Job Description

Location: Miskin, South Wales (CF72 8XY) or New Mills, Wotton-under-Edge (GL12 8JR)
Salary: Up to £44,000 depending on experience
Hybrid working: Minimum of 3 days working on site, 2 days working from home

Renishaw is one of the world’s leading engineering and scientific technology companies, with expertise in high precision metrology, healthcare, and Additive Manufacturing (AM).

We design and manufacture AM turn-key solutions based on a process called metal powder bed fusion (or laser melting).  Our products are used by customers in their cutting-edge engineering projects, in market sectors ranging from automotive to aerospace.

As a Senior Electrical Design Engineer at Renishaw, you’ll be responsible for design of electrical schematics within the AMPD current products group. You’ll have the opportunity to get involved in initial designs, as well as hands-on support to modify the AM machines and test the hardware electrics within the system.


  • Support the Electrical Lead in achieving project delivery within AM Current Products.

  • Produce, modify and manage electrical design schematics, technical files and supporting design documentation.

  • Update risk assessments/DL440 documentation where necessary

  • Collaborate within a multi-disciplinary team, gathering requirements to understand the purpose and use of equipment.

  • Support other business functions (e.g. Supply Chain, After Sales) to ensure the correct implementation of design solutions.

  • Take part in design reviews, especially FMEA, to ensure “right first time” solutions.

  • Provide support to production teams to increase understanding of latest machine platforms, as well as working with AM Field Service team to support installation and troubleshooting of machines at customer sites.

Key requirements

  • Educated to HNC level within a relevant engineering/technical, accompanied with previous experience of working in a complex engineering position.

  • Experience of working to written requirements within an electrical design field.

  • Understanding of low voltage and machinery directives.

  • Detailed knowledge of electrical standards and industry best practice.

  • Proficient in the use of electrical CAD software, such as AutoCAD and Zuken E3.

  • Ability to produce clear schematics/cable drawings.

Desirable requirements

  • Familiarity with CAD packages such as Siemens NX for 3D and 2D design.

  • Working knowledge of PUWER compliance and machinery safety directive.

  • The ability to assemble electrical equipment (soldering components, making cable assemblies etc.)

  • The ability to fault find assembled equipment.

Person specification

As a Senior Electrical Design Engineer at Renishaw, you’ll be someone who prides themselves on attention to detail, being inquisitive and resourceful, to complete tasks and find solutions to engineering problems to a high standard. Your background in engineering will see you want to grow and develop under the supervision of senior members of the technical team. You’ll be motivated by delivering “right first time” designs to tight deadlines, collaborating with a wide range of engineers to achieve a common goal.


When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable; including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus, *subsidised onsite restaurants and *coffee shops, free parking, *car sharing scheme and *24 hour fitness centres. (*not available at our Castle Donington, Exeter, York & Edinburgh sites).

We also want to promote a healthy work-life balance as much as possible, so we have introduced a hybridworking policy which allows for a combination of home and office based working depending on the nature of your role. We also offer a variable working programme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Life Assurance policy of 12 times annual salary, Cycle to Work scheme, enhanced maternity pay subject to qualifying criteria, the option to join BUPA Renishaw health trust and an Employee Assistance Programme for employees and family.

Please click here for further information about our benefits.

At Renishaw we believe that our success is powered by welcoming a workforce of diverse and talented people. Through encouraging an inclusive culture, where all our employees are free to be themselves, we can achieve our core values: Innovation, Inspiration, Integrity, and Involvement.
If you are excited about the role but feel as though you don’t meet all the requirements, we would encourage you still to apply. You might just be the right person for this role or another opportunity at Renishaw.
We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, or require any reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team on 01453 524600 or recruitment@renishaw.com.

Please click here for further information about diversity and inclusion at Renishaw.

Employment Type:


Time Type:

Full time

Requisition Number:

R6751 Senior Electrical Design Engineer (Open)


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