Electrical Design Engineer

Location Southampton
Salary £350000 - £500000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Design, Engineering & Technical
Reference J9812-1
We have a unique oppotunity to be involved in designing bespoke electrical systems for a highly reputable client of ours.

Purpose of Role

Focussed on the vessel electrical system, the Electrical Design Engineer will be responsible to produce Electrical drawing packages consisting of electrical schematics, panel designs and cable running schedules for luxury yacht range.

In addition, they will be a key player in product improvement and value engineering projects, ensuring current best practice is brought through into new designs and applied consistently to existing models.

Key Job Responsibilities
  •  Supporting on the electrical Design Change Request (DCR) process for a range of luxury sailing yachts.
  •  Work to existing design standards for the current Electrical systems.
  •  Contribute to the ongoing drive for quality and consistency across the model range and manufacturing facilities.
  •  Work with the Lead Electrical Designer and Wroxham Electrical Manager to achieve required deliverables and deadlines.
  •  Manage design aspects of the external supply chain in conjunction with Client Managers and employers Procurement.
  •  Develop a close working relationship with Production including Electrical, Engineering and Joinery Departments.
  •  Organize work to provide deliverables to Production on time and in full in accordance with the teams Group Schedule.
  •  Establish a clear and accurate scope of supply using the project’s Master Work List and guided by the Client Manager.
  •  Attend development, production and project meetings as required to stay abreast of contract variations and production feedback.
  •  Provide timely data to inform the aforementioned meetings and other management reports.
  •  Research appliance / component technical specifications, where relevant.
  •  Check, update and issue accurate 2D Electrical schematic and panel drawings (AutoCAD).
  •  Development contract specific 2D CAD electrical information for production (AutoCAD).
  •  Produce cable running schedules using knowledge of manufacturing processes and installation requirements.
  •  In depth knowledge of Marine AC and DC electrical systems, materials and techniques.
  •  Good knowledge of all phases of electrical installation relating to small craft production
  •  A sound understanding of yacht systems including knowledge of component location and installation requirements.
  •  Strong competency in computer literacy/aptitude using software including but not limited too: AutoCAD, Microsoft Office in particular Outlook, Excel and Word
  •  Experience with marine digital switching systems such as CZone
  •  Experience with marine lighting systems and system integration
  •  A design related degree / qualification or equivalent electrical design experience
Personal Characteristics
  •  Personal drive and a proactive approach to problem solving.
  •  Good timekeeping and an understanding that timelines and deadlines must be met.
  •  Honesty and integrity.
  •  High attention to detail.
  •  Professional and respectful approach, internally and externally.
  •  Positive, helpful and consistent.
Other Requirements
  •  Ability to travel for business, if required.
  •  Full UK Driving License to accommodate said travel.
 If you would like to apply for this role please forward your most up to date CV to Frank.boyes@marineresources.co.uk

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