Graduate Electrical Design Engineer

Full Time

Our client, based in Gateshead, world leaders in the design, manufacture, installation and servicing of metal products, with a worldwide customer base are recruiting a Graduate Electrical Design Engineer.  This is a key role in the Engineering & Service Department, considered the future of the business, to take it to the next level.

This new and exciting role has wide ranging and would suit a Graduate Electrical Design Engineer, ideally with some experience in a manufacturing and/or engineering setting.

Duties for the role will include;

  • maintaining and developing PLC code, HMI and drive software
  • engineering design for current products and new product development (hardware and software)
  • identification and implementation of design improvements
  • machine commissioning & support
  • customer site work, machine installation & commissioning, including some overseas travel
  • service support
  • specification of equipment for capital orders & spares upgrades including producing electrical drawings & BOMs

Successful applicants will be expected to have the following qualifications and some experience in the following areas;

  • Degree, or HNC/HND in electrical/electronic engineering incorporating elements of control system theory
  • CODESYS programming
  • PLCs, safety PLCs, HMIs, AC Drives, Servodrives, industrial networks, current safety and EMC legislation relating to electrical control systems
  • Control Systems Hardware and Software design, commissioning and support preferably in a machine building environment
  • Understanding of network protocols ie EtherCAT, EtherNET, CANbus etc
  • Familiarity with CE requirements and safety of machinery standards (BSEN60204/13849/62061) would be advantageous
  • CAD packages to produce schematic diagrams, control panel layouts, assembly diagrams, terminal layouts etc
  • Project Management experience

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate;

  • proactive self-starter
  • team player
  • commitment to continuous improvement
  • decision maker
  • attention to detail

If you’re a Graduate Electrical Design Engineer, or have experience in this field and are looking for your next challenge, to join a highly successful business, with exciting growth plans, then APPLY NOW for further information.

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  • Salary £25,000 - £30.000
  • Location Gateshead
  • Hours 40
  • Deadline September 30, 2023
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