Electrical Design Engineer (SE20556 / 510) Cambridgeshire, England

Salary: GBP45000 - GBP50000 per annum + Benefits

Electrical Design Engineer
Southern Cambridgeshire 

Commutable from – Cambridge, Peterborough, Huntingdon, Bedford, Chatteris, St. Neots


Our client is a global leading automation & technology solutions provider, working within the food, FMCG and automated distribution industries. Due to global growth and securing multi-million-pound projects in the UK, they are looking for experienced Electrical Design Engineers to join their brand-new venture into the UK market. 



Role & Responsibilities:


  • Managing work across multiple engineering fields, coordinating with mechanical & electrical engineers, design teams, software engineers, procurement, logistics and site implementation
  • Create electrical designs using AutoCAD Electrical
  • Liaise with procurement and organise the manufacturing of complex automation systems, including robotics, sortation systems, conveyors, and materials handling
  • Design electrical electrical systems – control panels & PLC’s
  • Selection of electrical components for build
  • Preparation of BOM’s, manufacturing & installation specifications
  • Work closely with project managers on design availability to meet project deadlines
  • Planning of electrical & controls installations
  • Testing & commissioning on customer sites
  • Preparation of validation & test documentation



Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


  • Ideally have a degree in Electrical Engineering with relevant electrical design experience
  • Experienced in the design of internal workings of electrical control panels & selection of various components – motors, sensors, switches, wiring, contactors, inverters, circuitry
  • Knowledge of electrical safety and industry wiring standards
  • Previously have worked in automation & material handling systems ideally
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD Electrical
  • Beneficial to have experience of PLC configuration, programming & commissioning
  • Overlap knowledge of mechanical appreciation
  • Ability to work as part of a projects team, across cross functional departments
  • Flexible character to work in the office/on site and from own – manage own time effectively
  • Demonstrate a technical proficiency in machine controls & safety
  • Experienced in the selection & configuration of Variable Speed Drives (VSD’s)




Job Reference No: SE20556 / 510


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