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Electrical Design Engineer


Job Description:

Electrical Design Engineer
Permanent position
Welwyn garden city
Food and beverage,
Salary £50,000 to £62,000
Immediate start available

What will I be doing?
Designing electrical machines and systems for products that are required for our internal customer fulfilment centres.
Team Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Team Lead and Product Manager to:
    • Keep system quality high
    • Foster collaboration within the team and with engineers from other teams.
  • Learn and understand engineering principles such as:
    • Continuous improvement
    • Fail fast philosophy
    • Design for manufacturing
    • Design for operation
    • Rapid Prototyping


  • Product Scope:
    • Define cable routing within the control panel and external machine using Eplan SmartWire
    • Check all modifications and new designs are fully detailed and documented. Schedule and lead technical project reviews based on the project deliverables and milestones
  • Technical Scope:
    • Internalise and maintain electrical drawings provided by third parties.
    • Designing by Selecting and configuring controls, power and safety system architecture for new automation equipment for AC & DC systems.
    • Identifying new ideas to improve our products, and producing reference designs to prove and implement these concepts.
    • Helping develop a rapid and flexible development process.
    • Preparing for manufacture (Bill of Materials, Harness drawings) and working with external suppliers.
    • Designing automated machines, their sub systems or their components using control systems, machinery systems and sub-systems
    • Specifying and selecting electrical components, for EU and International applications
    • Power calculations and budgeting.
    • Conducting and participating in design review for new product designs and changes/modifications to existing designs.
    • Solving engineering problems plus relevant investigation activities, and present root cause analysis and solutions.
    • Approving and signing off drawings.
    • Supporting the transfer to a contract manufacturer for machines with production volumes from 10 offs to 10000s
    • Working with relevant regulations.
    • Be able to review design outputs from both internal and external design resources.
    • Advising on test procedures and test rigs
    • Support development of design verification test plans.

What we are looking for

  • Ability to select standard components and design automation products.
  • Experience of:
    • Working on electrical cabinets and control systems for global application.
    • Demonstrated evidence of working with suppliers and contract manufacturers.
  • Experience of developing products to high manufacturing volumes.
  • Experience of full product development lifecycle.

This would make you stand out from the crowd

  • Experience of simulation of electrical systems
  • Experience of working with Siemens PLC
  • Experience of simulation, electromechanical architecture, Solidworks.

What we offer you
Our employee benefits are designed for you, we care about people and we've ensured we have a wealth of benefits that focus on your well-being. Within our flexible environment we can offer technically stretching work, a competitive salary and share schemes. Benefits include pension scheme, train season ticket loan (interest-free), free shuttle bus from Hatfield train station and of course, healthy retail staff discounts.
If you think you have what it takes to make a difference, please submit your application below.
Or contact Kieran Duggan at matchtech on 01489 898162

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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