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Electrical Design Engineer

Ref no. BHN573556
Benefits Additional Benefits
Location Gloucestershire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

A leading aerospace organisation, is seeking a dedicated Electrical Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis. The company, known for its revolutionary contributions to safer and more sustainable aviation, designs, tests and much more.

Key skills required for this role

Electrical Engineer and PLC or HMI Programming or Motor Control or Electrical Actuation or Power generation equipment or Hydraulic circuit function


UK Nationality and eligibility for UK Security Clearance at SC level are required

Job description

This opportunity is based in Gloucester, a hub of innovative landing gear technology for over 90 years.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implementing and supporting electromechanical test systems
  • Developing and implementing electrical interfacing, PLC/HMI systems, and related controls
  • Developing electrical interface systems within the test facility
  • Acting as the point of contact for electrical facility support
  • Collaborating with the Test Services Team and reporting to the Test Engineering Group Leader
  • Liaising with customers and suppliers, with opportunities for foreign travel
  • Broadening experience in qualification testing and data acquisition techniques
  • Supervising specific tasks or activities

Job Requirements:

  • Time served Apprenticeship, HNC/HND or BEng degree, plus relevant work experience
  • Strong understanding of electrical safety
  • Proficiency in electrical circuit design and installation
  • Experience in PLC/HMI programming design and implementation
  • Knowledge of motor control, electrical actuation, and power generation equipment
  • Understanding of hydraulic circuit functionality and servo hydraulic systems
  • Familiarity with control system, data acquisition, and instrumentation implementation
  • Proficiency in electrical calibration of transducers


  • Hybrid/Flexible working hours with an early finish on Fridays
  • 25 days holiday plus UK Bank Holidays, with the option to buy/sell annual leave
  • Annual bonus and share scheme options
  • Pension scheme (up to 8% match) and life assurance (4x salary)
  • Onsite parking, including EV chargers, subsidised restaurant, bicycle storage, and shower/changing facilities
  • Access to a Benefits Portal offering various schemes such as cycle to work, technology & retail savings, healthcare & wellbeing services, and more
  • Career progression opportunities and training & development programmes
  • Engagement in STEM activities and charitable events

If you are an experienced Electrical Engineer looking to be part of a legacy of innovation in the aerospace industry, we encourage you to apply now. Join our client's dynamic and passionate team in Gloucester.

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