Electrical Design Manager

Summary of the Role

  • Responsible for the delivery of detailed electrical design work packages – on time, within budget, and of the required quality – contributing to the successful delivery of automation and control projects
  • Reporting to the Director of Engineering and Innovation


Key Responsibilities

  • Lead, engage and coach a small team of Electrical Engineers and Hardware Design Engineers
  • Collaborate with the Business Development and Applications teams to develop robust estimation norms and provide pre-sale technical support
  • Work with Project Managers to ensure solid delivery plans are in place for all Electrical Engineering and Hardware Design work packages
  • Ensure efficient allocation and utilisation of Electrical Engineering and Hardware Design resources
  • Develop, maintain and improve Electrical Design processes and procedures and ensure their compliance
  • Develop and maintain supplier and sub-contractor relationships to ensure the availability of high-quality short-term / temporary resource to support peak demands
  • Create, maintain and improve internal standards, templates, libraries, methods and best-practices to ensure the highest possible efficiency
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing management and supervision to ensure processes, standards and methodologies are aligned between the two departments
  • Recruit, train and develop the best Electrical Engineering and Hardware Design Engineers to fulfil the growing demands of the business
  • Monitor the teams’ output in line with project requirements, and audit the quality of work being produced to ensure best-in-class and right-first-time
  • Provide technical direction, embrace innovation, and ensure compliance with customer specifications and legal regulations


Knowledge, Skills & Experience


  • Minimum of BEng in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 7 years in a relevant technical delivery / management role
  • Subject Matter Expert in electrical control systems

Personal Qualities

  • Being a great team player as well as the ability to work off own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral & written
  • Confident and pro-active with an organised approach to work
  • Situational adaptability
  • Good problem solver
  • Hands on attitude
  • Enthusiastic and able to be relied upon

Remuneration Package

  • Competitive salary
  • Holidays 25 days (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Bonus scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Programme of personal development & training
  • Free car parking
  • EV charge points on-site
  • Social & wellbeing activity programme
  • Bike 2 work scheme



Location: Telford
Job: Permanent
Job Reference: IJD061
Deadline Date:
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