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Cables Design Engineer / alfanar Electrical


Group overview:

Headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, we operate construction and manufacturing businesses, design & development centers and a host of facilities in the Middle East and other countries.


alfanar is involved in:

  • Electrical, Electromechanical and Civil Engineering Construction
  • Manufacturing and Marketing Electrical Construction Products
  • Allied Engineering Services

Our Main Divisions:

  • alfanar electric
  • alfanar Construction
  • alfanar Building Systems

alfanar electric

alfanar electric is the industrial arm of alfanar, manufacturing a variety of low, medium and high voltage electrical construction products.

alfanar electric operates industries in:

  • Riyadh and Jubail, Saudi Arabia
  • Dubai, UAE
  • London, UK

alfanar has a development and engineering center in Chennai, India.

Industrial Complex, Riyadh

The center of alfanar’s industrial activities is alfanar Industrial Complex situated in the Third Industrial Zone on Al-Kharj Road, Riyadh.

Spread across 700,000 square meters, the Complex houses alfanar’s facilities.

The Complex has a comprehensive infrastructure including a data and communication center as well as a commercial zone.

Job Purpose

This Position exists to perform technical daily tasks efficiently, in timely manner and quality standards as per the defined policies and procedures to achieve departmental operational plans and developments.

Key Accountability Areas

  • Handling Request for Quotations (RFQ’s).
  • To review the customer specification and prepare the adequate cable design to address all customer needs and requirements.
  • To prepare the cable Technical Data Sheet (TDS) for the preparation of commercial offers.
  • To prepare all the required technical submittals for the customers such as technical offers, data schedules, deviations list, cables cross-sectional drawings, ampacity, short circuit, voltage drop, cable parameters calculations…..etc.
  • Ensuring finished products matching with customer’s requirements.
  • To prepare technical data sheets (TDS), drum schedules and cross sectional drawings (if any) based on the customer’s requirements for cables that will be manufactured.
  • To notify planning department with any customer’s requirements for cable packing or marking.
  • Handling SAP system issues.
  • To create new item codes.
  • To create Bill of Material (BOM) for the items those will be manufactured.
  • To review old items, where applicable, and ensure conforming to the customer’s requirements.
  • To keep all items regularly up to date after any design modification or product development.
  • Technical support for other departments.
  • To prepare technical data sheets, cross sectional drawing and drum sizing for type tested cables.
  • To prepare technical data sheets for production trials.
  • To review any new raw material or new suppliers.
  • To provide training to summer trainees and new hired technical or sales engineers to build a qualified and professional technical and sales team.
  • Ensuring up to date products and continuous improvement.
  • To update the national/international standard library for up to date products and continuous improvements.
  • To apply ISO requirements for all tasks executed in the department

Role Accountability

• Training of sub-ordinates and forming a team to get the work effectively achieved. 
• Provide leadership, coaching, and direction to subordinates in all aspects of their work. 
• Delegate sub-ordinates in each respective assignment.
• Ensures fair distribution of tasks to maintain morale, motivation of subordinates. 
• Perform the planned activities to meet the operational and development targets as per delivery schedules. 
• Utilize resources effectively to achieve objectives within efficient cost and time.
• Provide a periodic report formatted by detailing the deviation and execution of planned tasks. 
• Resolve any related problems arise and escalate any complex operational issues. 
• Ensure quality requirements to develop effective quality control and processes including specifications for products or processes or related activities.   
• Coordinate well-defined written systems, policies, procedures, and seeking automations opportunities as much as possible.
• Comply to related policy & procedures and work instructions. 
• Ensure compliance of relevant safety, quality, and environmental management procedures and controls within defined area of work activity to guarantee safety, legislative compliance, and delivery of high-quality products/services.

Academic Qualification

Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering

Work Experience

4 to 6 Years

Technical / Functional Competencies


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