Senior Design Engineer - Control systems

West Yorkshire
Engineering & Manufacturing
Design Engineer
Display Salary:
£45,000 - 50,000
Date Posted:
06 Dec 2019
Vacancy Type:
Job Description
We are looking to recruit a Senior Design Engineer - Control systems for our client based in Bradford, you will be joining a great team who work together to achieve the companies common goals. 

As a Senior Design Engineer you will be responsible for the production of detailed design information on a range of product types, as part of our second line engineering process.  You will form a leading member of the design team provide support to both pre & post-sales functions whist managing the teams workload and output.

Duties & Responsibilities;
  • Create and develop a business plan to re-build our controls department.
  • Take ownership in developing designs to an agreed specification, including the key measures of meeting deadlines, meeting design criteria, liaising with suppliers.
  • Develop Designs for projects from initial enquiry, updated costings, BOMs (Bill of Materials) and process methods throughout.
  • Create a Description of Operations and Controls Drawings.
  • Ability to work as part of a multi discipline engineering team consisting of ventilation, building services, refrigeration, acoustic and control engineers to develop complex product solutions.
  • To manage the day to day organisation of works within the electrical/controls department and the installation wiring to HVAC units to ensure customer’s requirements are met and projects are delivered on time. 
    Manage – Motivate and measure how each member of you respective team are performing inline with their objectives. 
    To set daily/weekly/monthly objectives for their department.
  • To liaise with and co-operate with other departmental supervisor to maintain an efficient workflow and working practices. 
  • Design and development of company’s control solutions in accordance with correct 
    regulation, guidelines and good working practice.
  • Development of control strategies for companies range of HVAC Products.
  • To provide technical support in the design and manufacturing process.
  • To maintain a high level of quality in accordance with company policies.
  • To attend meetings as requested and provide reports (where required)
  • Working in accordance with industry procedures and legislation. 
    Mentoring and developing junior members of design, commissioning and assembly staff
  • Liaising with customers and supporting both pre and post sales teams.
  • Generation of sales estimations (where required)
  • Providing technical support and training to internal and external customers.
  • Assisting with the design and testing of new products.
  • Scheduling and programming of commissioning.
  • Maintaining departmental financial report and company CRM information. 
  • Testing and commissioning control systems for AHU’s, fans and refrigeration equipment.
  • Carry out all functional and operational aspects of the commissioning process in compliance with company procedures, and to the satisfaction of the customer.
  • Final balance test and commission of on-site equipment.
  • Fault finding and diagnosis, followed by corrective actions.
  • Accurate and timely completion of commissioning certificates.
Qualifications/Experience required;
  • Proven engineer with significant experience in the design, installation and commissioning of control systems within the HVAC industry.
  • Experience with Trend and Tridium preferable (training provided)
  • Zelio knowledge.
  • Ability to manage the teams workload
Package on Offer;
  • Full time permanent position
  • £45,000 - 50,000 per annum DOE
  • 20 days holiday plus stats
  • Great company to work for