Electrical Design Engineer




Design Engineers, Controls & Automation


£45,000 Per Annum


Blackburn, Lancashire

Contract Type:


Electrical Design Engineer – Control Panels

Join a growing business that has been supplying niche control systems to the global market for the nearly 30 years.  Their customers include leading manufacturers across the Food Manufacturing, FMCG Packaging, Chemical and Automotive sectors.

Office Hours: 8am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday

Occasional overseas travel is required for installation purposes.

Salary & Benefits

  • Basic salary = circa £45,000 pa (Dependant on experience);
  • Private Healthcare;
  • Bonus Scheme;

Typical duties will include:

  • The design of electrical control panels;
  • Writing functional design specifications based on user requirement specifications;
  • The production of electrical schematic Diagrams using AutoCAD;
  • Ensure electrical designs are cost effective; fit for purpose; and meet Machinery Directives & Safety standards;
  • The design and specification of PLC and Drive control systems;
  • Create and maintain electrical/design documentation;
  • Create accurate bills of materials and the specifying of parts;
  • Liaise with suppliers, sub-contractors and customers when required;
  • Supporting site activities such as Control Panel wiring, testing and installation;

Suitable applicants will hold the following skills and experience:

  • Qualified in an Electrical or Electronic Engineering;
  • Experienced in the design of Electrical Control Panels for manufacturing environments;
  • Competent on AutoCAD or a similar CAD Software;
  • A proactive individual with excellent communication skills;