• Job Reference: 39374
  • Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
  • Discipline: Design & Engineering
  • Location: Sunderland
  • Contract:Permanent
  • Skills:Hydrogen Electrical Design Engineer

Electrical Design Engineer


Salary up to £45,000

  • Excellent pension scheme 
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 4x Death in service
  • Electrical car scheme
  • Expanding company who are investing and growing rapidly
  • Early finish Fridays


Location – Sunderland

The Company:

We are working for a leading specialist manufacturer in their search for a dynamic electrical design engineer. This is an exciting time to join a stable, massively growing business who have been heavily investing over the past year.


The position:

You will be responsible for designing control solutions to the gas, hydraulic and process systems from first principles. The role would suit a logical thinker who enjoys working with different systems in combination with computers.

The role will involve interaction with multidiscipline teams and therefore will need good communication and interpersonal skills.



  • To be an operational member of the electrical design team to ensure systems are delivered on time and to specification.
  • Design Electrical Schematics, Preferably in EPLAN (Other considered)
  • Create electrical schematics that show how electrical components and panels work together to accomplish a process
  • Produce layout drawings of the given plan, components and devices.
  • Component specification and verification in accordance with operating environment
  • Produce and modify bill of materials
  • Support onsite installation requirements
  • Understand construction or production methods and processes
  • Examine existing drawings and double-check them for reliability and manufacturability
  • Be involved with continuous improvement and design standardization
  • Updating Engineering drawings to ensure as built data is captured or to include changes and/or enhancements
  • Support project specific Safety documentation to relevant standard requirements; IEC61508, EN ISO13849
  • Prepare documentation for the system’s intended use as well as any safety related instructions
  • Produce system Electrical FDS
  • Create necessary system calculations – Power requirements, IS circuit calculations etc.
  • Assist with technical files and data books including ATEX/IECEx technical files and customer specific quality documentation
  • Support the service team to review technical queries and resolve issues
  • Familiarization with planning tools (E-Plan or equivalent)
  • Support the continuous improvement program and embrace as part of standard work


Skills & experience

  • 5 years of experience within a similar role
  • Minimum HND qualified in an appropriate engineering discipline
  • knowledge of Electrical Engineering & Standards,
  • Must have a strong understanding of the electrical software engineering principles
  • Draw and interpret Flow diagrams (Visio etc)
  • Have good foresight and strong analytical thinking skills that allow you to troubleshoot and avoid problems.
  • Able to use a range of CAD software packages



Why Should You Apply?

  • Be part of a positive working environment
  • Growing company, stable industry
  • Fantastic pension scheme and contribution


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