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Job Ref :
Job Title :
Cable Design Engineer 
Job Category :
Posted :
2/14/2018 10:29:27 AM 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
Location :
Southampton, Hampshire, England 
Benefits :
Salary :
£35k - 38k per year + Benefits 
Security :
Description :

BS5150:      Cable Design Engineer

Salary:            circa £38,000 plus Benefits

Location:        Southampton, Hampshire

Job Type:       Permanent    


The world’s largest manufacturer of high-technology cables and systems for energy and telecommunications is now looking for an experienced Cable Design Engineer to take responsibility for providing the technical aspects for new tenders to Customers, for generation of costs for new designs through Common Analisi (CA) and for generating the cable manufacturing instructions in SAP on receipt of orders. Reporting to the Engineering Manager the Cable Design Engineer will also provide product technical support to customers and to the Sales/Marketing function, including liaising with Customers at all levels. Short duration travel in the UK may occasionally be required.


Key Responsibilities

  • The preparation of cable designs and supporting information for tendering, including datasheets, technical schedules and specification compliance documents.
  • Liaison with Customers, both technical and non-technical, to promote the Company and to address queries on cable design, ratings and installation issues.
  • Support and close liaison with the Commercial department, who have the responsibility for tender bids, contracts and marketing.
  • Preparation & management of product design information to enable costing & manufacturing, including close liaison with the factories process engineering teams.


Key Qualifications and Experience

  • Educated preferably up to degree level or similar in a relevant Engineering subject.
  • A high degree of numeracy, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Product knowledge including cable manufacturing processes would be advantageous, but suitable training will be provided.
  • IT skills in MS Office necessary. Experience with SAP or CA would be advantageous but suitable training will be provided.
  • Applicants should be customer and service focussed and able to communicate at all levels, with both technical and non-technical people.
  • A driving licence is essential.


Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.  Please state your salary expectations.

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