Electrical Design Engineer

Electrical Design Engineer

Job Description - The Role
  • Job role: Electrical Design Engineer
  • Department:Engineering
  • Contract:Permanent (3 month review period)
  • Hours of work:39 hours per week
  • Salary: £21,000 - £27,000 (Dependant on experience)

As part of a highly motivated, skilful engineering team with an in-depth knowledge of electronic manufacturing technology, you will be designing automated bespoke production assembly and test equipment such as robots, automated test and packing equipment etc. The processes and equipment designed by the team uses the latest technology to enable the production department to run efficiently and cost effectively.


The candidate would be required to work within a small experienced design team as an electrical design engineer completing the following key tasks:-

  • Design of electrical control circuits integrated into onsite bespoke automated equipment.
  • Specification and sourcing of electrical components.
  • Design and production of electrical drawings to industry specifications.
  • Electrical and mechanical machine assembly & Installation, testing and commissioning of production equipment.
  • Successfully introduce new processes and machinery to factory to improve machine reliability and line efficiencies.
  • Control design and Programming of Omron PLC’s
  • Generation of all necessary documentation to enable CE marking of all equipment built
  • Research industry for latest technology products to be used in future equipment design

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

Essential Criteria

  • Qualified to HNC or above in Electrical / Electronic discipline
  • Experience in electrical design using industry standard software (Autocad, solid works etc)
  • Able to communicate at all levels including external customers.
  • An excellent knowledge of electronics and electrical systems as well as technology in general
  • Good Mechanical aptitude
  • Competent with use of Microsoft office software.


  • Good aptitude for complex and technical operations.

Salary and Benefits
  • £21,000 - £27,000 (Dependant on experience)
  • Generous Company pension scheme
  • Opportunity to receive a target related annual bonus
  • 25 days annual leave in addition to public holidays
  • Onsite gym
  • Onsite, secure car parking
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Access to discounted Sony products
  • Private health care (subject to service)

Company: Sony

Sony UK Technology Centre

Pencoed Technology Park


CF35 5HZ



Nature of Business: Sony UK Technology Centre

Contact Name


To apply for this role please submit a tailored CV to PencoedVacancies@eu.sony.com