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Electrical Design Engineer

Electrical Design Engineer (SE13240 / 510) Cambridge, England

Salary: GBP35000 - GBP40000 per annum + Benefits

Electrical Design Engineer

Cambridge Area

Commutable from Cambridge, Bedford, St. Neots, Huntingdon, Sandy, Royston, Hitchin



Our client is a leading design and manufacturer of full turnkey projects for food processing & packaging machinery. With a reputation for product quality which is second to none and industry leading standards. They are looking for an Electrical Design Engineer to join their expanding team.



Role & Responsibilities:


  • Working within a team of design engineers, designing a comprehensive range of food processing and packaging machinery for manufacture
  • Create designs for control panel layouts, schematic drawings with component and cable specifications
  • Spec and source components and other hardware in line with the purchasing & software team
  • Create electrical, pneumatic & hydraulic diagrams using Eplan Pro Panel design software
  • Create BOM’s, price reviews and liaise with project engineers throughout design process
  • Work on own initiative and as part of a team daily
  • PLC / HMi selection in line with the software department
  • Working with low voltage single & 3-paste AC systems, ranging from 110V – 600V
  • Provide technical support and advice on matters concerning product quality & testing
  • Specific project work, adhering to appropriate legislation/standards for electrical safety



Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


  • Must have experience of electrical wiring / control panel design projects
  • Previous electrical CAD experience, specifically with Eplan Pro Panel design software
  • Qualified to HNC/HND in electrical engineering
  • Able to manage a dynamic workload and have a flexible approach
  • Excellent problem solving abilities, with an eye for detail
  • Ideally have knowledge of PLC hardware & software
  • Able to read & interpret technical diagrams for electrical systems
  • Knowledge of hydraulics & pneumatics beneficial
  • Bonus if qualified in 17th / 18th Edition
  • Work well on own initiative and as part as an over design department
  • Beneficial to know about industrial network systems – Ethernet/IP, Modbus TCP



Job Reference No: SE13240 / 510


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