HSB Technical

Title: Electrical Design Engineer
Location: Bromborough – The Wirrall
Salary or Rate: £35K to £45K
Hours: 40 Hours
Type: Perm
HSB ID: 2142/6

HSB Technical Ltd is a specialist recruiter within the Power & Propulsion, Shipbuilding, Shipping & Energy and Aerospace sectors. We have several permanent and contract vacancies for multiple businesses across the UK and overseas – visit our website or LinkedIn page for more.

Typically, this person will a Electrical Design Engineer

HSB Technical’s client is a very established and well-regarded business.

As an Electrical Design Engineer you will work as part of a multi-disciplined Engineering Department to design, develop and maintain craft electrical systems and/or components to required specifications. The role will involve working on products and projects from concept to completion, including implementation and testing. Frequent collaboration with the purchasing, production and design and development teams will be required to ensure smooth product development and manufacture. The role demands regular interaction with clients, suppliers and contractors. Focus will be on, safety, reliability, quality and functionality.

Day to day duties and responsibilities of the Electrical Design Engineer:

  • Production of design drawings using SolidWorks 3D CAD software. These range from systems design, control panel design, wiring harness design. Installation drawings, including schematics, panel arrangements, parts lists, wiring diagrams and cable schedules. Working to British (BS), European (EN), International (ISO) and Classification Society standards.
  • Generate project documentation including design calculations, test specifications and procurement information.
  • Maintain project records in accordance with internal QA procedures and ISO 9001.
  • Development of functional system diagrams and descriptions.
  • Integration of electrical parts and systems in close cooperation with other departments.
  • Management of all electrical / data interfaces between systems developed in house & subcontracted.
  • Routing of cables and harnesses in 2D (and 3D if required).
  • Supporting yard during production and commissioning till vessel delivery.
  • Contribute to design studies and proposals for new projects.
  • Technical review of offers from suppliers together with the procurement department.
  • Verification of other colleagues works.
  • Liasing with third party contractors and assessing third party contractors’ output.
  • Support other in-house departments including project management, mechanical engineering, procurement, and sales.
  • Liaise with customers’ engineering representatives.

Qualifications and requirements requested for the Electrical Design Engineer:

  • The Electrical Design Engineer will ideally have electrical design engineering experience within a marine, automotive or similar industry. CAD experience is necessary and experience of SolidWorks would be advantageous, however SolidWorks training can be provided.
  • Experience working on complex electrical installations very desirable.
  • Good communication skills and attention to detail are essential.
  • Previous experience working on Defence projects would be advantageous.
  • The successful candidate should have a Bachelor Level Electrical Engineering Degree or HND level with 2-3 years relevant experience as well as a full valid driving licence.
  • Employment security screening will be required due to defence nature of projects.
  • Relevant Candidate must be eligible to work in UK (British citizen, EEA Citizen, or Swiss Citizen) or have relevant work permit.

Benefits of working within the company are:

  • Death in service benefit
  • Free eye care
  • Discount car/home insurance.
  • Halfords discount card
  • Costco card
  • Company pension is currently set at employer contribution 3% and employee minimum contribution will be 4%.

This vacancy is being advertised by HSB Technical Ltd who are governed by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and have been appointed to act as the recruitment consultancy for this role