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Electrical Engineer

Location: NORTHAMPTON, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE Salary: 51000.00 - 69000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Engineering Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: 3080252
My client is an established international company who have just opend a Eurpoean 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.

In order to support existing and new projects the company is seeking a degree qualified electrical engineer to join the team in Northampton. Working from the company’s newly appointed offices, the role will mean working closely with the project manager and the design team and includes a number of project based and non-project responsibilities. This is a customer facing role where the successful candidate will work to develop close relationships with the clients.

General duties will include the evaluation / assessment of OEM electrical equipment and components to be integrated into the company’s designs and layouts for both new build and upgrades to existing customer infrastructure. This will include developing existing control systems, instruments and various other components as well as modifying PLC software / controls for its use in different projects. You will also  be responsible for reviewing designs to ensure feasibility of installation working closely with the design team so that the customer gets a suitable installation which is effective and fit for purpose. 

The other part of the role would be to oversee the installation of these systems by the management and possibly supervision of third party contractors as well as the management of costs over the lifetime of the project.

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 a high degree of self motivation and commitment. The role will also include around 30% travel in the first 12 months.

To be considered you will need to demonstrate:

• A recognised degree in electrical engineering 

• Relevant experience in electrical project engineering ideally with exposure to PLC controlled industrial production, manufacturing or automation

• Experience of selection and specification of electrical components for use in industrial installations (i.e. switch gear, motor control centres, generators MV / HV transformers, waters systems etc)

• Knowledge of AutoCad and possibly some sort of electrical Cad based package
as well as MS office suite for reporting

• Confident manner and the ability to prioritise your own workload as well as manage others including sub contractors

• Happy to travel both domestically and internationally for up to 40% of your time

• Drivers licence with no more than three penalty points

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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