Electrical Design Engineer

We’re seeking a Senior Electrical Design Engineer to mentor and support our machine design team. You’ll lead the way in concept design, prototyping, and special projects. If you’re a Machine Designer at heart this is a fantastic next career step, with great training and an opportunity to work with a growing global leader.

BASIC SALARY: Up to £55,000

· 4 ½ day working week, with early finish on Fridays (36 hours)
· 27 days holiday + Bank Holidays
· Employer Pension contribution
· Life Assurance
· Sick Pay

LOCATION: Based in the stunning High Peak, you could commute from: Manchester, Sheffield, Stockport, Chesterfield, Macclesfield, Buxton, Bollington, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Glossop, Grindlow, Leek, Chinley, Buxworth, Hayfield, Stoney Middleton, Bakewell, Stoney Middelton, Poynton, Adlington, Prestbury or Matlock.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Senior Electrical Design Engineer, Electrical Design, Design Engineer, Product Engineer, Product Development Engineer, Engineer.

Design for Manufacture (DFM) is at the heart of this role. As our Electrical Design Engineer you’ll work with, and mentor our talented team, optimising existing Machine Designs and innovating on new products. You’ll head up our Special Projects function to design integrated solutions that can be integrated into and improve our existing manufacturing process.

It’s a very varied role and will include:
· Concept design creation for new projects
· Lead improvements in design quality & efficiency
· Drive on time delivery & quality improvements
· Mentoring and supporting the Technical department & Sales team with your knowledge and expertise.

You’ll also be the ‘go to’ person for the creation of estimates and project requirements, enabling accurate project viability decisions.

PERSON SPECIFICATION: Senior Electrical Design Engineer, Electrical Design, Design Engineer, Product Engineer, Product Development Engineer, Engineer.

You MUST have a proven track record as a qualified Electrical Design Engineer. We’re in the cranes and lifting equipment sector, but we’re open on electrical design background, so your experience could come from any of the following:

· Industrial Capital equipment / Roller Door design
· Material Handling / Forklift / Hoists
· Plant / Automotive
· Robotics / Automation

Regardless of your background you’ll need to bring a demonstrable experience of Machine Design using CAD systems, including the creation of detailed electrical schematics. It’s highly likely that you’ll have knowledge of Variable Frequency Drives and that you’re a great problem solver, with a solid understanding of Design for Manufacturing (DFM).

Just as importantly you’ll work well as a part of a team and have the natural ability to mentor and influence others, as well as manage your own workload in a fast-paced environment.


Established in the 1940’s, we’re a family run manufacturer & exporter of high value capital equipment. Today, we employ circa 160 people and we’re continuing to expand.

Job Titles / Industries relevant to this role: Electrical Design Engineer, Electrical Schematics, Electrical Design, Design Engineer, Product Engineer, Product Development Engineer, Engineer, Draughtsperson, Design Manager, Engineering Manager, Systems Engineer, Technical Manager, R&D engineer, Machine Design, Capital Equipment, Plant, Heavy Machinery, Heavy Plant, Fabrication, Steel, Metal, Manufacturing, Lifting, Lifting Equipment, Cranes, Gantry Cranes, LEEA, Hoist

INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.

Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

REF: ZH17284, Wallace Hind Selection

Type: Permanent