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Electrical Design Enigneer

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester, N. W. England, England

  • Sectors:

    Design & NPD

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35000 - £42000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma White

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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    Emma Bryan

Electrical Design Engineer


North West- Manchester , Blackburn, Warrington


The Role
Due to our Aerospace client's growth they are looking to recruit an Electrical Design Engineer responsible for designing controls and drive systems, preparing electrical drawings and design requirements. This position reports in to the Design Manager and the CAD software used is Solidworks. Other key responsibilities:

  • Design of control and drive systems complying with the specification requirement

  • Preparing electrical drawings of the control and drive systems

  • Conceptual development

  • Review the systems design and specify the most appropriate control and drive equipment

  • Develop the system

  • Produce electrical schematic diagrams, equipment layouts, BOM and cables schedules using approved methods

  • Ensure the produced technical documentation complies with national and, where appropriate, international standard

  • Development, testing and verification of PLC controller programmes against the specification requirement

  • Managed the budget of the project

  • Instigate value engineering

  • Liaise with sub-contractors

  • Attend project reviews

  • Provide technical supervision

  • Review and check estimates

  • Ensure all documentation is up to date

  • Undertake conceptual and design detail

  • Design calculations

  • Material requirements

  • Any modifications and associated costs

  • Assist other departments

The Person

The Electrical Design engineer based in Manchester will have the following experience:

  • HNC/HND minimum in Electrical /Electronic engineering

  • 5 years' experience in Electrical systems and design

  • Solidworks electrical CAD system

  • Experience in design of PLC controls / drive systems/ motion controls/ safety systems /HMIs

  • Project work on multiple projects

  • conceptual design

  • Design calculations

  • Material requirements


  • Aerospace

The Company
Our client is an established aerospace supplier with a fantastic technical product and a stable and full order book for future work. They offer a competitive salary and package and a fantastic platform for THE Electrical Design Engineer.

Based in the North West the business are well positioned and commutable from Manchester, Bolton, Warrington, Wigan, east Liverpool, Stockport, Blackburn and parts of West Yorkshire.

The Package