JOB TITLE: Electrical Design Engineer

RESPONSIBLE TO: Product Design and Development Director

REPORTING FOR: None Direct 

Purpose of Role:

To implement new electrical product and system designs from concept through to production within demanding timescales. Designing harness and control systems for a range of leisure vehicle products. Lead electrical strategic design and engineering control whilst supporting the development of strategic Product Roads working within a team and creating innovative solutions for new products.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Develop new and maintain existing electrical system designs for a range of leisure vehicle products using primarily 3D CAD techniques with some 2D CAD elements.
  • Create new design concepts and ensure compliance with BS7671 requirements for Electrical/ Electronic installation.
  • Work closely with the production facility to develop and implement new electrical document control processes.
  • Attend design reviews for new product design providing direction and clarity for electrical design.
  • Design, implement and analyse test plans for new and existing product to ensure the product meets customer needs and meets any legislative requirements.
  • Undertake detailed analysis of components and products identifying cost reduction, product improvement and warranty reduction opportunities within the Business.
  • Maintain key relationships with key supply partners ensuring a product and process to suit the business strategy
  • Involvement in continuous improvement and lean manufacturing initiatives.
  • Any other reasonable duties as requested.

This job description is not exhaustive and is subject to continuous change, in consultation with the postholder.

Please note, this job description gives a statement of the general purpose of the job and provides an outline of the duties and responsibilities involved. This does not constitute a contract of employment.

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential:

Education to degree level (or equivalent knowledge and experience) in Electrical Engineering (or similar)

Desirable: 

An understanding of latest electrical regulaion (BS 7671) 

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE 

Essential:

A minimum of 5-years experience of working within an engineering enviroment, ideally with consumer products
Experience of handling multiple tasks/projects
Use and administration of 3D CAD Packages
Experienced in creating and executing relevant test plans 
Ability to interpret, adhere to and advise relevant industry standards

Desirable:

Prior experience using 3D Autodesk Inventor, Cable and Harness software or similar product highly desirable 
Experience of Autodesk Inventor and Vault PDM Software
Ability to create and implement process changes for continuous improvement 

SKILLS 

Essential:

Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
Structured problem-solving capabilities
Self-motivated with a high degree of creativity and initiative

PERSONAL 

Essential:

Ability to work without supervision, on own initiative and prioritise tasks
Flexible, reliable and adaptable
Excellent attention to detail 

Normal Working Hours: 

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs 08:00 to 17:00

Fri 08:00 to 13:00 

The post holder would be required to work the hours recessary to fulful the requirements of the role.

Rate: Up to £36,500 dependent on experience 

How to apply: Please forward an up to date copy of your CV to recruitment@erwinhymergroup.co.uk 

Closing Date: 14th December 2021