Electrical Design Engineer



Full Time Contact: Recruitment Team Reference: JR04256

About Aggreko plc:
Around the world, people, businesses and countries are striving for a better future. A future that needs power and the right conditions to succeed.  That’s why at Aggreko, we work ‘round the clock, making sure our customers get the electricity, heating and cooling they need, whenever they need it – all powered by our trademark passion, unrivalled international experience and local knowledge. From urban development to unique commercial projects and even humanitarian emergencies, we bring our expertise and equipment to any location, from the world’s busiest cities to some of the most remote places on earth.  Every project is different, so we listen first and design a system supported by our service anywhere, to any scale. Transforming the lives and livelihoods of individuals, organisations and communities across the globe. 

Interpret customer requirements to deliver improved product design for portable power generation and electrical distribution products to be deployed across the Aggreko international hire fleet.

Agree the specification of modifications with the design authority for the product type.

Liaise with suppliers, sub-contractors and customers when required.  Occasional overseas travel is required.

Ensure that our electrical systems (e.g. control panels, generator controls, motor control centres) are robust, cost effective and fit for purpose and design in accordance with internal and international electrical equipment standards. Consider operation and servicing requirements during the design phase.

Design safety into our systems to minimise the risks to our operators.

Ensure all modifications and new designs are fully detailed and documented.  Use ECAD systems to create a complete virtual prototype followed by clear, concise and accurate electrical design drawings, part specifications and bills of materials.

Create thorough and accurate bills of materials and support the procurement and manufacturing teams with any technical issues associated with the supply and manufacture of electrical systems.

Plan workload, in conjunction with the project leads, and effectively communicate progress versus key project milestones.

Maintain an awareness of developments in system components and controls to ensure that Aggreko products remain up to date and in line with current standards.

Create, maintain and follow Aggreko specific design standards and processes.

About Us
We’re the people who use our big boxes to make a massive difference. We believe in the positive impact of power and the ability to control temperature. We believe what we do opens up opportunity and creates potential for individuals, communities, industries and societies over the world.  We believe when we work together we can do anything. We believe in the power of our team.  We’re the people who keep the lights on. And we recruit the best talent, too.

Our four values help us get even better at what we do.  It’s the Aggreko way of working – we call it Always Orange. 

Always Orange means: 

Being dynamic: We’re nimble and are always ready to react to an ever changing world.
Being expert: We know our stuff, we’re great under pressure and we thrive in our busy, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. We use our experience to make a difference. We know how to challenge and we have the courage of our convictions.
Being together: We play for Team Aggreko and value the expertise of everyone around us. We’re accountable and we hold others to account.
Being innovative: We never miss an opportunity to learn, to look out, or to be better.

Aggreko is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive environment that allows each employee to be their best based upon their merit, talent and aspiration. We do not discriminate, and we abide by the laws in the locations in which we operate.

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