Harness CAD Design Engineer

Ref No. EMP451279
Salary £1 - £2/annum
Location Essex, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


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The Job

Duties & Responsibilities

Design and 3D drafting in Catia V5 according to customer specifications

  •  3D design data management on the customer system
  •  Preparation of 3D CAD design drafts for wiring harness components
  •  Package investigations and development of solutions to EDS related package issues
  •  Adhere to Customer specifications and requirements while developing designs
  •  Adhere to internal specifications and requirements while developing designs
  •  Time critical implementation of design changes during all program development phases
  •  Review designs with customer manufacturing team to ensure feasibility for instillation into vehicle
  •  Ensure EDS routing and package design is compatible with vehicle environment
  •  Prepare marked up 2D drawings to support design changes
  •  Check 2D drawings are in-line with the planned design prior to release
  •  Support design reviews, prototype harness and vehicle builds at company and customer locations
  •  Identify, track and resolve EDS design and manufacturing issues.
  •  Generate, review and evaluate potential cost reduction ideas.
  •  Carry out CAD assembly investigations together with the responsible project engineers
  •  Participate in TVM, VA/VE and benchmarking activities.


  • Previous practical design experience from an automotive or aerospace background
  • Proficient CAD experience using Catia V5 and the electrical work bench
  • University degree in electrical, mechanical or automotive engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Previous proven experience with designing/draughting All types of Harnesses and Components (Cable Channels, brackets and fixing parts).
  • Experience with working to SDS, MES, design guidelines
  • Experienced using E2KS DPA5 process
  • Working knowledge of GPDS, DVP, FMEA and APQP.
  • Vehicle assembly process, especially EDS related aspects.
  • Experience of working with, or design of, vehicle electrical systems
  • Knowledge of vehicle electrical/electronic system function and diagnostics
  • Understanding of EDS design and development process
  • Proficient with Microsoft office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Projects
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexibility
  • Strong analytical skills

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