Up to £27.50 per hour
26 days ago
Currently recruiting for a Design Engineer working for a large automative client based in Cranfeld.
This is a full time role.
Development of vehicle wiring harnesses and other electrical components to design/test standards.
Managing Tier 1 suppliers to deliver products to QCT. (Quality, Cost, Timing)
Managing in house and supplier validation of components
Support Production trials
Design concern management: root cause analysis, countermeasure implementation, validation and agreement with Test & Production Engineering.
Cost reduction idea generation and implementation
Part Design Quality improvement in response to market or plant issues.
Have relevant experience in automotive electrical and electronic development, completing a minimum of one vehicle development, or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience, e.g. in aerospace.
Understand electrical theory and the operation of vehicle electrical systems.
Electrical system circuit design experience.
Harness layout experience.
Application experience (design & issue of parts within OEM release/BOM system to meet vehicle specifications).
Knowledge of harness, plastic part & metal bracket manufacture to manage Tier 1 supplier.
Knowledge of 3D CAD viewing tools
To be able to travel both within the UK and abroad, typically for a few days to 2 weeks, but on rare occasions could be longer.
Full driving licence
Competent with PC applications. MS office suite etc
When not on business trip, to work on site during the core hours
Have good communication skills
Self motivating and self managing. Pro-active. Positive. Energetic personality and flexible regarding working practice and working hours.