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Electrical Design Engineer

Ref no. BHN549158
Salary £37.52/hour
Location City of Preston, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 months
Job status Open

Job summary



12 Month
£28.44 PAYE per hour
£37.52 UMB
£33.29 Deemed

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Electrical Design Engineer

Job description

Job Description

We have opportunities for Senior Electrical Design Engineers at our Samlesbury site. As a Senior Electrical Design Engineer you will be part of a team producing the physical product definition to satisfy a set of multidisciplinary system functional requirements, taking account of safety, cost, manufacturing, in-service support and other considerations. Your engineering capabilities will be developed across a range of design skills and product lifecycle stages, working both in a model-based and 2D Drawing engineering environment centred on Catia V5. This role will provide you with a unique opportunity to develop your career by working on the Design aspects of advanced, leading-edge Typhoon programme, with opportunities for career progression aligned to your personal and professional development.

Typically your design capabilities will be developed by using: * The CATIA V5 Electrical 3D & 2D Design Toolset in the design installation of electrical equipment, routing of electrical harnesses, incorporating support structure and physical separation requirements, taking account of system performance, system safety, system redundancy as well as cost and through-life considerations.

A key aspect of the roles is to demonstrate compliance with functional requirements, including zonal safety analysis in a collaborative multi-disciplinary team environment.


Working closely with other engineering disciplines and functions, supplier and customer areas, fostering a team-working and collaborative product development environment.

Producing and issuing Airframe engineering design data to meet project requirements, in line with design standards, whilst maintaining quality, cost and schedule adherence.

Verifying design data prior to a formal independent check criteria to ensure compliance with project standards. Identifying project technical risks and opportunities, and where appropriate propose mitigation plans.

Supporting all aspects of personal and professional development for yourself and, where appropriate, others in your team. Evaluating and resolving design queries and supporting the generation of resulting modifications and changes.

Supporting the definition and resource planning of design workload delivery

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent communication skills with an ability to engage with and influence a broad range of internal and external stakeholders. You will be proactive, have good interpersonal skills, an ability to think creatively, to adapt to changing priorities, use your initiative and act independently as required.

Essential: Experience in an Airframe Design role, or equivalent 'near-neighbour' disciplines.

Degree or HNC/HND or equivalent qualification.

Experience of operating in an airframe design role, or equivalent in one or more phases of the product lifecycle. Proficiency in a CAD system, typically CATIA V5 or equivalent toolset, with experience in a PLM system.

Awareness of product lifecycle requirements and the importance of governance to product integrity.

The Individual

Desirable: Experience of working in a multidisciplinary integrated product development environment, influencing adjacent disciplines.

Experience of working with external customers, suppliers and partners.

Experience of managing Design tasks to meet engineering design requirements and programme requirements. Experience in leading and guiding other Design staff.

Experience in holding a design check signature.

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