Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Electrical Design Engineer


Job Description:

Job Title:             Electrical Design Engineer

Location:             Sheffield

Salary:                 £60,000

Type:                   Permanent


Orion Electrotech is partnered with a thriving market leading machinery manufacturing business.

With an unwavering commitment to integrity in motion, this company specialises in solving bespoke mechanical handling challenges tailored for high-risk environments. Employing a proven, end-to-end approach coupled with exceptional engineering expertise, they deliver high-integrity solutions for the most demanding applications. Renowned for engineering with the X-factor, they design, build, test, and install some of the world's safest mechanical handling systems. Serving clientele in safety-critical sectors like nuclear, defence, and aerospace, their solutions mitigate risks associated with handling valuable, sensitive, or hazardous assets.


Due to an extended period of exponential growth, we are looking for a Electrical Design Engineer to join our expanding electrical and controls team.



About The Electrical Design Engineer Role

You will be responsible for electrical design and working with control system engineers to integrate the most effective and efficient electrical systems possible.


The Electrical Design Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Understand customer specifications and project requirements.
  • Adhere to the Project Program for control system design milestones.
  • Ensure Health & Safety compliance across all activities.
  • Create and update BoD & FDS.
  • Generate diagrams, cable schedules, and sizing calculations for cables.
  • Contribute to Design Risk Assessments and peer review designs for compliance.
  • Collaborate with mechanical engineers for equipment integration.
  • Mentor junior team members.
  • Produce technical documentation including Bill of Materials and testing documents.
  • Select and procure EC&I equipment efficiently.
  • Follow QA procedures for technical quality standards.


A successful Electrical Design Engineer will need:

  • Experienced in hardware design of electrical control systems.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD Electrical.
  • Familiar with Machinery Safety Design.
  • Familiar with Variable Speed Drives.
  • Familiar with 18th Edition Electrical Wiring Regulations.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of Health and Safety Legislation, including CDM Regulations.


We reward our Electrical Design Engineer a competitive salary and an excellent selection of benefits.


If you are a driven individual with an engineering education seeking an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact in bespoke automation we would love to hear from you. Join us on our journey as we continue to enrich the possibilities of our solutions. 

Thank you for your application. Due to the volume of applications, we receive, unfortunately we are not able to respond to every application personally, therefore, if you have not heard back from us within 5 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful. To see our other available vacancies please visit our website.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Manufacturing
  • Years Experience

    5+ years