor’s or Master’s degree highly desirable.
  • Electrical qualification for LV design work, i.e. 17th Edition wiring regulations.

Rate:

  • £30.00 - £32.00 per hour
  • Initial 6-month contract, with a possibility of an extension

SIMILAR JOBS

 

Introduction:

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a UK market leader. As part out of the drawing office team, the role holder will be responsible for producing 3D models using Tekla structures.

Package and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional day for your birthday
  • Company pension scheme, matching up to 5%
  • Company life assurance - three times your annual salary 
  • Workplace nursery scheme, Cycle to work scheme 
  • Mobile and technology loans, Travel season ticket loan 
  • Access to Perkbox - an online discount platform 
  • Free eye tests for VDU users 
  • Friendly, modern working environment

Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilising core Tekla features as well as bespoke Tekla components to create accurate 3D models of steel frame buildings and transfer structures
  • Producing and checking general arrangements, fabrication drawings and CAM data 
  • Producing erection drawings for site 
  • Ensuring project deadlines are met 
  • Using the Company's in-house works management systems (training will be provided) 
  • Liaising with other colleagues, customers and the design team to help ensure projects are completed accurately and on time 
  • Comply with existing company systems and standards 
  • Any other task commensurate with this post

Person Specification:

  • Experience using Tekla structures is essential
  • A background in steel framing or structural steelwork would be highly desirable
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Experience in working effectively in teams
  • Pride in own work

Commutable From: Leeds, Bradford, Burnley, Halifax, Huddersfield

 

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a UK market leader. Working within the Design team, the role holder will lead on structural design elements on projects as required, in a client facing engineering role.

Package and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and an additional day for your birthday
  • Company pension scheme, matching up to 5%
  • Company life assurance - three times your annual salary 
  • Workplace nursery scheme, Cycle to work scheme 
  • Mobile and technology loans, Travel season ticket loan 
  • Access to Perkbox - an online discount platform 
  • Free eye tests for VDU users 
  • Friendly, modern working environment

Key Responsibilities:

  • Adherence to the Integrated Management System 
  • Undertaking concept designs and planning projects at concept stage on a wide variety of buildings 
  • Responsibility for the production of structural engineering calculations, steel frames and associated hot rolled members and composite floor slabs
  • Delivering excellent project work within agreed deadlines and budgets, interacting and cultivating relations with clients and other project members
  • Keep management informed of important and relevant design decisions to make sure that the objectives of the company and client are achieved 
  • Representing client at meetings with clients and suppliers 
  • Assisting and mentoring of graduate engineers 

Person Specification:

  • Proven Structural Engineer experience
  • Ability to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of current codes of practice
  • Experience of steel design is preferred but not essential as full on the job training will be provided 
  • Comfortable undertaking hand calculations and using spreadsheets as standard, but able to demonstrate ability to use 3D modelling software.  Working knowledge of Trimble design software (Tekla Structural Designer) would be beneficial 
  • Bachelor's degree BEng / BSc or Masters degree MEng / MSc that meets the engineering academic requirements for Chartership
  • Working towards Chartership, CSCS card holder and you will hold a full clean UK driving licence 

Commutable from Leeds, Bradford, Burnley, Halifax, Huddersfield

 

A Midland based busy company with a current strong order book into 2021, are seeking an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer with ideally 8 - 10 years exposure of Material Handling moving Machinery Design, with the ability to use both 2D & 3D CAD.

The position will be part of a lively small project team that are responsible for designing and building one-off and bespoke material handling equipment that normally combines both static and moving part machinery and fabrications.

The right candidate will have had recent experience with sheet metal forming and fabrication, structural and machinery design and have a good working knowledge of incorporating motors and moving parts into designs.

The industry sectors supported, vary between Industrial Laundry, Distribution, E-commerce and Automotive and the small project team will get involved in the complete project life cycle of each programme and order.

Skills Required

  • Mechanical Design biased – 2D & 3D CAD (Ideally Solidworks, Solid Edge, Inventor or similar)
  • 8 – 10 Years’ experience working within a materials handling or bespoke moving machinery background
  • A good understanding of mechanical principles and working to set engineering standards
  • A good knowledge of manufacturing and assembly techniques with different materials, particularly folded, welded and punched sheet steel.
  • A good appreciation of electrical and controls systems within automation to enable collaboration with specialists in these fields (No electrical circuit or control system design is expected from the candidate).
  • Some good project engineering ability and good exposure of taking projects from concept through to production.
  • Good working experience of Design Quality and Bill of Materials and Design Changes

Attributes Required

  • A candidate who is generally interested in mechanical engineering
  • A good team and project player, who is happy to adapt and support projects
  • A strong proactive attitude and self-motivated
  • A natural problem solver
  • Able to remain focused, professional and calm during demanding and challenging projects
  • Willingness to support projects with extra hours when needed
  • Someone who works well within a small busy team

Package

  • Salary £40,000- £45,000
  • Working week 8.30 – 5pm Mon – Thurs & 8.30 – 3.30pm Fri
  • (Hours can be 7.30 – 4pm or 9.30 – 6pm if required)
 

The Company:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world-leading international organisation. Established over 30 years ago, they have a proven background in manufacturing, developing and designing innovative, sustainable construction solutions.

These high-performance solutions have been used in thousands of civil engineering projects across the globe, covering many different applications and market sectors.

In addition to being a great place to work, they will offer a relocation package for the right candidate.

The Role:

The Civil Engineering Technician is an integral part of the UK & Ireland sales team providing technical support for both external and internal customers. Working closely with the Technical Sales Support Engineer the role will manage technical enquiries received from multiple sources assisting customers in a timely and efficient manor enhancing the company customer centric ethos.

The incumbent will engage confidently with clients, consultants and contractors providing solutions for civil engineering challenges, promoting company values and developing additional leads where possible. Although the primary objective of the role is to provide customer support work will be varied to include summarisation of detailed project information and the opportunity to produce designs.

Package and Hours:

  • Salary £27,000
  • 37 hours per week
  • 33 days holiday
  • Pension, 6% matched
  • Life insurance
  • Death in Service 3 times salary
  • Company sick pay

General Information:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea / coffee and filtered water
  • On site cooking facilities
  • International Company
  • Market Leaders
  • Opportunity to progress within role and Company
  • Christmas Shut down

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Provide a prompt and accurate response to technical enquires from all sources.
  • Confidently communicate technical information via telephone, email or other format satisfying customer requirements.
  • Receive and co-ordinate an appropriate response to MQL (Marketing Qualified Lead) enquiries, including technical advice, feasibility solutions and/or summarising of information for further processing.
  • Gather appropriate information from external customers to enable effective tracking of opportunities and eventual sale of company solutions.
  • Assess technical information received from internal and external sources summarising key parameters and describing customer to be passed to the design department for processing.
  • Build strong working relationships cross-functionally providing technical support to internal customers as required including external seal, design and customer services.
  • Use all technological tools provided by the company to accurately track work completed and opportunities with specific attention to CRM management.

Person Specification:

  • BEng or MEng degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering (or similar).
  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively through various formats including telephone and email.
  • Capacity to assess design drawings and technical reports to extract the required parameters to provide support and/or produce a design.
  • Previous experience working within an office environment and/or within the civil engineering sector would be advantageous.
  • Capable of prioritizing own workload demonstrating flexibility and agility in a rapidly changing environment, ability to work on own initiative and plan own workload effectively. High level of computer literacy, use of design software, Microsoft office, CRM systems etc.
  • Enthusiasm to grow technical knowledge, keep up to speed with new developments and engage with academic/industry bodies. An awareness of Health and Safety and CDM 2015 regulations would be of benefit.
  • Capable of prioritizing own workload demonstrating flexibility and agility in a rapidly changing environment.

Commutable from Preston, Blackburn, Bolton, Burnley, Bury, Rochdale, Wigan

 

The Company:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world-leading international organisation. Established over 30 years ago, they have a proven background in manufacturing, developing and designing innovative, sustainable construction solutions.

These high-performance solutions have been used in thousands of civil engineering projects across the globe, covering many different applications and market sectors.

In addition to being a great place to work, they will offer a relocation package for the right candidate.

Package and Hours for a Senior Design Engineer:

  • Salary £45,000 - £50,000
  • 37 hours per week
  • Bonus potential, 7.5%
  • 33 days holiday
  • Pension, 6% matched
  • Life insurance
  • Company sick pay
  • Relocation package if required

The Role of a Senior Design Engineer:

A vacancy for a Senior Design Engineer has now arisen to join the existing UK Design Team. The successful candidate will provide all design aspects of solutions in the UK and internationally. These solutions comprise feasibility assessment, detailed design, working drawings, specification, quantity estimate and material supply with professional indemnity insurance support. 

  • The successful candidate should be a Civil/Geotechnical Engineer with 5 years’ experience of geotechnical design work.
  • 4+ years’ experience of geotechnical pavement design work
  • Experience of slope stability assessment and retaining wall design, plus experience of Transport Sector including pavement design (ideally Highways sector) is desirable
  • Good interpersonal skills are essential
  • Experience with standard computer programmes and AutoCAD is also necessary as there will be a requirement for hands-on involvement in the provision of solutions within a collaborative team environment
  • The UK design office is central to the sales support and the ability to work independently and efficiently under pressure is of paramount importance.

Commutable From Preston, Blackburn, Bolton, Burnley, Bury, Rochdale, Wigan

 

Company:

 

QUALITY ENGINEER (12 MONTH CONTRACT)

HUDDERSFIELD

MANUFACTURING

 

 

 

Are you looking for a change in scenery or just a new opportunity to put your skills to the test at an incredibly successful Manufacturer?

Are you a Quality engineer who is looking to take the next step in your career?

Our client is an industry leading Tier 1 client who are looking for a Quality Engineer on a 12 month contract who has a background in Automotive to join them as their business continues to grow and provide outstandingly high quality products.

This role will require travel to EMEA and around the UK to service Suppliers.

This role has the possibility to be based in Huddersfield or Northamptonshire.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Hourly rate - Negotiable
  • 12 month contract

Duties:

  • As Quality Engineer you will be responsible for supplier evaluation and selection
  • You will be responsible for PPAP
  • Work with suppliers to ensure all quality standards are met and use them quality tools efficiently
  • As Quality engineer you will measure supplier quality performance

Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a quality engineering role and ideally with some experience being supplier facing
  • You will need to be open to travel around the UK and EMEA
  • Background in Automotive (Tier 1/2) preferred
  • Experience with PPAP is essential
  • Experience with welding/fabrication would be an advantage
  • Further experience with PLC’s/Electronics would be beneficial

Please feel free to have a confidential chat on the details below. What are you waiting for?

 

SALES MANAGER - SCOTLAND AND NORTH OF ENGLAND (HOME BASED)

Do you have experience of selling into the agricultural sector? Do you have an interest in the capital equipment industry? This may be the perfect opportunity for you.

An industry leading, agricultural capital equipment manufacturer is seeking a Sales Manager to manage business development and account management activities in Scotland and the North of England.

Benefits:

  • The Sales Manager will receive a basic salary of around £40,000 + car + bonus.

Responsibilities:

  • The Sales Manager will be responsible for identifying key end users and distributors accounts to sell the equipment into.
  • They will also be responsible for managing existing accounts, both end user and distribution partners to increase revenues in the region.

The company sell rotary mowing equipment which is primarily fitted to agricultural vehicles such as tractors, so experience selling related products and services would be highly advantageous.

The Sales Manager will be working for one of the most well-known brands in the industry, with a well-established reputation which will mean most doors are half open to begin with.

For more information, get in touch today!

 

MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIAN

DONCASTER

An exceptional opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Electrician.

Benefits for a Maintenance Electrician:

  • Salary: £39,000  
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Share Scheme
  • Generous Holiday
  • Permanent Nights - Sunday through to Thursday 9pm till 6am

Ideally the right Maintenance Electrician will hold:

  • Previous experience within a Heavy environment
  • Proven experience within a Maintenance electrician role
  • Proven experience with Siemens PLC’s - Fault finding abilities
  • Experience with: Hydraulics & Pneumatics, Inverters, Gearboxes, Conveyor systems, Lifting equipment.
  • Must be Apprentice trained holding a formal qualification within Electrical engineering.
  • Must be Apprentice trained holding a ONC / HNC in electrical engineer, also holding their 17th / 18th IEE Wiring regulations.

If you would like to know more on this role then please call Cheray Oakes on 0121 321 4311 or send a copy of your CV ASAP.