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Senior Design Engineer

Title Senior Design Engineer
Salary circa £50k basic & benefits
Location Norwich, Norfolk
Job Information

Role: Senior Design Engineer

Location: Norwich, Norfolk

Salary: Competitive basic, benefits


Our client is a privately owned business established over 15yrs ago and is now an expert in providing full turnkey safety and control system solutions to a range of industries including; Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Pharmaceutical, Food & Beverage and Chemical.


These are exciting times for them and as they continue to grow, they need to bring in further design engineering talent. If you are Design Engineer with experience of control system designs including hardware and software solutions using PLC and SCADA systems and embedded systems this could the opportunity for you.



  • Producing detailed hardware and software designs for automation/control systems
  • Attendance at clients sites for customer support
  • Interface with clients representatives to develop and agree designs
  • Ensuring full compliance with the Company’s QA standards in all relevant reporting, documentation, record-keeping and procedures




  • Liaising with/manage vendors and suppliers
  • Preparation of project planning and design documentation
  • Project engineering/management; including project commercial aspects and project cost control
  • Taking the lead role on projects to ensure software/hardware being developed by other engineers is correct functionally conforms to company /customer standards and legislation
  • Ensuring that project specific task targets are met with respect to both timeliness and cost
  • Updating/reviewing Cost to Complete Documentation


Business Support:

  • Assisting with the development of junior/less experienced engineers with regards to documentation, designs, software, standards and procedures
  • Contributing to, and maintaining, the Company’s Engineering Standards and procedures
  • Taking an active role in the support of sales activities with the preparation of technical proposals and direct client contact as appropriate






  • Proven track record and experience of complex control and safety systems
  • PC literate with experience of Word, Excel and databases
  • Experience of developing industrial grade software and hardware solutions using a variety of control systems ie PLC and SCADA
  • Experience in Industrial Networking an advantage
  • Ability to travel to clients sites as necessary
  • You are expected to conduct yourself in a professional manner compatible with the goals and aims of the company position
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills both with external and internal customers
  • Be able to plan and organise efficiently and effectively
  • Have a strong delivery performance
  • Problem assessment and problem solving
  • Information gathering and information monitoring
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to different situations
  • Be keen, reliable and committed
  • The ability to take on responsibility as the business grows
  • Team oriented, with a great sense of humour!


The above list is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to be flexible in your working attitude, and complete additional tasks to support the company and the overall business objectives of the organisation.


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