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Electrical Design Engineer

Apply Job ID REF8533F Date posted 11/10/2022 Address Summit Avenue, Farnborough, England Job Type Full-time

Company Information: 

LOMA is a critical part of food safety and quality

Want to work for a company who protect the consumer whilst also having a highly commercial focus? 

LOMA SYSTEMS is a premium worldwide manufacturer of inspection equipment, used to identify contaminants and product defects in the food and pharmaceutical industries. LOMA Systems has over 50 years of experience developing and installing equipment that ensures when products leave the factory they are contamination free, to the quality intended and safe for you as the consumer. 

Our culture is hands-on

At Loma Systems every individual is encouraged to take the initiative to get things done, and you will have the opportunity be make a real impact. LOMA Systems’ parent company is Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a fortune 250 diversified industrial manufacturer of value added consumables and speciality equipment. ITW live by a philosophy of autonomy and a decentralised culture. This unique relationship means Loma systems can offer a personalised experienced to each and every employee, whilst offering the career progression and stability that comes from working for a larger organisation. 

At Loma and ITW we leverage the 80:20 principle in everything we do. Although we are serious about what we want to achieve and are agile in our nature, our culture is friendly and positive. If you have a proactive approach and want to make an impact, we want to hear from you. 


  • To create production drawings, structures and BOM specifications to meet the customer requirements.
  • To provide Technical Support to Research and Development Projects.
  • To be a subject matter expert in Solid Works Electrical and increase usage / efficiency of engineering team members.


  • To process orders by creating accurate, cost effective and technically sound designs for machines, that meet the customer’s requirements
  • Knowledge transfer of latest Solid Works methods to improve team member efficiency
  • Generate ideas and designs for product improvements
  • Work as part of Project Teams to deliver R&D Projects
  • Produce design concepts develop electrical/mechanical modules to support standardisation and reduced costs
  • To participate in project teams and project development teams as appropriate
  • Management of designs and improvements through the Product Change Note (PCN) process.
  • Provide support for Production with trouble shooting during the testing of machines
  • Development of initiatives to ensure continuous improvement regarding efficiency, quality and health & safety
  • Preparation of information required to allow the manufacturing of components and assemblies.
  • In addition to the duties listed above, the position holder must carry out tasks assigned by their supervisor that are essentially related to their duties



  • Solid Works or Auto Cad Electrical Experience.
  • Understand control panel components such as relays, circuit breakers, main isolators, transformers; understand the principals of using various electrical components from power source to the field device; able to read and interpret electrical drawings; understand the difference between single and 3 phase and 230/115/24 volt controls and various types of analogue signals
  • Understanding of relevant CE machinery directive safety standards including 60204 and 13849-1
  • Experience in working in an engineering, order processing role
  • Practical engineering experience
  • Experience using business systems to create costed bills of materials for prototypes.
  • Experience of bringing conceptual designs through in to production.
  • A role model of Loma’s behaviours (Hands-on, One Team, Positive Mindset, Deliver on our Commitments, Take the initiative). 


  • Experience of SISTEMA software utility (Safety Integrity Software Tool for the Evaluation of Machine Applications)
  • HNC or Degree in the relevant engineering discipline
  • PLC programing
  • Understanding of / exposure to variable speed drives, and communication protocols such as Modbus, Profibus and Ethernet




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