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Electrical Design Engineer

Posted 4 January by Kraft Recruitment Ended

An exciting opportunity is available with my client who require an experienced Electrical Design Engineer. Reporting, directly to the Controls Engineering Manager your main responsibilities will include designing electrical systems utilising PLC controls and servo drives for a range of machine tool and automation projects.

Electrical Design Engineer Salary: circa £40K

Electrical Design Engineer responsibilities:

• Preparing electrical detailed drawings in AutoCAD LT and/or EPLAN P8

• Liaise with shop floor to determine the machine cable path routing and lengths

• Updating fluidics detail drawings in AutoCAD LT and/or EPLAN P8

• Preparing electrical and fluidics Bill of Materials (BOM’s)

• Preparing machine documentation (e.g. user manuals)

• Ensure machine control system design meets to customer specifications and applicable standards (e.g. EN60204)

Electrical Design Engineer essential skills:

• Design 400V 3 phase electrical systems

• Design 24VDC control circuits

• Design of distributed IO systems in Profinet or Profibus

• Design safety circuits (e.g. PILZ safety relays, failsafe PLCs)

Electrical Design Engineer additional desirable skills:

• Good understanding of PLC and drive systems design following manufacturer recommendations

• Technical documentation writing skills

Electrical Design Engineer person specification:

• Self-motivated individual who can work on own initiative

• Able to work under minimal supervision and to tight deadlines

• Able to work on more than one project at one-time due to a number of machines being built concurrently

• Fluent in English and another European language would be advantageous such as French / Spanish / German • Good organizational and communication skills

*Preference will be given to candidates who have a machine tool, automotive or automation background.

Required skills

  • Electrical Design
  • Eplan
  • Profibus
  • AutoCAD LT
  • PILZ.

Reference: 34141549

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