Electrical Design Engineer

24 Days Holiday, plus Bank Holidays
03 Feb 2021
03 Mar 2021
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an Electrical Design Engineer who has designed any form of motor-controlled machinery / equipment / control panels and wants to develop your career? Maybe manage a team? This is a brand new role! We design niche special purpose machinery in Rutland and we want you to become an expert on our equipment.

BASIC SALARY: Up to GBP35,000 dependant on your practical electrical design experience


24 Days Holiday to start (rising on service) plus 8 Bank Holidays
Flexible Working, after probation

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Corby, Peterborough, Grantham, Stamford, Market Harborough, Leicester, Kettering, Peterborough

Why you should join us:

Our parent company is a multi-billion turnover global organisation who have supported us to double our turnover in three years
We're an OEM who design & manufacture own our niche machinery and equipment, so you'll be challenged on designing cutting edge electrical motors, control panels and battery technology
After passing your probation you'll be offered flexible working hours and office/home working which gives you a much better work life balance
JOB DESCRIPTION: Electrical Design Engineer : special purpose machinery - control systems

We need an Electrical Design Engineer to bring us the in-house Electrical skills for motor controls that we don't currently have - are you that Electrical Design Engineer?

Our design engineering team will be five in total. Made up of 4 experienced Design Engineers - including the Design Manager, who joined us a Design Engineer and was promoted within. You'll also be supported by a Design Administrator. From a design and project point of view you will be well supported internally, but we need your experience of electrical design to help us grow as a business.

The existing design team are experienced engineers with a real passion for R&D and a flair for innovation - you can help us to stay ahead of our competition as we develop new machinery.

As a business, we're looking to hire an experienced Electrical Design Engineer, you'll help us to transfer our existing machinery from traditional combustion engines to electrical drives/motors and lithium battery technology in the next few years. It's all changing. Help us stay ahead of the curve.

As we currently outsource our electronic/PCB design as well, any appreciation you have of that would also be great. As would any software / controls knowledge (maybe gained from education or experience?)

Your main responsibilities: Electrical Design Engineer : special purpose machinery - control systems

Bring the necessary Electrical Design Engineering experience to our business
Electrical Design & Development experience of motor controls. control panel design, wiring diagrams etc
Electrical design specifications, design layouts and Bill of Materials
Electrical test of sub- systems and the finished machines
Your Background: Electrical Design Engineer : special purpose machinery - control systems

You will have proven electrical design and development experience of motor controls gained from designing some form of machinery, equipment or vehicle. We are really open on this. If you have designed a tail-lift, you could transfer that knowledge to designing a crane, roller shutter door, lifting platform, winch, conveyor belt, an EV or a forklift etc
We are not too caught up on your qualifications, but you will need a broad electrical engineering background and you'll probably have a degree, HND or an HNC in Electrical Engineering to back that up with
From working in a design environment before, you will have a clear understanding of how your Electrical design work will impact on Mechanical Design (packaging and enclosures) and Software Engineering (controls) in the design team

We design our own niche electro-mechanical special purpose machinery that installs fibre optic cables.

We don't expect you to have any existing knowledge of those types of machines.

Supporting the National Grid/ Power Grid and smaller contractors, we also supply into multiple industry sectors such as Civils & Telecoms.


Direct growth into a senior / lead / design management role heading up Electrical, Electronic and Software design within the medium term.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: electrical design, design engineer, motor, machine, machinery, power, control systems, inverters, battery, batteries, Electrical, CAD, SolidWorks, motor control, direct current, electric vehicle, EV. Plant equipment, Agricultural, Capital Equipment, Forklifts, Access Platforms, Cherry Pickers,

INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.

Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

REF: JAC16160, Wallace Hind Selection