Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assisting in the design and development of new and existing low voltage products and associated production systems
  • Project management and organisation of available business resources
  • Manage and assist with all necessary product testing and verification in accordance with relevant national and global product standards.
  • Produce technical documents to support product specification, production systems design, quality processes, product operation/installation and recommended maintenance procedures
  • Collaborating with sales and marketing to develop product specifications and provide visual and technical content
  • Utilise 3D CAD and other tools to turn ideas into physical components and assemblies ready for prototype testing, production and manufacture
  • Generating detailed engineering, production and assembly drawing packs for in-house or external manufacture and assembly
  • Liaison with external suppliers to identify optimum materials and manufacturing technologies to support cost effective and reliable product solutions
  • Work on multiple projects efficiently, delivering to tight deadlines and keeping to budgets
  • Resolving product issues
  • Develop and maintain research & development department systems and processes to improve effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Reporting and presenting to R&D management and stakeholders

Skill Requirements

  • Experience in design of LV electrical equipment such as power distribution, busbar trunking systems, or switchgear would be considered advantageous
  • Experience in an engineering and/or design discipline, with a working knowledge of GDT
  • Knowledge of IEC61439-1, 2, 6 & UL857, UL1558, UL891 standards is advantageous
  • Proven ability to read and create electrical schematics and engineering drawings
  • Practical hands on approach demonstrating sound technical and problem-solving ability
  • Keen analytical and observational skills with reliable attention to detail
  • Candidates must be IT competent and be proficient in 3D CAD software, Autodesk Inventor & Vault preferred
  • Familiarity with rapid prototyping & rapid manufacturing technologies & processes
  • Must be motivated and enthusiastic with the ability to interact seamlessly with other departments and be comfortable working independently or as part of a team.
  • Display advanced numeracy and literacy skills with the ability to effectively and accurately communicate ideas both visually and verbally
  • Experience of designing for various manufacturing technologies such as sheet metal production, injection moulding, compression moulding, milling, casting and aluminium extrusion would be beneficial
  • Working knowledge & understanding of DFMA, FMEA and quality systems would be an advantage