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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
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The Role:
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.

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

* 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

* 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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