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Graduate Electrical Engineer

Portishead, North Somerset
08/08/2019 (17:31)
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Job Title:                    Graduate Electrical Engineer

Location:                    North Somerset Office

Role Description:

Under guidance from more experienced Engineers, undertake the design, simulation and prototyping of electrical/electronic and fibre optic products in support of the company’s research and development activities and commercial deliveries.  Conduct electrical/electronic and optical analyses of products, systems and sub-components and produce technical documentation in accordance with company procedures.

Responsibility Summary:


  • Evaluate electrical/electronic and fibre optic systems, products, components and applications using simulation and by undertaking research programs.
  • Develop products and solutions to meet customer requirements.
  • Generate product/system design documentation in accordance with company procedures, including (but not limited to) specifications, test procedures, block diagrams, schematics, operating manuals and any other documentation required for deliverables.
  • Undertake testing, evaluation, modification and re-testing of products/solutions.
  • Work to defined project specifications, budgets and timescales.
  • Provide verbal and written progress reports to all levels of management within the business.
  • Support the preparation and filing of patent disclosures/applications by identifying novel technology and writing the initial idea descriptions.
  • Support general tendering and marketing activities, as and when required.
  • Support and assist in testing and commissioning, both on-site and off-site.
  • Work to relevant customer, British (BS), European (EN) and other international standards, as required.
  • Undertake engineering consultancy work in accordance with company and client requirements.


  • Undertake obligations in accordance with ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 as detailed in the Operations Manual.  Recognize requirements for Industry Standards as relevant to work scope.
  • Adopt a pro-active approach to company and client QHSE initiatives and objectives.
  • Ensure best practice is followed to achieve maximum levels of safety, quality and efficiency and take recognition of the environment and environmental impacts in all activities and decisions.
  • Adopt a continuous improvement approach to work ethic.

Team Work

  • Deal with day to day queries from customers/suppliers and employees throughout the business network.
  • Pro-active attitude to ensure ‘One Team’ work ethic.
  • Positive working approach towards business ethics.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:



Hons Degree or HND/HNC or equivalent in a suitable engineering discipline.


General understanding and/or appreciation of electrical and electronic principles.



  • Electrical Schematic/ PCB design
  • PC literacy
  • Knowledge of Pspice, SPICE, OrCAD, Matlab, circuit designs
  • Team work
  • Experience of creation of Functional Design Specifications, Test procedures and similar engineering documentation
  • Flexibility
  • Problem solving / lateral thinking
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

Occasional travel to client/supplier premises and/or other company sites.

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