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Electrical Design Engineer: Cova Security Gates

Manor Royal Business District
Crawley, West Sussex
Closing date
7 Oct 2022

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Celebrating 35 years in the industry, Cova Security Gates are a leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality perimeter security products. Designed to be functional and reliable, we pride ourselves on delivering perimeter security products that protect people and places.

From our Gatwick based factory we deliver a full turnkey solution from design, manufacture to installation of our products, all around the world.

We are looking for an electrical design engineer to join our design team in delivering innovative solutions as new threats emerge. As a member of our design team, you will work with our clients to determine their requirements. You will produce bespoke electrical drawings in accordance with the latest legislation using the latest electrical control technologies available. You will be write PLC programs, and oversee factory testing of the overall product.

We will of course offer product familiarisation and training. After time you'll support other members of the Design team, and our field service engineers out on the road.

You'll actively be involved in our research and development for new innovative products we are looking to bring to market in 2023. From time to time, you will attend trade shows and seminars to learn about developments in the industry.

Key responsibilities:

• Liaising with clients on email, phone and when necessary, attending meetings either remotely or in person on site

• Project managing the design, manufacture, programming and testing of electrical control systems

• Fault finding and prevention

• Keep up to date with relevant design standards and legislation

• Design of control systems

• Research, development and Implementation of new technologies

To meet the requirements, you must have:

• Minimum 4-5 years Electrical Design experience

• Minimum HND in Electrical Engineering

• Knowledge in using AutoCAD Electrical

• Knowledge in PLC Programming (LD Programming Language)

• Project Management skills

• Full UK Driving License

Experience preferred:

• HMI & MODBUS Protocol

• UPS System knowledge

• Variable Frequency Drive knowledge

• Hydraulic


Manor Royal Business District is the biggest business park of the Gatwick Diamond area and one of the south east's premier mixed activity employment hubs.

Enviable location and connections

Situated at the heart of the Gatwick Diamond on the Sussex and Surrey county borders, just two miles from London Gatwick Airport, a major motorway junction (M23 Junctoion 10) and two mainline railway stations (Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges), Manor Royal is a popular choice for a diverse range of occupiers including a host of blue chip global brands.

Manor Royal in numbers

  • One of the biggest business parks in the South East.
  • Covers an area of 539 acres – that’s over 300 football pitches.
  • 700 properties
  • 500 businesses
  • 30,000 people

Manor Royal more than a number

Since the formation of the Manor Royal Business Group (MRBG), an association of Manor Royal based business and firms, being on Manor Royal means being part of something. You’re never just a number.

Manor Royal makes sense

Scale, diversity, location and great connectivity with a property offer to match means Manor Royal based firms are never far away from their suppliers, customers and a talented workforce.

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7 Magellan Terrace (Ground Floor)
Gatwick Road
West Sussex
RH10 9PJ
United Kingdom
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