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Senior Design Engineer

Location: Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire Industry: Admin & Clerical
Salary: £30000 per annum Contact: Laura Egerton
Posted: over 2 years ago Contact Email: legerton@meridianbs.co.uk

Senior Design Engineer Required
Up to £30,000
ST5-Newcastle area

  1. Lead and mentor a team of design engineers, utilising abilities to the best effect, and enhancing capabilities.
  2. Produce schematic designs for approval by client (or company for in house use), on CAD, or similar relevant 3D packages e.g. Solidworks.
  3. Ensure full supporting documentation is produced enabling efficient manufacture, whilst satisfying clients' requirements.
  4. Liaise with clients and suppliers, to persue the most effective performance and economics of design.
  5. Maintain good client relationship through the design process and beyond, by providing excellent technical support.
  6. Ensure that the company and designs produced are kept up to date in terms of current legislation with regards to electrical practices, relevant standards and safety guidance documentation.
  7. Be proficient in the use of PLC's, HMI's, VSD and other intelligent control products and designs.
  8. Maintain and assist in improving Company procedures where possible, including suggesting areas of training and/or improvement in working methods.


  1. Be flexible to the requirements of the business.
  2. Observe and maintain the Company's Health & Safety Policy and Procedures.
  3. Undertake any other duties that may be required from time to time, including site visits.


  • BTEC/HNC/Degree Electrical Engineering

Or equivalent qualifications


  • Experience of working in a similar role leading a team
  • Panel design, assembly and wiring experience
  • PLC/Programming


  • Knowledge of the industry and other related disciplines
  • Familiar with HMI, VSD and soft start technology
  • Broad base of legislative compliance knowledge
  • Experience of Scada, network and telemetry principles, and system design


  • Ability to work flexibly
  • Team player
  • Strong prioritisation skills and ability to manage own workload
  • Motivation and leadership skills for leading a team


  • Self-motivated
  • Prepared to learn new skills
  • Can do attitude
  • Ability to mentor a team of people to get the best out of them

Forward thinking proactive individual

Please call Clare or Pauline on 01782272400 or send CV to cbranford@meridianbs.co.uk

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

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