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Design Engineer - Electrical/Electronic


Job Description:

My client are looking for someone to join their Engineering and Manufacturing teams who have gained a wealth of experience in both Naval & Land Systems from working on major Defence projects either for the UK Ministry of Defence or other Prime Contractors and Major System Integrators.

Job Purpose:

  • To undertake in an efficient and cost-effective manner, activities described in the company's procedures for Design and Design Control.
  • To undertake technical activities associated with the Electrical/Electronic design of the company's products.
  • Ensure the company's Electrical/Electronic design and development objectives are achieved when contributing to product and project activities.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Electrical/Electronic design of the company's products in accordance with customer and legislative requirements and our internal procedures.
  • Ensure the company's product design and development requirements are met in terms of quality (accuracy), programme (on time) and cost (within budget).
  • Maintain the appropriate professional standards on projects and provide guidance and support to other Engineers and employees on all matters relating to Electrical/Electronic design, development, verification and manufacture to the relevant standards.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of relevant technology and practice with a particular emphasis on Electrical/Electronic Engineering including commercial and rugged equipment.
  • Provide technical support to other departments on the design aspects of new business and provide the appropriate documentation when requested.

General Responsibilities:

  • Undertake concept design and sufficient detail design, and offer guidance thereon, as is necessary to support technical staff allocated to specific projects and product development.
  • Provide or obtain estimated prime cost information to enable new tasks and projects to be priced and quoted.
  • Management of all activities undertaken, reporting on the technical aspects and resource utilisation achieved.
  • To report to management any comments or suggestions which may improve efficiency, safety and cost.
  • Identify, justify and implement process improvements to ensure design procedures are cost effective and aligned to business / product requirements.
  • To carry out any other duties that may be delegated by senior management being commensurate with the conduct of the company's business.

Personal attributes:

  • Analytical and structured mindset
  • Team player
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Flexible and supportive approach
  • Good organisation skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • The ability to build rapport with peers and communicate with people at all level

Knowledge & Experience:

  • 5 years relevant industry experience in Electrical/Electronic design.
  • Working knowledge of Electrical/Electronic CAD software, MRP systems and MS Office
  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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