Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Junior Electrical CAD Designer


Job Description:


Electrical CAD Designer:

  • Permanent Role – Office based
  • Salary £23 – £28k
  • 40 hours per week



Thermco Systems Ltd, is an established, multinational semi-conductor manufacturing business based in Washington, West Sussex. We have an exciting, challenging, and unique opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our engineering team as an electrical engineer. This is for a portfolio of products related to the semi-conductor equipment manufacturing industry. Knowledge of PLCs, electrical switchgear is necessary and experience of Solidworks Electrical would be an advantage.


What we are looking for

  • Experienced electrical CAD Designer with knowledge of;
    • Production of electrical drawings (Solidworks Electrical)
    • Purchasing systems and bills of materials
    • PLCs and interfacing with electrical circuits
    • Safety interlocks and safety circuits
    • Support manufacturing and customers in a production environment
  • Great communication skills and a team player
  • General understanding of embedded microprocessor controls
  • Good understanding of PLCs



HNC in an electrical discipline or similar electrical qualification


Key responsibilities

  • Production of electrical schematics for manufacture
  • Generation of bills of materials
  • Assist manufacturing during the build and test cycle
  • Assist customers and site engineers
  • Attend planning meetings
  • Interface with PLC programming personnel
  • Help maintain the technical construction files for each project



  • Good understanding of power and control circuits
  • Good computer skills
  • Ability to express instructions clearly and concisely
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to work to tight schedules
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Good analytical and questioning skills
  • The ability to work successfully as part of a multidisciplinary team


Desirable criteria

  • Knowledge of Solidworks Electrical
  • Knowledge of Mitsubishi PLCs
  • Programming skills
  • Knowledge of motion systems and drives



What’s in it for you?

  • This opportunity is varied and interesting where the successful applicant can take responsibility for the electrical design and design implementation in complex machines.
  • The role will require liaison with all business departments thus offering plenty of variety.
  • An excellent opportunity to gain a strong specialised knowledge of the semi-conductor industry.


Benefits for our permanent staff

  • Semi-flexible hours
  • Pension scheme
  • Health scheme
  • Dental Scheme
  • In service life insurance scheme
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Free on-site parking




  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Electronics