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Senior Renewable Energy Design Engineer - alfanar Electric


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 Product Design and Development tasks efficiently, in timely manner and quality standards as per the defined policies and procedures to achieve departmental operational plans and developments within wider scope.

Key Accountability Areas

  • Department and Project CAPEX preparation
  • Technical Benchmarking of competitor products and identification of product features / specifications
  • Concept development of component / new product / improvement in existing component or product
  • Project Feasibility Study
  • Intellectual Property Study and Implementation
  • Design Input Vs Output Preparation
  • Project Cost Estimation
  • Proto Verification Report (PVR) Review
  • Prepare project charter and product development plan
  • Project Business Case Preparation
  • Standard Adherence Report
  • Material selection and development of different parts required in new product development
  • Checking manufacturing feasibility by considering mold design and progressive die layout.
  • Detailed 3D modelling and 2D drawings in SAP ECTR. BOM creation, Tolerance stack up analysis and conformance of design outputs to meet design inputs.
  • Release of Models / Drawings for Mfg. for In-house Comp, B/O item
  • Review of DFM / MFA, new development tools and molds SIR at different Design and Development stages (i.e., T2, T3 etc.,)
  • Coordination with CFT for machine / tool ordering and their documents availability (e.g. control plan, assembly instruction etc.)
  • Design Verification and Validation (Field Trials Reports)
  • Pilot lot Production and assembly trial reports
  • Conduct project release meet with CFT and Production SAP BOM Release
  • Life cycle management of all existing products, change management and associated actions
  • Regular review of changes in applicable product standard and compliance
  • Design Feasibility and Verification of new materials
  • Ensure safe and healthy work atmosphere, Maintain 6S in work area and following good safety and housekeeping practices in the department Design Office and Stores
  • Preparing and maintaining the documents as per NPD stage gate deliverables and keeping records in designated places

Role Accountability

  • Training of sub-ordinates and forming a team to get the work effectively.
  • 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 and 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 Design or Electronics Engineering

    Work Experience

    6 to 10 Years

    Technical / Functional Competencies

    Analytical thinking
    Critical thinking
    Risk Assessment
    Research Anlaysis

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