Lead Design Engineer

Job Title: Lead Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-05-03 00:00:00
Reference: 223202171
Contact Name: Kelly Head
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 03, 2019 12:12

Job Description

Lead Electrical Design Engineer required for Bristol based company, who design, manufacture, install and maintain a range of physical blocking systems that protect critical infrastructure and public places from vehicle borne threats. Their portfolio includes (but is not limited to) road blockers, rising bollards, rising arm barriers and various gate types.

Bristol - BS3
£40,000 - £42,000 per annum, dependent on experience
40 hour working week, flexible to meet the demands of the role
25 days holiday pro rata + statutory public holidays
Must be prepared to travel when required (national and international)

About the job

Managing the electrical design and development processes
Use of Design FMEA to manage and minimise product risk through design.
Assist in the development and costings (forecasting) of electrical control panel costs
Coaching and development of Junior Electrical Engineers
Provide technical support to both internal and external customers
Develop and interpret functional design specifications from end user operational requirements
Design of control panels and PLC software to satisfy the needs of the above
Carry out Factory Acceptance testing, Site Acceptance Testing and on-site com
Contribute and be involved in the design and development of new control systems and implementation of new technologies
Design and development of new products as well as continual improvements and upgrades to the existing product range

The right candidate

Degree qualified in electrical engineering or other relevant field
Ability of communicate clearly to both internal and external stakeholders
Capable of planning own and others' activities
Customer focused, always working to ensure the best possible outcome for the client
Excellent computer skills, being proficient in Microsoft Office packages such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
The ability to simultaneously organize and successfully execute multiple project responsibilities
A flexible approach to working hours will be required during busy periods to meet commitments

To find out more, please apply online with an up to date CV or give us a call on 0117 9294422 and ask for Bethan or Justyna

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