Harness Engineer

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Harness Engineer

A leading automotive OEM is seeking a highly experienced Harness Engineer to join their Cranfield team in the electrical division. The opportunity will allow you to work within the UK automotive industry that is known best for premium and sports cars. This global leading automotive manufacturer are offering a long-term contract opportunity to work with their current and future vehicle ranges and deliver the design and development of electrical and electronic systems.

Job Description


Location: MK43 - Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Rate: £26/h & £39/h overtime rate
Job Type: Contract
Date Posted: 28th September
Job Title/s: Wiring Harness Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer, EDS Engineer

An opportunity has arisen within a leading automotive client, based out of their Cranfield based Technical Centre. The role of EDS Engineer is responsible for delivery of the design & development of electrical and electronic systems.

Candidate Requirements:
-Have relevant experience in automotive electrical and electronic development, completing a minimum of one vehicle development, or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience
-Understand electrical theory and the operation of vehicle electrical systems
-Electrical system circuit design experience
-Harness layout knowledge
-Application experience (design & issue of parts within OEM release/BOM system to meet vehicle specifications)
-Strong project management skills
-Have good communication skills
-Be able to travel abroad, typically a few days to 2 weeks, but on rare occasions could be longer
-Competent with PC applications. MS office etc
-Self motivating and self managing. Pro-active. Positive. Energetic personality and flexible regarding working practice and working hours
-Knowledge of 3D CAD tools
-Familiarity with vehicle electrical architecture or other similar automotive architecture
-Knowledge of harness, plastic part & metal bracket manufacture
-Ability to read electrical schematics and harness drawings
-Automotive electrical system component familiarity.

-Development of vehicle harnesses and other electrical components to required design/test standards.
-Managing Tier 1 suppliers to deliver products to QCT. (Quality, Cost, Timing)
-Managing in house and supplier validation of components
-Countermeasure determination with Test groups.
-Status reporting to management

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM are award winning experts in technology and engineering recruitment, we fill specialist positions across some of the most competitive technology and engineering industries in the world.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Jamie Appleby

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I specialise in contract recruitment within the vehicle technologies and automotive industry. I have a broad experience working with automotive OEMs and UK-based consultancies. Recruiting various roles within design, studio, quality and costing; from technician level through to management.