Electrical Design Engineer

£35000 - £45000 per annum + plus excellent benefits

Dunfermline, Fife

MRD Recruitment is actively looking for an Electrical Design Engineer to work on a permanent basis for their global client. This role is based in Dunfermline, Fife and reports into their Site Manager.

My client is a global company, with a diverse customer base throughout the world and a market leader within their respective field. Their philosophy and winning approach, which is built around exceptional quality, features ground-breaking innovation and unrivalled reliability.

The successful Electrical Design Engineer will be responsible for the research and design of a company’s new products and systems. They perform various tasks in an engineering department including drafting blueprints, creating test prototypes, and overseeing the manufacturing process.

Job requirements

  • Degree/HND/HNC in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Experienced electrical design engineer from any design and development background
  • Control systems experience highly advantageous, but all relevant experience considered
  • Knowledge of electrical systems to ensure compliance with regards wiring regulations, HSE Guidance, ATEX, etc
  • Good understanding of relevant legislation, standards and be aware of statutory requirements in connection with electrical installation
  • Produce documentation in accordance with defined standards / quality requirements.
  • Project management concepts – Scheduling, meeting deadlines, producing reports, scope of works based on customer requirements, concept & detailed drawings, project life cycle experience (concept through detail to construction support and as built documentation).
  • Support effective delivery of projects to time, quality, and cost targets together with the ability to multi-task and prioritise.
  • Generation of AutoCAD Drawings & reading schematics for weighing control systems
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to follow/interpret/explain technical instructions


  • To develop innovative engineering solutions to meet product development requirements in line with company standards and objectives.
  • To promote production engineering and manufacturing solutions and their implementation to improve output and enhance the products.
  • Studying design briefs, thinking of possible design solutions
  • In-house design and technical support roles for all areas of engineering and production.
  • To provide hands-on engineering support with the ability to organise/coordinate staff.
  • Assessing the usability, environmental impact and H&S of designs by modifying and retesting them

Other Skills

  • Good practical engineering skills with previous working knowledge of MRP systems and specifically BOM’s.
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written.
  • A good team player and be able to demonstrate reliability, flexibility and initiative.
  • Previous knowledge of the weighing industry would be an advantage.

Job Information

Job Reference: BBBH171_1675865845
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Salary From: £35000
Salary To: £45000
Job Industries: Engineering
Job Locations: Dunfermline, Fife
Job Types: Permanent
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