Electrical Component Design Engineer

Posted 01/07/2024 by EES Solutions

Remote job
Hinckley, Leicestershire
£30 - £40/hour

Job Title: Electrical Component Engineer

Location: Leicestershire

Employment Type: 12-month Contract (Will also consider permanent person to join the EES team)

IR35 Determination: Inside IR35

Rate: £30-£40 per hour

Who We Are:

At EES Solutions, we are at the forefront of pioneering engineering solutions spanning across diverse sectors like Rail, Automotive, Marine, and Energy. In this specific contract position, you'll be working hand-in-hand with our dedicated automotive clientele.

Why should you choose us?

Innovation at the Core: We're at the forefront of technological advancements, working on state-of-the-art projects with our customers. Bring your expertise and creative ideas to the table and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of engineering.

Empowered Ownership: We believe in giving our people the autonomy and responsibility to make a real impact. You'll have the freedom to take ownership of your work and unleash your full potential while working alongside brilliant minds.

Collaborative Culture: We thrive on collaboration and knowledge sharing. You'll be surrounded by exceptional people who are passionate about what they do. Together, we'll tackle complex problems, learn from each other, and celebrate our achievements.

Professional Development: We are committed to your growth and success. Talk to us about your career and development and we will work with you to continually expand your skills.

Work-Life Balance: We believe that a healthy work-life balance is essential and offer a supportive environment that respects your personal life and commitments.

What You'll Do:

You will be a key figure in the development of automotive electrical components, driving their lifecycle from conception to integration. This crucial role will involve collaborating closely with suppliers and delineating the component specs. Bridging the gap between suppliers and project teams will be a significant part of your responsibility, ensuring the quality and punctuality of deliverables. Immersing yourself in systems engineering principles, you'll be pivotal in the evolution and integration of components.


  • Take full ownership of electrical component integration.
  • Collaborate intimately with the technical systems delivery team and customer stakeholders.
  • Define testing methodologies ensuring the alignment of electrical components with customer requirements.
  • Serve as the key link between suppliers and project teams, upholding standards of quality and time.
  • Engage deeply with systems engineering principles in the advancement and integration of components.
  • Regularly update the JIRA system for optimized project tracking, risk evaluation, and issues management.

Who We Are Looking For:

  • Proficiency in hardware specification, requirements capture/management and managing suppliers
  • Proficiency with Microsoft packages
  • Excellent trouble shooting skills
  • Detailed hardware analysis and rewview with suppliers
  • Management of suppliers to deliver ECUs/Components against project deliverables

It Would Be An Asset If You Also Have:

  • Knowledge of CAN communication and familiarity with tools such as CANalyser/CANoe (or similar)
  • Previous experience of working within an automotive/manufacturing/industrial environment
  • Specific areas of interest (e.g. EMC, hardware functional safety, connectivity or UI design etc)
  • Experience with PREEvision
  • Experience with MATLAB

Skills To Excel In This Role:

  • Profound knowledge of Electrical/Electronic systems down to the component intricacies.
  • Proven proficiency in system test verification strategies.
  • Demonstrable experience spanning the entire lifecycle of a component, coupled with the aptitude to liaise effectively both internally and across organizations.

If you're an adept Electrical Component Engineer with a passion for steering projects and immersing in cutting-edge technologies, you're the candidate we're searching for. Join our team and be instrumental in sculpting the future of engineering solutions.

Start Date:
Contract Length:
12 months
Job Reference:
Job ID:
Less than 10

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