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Electrical Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description

UKAEA is leading the drive to put fusion energy on the grid, to give the world a new form of long-term, sustainable low-carbon electricity. At their sites at Culham, Oxfordshire and Rotherham, South Yorkshire, they have a rapidly growing workforce to fulfil their expanding programme of research, focused on delivering the UK's first fusion prototype power plant by 2040.

We are looking for an Electrical Manufacturing Engineer

· Supporting Electrical and Mechanical Engineers in developing complex hardware for equipment used in remote handling applications particularly from a manufacturability and maintenance perspective.

· Overseeing the manufacturing process for control panels, cubicles and harnesses.

· Overseeing the installation process for control panels, cubicles, harnesses and plant installations.

· Taking responsibility for electromechanical integration within this equipment.

· Participate in design reviews.

· Provide quality assurance during and upon completion of equipment.

· Support in the commissioning process on new and existing equipment.

· Assisting in the construction, testing and commissioning of systems ensuring compliance of systems with both site requirements and legislated safety standards

· Defining and setting standards and best working practices.

· Taking responsibility for equipment; including maintenance schedules and calibration schedules

· Maintaining design guide and component data base.

· Assist in the training of graduate engineers and apprentices in workshop practises and design strategies


· Formal Electrical/Electronic/Engineering/Manufacturing qualification (City and Guilds, ONC, HNC, BSc, BEng)

· Previous experience in a practical role within a relevant field.

· Experience of reverse engineering electrical systems. Experience of understanding electrical schematics and general assembly drawings.

· Excellent workshop skills, both electrical and mechanical.

· Experience with electrical panels, harnesses and large electrical cabinets/cubicles layout and wiring.

· Experience of working in a safety dominated working environment.

· Flexible working attitude with the ability to deliver set tasks as an individual or as a team member.

· Able to produce high quality work to deadlines and to close out projects.

· An eagerness to learn new skills and knowledge.

· Able to coach less experienced staff.

· Able to produce high quality documentation


· Experience of using electronic/electrical/mechanical CAD systems.

· Experience with commissioning electrical systems.

· Experience with qualitative checks and inspections.

  • Good knowledge of electrical principles applied to electrical machinery and distribution systems.
  • Proven ability to interact efficiently with people in a variety of different situations.
  • Proven ability to deliver electrical engineering projects
  • Able to produce high quality work to deadlines.
  • Flexible working attitude with the ability to work as an individual or as a team member.
  • Thorough understanding of governance, Health and Safety and compliance issues.
  • Experience of working in a cross functional team.
  • Experience of working in a safety dominated working environment.

Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.