Job Title: Senior Design Engineer


Job Type: Permanent


Location: Coventry, West Midlands


Salary: £50K


Industry: Rail Switchgear


Main Purpose

As a Senior Design Engineer you will perform an integral role within the Rail Power Electrification Design Team and provide hands-on design support for all LV switchgear and control gear projects within the business.  You will be based at our site in Coventry working, reporting to the Design Engineering Manager.


Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the Project Management of each job – design, quotes, creation of O&M manuals, technical, quality, commissioning, after care support and testing
  • To design, quote and produce electrical control and distribution panels through to testing and commissioning
  • Provide Technical Support for employees and external customers
  • Tender and management of Maintenance Contracts
  • Work to and maintain the production schedule
  • Order planning
  • Delegate projects to other members of the design team and assist with technical queries raised
  • Apply knowledge, skill and experience to lead design and implementation of new innovative solutions

Essential criteria:

  • HNC/ HND / Degree in Engineering or Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Experience of specifying and designing Low Voltage ( 110, 230, 400 & 650 volts) Power distribution system
  • Commercial acumen and experience of design to cost 
  • AutoCAD experience
  • Experience of managing customer projects, from start to commissioning
  • Good IT skills (Excel / Access, Google Sheets)

Desirable criteria:

  • Knowledge of Rail industry and Network Rail standards
  • Personal Track Safety (PTS) certified
  • Experience of mechanical design
  • Autodesk Inventor experience


  • Competitive salary
  • Pension and death in service provisions for employees in pension scheme 
  • 25 Days Hols (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) 
  • Health and Wellbeing Initiatives 
  • Employee offers and discounts from various retailers 
  • Cycle to work scheme, recognition events and rewards 
  • Free car parking 

For more information about this role please apply, or email Daniel Warby on who will be able to provide more details on the opportunity.

Many thanks, Premier Group

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