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Date Added: Fri 23/07/2021

EDS Systems Engineer

Essex, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Our Client; a globally operating Tier 1 Automotive company that specializes in the supply and manufacture of high technology electrical and electronic components, are looking to recruit an experienced Systems Design Engineer (EDS) on a permanent basis. On offer to the successful candidate is a competitive salary, pension scheme, private healthcare plan, life assurance, and excellent professional training opportunities.

The objective of the role is to collect, analyse, design and manage the development of automotive wiring harness based on customer requirements under consideration of all engineering specifications, cost, quality and timing as well as environmental aspects. There is an emphasis on circuit design in this posiiton and therefore we are looking for those with experience in this.

Duties & Responsibilities

Collect and check electrical systems information from customer and suppliers
Create engineering data to support the creation of Harness drawings
Investigate the incorporation of new circuitry into existing EDS systems
Investigate and create EDS system design proposals for new electrical systems
Prepare EDS Systems mark-up drawings, electrical schematics and engineering change documentation using Customer and internal systems
Analyse systems and environment information to determine electrical requirements for circuit design, e.g.: wire size, fuse rating etc.
Check harness drawings during release process to ensure accuracy of systems design
Support customer compatibility reviews to check EDS system design and follow up required actions
Prepare EDS systems to support feature cost estimations for new programs or TVM actions
Study any complexity effects of proposed or given design changes, internally or from the customer
Analyse required harness complexity to support customer within the constraints of manufacturing, sequencing, and optimised giveaway cost
Prepare complexity reduction / optimisation proposals based on system cost, option usage, harness production, etc.
Support harness design reviews, prototype builds and test boards for EDS system issues
Support investigation and resolution of DVP related EDS systems issues
Fault finding and diagnostics on vehicle electrical systems
Participate in TVM & VA/VE activities and benchmarking activity
Providing innovative ideas to support the business
Follow the department Quality System procedures and instructionsQualifications & Experience:

University degree in electrical, mechanical or automotive engineering, or equivalent experience
Experience of working with, or design of, vehicle electrical systems
Ability to read and understand vehicle wiring harness drawings and schematics
Knowledge of vehicle electrical/electronic system function and diagnostics
Understanding of EDS design and development process
Application of electrical theory
Not necessary but would require the knowledge of Quality and reliability methods
Understanding of ECAD tools such as Mentor CHS (Logical, Integrator and XC).
Microsoft office - Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Projects
Full Driving Licence
Please note: Our client doesn't offer work permits, visas or sponsorships.

Forbes HR is part of the Millbank group and will be managing the opportunity, applications and responses. 

Forbes HR is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

Forbes operates as an Employment Agency and Business
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