Electrical Design Engineer

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Salary Description
£35,000 - £50,000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits Package
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Leicester ,

Electrical Design Engineer
Leicester, LE5
£35,000 - £50,000 Per Annum

We have an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Design Engineer to join a very established and respected electrical equipment manufacturer based in Leicester.

As the Electrical Design Engineer, you will provide expertise to support the engineering team with design of electrical equipment for a range of industrial applications.

This is a pivotal role within the business as the design team continue to develop and innovative solutions to meet customer specifications and develop products for new market applications.

We are looking for someone who has an excellent and in depth understanding of mechanical and electrical engineering principles and the successful candidate will be expected to have several years hands-on design experience.

This role requires you to work 37.5hrs per week; Monday to Thursday 08:15am – 17:00pm and Friday 08:15am – 13:00pm.



  • Review design requirements and assist the engineering team with technical aspects of designs, including specification of materials.
  • Produce design calculations and corresponding paperwork to manufacture designs (resistor element and design overview sheets).
  • Produce and approve drawings, Bills of materials and other design information issued for equipment manufacture.
  • Conduct technical investigations, develop and maintain appropriate design and support processes, carrying out root cause analysis and initiating corrective actions as necessary.
  • Provide technical support to production, sales, service and customer support.
  • Deliver projects on schedule and on budget, demonstrating ability to handle the pressure of managing a complex range of projects, a high volumes of work, within a fast pace of implementation.


Essential Requirements:

  • At least 5 years electrical design work experience, preferably working with medium and high voltage design.
  • Qualified to degree level in Electrical Engineering.
  • Knowledge of, and experience of designing in accordance with IEC 60204 and IEC 61439.
  • Experience of product CE market process and DFMEA.
  • A high level of competency with Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical is required.
  • A CAD software package such as Autodesk Inventor, Creo, or Siemens would be advantageous.
  • Ability to integrate not only with the design team, other office staff and the manufacturing operations is essential; excellent communication skills and an approachable personality are a must.


  • Discretionary bonus scheme.
  • 4% Contributory Pension.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Health Cash Plan.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • 25 Days Holiday Plus Bank Holidays
  • Free Parking.
  • Free Tea & Coffee

If you feel this role is for you or you require any further information please call 0116 2334404 or send your CV to s.belton@siamogroup.com and you will receive a call back.

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