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Senior Design Engineer - Electrical

Ref: LRA86
Job Type:Permanent
Salary: £36,000 - £42,000pa
Location: Billingham
Closing Date:


Job Description

My client is an instantly recognisable business operating in a technical manufacturing environment. An opportunity exists to join their site based in County Durham as a Senior Design Engineer.

The Role

• Provide detailed engineering design and technical support associated with design and termination hardware solutions to meet the customer requirements.
• Ensure full compliance, during all engineering and related activities, with regard to sound engineering practice and adherence to relevant internal and external procedures, guidelines and standards.
• Produce economic engineered solutions, considering all aspects from materials to manufacturability, whilst satisfying all customer and internal requirements.
• Liaise with suppliers on technical and engineering matters.
• Ensure knowledge of industry developments is kept up-to-date.
• Generate, check and authorise designs, reports, instructions, procedures, specifications, calculations, and drawings, to ensure a high level of accuracy and credibility in the documents supplied by the design department.
• Liaison with clients and suppliers, and attendance at project meetings.
• Provide technical support to other departments, and provide training and coaching of other members of the design team to ensure high standards of technical competence.
• Travel to occasional off site and overseas client and supplier interface meetings on behalf of the Company.

The Person

• 5 years+ experience in the engineering, design and delivery in either the renewable, oil and gas, technical or manufacturing sector, including evidence of significant level of technical competence, delivery achievement and professional conduct.
• Degree qualified in an Electrical biased engineering subject or relevant experience gained in an engineering field.
• Communication skills and experience to provide credibility to customers and other stakeholders.
• Experienced with AutoCad/Inventor & MathCad.
• Leadership and line management – people management, working on multiple projects, prioritising workload.
• Proven success in a similar role and / or have relevant demonstrable experience and skills

If you feel you have the qualities our client is seeking, please forward your CV and covering letter indicating your current package to Lee Rankin, at lee.rankin@gempartnership.com or for a discreet conversation call our Newcastle office on 0191 244 6444.