Design Engineer - Electrical

Design Engineer - Electronics
Tyne & Wear
Negotiable salary + relocation package/benefits

The role
We are looking for an experienced Electrical Design Engineer to join our clients expanding manufacturing & design team in Tyne & Wear. Our client specialises in the design & manufacture power conversion systems for a variety of industries including the defence & Energy sector. The ideal candidate will have come from an Electronics concept design background & have experience of deciphering customer requirements.


  • The development, analysis, and validation of design solutions to meet the project requirements using prototyping, simulation and validation by test techniques.
  • Generation of all functional, component, manufacturing, test and validation specifications. Contribute to the delivery of accurate project documentation.
  • Ensuring that all design solutions are robust, reliable, meet the budgeted cost and are on time.
  • Support related activities such as drawing and printed circuit board development
  • Liaise with test and production departments during product introduction process, including design of test rigs.
  • Support with the installation and commissioning of equipment at the customers premises.
  • To assist the Principal Engineer in the planning, test set-up and operation of qualification tests as necessary, including tests conducted off site. The production of accurate qualification test reports.
  • Preparation of materials for design reviews. Provide advice on all aspects of design and engineering to management and staff to ensure effective decision making

Skills & Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level in Electronics Engineering
  • Experience working within Power Electronics - AC/DC, DC/AC, AC/AC, DC/DC
  • The ability to work with customer requirements & concepts
  • Knowledge of Power Electronics Design, Testing, electromagnetic assembly specification
  • Desirable but not essential - knowledge of microprocessor control & software development design

Please call Abbie Easton directly on 02393 910042 to discuss your suitability for the opportunity and its responsibilities & requirements in greater detail or contact me by email at aeaston@astutetechnical.co.uk

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Become part of something great

  • I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!

  • A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.