Electrical Design Engineer – Full Time – Washington



Our client is an established global manufacturing company. They make strong and sustained investment in people, capital and plant and are an acknowledged leader in their field.

The successful candidate will drive best practice in electrical system design and deliver improvements to existing products. You will support colleagues and other departments with diagnostics and fault finding of electrical systems and work closely on electrification of AWP equipment and assist colleagues with new product introductions and validations. You will also be directly involved in the creation and validation of electrical and system drawings for new products and conversions of existing products.


* Provide engineering advice and support to all departments in organisation with regards to electrical issues.

* Validation and improvement of Component Drawings & Specifications to ensure optimum quality and cost

* Work ‘hands on’ in data gathering and providing Purchasing / Commodities and “hands on” support in testing & implementation of improvement activities.

* Validation and testing new machines and products to meet design intent and feedback

* Develop test plans and software parameters for launch projects

* Preparation of layout, assembly, and detail drawings in 2D and 3D.

* Preparation of electrical schematics and specifications.

* Preparation of functional descriptions and translation in to working software.

* Specification and procurement support of third-party equipment and components.

* Assembly / validation of prototype electrical and mechanical systems.

* Recording of results and report writing.

* Ensuring systems compliance with relevant standards.

* Preparation of Designers Risk Assessments.

* Support in the Preparation of manuals.

* Assisting with manufacturing solutions within the business.

* Offer a technical backup service to Sales, Projects, Design, Manufacturing and Service departments

* Supporting Projects with implementation of technology.


* Preferably educated to degree level in Electrical Engineering, but candidates with strong relevant experience will also be considered.

* The ability to interpret and provide Engineering instructions & drawings.

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

* Demonstrate methodical approach with accuracy & attention to detail

* Understanding of systems design including hydraulic would be advantageous

* Using AutoCAD / Solidworks

* Previous experience of working with MRP systems advantageous

* Good organisational skills and competent analytical techniques (Must be capable of prioritising and multi tasking in a pressurised environment).

* Capable of working to planned & agreed schedules and timescales.

* Must be self-motivated and able to set own priorities based on business needs and environment.

* An understanding of performance measurement and KPI’s.

* High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office

* Results orientated, with a commitment to quality and timely delivery

Details of Package:

34,000 to 40,000 PA (Dep. on Exp.) + Benefits

Salary: £35000 – £40000/annum + Benefits

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Washington, Sunderland

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.

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