Electrical CAD Designer job vacancy

Virtuoso Recruitment Limited

Overview: Electrical CAD Designer job vacancy in Sussex recruiting now

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Employer: Virtuoso Recruitment Limited
Location: Sussex, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Electrical CAD Designer

  • Permanent Role – Office based
  • Salary £25 – £28k
  • 40 hours per week


Working for an established, multinational semi-conductor manufacturing business based in Pulborough, West Sussex.

We have an exciting, challenging, and unique opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our engineering team as an electrical engineer. This is for a portfolio of products related to the semi-conductor equipment manufacturing industry. Knowledge of PLCs, electrical switchgear is necessary and experience of Solidworks Electrical would be an advantage.

What we re looking for

  • Experienced electrical CAD Designer with knowledge of;

o Production of electrical drawings (Solidworks Electrical)

o Purchasing systems and bills of materials

o PLCs and interfacing with electrical circuits

o Safety interlocks and safety circuits

o Support manufacturing and customers in a production environment

  • Must be able to communicate well and be a team player
  • General understanding of embedded microprocessor controls
  • Good understanding of PLCs


Minimum HNC in electrical discipline or similar electrical qualification.

Key responsibilities

Your key responsibilities will be;

  • Production of electrical schematics for manufacture
  • Generation of bills of materials
  • Assist manufacturing during the build and test cycle
  • Assist customers and site engineers
  • Attend planning meetings
  • Interface with PLC programming personnel
  • Help maintain the technical construction files for each project


  • Good understanding of power and control circuits
  • Good computer skills
  • Ability to express instructions clearly and briefly in simple language
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to work to tight schedules
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Good analytical and questioning skills
  • The ability to work successfully as part of a multidisciplinary team

Desirable criteria

  • Knowledge of Solidworks Electrical
  • Knowledge of Mitsubishi PLCs
  • Programming skills
  • Knowledge of motion systems and drives

What s in it for you?

  • This opportunity is a varied and interesting where the successful applicant can take responsibility for the electrical design and design implementation in complex machines.
  • The role will require liaison with all business departments thus offering plenty of variety.
  • An excellent opportunity to gain a strong specialised knowledge of the semi-conductor industry.

Benefits for our permanent staff.

Semi-flexible hours

Pension scheme

Health scheme

Dental Scheme

In service life insurance scheme

25 days holiday, plus bank holidays

Free On-site parking



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