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Design Engineer (industrial electrics and Automation)

Location: NORTHAMPTON, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE Salary: 34000.00 - 46000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Engineering Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 8 months ago Reference: 3082719
My client is an established international company who have just opened a European design and project consultancy in Northampton. The company works closely with a number of worldwide brands providing both systems upgrade support and also providing turnkey solutions for these manufacturing partners

They are now looking for a number of talented engineering professionals to join the existing team as the business expands its operations in Europe.

Electrical Design Engineer

In order to support existing and new projects the company is seeking a degree qualified electrical design engineer to join the team in Northampton. Working from the company’s newly appointed offices, the role will mean working closely with the design manager to provide electrical layout drawings and designs in AutoCAD, and ideally AutoCad Electrical..

General duties will include working with internally and exrternally produced sketches and layouts for the preparation of bid and tender documents as well as changes to existing project designs. The role will also mean occasionally working on-site with state of the art scanning equipment to produce highly accurate representations for the customer, as well as allowing for design changes without revisiting the site. You need to be able to demonstrate a high degree of attention to detail which includes laying out conduit and trunking details in 2-D

This is an engaging and fast paced role in an exciting and challenging environment. The role is not micro-managed so you will need to demonstrate self-motivation and commitment and be confident enough to ask questions. The role will also include around 30% travel.

To be considered you will need to demonstrate:

• A recognised degree in a technical discipline, ideally electrical engineering

• 2 years’ experience in design / drafting utilising AutoCAD 2D and ideally some exposure to AutoCAD electrical.

• Excellent communication skills with the ability to interpret drawings and instructions generated by internal and external sources.

• Knowledge MS office suite for reporting with excellent verbal / written communications skils.

• Confident manner and the ability to ask questions and prioritise your own workload

• Happy and free to travel both domestically and internationally for up to 30% of your time

• Exposure to industrial production, manufacturing or automation is highly desirable.

In return the company is offering a highly competitive salary, bonus, holiday, free parking and excellent opportunities for career development, European and international travel, medical insurance, pension and a variety of other benefits in keeping with a company of this size and stature in the industry.


Please contact me on 01727731950 or send your CV and a covering letter (preferred) to me at

I look forward to hearing from you!

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