Electrical Design Engineer

28.00 - 34.00 GBP Annual
14 Apr 2018
26 Apr 2018
Job Type
Contract Type

Job Description For Vacancy No: 237881
Consultant: Mike Bryan

Company Profile: Our client has been providing remanufacturing services for more than 20 years. Using a host of remanufacturing technologies, the facility receives engines and a range of other components from customers, and cleans, refurbishes, reassembles and updates them in line with exacting standards. The site remanufactures thousands of items each year, bringing significant environmental and cost benefits to the client and its customers.

Job Location: Shrewsbury Shropshire

Job Position: Electrical Design Engineer

Job Status: Contract

Job Profile: There is an opportunity to join the Product Engineering team based at Shrewsbury (UK). The task is to deliver immediate commitments and incremental funded work on New Product in the Defence Sector. This is an excellent opportunity to join a technically motivated enthusiastic team.

Essential Skills
Experience and
Engineering degree with established experience of advanced diesel engine electrical systems, preferably in a medium or heavy duty application.

Ability to create harness designs using design software (Visio / ProE / Harnware)

Knowledge and use of electronic diesel engine system development, calibration / diagnostics tools such as ET, Vector CANape,CANalyser.

Sound knowledge of Diesel Engine Drivelines and overall Power Solution needs.

Prior experience of troubleshooting and problem resolution with advanced engine control systems.

Self motivated, energetic, hands on, can-do approach to Engineering.

Ability to manage multiple priorities and deliver work to clearly defined plans within tight timescales.

Responsibilities: The key role of an Electrical / Electronics Engineer is that of a contributor to the interpretation of need and delivery of a project. Working primarily in an office environment but with a need to work at customer locations as required this person will be responsible for the performance of electrical, electronic and control system aspects of Caterpillar Power Pack solutions developed on site, primarily for the Defence sector.

This position will also be responsible for supporting Operations on site for build and test including Quality issue resolution. This support could include hand on approach e.g., harness build, fault finding and system calibration.

Design and development of electrical harnesses for power packs within military applications.

Gaining an in-depth understanding of electrical and electronic systems on both company product and supplied test systems in order to ensure efficient cost effective resolution of problems.

Liaison with the Customer on electrical/control system issues and also be the key link to Enterprise support groups.

Where appropriate be the subject matter expert for problem resolution associated with product or test systems.

Communicating technical information to Customers, Snr Management, Suppliers, team members and other Cat Business units.

Contribution to New Business 'Bids' in area of expertise.

Identify system critical characteristics and appropriate validation programme together with supporting system and project reviews as appropriate.

Rate: Between GBP28 and GBP34 per hour on a limited company basis, although some flexibility can be shown to candidates with extensive experience.