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Blakley Electrics Limited are UK market leaders in the design and manufacture of specialist power and lighting equipment.  To strengthen our customer support team, a vacancy has arisen at our Crayford (North Kent) head office: 

Techno-Commercial Engineer (industrial electrical products)

An office based role, providing technical and estimating support to our internal sales team and directly to customers.
Detailed knowledge of the IET Wiring Regulations and industrial electrical installations is essential, as is experience in the preparation of quotations. An understanding of Temporary Site Installations would be a distinct advantage. 
Applicants must be articulate, have excellent telephone and communication skills and want to be part of a team providing unrivalled customer service.
Package £ Excellent, including generous company pension contribution.
CV and covering letter, along with current salary details to: 

tcs@blakleyelectrics.co.uk  or
Mr Dan A Slater, Finance Director
Blakley Electrics Ltd, 1 Thomas Road, Optima Park, Crayford, KENT, DA1 4QX

Electro-Mechanical Design Engineer
Harlow Engineering Centre

The Role
The successful candidate will report directly to the Engineering Operations Manager and will have a wide-ranging role within the department.  Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:-

  • Design of the electrical and mechanical aspects of the Company’s range of transformers, lighting and distribution equipment. This includes development of both standard products and of customer specials. Metalwork and circuit designs can range from the straightforward to the very complex and timescales can be challenging.
  • Customer liaison with regard to product development.
  • Liaison with shop floor Fabrication, Assembly and Test personnel.
  • Project management / co-ordination of larger orders/projects.
  • ‘Over the phone’ customer support for on-site technical queries and problems.

The Person

  • A broad range of electro-mechanical experience is required, in line with the role, preferably within a switchgear or transformer manufacturing background. 
  • A qualification of at least HNC/HND level in a relevant discipline is preferred.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and the various MS Office programs is required, along with experience of a modern ERP package. 
  • Knowledge of sheet metal fabrication construction methods, CAD CAM systems and 3D CAD would be an advantage.       
  • A working knowledge of BS7671 would be helpful.
  • Good interpersonal skills are needed, along with the ability to take responsibility for one’s own work. 
  • Attention to detail is essential.

Preference will be given to locally based candidates.

CV and covering letter, along with current salary details to: 

tcs@blakleyelectrics.co.uk  or
Mr Dan A Slater, Finance Director
Blakley Electrics Ltd, 1 Thomas Road, Optima Park, Crayford, KENT, DA1 4QX