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Electrical Design Engineer

  • Job reference: 929596
  • Location: Dunfermline, Fife
  • Salary: bonus + pension
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Production and manufacturing
  • Date posted: 10/03/2020


Electrical Design Engineer

Location - Dalgety Bay

Permanent - competitive salary and benefits


To manage the design and development of refuse collection vehicle and hoists within the Engineering department, with specific emphasis on the electrical engineering.


  • Ensure the completion of projects against set deadlines at all times.
  • Attend meetings as and when required and take full part.
  • Creating and updating technical drawings including: electrical schematics, loom drawings, panel layout drawings.
  • To ensure the consistent promotion of a safety conscious culture.
  • To be able to access and understand all data based information.
  • Project management of new products and enhancements to existing products.


  • To be a positive ambassador for the business
  • Handling sensitive issues with care and thoughtfulness
  • An attitude of getting things done
  • A strong team player
  • To be able to make critical decisions, taking the initiative and ensure at all times they are followed through in a timely and professional manner.
  • Have strong personal credibility and be able to use this to influence the operating success of the department.
  • Have an aptitude for proactive identification of problems and barriers to ensure effective implementation of solutions.
  • To support other members of the team in times of pressure
  • Actively participate in, and contribute to, team meetings, and to carry out agreed action points within the time frame set
  • Ensure work is focused upon the needs of the business
  • Able to adapt working patterns and proactively engage flexibility and change
  • Able to accept ownership and accountability for the tasks assigned.
  • Completer/finisher.

Skill Set/Qualifications/Experience

  • Good IT skills including Electrical Schematics and panel layout packages, and Microsoft Office, Experience with Creo schematics is beneficial.
  • Excellent working/design knowledge of electrical systems including control systems (Codesys experience would be advantageous).
  • Excellent communication skills with customers, suppliers and colleagues
  • Ability to fault find, diagnose issues and problem solve.
  • Engineering Degree
  • Project Management from concept, through design to final production
  • Experience with Creo Parametric (desirable)
  • Experience working in a production environment

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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