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Electrical Engineer - Failure Analysis

Surrey   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time


Cranleigh STEM are recruiting for a failure investigation electrical engineer to join a technical, consultancy business at their state-of-the-art facility in Leatherhead on a permanent basis.

You will be point of contact for electrical failure investigation projects, from initial point of contact with customers, writing technical and commercial proposals, carrying out technical work and delivering reports to clients.

You will have access to our clients' state-of-the-art test facility, allowing you to carry out full forensic strip-down and analysis of customers assets.

Location: Our client is based in Leatherhead, Surrey.

Main duties include:

  • Undertake forensic investigations at locations such as electrical equipment manufacturers, commercial premises, renewable energy, and large industrial sites.
  • Forensic strip down and fire investigations of industrial and consumer products.
  • Products/equipment electrical safety and reliability assessment.
  • Root cause failure analysis of electrical/electronic equipment.

Your skills & experience: The ideal candidate for this role will have

  • A minimum 2:1 Bachelor's degree or above (MEng, MSc, or PhD) in Electrical, Electronic, Materials or Forensic Engineering or a related STEM subject.
  • An understanding of the application of forensic analytical techniques.
  • Experience of quality control/failure investigation in a high-tech manufacturing environment, or undertaking expert witness work would be advantageous.

Salary: £. Competitive
Benefits: 25 days holiday + banks, hybrid working (Available after probation), Vitality health insurance, 6% Matched pension, life assurance, financial support towards chartership, cycle to work scheme, transport season ticket loan.
Role: Full-time, permanent


Cranleigh STEM & Sustainability is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating, and valuing diversity, and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employment agency, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team.


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  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7575
  • Posted: 24th November 2022
  • Expires: 22nd December 2022

Cranleigh Scientific

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