Position: Salary: Ref: Job Type: Published On: Start Date: Contact Name: Client:
Electrical / Electronics Design Engineer Bradford, Yorkshire GBP30 - GBP35 per hour 19586632/001_1554373947 Permanent 04/04/2019 08/04/2019 Helen Addis Cordant Engineering

Electrical / Electronics Design Engineer - Huddersfield - Initial 8 month contract

A global manufacturing business has a requirement for an Electrical/Electronics Design Engineer to work from their plant in West Yorkshire.

We are looking for an experienced Design Engineer to join the team to support with much of the Electrical Auto CAD work, alongside 4 other team members.

They will be supporting on a specific project for a new test facility. As well as CAD work you will need to be more of a decision maker, someone who can offer suggestions and add more to the design philosophy behind the project.

The job:

The role is primarily focused on working as part of a small team of Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers and Software Engineers to develop turbocharger performance testing facilities located in our Huddersfield testing laboratory. The scope of the design skills required, includes the design of low voltage control systems (up to 400VAC), safety PLC integration and programming, distributed instrumentation and control design, using a mixture of analogue, digital and bus based protocols.

Your skills and experience:

  • Electrical / electronics design experience
  • Experience in a test environment
  • Use of Autocad electrical for producing schematics, layout drawings, BOMS, wiring schedules and supporting documentation
  • Liaising with panel and enclosure build technicians to ensure a consistent process.
  • Devising, documenting and carrying out subsystem testing prior to full system assembly in the test facility.
  • Developing solutions to potentially complex measurement or control problems.
  • Carrying out DFMEA or similar assessments as part of a team to ensure designs meet functional and safety requirements.
  • Working with the team and project leader to agree time / resource plans, consideration given to scope of work and project risk. Reporting of progress vs plan and developing mitigation plans as necessary.


Machinery directive and associated BS-EN standards to compliance.

Allen Bradley RSLogix/Studio 5000 programming and hardware design for safety PLCs.

Common industrial protocol for Allen Bradley PLC.

Distributed I/O systems.

Allen Bradley / Rockwell VFDs for typical 5kW machinery

Modbus sensors and control elements

ABB VFDs for typical 5kW machinery

Eurotherm and EPACK controllers and iTools software

Education, Licenses and Certifications:

Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer