Electrical Design Engineer

Posted: 25 October 2022

Full Time, Competitive Salary – Fareham, England

The Role

Are you an ambitious electrical design and product delivery focused individual? Do you have experience in the development of reliable and high-performance electrical systems in highly regulated industries (automotive, marine, aerospace, etc)? If so, we are looking for you.

We are seeking a passionate, high performing Electrical Design Engineer for a disruptive research, development, and manufacturing company for the clean marine propulsion sector. Our present team of systems, electrical, mechanical, and manufacturing engineers is growing rapidly.

This new role of Electrical Engineer will be key in working with the systems engineering team to both design and create physical prototypes of electrical systems used in fully electric and hybrid hydrogen-electric marine propulsion systems.

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of the Electrical Design Engineer include, but not limited to:

  • Developing electrical system concepts
  • Implementing detailed electrical system designs (schematics, wiring diagrams, etc) to internal design specifications and relevant industry standards
  • Creating wiring loom designs suitable for implementation by a team of production technicians
  • Building prototype electrical systems for electric and hybrid marine propulsion systems
  • Assisting in the creation of verification plans for developed electrical systems
  • Assisting in the verification of products, systems and sub-systems
  • Presenting design outputs in design reviews with contemporaries and other project stakeholders
  • Contributing in DFM / cost-out and other design-optimisation processes
  • Assisting in the creation of product user-documentation etc.
  • Assisting in the creation of product manufacturing plans
  • Providing feedback to project management regarding sub-task progress and time estimations

The Company

Ecomar Propulsion is an ambitious new company developing clean propulsion systems for the marine environment. The ‘Purpose’ of Ecomar is to Research, Develop and Manufacture high quality and ‘marine safe’ clean electric propulsion systems.

All employees are expected to use their best endeavours, each day, to ensure that the Purpose is foremost in their thinking and delivery of their personal outputs.

The Benefits

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Pension
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

The Person

The key skills and qualities of Electrical Design Engineer are:


  • Degree qualification or in electrical, electronic or systems engineering (or equivalent)
  • 1-3 years experience in marine, automotive, manufacturing or EV industry or similar
  • Strong experience in electrical design processes such as component selection, conductor sizing, creepage/clearance distance determination, fuse coordination, etc.
  • Knowledge of common industry electrical design standards
  • Excellent hands-on skills in the creation of prototype and production-level electrical systems for applications in the marine, automotive or other similar industries
  • Experience of the full product design lifecycle from concept through to production
  • Ability to use CAD software (preferably Autocad Electrical) for documenting electrical schematics, wiring diagrams and wiring loom designs
  • Experience in integrating electrical and electronic systems developed by other teams / companies
  • Meticulous attention to detail


  • Interest of marine engineering
  • Experience of operating boats
  • Knowledge of vehicle-based control systems and vehicle-based electrical power distribution systems
  • Experience working to a quality management system (e.g. ISO9001)
  • Experience or qualification in working on hazardous-voltage (up to 1500V DC) electrical systems

If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward-thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please send your CV and cover letter to info@ecomarpropulsion.com


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