Electrical Design Engineer

Posted 5 September by Orion Group
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Electrical Design Engineer

Location - Dalgety Bay, Fife

Permanent - competitive salary and benefits


To manage the design and development of refuse collection vehicle and hoists within the Engineering department, with specific emphasis on the electrical engineering.


  • Ensure the completion of projects against set deadlines at all times.
  • Attend meetings as and when required and take full part.
  • Creating and updating technical drawings including: electrical schematics, loom drawings, panel layout drawings.
  • To ensure the consistent promotion of a safety conscious culture.
  • To be able to access and understand all data based information.
  • Project management of new products and enhancements to existing products.


  • To be a positive ambassador for the business
  • Handling sensitive issues with care and thoughtfulness
  • An attitude of getting things done
  • A strong team player
  • To be able to make critical decisions, taking the initiative and ensure at all times they are followed through in a timely and professional manner.
  • Have strong personal credibility and be able to use this to influence the operating success of the department.
  • Have an aptitude for proactive identification of problems and barriers to ensure effective implementation of solutions.
  • To support other members of the team in times of pressure
  • Actively participate in, and contribute to, team meetings, and to carry out agreed action points within the time frame set
  • Ensure work is focused upon the needs of the business
  • Able to adapt working patterns and proactively engage flexibility and change
  • Able to accept ownership and accountability for the tasks assigned.
  • Completer/finisher.

Skill Set/Qualifications/Experience

  • Good IT skills including Electrical Schematics and panel layout packages, and Microsoft Office, Experience with Creo schematics is beneficial.
  • Excellent working/design knowledge of electrical systems including control systems (Codesys experience would be advantageous).
  • Excellent communication skills with customers, suppliers and colleagues
  • Ability to fault find, diagnose issues and problem solve.
  • Engineering Degree
  • Project Management from concept, through design to final production
  • Experience with Creo Parametric (desirable)
  • Experience working in a production environment

Required skills

  • Automotive
  • Electrical Design
  • Engineering

Reference: 36035506

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