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Lead Electrical Design Engineer

Job Introduction

We are currently seeking a Lead Electrical Design Engineer to join our Controls department in our new offices in Ashby-de-la-Zouch. Working on power generation control system projects you will provide the line management and allocation of company Drawing Office resource facilities. You will also provide CAD design services for the preparation of detailed designs in collaboration with appropriate design engineers and ensuring compliance with design standards.


Role Responsibility

Produce CAD drawings for Controls systems i.e. L&N cubicles, Panels, AVRs etc.

Drive Drawing office process standardization to ensure early adoption, streamlining of processes and identification of gaps.

Look for opportunities to reduce process lead time and create spare capacity to process new projects

Monitor, control, and develop engineering release systems into Manufacturing, Purchasing, and Services

Manage the workload of the team

Develop the Drawing Office standards, ensuring high quality output across the team

Ensure regulatory and statutory compliance on product design, relevant technical, safety and environmental standards, codes of practice etc

Planning, prioritisation, and resultant resource allocation to meet and exceed customer expectations

Management and resolution of all NCR’s within 24 hrs.

Able to communicate technical information easily, to internal contacts and external customers

Working to set targets, both in terms of efficiency and output and presenting this at the monthly management meetings.

Team and individual management of staff in accordance with BRUSH policy and procedures.

The Ideal Candidate

HND/HNC in relevant engineering discipline

CAD trained - AutoCAD Electrical and/or 3D Inventor models are essential

Technical self-sufficiency, with an understanding of other disciplines, and depth and range of management experience of projects and studies.

Ability to demonstrate man-management

Knowledge in the design, project engineering and consultancy in oil and gas pipelines and associated facilities

Experience in production of engineering CAD designs

Experience in the oil and gas or associated industries

About the Company

The BRUSH Group is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of generators above 20MVA. With a comprehensive range of products and services including transformers, switchgear, portable generating sets and control & monitoring systems, BRUSH is your ideal partner for electric power generation, distribution monitoring and control.

BRUSH has been a key figure within Electrical Engineering for over 130 years, offering a wide range of ‘electrical machines’, and providing our customer chain with the highest calibre equipment and after sales service.

Here at BRUSH we are very proud to offer:

  • A very competitive salary
  • Private Pension


  • Overnight/daily allowances (for certain roles)
  • Company vehicle (for certain roles)
  • Great development opportunities






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