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Electrical Design Engineer

£50,000 to £55,000
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Team Lead / Senior Electrical Design Engineer Key function of role This role involves the management of a team of electrical design engineers and to help drive change to make the department more efficient and subsequently profitable. The focus will be in identifying & implementing areas of improvement while ensuring the team are efficient in achieving deadlines. This will mean championing the development and implementation of standards and processes to help standardise the design process, whilst monitoring performance and striving for improvement in all areas. This role will also involve the 'hands-on' design aspects a Senior Electrical design engineer, both overlooking the electrical design of products whilst implementing de-risking and design proving techniques to ensure the design is fit for purpose and compliant with all technical and legislative requirements. Responsibilities and tasks Internal Engineering Management of Project Teams : Overlooking the everyday planning and micro-managing of engineering team members on a day by day basis, ensuring the correct quality of work is being produced and in the timescales agreed. External Engineer Management : Overlooking the planning and remote management of Contractors (Sub-contractors / Design Houses), ensuring the correct quality of work is being produced and in the timescales agreed. Customer Interface : Priority Management of the customers' requirements: Regular communication (project calls, feedback on issues / progress), Hosting meetings - formal & informal reviews (Design Reviews, etc.). Liaising with other Internal Departments: Priority Management, Problem solving / resolution provision (i.e. manufacturing issues, etc.), Business goals (Milestone activities for payments), Close working with Projects team. Standards: Help in the definition and production of defined engineering standards, Active implementation of these standards to all projects. The role also includes Design Engineering activities to support the various projects as and when required, including: advising on the technical compliance of the electrical design to the customer's specifications, including (but not limited to) Safety and Legislative compliance, production of Electrical schematic / circuit diagrams to support the conceptual design and conversion to manufacture, production of the necessary design documentation to substantiate the design and application to a project (performance calculations, test plans, material and component selection justifications, etc.). Accountabilities Work with Project Managers and the Technical Manager to ensure effective allocation of tasks. Ensure that the team's deliverables are of the required quality and delivered to projects on time and within budget. Alongside Project Managers, manage the day to day flow of operations within the team. Maintain high levels of motivation within the team and be responsible for the welfare of team members. With the assistance of the Technical Manager develop team members through regular reviews, mentoring and identification of training needs and assist in the monitoring of PDP activities of individual engineers. Manage the use of engineering tools (E-Plan, PDM works, etc.) and identify / implement process improvements as required. Assist in the recruitment of permanent and contract personnel. Ensure the team adheres to company policies and procedures. Be a hands on Senior Electrical Engineer providing design solutions and guidance to other members of the team
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  • Job Reference: 705457779-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Workforce Recruitment
    Workforce Recruitment
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent