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    Electrical Design Engineer (Manchester)

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  • Name
    : Belinda
  • Phone Nr
    : + 44 (0)208 123 9129
  • Exciting opportunity to join a fast growing commercial vehicle and trailer manufacturing company based in the North West.

    The company design and manufacture a range of dry goods trailers, rigid body conversions and van conversions supplying major fleet operators and commercial vehicle manufacturers. With rapid growth in new business combined with a major investment in SolidWorks 3D CAD software, electrical design capacity is required.

    The organisation is looking for an Electrical Design Engineer to build and develop portfolio of electrical installations for each product type.


    Reporting to the Engineering Manager you will be responsible for reviewing and understanding existing electrical designs and functions. You will be documenting in priority order (designing/drawing in SolidWorks) all components, building up wiring drawings with physical sizes. You will be responsible for component and materials selection to ensure technical requirements of the build are met. You will be involved with all contracts from a standard specification trailer to more detailed intricate double deck trailers, building a portfolio of electrical installations for each product type. You will also support the procurement function with supplier selection and technical inquiries. Once the project reaches the production stage you will support the manufacturing departments to ensure a smooth and effective completion of the build. For new product design and ongoing product improvement you will be contributing towards the design activities as part of cross functional design team in order to continually upgrade and improve the range of standard product designs.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Interpreting written specifications into working prototype and design for production
    • Reviewing current project designs to ensure customer requirements are converted into effective design solutions
    • Designing/drawing all electrical components in 3D CAD, Solidworks
    • Supporting manufacturing activities throughout the build and completion process
    • Provide input to and contribute to standard product and parts design programme

    The role will require day-to-day liaison with internal and external contacts including sales, planning, procurement, manufacturing together with customers and suppliers. KEY SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE This role is ideally suited to an organised, proactive and self-motivated individual with a systematic approach to electrical engineering design and documentation. Suitable candidates will have: • Electrical engineering background to minimum HNC level • Broad design and draughting experience, electrical engineering including 3D CAD(Solidworks) • Knowledge of and interest in lean manufacturing and value engineering • Experience of designing 12V and 24V DC circuits • Loom design knowledge required • PLC experience an advantage

    You will have good communication skills and the ability to liaise on technical issues with both internal and external contacts.

    Salary is negotiable, depending on experiences. If you would like to be considered for this role, send your updated CV to Belinda@recruitment-boutiqu 5;.com »


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