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Electrical Design Engineer

Job posted by: Kelvin Buick

Electrical Design Engineer

  • Salary: to £45,000 pa
  • Location: Sandy - Cambourne - Huntingdon area
  • Own transport required due the company's location

We are currently seeking a hands-on Electrical Design Engineer to collaborate closely with the Mechanical Design, Project, and Software teams. The role involves providing control panel layouts, schematic drawings with component and cable specifications, and support to the installation teams and clients. While primarily office-based, occasional travel to remote client or supply chain sites may be required.


  • Create electrical diagrams using Eplan Pro Panel.
  • Specify and source components to meet project requirements.
  • Collaborate on PLC/HMI selection.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant standards and codes.
  • Provide technical support and advice.
  • Work on technical design calculations.
  • Integrate control systems within machine envelopes.
  • Research replacement options for obsolete components.
  • Work with both AC and DC systems.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Practical electrical wiring experience.
  • Previous electrical CAD experience (Eplan Pro Panel preferred).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • HNC/HND qualification or higher in electrical engineering.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of international control panel design, such as the US and Australia.
  • Familiarity with PLC hardware and software, such as Mitsubishi, Allen Bradley, and Siemens.
  • Understanding of industrial networking systems.

Hours: 40-hour week, Mon - Fri: 08.30 - 17.00

Location: In the St. Neots - Cambourne - Huntingdon area (Cambridgeshire / Bedfordshire)

Applicants will need to have their own transport due the company's location and will need to be able to travel to the client site where the role is based in the UK and is not a remote role.

Please bear in mind that you may not hear from us straight away. Due to the high level of applications, we receive every day, we can only respond to applicants whose skills and qualifications are suitable for this position. If you would like to be considered for similar and future positions, or for a complete listing of all our current vacancies, please visit our web site.

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