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Senior Electrical/Systems Engineer

Location: Horsham, West Sussex

Hudson Shribman is currently looking for a Senior Electrical/Systems Engineer to join our Devon based client on a permanent basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Taking technical leadership of multi-discipline engineering design projects and providing guidance to other engineers during development project phases.

  • Taking the lead in defining the overall electronics architecture of the system identifying key sub-assembly development and technical challenges, maximising the re-use of existing equipment/capabilities.

  • Maintaining oversight of all technical deliverables, requirements and issues for the project.

  • Design and develop electrical and electronic systems for compliance with customer specifications.

  • Produce, maintain and critique block diagrams, technical reports, wiring, cabling and PCB schematics.

  • Work with customers to assist integration, commissioning and problem resolution activities.

  • Understand the Customer’s technical needs and represent them to the Company.  Communicate effectively with the customers on all technical issues.

  • Review designs at a high level to ensure they meet the expectations and requirements of the project, including costs and timescales.

  • Coordinating technical review meetings and reporting status, including project reporting/project health checks/high-level checklists and meetings in line with the QMS/tailored QMP/PMP/EMP as appropriate and required by the agreed project management strategy.

  • Reviewing and maintaining actions and tasks.  Particularly ensure the Prototype design status is effectively communicated to the production/production control function.

  • Updating published project summary data to ensure a credible source of data and links to aid project navigation.

  • Working closely with the Project Management, Technical Authority and Quality function to identify risks, issues, solutions and opportunities.

  • Ensure significant developments and actions are communicated to relevant personnel in the Engineering team and provide technical input to the Project Management function to allow them to generate and maintain the project plans and monthly project review packs

  • Provide regular updates and project health reports for the engineering activities to their line manager


The Successful Applicant:


  • A strong degree in a related discipline is essential.

  • Proven experience in leading technical project teams.

  • Experience in combined electronic, electrical and software design.

  • Good all-around practical understanding of electrical and electronics systems.

  • Understanding of the integration of electronics and software into complete systems, including mechanical interaction.

  • Highly organised and methodical with an eye for detail.

  • The ability to work independently of other staff when required.

  • A flexible, conscientious and diligent attitude.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • A resilient and adaptable approach at all times.

  • A team-orientated approach with the ability to build effective working relationships with key stakeholders.

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