Electrical Design Engineer (6 months Contract)

Date:  19 Sep 2023

Bristol, GB

Job Function:  Technical
Business Unit:  Plasma Technology





We are currently recruiting for an Electrical Design Engineer to join our Engineering team to provide support in designing electrical control solutions to ensure we are making quality, innovative products for our high-end production and research customers. This involves design work and the production of drawings, BOMs and supporting documentation to the required standard and timescale.



  • Deliver accurate electrical designs within the agreed timescale
  • Ensure all work complies with our company standards
  • Ensure all work complies with the required market standards (e.g. EN standards)
  • Provide technical information required for manuals and other documentation
  • Maintain and promote the implementation of professional standards
  • Work with other designers and departments to ensure specifications are clear and complete
  • Work with other departments to translate the technical requirements into structured modular designs
  • Be proficient in the use of AutoCAD LT 2014 (or later), Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Carry out any other tasks that may be reasonably requested by the Company
  • All employees have a personal responsibility for their own health and safety and for that of others who may be affected by their actions and behaviour. All employees will comply with the Company’s arrangements for health, safety and environmental protection.



  • HNC (minimum) in a relevant electrical discipline.


Professional Skills/Abilities:

  • Experience in designing machine control systems
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to analyse data
  • Methodical and organised
  • Computer literacy, including MS Office
  • AutoCAD LT 2014 or later.


At Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology, we provide tools for the engineering of micro- and nano-structures, with customers using our process solutions to research and produce materials and semiconductors vital for everything from medical devices and diagnostics, to electric cars and quantum computers.


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