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Electrical Development Engineer

Dependent upon Experience
Ashby-de-la-Zouch ,

Electrical Development Engineer

Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire

Salary dependent upon experience + Company Profit Related Bonus

Permanent, Full-Time (37 hours per week)

Bott Ltd is a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of workshop storage solutions, vehicle racking and LCV conversions. From design and manufacture, to supply and installation, we have a strong reputation for high-quality products, service excellence and value for money. We are constantly working on new and innovative solutions, focusing on creating better working environments, efficient working and user safety.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Development engineer to join our team. The main purpose of this position will be to support the Sales, Engineering & Production teams by specifying, testing, and implementing electrical solutions.

Key Accountabilities

  • Work with Sales and Design departments to fully understand customer’s requirements & develop solutions to fit customer needs. Attend customer meetings when required
  • Design wiring looms & cable preparation kits in line with design and production schedules, keeping the loom schedule up to date and maintained
  • Liaise with loom suppliers for specification & pricing
  • Test new products / solutions and record all relevant data to support decision making. Report findings by written or verbal means as required
  • Design and development of new control systems
  • Collate & hold data in support of all testing carried out
  • Provide supporting information following prototype installations
  • Liaise with external suppliers and sub-contractors in terms of commercially viable and fit-for-purpose products/solutions, feeding back findings as necessary.
  • Assist with programming and/or commissioning of components and systems
  • Ensure Type Approval and vehicle manufacturer requirements are met at all times
  • Champion consistency and standardisation across all conversion specifications
  • Conduct additional technical research projects or other tasks as directed
  • Assist with electrical installations when required

Our ideal candidate would have the following;

  • Formal electrical training or qualifications
  • Experience of integration of electrical components and systems into vehicles
  • Experience of CAD packages, particularly electrical design
  • Knowledge of Light Commercial Vehicles (desirable, not essential)
  • Knowledge of PCB design & programming (desirable, not essential)
  • Comfortable in customer facing as well as technical situations
  • Creative problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent critical thinking skills and a high level of numeracy
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong team working skills
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent customer care skills and good commercial awareness



Competitive salary, great work life balance, 34 days holiday (Inclusive), profit related bonus, pension, company uniform.


Hours (37 hrs per Week)

Monday – Thursday    08:00 – 16:00

Friday                       08:00 – 15:30


If you are interested in our Electrical Development Engineer position, please apply online.