Electrical Design Engineer

May 20, 2024
Reference key: es12358
Deadline date:

Job Description

  • Negotiable
  • Kerry

Electrical Design Engineer with experience working with large motors & frequency convertors required by market-leading multinational in Co. Kerry. You will work large systems (24,000 volt supplies to 24v circuits), large motors (800kw), frequency convertors & winching systems. 


  • Level 7 Degree or higher in any of the following: Automation / Electrical / Electronic / Mechatronic Engineering
  • Programming knowledge and experience of Safety and Non-safety PLC systems using Codesys
  • SCADA systems development knowledge
  • Risk analysis and safety compliance related to the PLC control and understanding of Performance Levels (PLr / SIL)
  • Familiarity with Zuken E3 or similar drawing package
  • Confident at challenging the status quo and open to adapting new technologies or techniques
  • Ability to analyse problems and derive solutions
  • Ability to manage project requirements and schedules
  • Experience with ABB PLC’s an advantage
  • Experience in industrial network applications and design an advantage
  • Knowledge or experience with industrial Ethernet networks an advantage
  • Strong communication and reporting skills (verbal and in writing)
  • Willingness to travel internationally as required
  • Ability to work at heights


  • Analyse client’s problems or requirements
  • Identify and evaluate potential technical solutions
  • Evaluate development and system costs and identify commercial advantages / risks
  • Manage system requirements and ensure end solution fulfils technical and commercial requirements
  • Create and maintain technical documents including function descriptions, implementation descriptions, drawings, piece lists, commissioning procedures, etc.
  • Liaise with customer service department to support project tenders, technical issues and training
  • Liaise with spare parts team to advice on component selection and preparation
  • Provide integration documentation for modifications on existing equipment (automation and control systems)
  • Liaise with electrical design engineers to prepare modifications to electrical drawings
  • Liaise with software developers to prepare software integration requirements, where necessary document interface protocols and build software interface modules
  • Liaise with software developers to ensure equipment monitoring requirements for automation systems are updated, where necessary document requirements and verify implementation
  • Liaise with other design disciplines to prepare mechanical or structural design documentation to facilitate changes
  • Liaise with purchasing department for the selection of suitable sub-systems or component suppliers
  • Liaise with service personnel in the field to support commissioning and provide any necessary support and documentation required during the commissioning process
  • Prepare and execute on-site investigations and tests at selected customer sites

Our client offers competitive salary, pension scheme, training and development opportunities, subsidised canteen, retailer discounts, cycle to work scheme and more.