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  • Job reference: RMS0196009

CAD Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/06/2018
  • Duration: on-going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (20/07/18)
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The Role:
OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To robustly design and electrically model the wire harness in line with the required timing, resolving all engineering issues in a cost and weight efficient manner.

SCOPE OF THE POSITION
Responsibility to design appropriate routing and packaging of vehicle wire harnesses and associated components, within the limitations of customer SDS and Lear design & manufacturing requirements.
Working alongside the Project Engineer to ensure the design of the wire harness, reporting to the Engineering Project Lead

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
* Design and package EDS, Wire Harnesses and associated components to required electrical modeling standard.
* Design using DFMEA principles to ensure robust design.
* Support virtual build events and packaging activities to ensure the harness meets cost & weight targets while ensuring design robustness
* Manage and resolve engineering issues on harness in a timely manner
* Ensure accurate translation of design into 2D print
* Preparing Engineering Change proposals
* Take Responsibility to ensure harness design meets customer design requirements e.g. design manual, Electrical & Electronic Distribution System (EEDS) guidelines, SDS.
* Deliver a cost & weight efficient design for allocated harness

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
* Team Player
* Methodical in approach
* Be an effective communicator demonstrating highly developed interpersonal and negotiation skills * Be flexible in approach
* Self Starter
* Demonstrate problem solving ability
* Ability to work under pressure

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* AIMS, ECR's & Release process
* Quality tools such as APQP, DFMEA, 8D
* Cost understanding
* Ability to read and use engineering specifications & drawings
* Certified to use CATIA V5/ V6
* Certified to use Electrical Work Bench
* Trained and Certified to utilize Team Centre (TCe)
* HNC/D or equivalent in electrical / electronic discipline

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* CAD tool understanding - Vesys / CATIA V5/V6
* DFMEA practical experience / knowledge of.
* Electrical harness engineering background
* Degree or equivalent in electrical / electronic discipline

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