Workshop Electrical Engineer - S1 - S81

£23,500 to £24,500 + benefits
Ref: 187 Date Posted: Monday 23 Aug 2021
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A leading technology designer and manufacturer for the glass industry is seeking a Workshop Electrical Engineer to fabricate control panels; mounting, wiring, installing and testing all components before final assembly. The Workshop Electrical Engineer will have a minimum of 3 years of similar experience, have relevant qualifications and the ability to read electrical schematics. The Workshop Electrical Engineer will be happy working in a team environment, under pressure and to targets.

Applications from ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged.



  • Measure and mark up the layout of back panels and enclosures
  • Mounting of components to back panels and enclosures
  • Routing and bundling of wire and cables neatly to meet wiring standards
  • Point to point wiring of relays, controls, PLCs, I/O Modules, VFDs, Interfaces, & Instrumentation
  • Troubleshoot panels as needed to eliminate wiring errors and component malfunctions
  • Maintain in-build drawing packs and mark-up changes required during manufacture. Communicate changes to the Engineering & Technical department manager for revision before completion
  • Completion of relevant documentation to ensure traceability to ISO9001:2015 standards and the identification of serial numbered components
  • Communicate effectively with all team members and colleagues
  • Flexibility when required to meet project deadlines
  • Working to agreed company standards and procedures
  • Perform other duties as needed


Knowledge, skills and qualifications required:


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in control panel wiring
  • Have minimum BTEC/City and Guilds qualifications in a relevant field
  • Ability to read electrical schematics and wiring diagrams
  • Knowledge of electrical theory and the terminology used
  • Must be competent in the use of hand and power tools
  • Must be a detailed oriented individual and strive to achieve high-quality results
  • Must be professional, have a positive attitude and have a willingness to work in a team



  • Fault finding


Salary: £23,500 to £24,500 DOE

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Benefits: Overtime, pension, training, bonus, Hols 28 + Bank Holidays, Employee Assistance Program, Company-organised events.