Wiring Harness Tools Development Engineer

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Wiring Harness Tools Development Engineer

Our automotive OEM client is looking for a Wire Harness Tools Development Engineer to join them on an annually renewable contract basis. You'll be developing the in-house software systems with key feature optimisation.

Job Description

Mission and Main Objectives
Vehicle electrical systems are constantly increasing to cope with this our harness design team needs to improve and update our design tool suite. We have recently developed a state of the art application to check our design release matches the vehicle spec. We now want to take this tool to the next level by adding additional features including optimisation. The main focus of the successful candidate will be to lead this development with key stakeholders along with continuously improving the rest of our tools suite.
Main Tasks & Responsibilities

Liaising with harness design engineers to understand the limitations of current tools and processes
oCreating specifications and business requirements for improvements or new tools
oWorking with internal and external stakeholders to develop, implement and test new tools
oCreate a long term tools strategy in line with our global organisation
oStatus reporting to management
Background and Experience
Knowledge and understanding of software development for business tools
oTechnical process documentation
oAbility to understand and interpret big data sets
oUnderstanding of how OEMs design and release parts within a BOM system to meet vehicle requirements
oUnderstand the complexity of vehicle electrical systems.
oStrong project management skills.
oHave good communication skills.
oBe able to travel abroad, typically a few days to 2 weeks, but on rare occasions could be longer.
oHigh proficiency with MS Office tools, in particular Excel
oSelf motivating and self managing. Pro-active. Positive. Energetic personality and flexible regarding working practice and working hours.
Additionally the following may be an advantage:
oHaving harness development experience within an OEM
oExperience with creating optimisation algorithms
oSoftware programming: Java, MATLAB, VBA

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Key Consultant

Darren Puddephatt

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My areas of expertise are automotive OEM, consultancy, tier one suppliers and medical engineering, within mechanical and electrical engineering. I have been successful placing engineers, from graduate to chief engineer level within automotive engineering, covering controls and electronics, chassis engineering, body engineering, test and development engineers on various commodities.