Lead Electrical Hardware Engineer

  • FT Perm
  • Sheffield
  • Salary: £45-55k
  • Hours: Mon - Fri (37.5 hrs) with flexible Start and Finish times (start between 7-10am and finish between 3- 6pm)

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position.

Our client is now looking for a Lead Electrical Hardware Engineer to work on a prestigious project based out of Sheffield.  This will be a key role in supporting the expansion and development of our client’s Control System HW and Electrical Design capability, setting standards, supervising work, developing talent and representing the company at a senior level.

The role is to design hardware systems mainly using proprietary hardware components for control panels and primarily focused on PLC’s, MCCs, Drives & Controls and Switchgear. Preparing, reviewing and checking necessary calculations and design.

Essential Knowledge & Experience:

  • Knowledge of designing electrical panels containing Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s), LV modular distribution systems incorporating MCCs, Transformers etc.
  • Experience of leading a small team of Hardware Engineers
  • Extensive experience of Electrical and HW Design and delivery for Industrial Control Systems
  • Experience with Nuclear EDF Electrical / HW Design Standards
  • Full Lifecycle Projects (from concept to commission)
  • Accredited be familiar with 18th Edition Wiring Regs (BS7671)
  • Experience of undertaking site installation, testing and/or commissioning of a control system(s)
  • Experience of Tendering and/or Procurement
  • Design of electrical cabling
  • Good working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Must be able to achieve security clearance to at least SC level
  • Commercially aware with excellent communication skills and be comfortable liaising with clients, sub-contractors and engineers
  • Ability to mentor and develop engineers and technicians
  • A good working knowledge of related safety and environmental legislation
  • Able to develop technical solutions to meet project and customer expectations

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and proactive with a desire for continuous improvement, flexible with the ability to be confident and calm under pressure

Benefits include:

25 days hols + bank hols
Pension scheme contributory after 6 months
Life Assurance scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
Cycle to work scheme

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