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Burgess Hill, England
Job Type
Full Time
£30,000 - £45,000 Per Year
Date Posted
12 days ago

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Job Description

Superb opportunity to join a highly thought of and established specialist business based in mid Sussex

Our client is seeking to recruit a Project Engineer to join their team due to company growth.

This role is office based, but could require moderate national travel on occasions

Reporting to: Engineering Director and site General Manager.

Responsible for: Implementing the manufacture of LV Switchgear and ancillaries to the specifications provided by the customer.

Ensuring that the manufactured product meets the appropriate National, Industry and Company standards, design rules and design guides.

Key responsibilities / duties:

Supporting the customer in the design and development of low voltage switchgear projects.

Production of electrical and mechanical drawings for customer approval.

Providing technical information to the Sales Team to ensure accurate commercial quotes are created.

Working within the relevant Engineering procedures & complying with the company’s Quality Procedures.

Ensuring that all drawing, test activities and engineering functions are correctly documented.

Following the new product introduction process from feasibility to production implementation.

Ensuring that the product realisation is robust and that it is fit for manufacture (efficient manufacturing and assembly processes).

Meeting with suppliers to ensure a cost-effective supply chain is established

Production of the Bills of Materials for manufacture.

Timely ordering of all manufacturing parts from approved suppliers.

Supporting the production process, to ensure on time delivery to the correct quality standards, as and when required.

Training, developing and assisting less experienced colleagues.

Provision of technical expertise for production especially with configuration / programming of equipment and fault finding.

Liaising with the customer and production to organise factory acceptance tests, delivery, installation and commissioning of equipment.

Attending customer’s sites for the purpose of project meetings, surveys, installation, commissioning, acceptance tests, customer training, investigations and maintenance.

Assisting in the investigation and analysis of customer issues.

Adhering to, and promotion of all Company Health, Safety and Environmental procedures, directives and Safe Working Practices.

Positively contributing to the efficiency and effectiveness of the department by keeping up to date with industry developments and trends.

When necessary creating Method Statements and Risk Assessments for the customer and colleagues.

Any other duties commensurate with the skills and level of position, as determined by the Engineering Director.


  • Desirable - HNC in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience / apprenticeship.
  • Engineering Degree, with a bias toward Electrical / Mechanical Engineering.


  • Essential

 Experience in the specification, function and manufacture of low voltage switchgear.

 Good level of mechanical engineering knowledge and experience.

 Knowledge and experience of CAD 2D packages (preferably AutoCAD).

 Working knowledge of Risk Management.

 Knowledge of material properties.

 Ability to communicate effectively in person and in writing

  • Desirable

 Understanding of relevant BS EN standards including;

BS EN 61439-Part 1 & 2.

 Experience of 3D CAD packages - SolidWorks.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a superb business

First Recruitment Services is acting as an employment agency on behalf of this vacancy


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