Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Posted 3 days ago by People Tech

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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
£60,000 - £65,000/annum

Role: Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Sector: MOD

Hours: 40PW

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £60000 - £65000PA (healthcare (subsidised) Retail Discounts, pension

Our client is a Systems integrator that’s on a mission to be the biggest and best in the UK and they seek a Senior Electrical Design Engineer to work with a team and design electrical controls with E-plan software, SolidWorks that will work Variable Speed Drives, Motor Starter panels, Distribution systems with Allen Bradley / Siemens and other types of HMI/ PLC control systems. 

The Senior Electrical Design Engineer role involves the management of a team of electrical design engineers and to help drive change to make the department more efficient and subsequently profitable. The focus will be in identifying and implementing areas of improvement while ensuring the team are efficient in achieving deadlines. This will mean championing the development and implementation of standards and processes to help standardise the design process, whilst monitoring performance and striving for improvement in all areas.

The Electrical Design Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Work with Project Managers and the Technical Manager to ensure effective allocation of tasks.
  • Ensure that the team’s deliverables are of the required quality and delivered to projects on time and within budget.
  • Alongside Project Managers, manage the day to day flow of operations within the team. Maintain high levels of motivation within the team and be responsible for the welfare of team members.
  • With the assistance of the Technical Manager develop team members through regular reviews, mentoring and identification of training needs and assist in the monitoring of PDP activities of individual engineers.
  • Manage the use of engineering tools (E-Plan, PDM works, etc.) and identify / implement process improvements as required.
  • Assist in the recruitment of permanent and contract personnel. Ensure the team adheres to company policies and procedures.
  • Be a hands on Senior Electrical Engineer providing design solutions and guidance to other members of the team.
  • Take responsibility for the technical compliance of the electrical design to the customer’s specifications, including (but not limited to) Safety and Legislative compliance.
  • Take a senior ‘Principal’ role and responsibility in design / project reviews by ensuring suitable data is available for the review and running them in a professional manor.
  • Production of the necessary design documentation to substantiate the design and application to a project (performance calculations, test plans, material and component selection justifications, etc.) to a high standard and can pass the necessary technical reviews.
  • Internal Engineering Management of Project Teams: Overlooking the everyday planning and micro-managing of engineering team members on a day-by-day basis, ensuring the correct quality of work is being produced and in the timescales agreed.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree Qualified, or equivalent experience, with MOD or Aerospace/Defence or Marine Technical experience (min 5 years)
  • Power & Electrical Design capability - Including System design & Component Selection
  • Proven Control and Instrumentation design capability
  • Relevant experience - Variable Speed Drives, Motor Starter panels, Distribution systems and PLC systems.
  • FMEA & Safety Capabilities - Ability to write and carry out Safety Assessments + Reliability analysis
  • An understanding of Testing & Automation
  • Experience with National Instruments (NI) Hardware & Labview would be advantageous
  • Ability to use E-Plan & Solidworks Electrical would be advantageous

All respondents to this position must be eligible to work in the UK AND be a full UK citizen (no duel passports)

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