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Role: Senior Electrical Engineer - Maritime and Defence

Location: Winfrith Newburgh, Dorset

Salary: Competitive

Start: ASAP

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK develop, supply and support cutting-edge maritime technology for customers worldwide. Based in Winfrith Newburgh, Dorset, they work closely with the UK Royal Navy and global customers to create products which protect lives at sea.

Due to continued success, they are currently looking to recruit a Senior Electrical Engineer to produce electrical designs and CE compliance assessments.

Candidates should have good electrical / electronic design experience, a good understanding of design assurance, as well as knowledge of appropriate drawing and defence standards. Knowledge of EPLAN would also be advantageous

Key Accountabilities

  • Accountable to project managers and technical managers as appropria
  • Accountable to Team Leader for application of the Design Engineering Procedure
  • Accountable for the assessment of product to the relevant CE marking directives
  • Accountable for the production of designs, calculations and associated drawings and documentation;
  • Accountable for Work package estimates and delivery
  • Ensure that the requirements of the customer is known and understood and obtain feedback on the extent to which customers expectations are being met, ensuring the customers expectations are being managed in the event of unforeseen problems and delays
  • Estimating time and resources and eventually cost, to the customer to produce the required design
  • To progress design tasks through the design phase to meet project requirements
  • Check engineering drawings for quality and supporting evidence
  • Organising & ensuring attendance at key point meetings throughout the project
  • Planning within the design group, determining milestones with the relevant project engineers and taking ownership of those on behalf of the Design Team.

Key Knowledge, Skills and Personal Qualities

  • HNC/HND or Honours Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent
  • Proven ability of designing and implementing cost-effective equipment / modifications while considering the implications of issues such as cost, safety and time constraints
  • Knowledge of electrical design CAD packages - EPLAN would be advantageous
  • Good knowledge of appropriate drawing and defence standards
  • Good understanding of Design Assurance as defined in the electrical / electronic design process
  • Knowledge of design for EMC and electrical safety
  • Have held or be capable of being nominated Competent / Authorised Person
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety, Environment and Quality policies and procedures
  • Assessing products and applying applicable CE marking directives and harmonised standards, product assessment to the standards, and compilation of all documentation required for the Technical Construction File
  • Developing, testing and evaluating theoretical designs
  • Mentoring junior engineers
  • Discussing and solving complex problems with sub-contractors, suppliers and customers
  • Maintain a design data pack, making sure that the item can be made again reliably and that it will perform consistently within the user requirement specification; Purpose of job To produce electrical designs and CE compliance assessments
  • Producing details of specifications and outline designs
  • Recommending modifications in the light of prototype test results
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety, Environment and Quality policies and procedures
  • Trial support, including work on surface vessels and submarine trials
  • Support to T&A and production where necessary
  • Working with other professionals, within and outside the Mechatronics Department
  • Good communication (both written and aural) and well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate, experienced in the use of Microsoft Office products

For the right candidate, our client can offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package, combined with the opportunity to work for a highly respected, innovative, expanding company at the forefront of their industry offering excellent prospects for future career and salary development and advancement.

MORSON INTERNATIONAL, part of the Morson Group, are the leading TECHNICAL & ENGINEERING RECRUITMENT COMPANY in the UK specialising in Technical Support to the following industries: Defence, Nuclear, Power Generation, Aerospace, Rail, Marine, Petrochemical & Construction