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Electrical Engineer

Hampshire   •  £25000 - £30000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

We are working with a business who operate within the chemical process and manufacturing sector, they are looking for a hands-on electrical engineer to join the instrument department where you will build, assemble, test, repair and calibrate process safety and JCI electrostatic measurement test instruments for both in-house and external test laboratory customers.

To be successful you should hold a relevant qualification, ideally electrical engineering and possess experience working on wiring control panels, switches, and connectors within a commercial or academic setting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance and upkeep of equipment electrical CAD (Smartdraw) drawings, build procedures, bill of materials, test, and calibration records for the equipment.
  • Wiring up of enclosure panels using good manufacturing practice whilst following in-house build procedures.
  • Machining of holes for, and mounting of, panel components related to PS and JCI range of instrumentation using in-house hand tools.
  • Carry out bespoke instrument control and data enclosure building for our own laboratories.
  • To provide effective repairs in support of our PS test laboratories and external customers in the event of equipment breakdown.
  • Hand population of circuit boards.


  • HND or higher qualification in Electrical engineering/electronics.
  • Practical experience fabricating and assembling electrical control enclosures; panel and component wiring, familiarisation with control and safety related components and working to good manufacturing practices.
  • Electrical CAD (Smartdraw or other electrical CAD package) experience and some mechanical experience is also beneficial.
  • High level hand soldering skills are also a requirement of this role.
  • Ability to fault find and repair instruments. (Component level fault tracing is beneficial but not essential although standard subsystem fault tracing is a requirement)
  • Knowledge and experience of working to IEC 61010 and related standards is a distinct advantage.

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Benefits: 25 days holiday entitlement + Banks - 10% bonus scheme - Contributory company pension scheme - Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme - Life assurance cover - Free parking - Employee assistance programme - Cycle to work scheme - Flexible working - Free eye tests
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Role: Full time, permanent

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  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 8499
  • Posted: 21st September 2022
  • Expires: 19th October 2022

Cranleigh Scientific

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