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Lead EDS Engineer

  • Location

    Gaydon, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rachel Meacham

  • Contact email:

    rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH47548

  • Expiry date:

    08/10/2018


Lead EDS Engineer - Gaydon - Permanent - c£45K


This is a fantastic opportunity for a Lead EDS Design Engineer. The successful Lead EDS Engineer will be working for a specialist harness manufacturer who are the market leader in Europe and one of the world's premier providers of standardized and customer-specific wiring systems for the automotive industry. You will receive all the benefits of a top employer committed to further development, and product innovation.

What you will do
As Lead EDS Engineer;

  • Support the project team leader to ensure technical deliverables are achieved
  • Technical lead for an assigned project, including giving overall technical direction to a small team of EDS engineers
  • Ensure that technical direction, and delivered products are compliant with customer (SDS) and internal design standards
  • Responsible for the validation and robustness of the delivered harness designs, including support for DVP reporting
  • Ensure that technical direction is optimised for internal best practice, especially with regards to DFM and quality assurance
  • Co-ordinate support for manufacturing
  • Lead customer facing technical reviews, including presenting proposals, and negotiating preferred design solutions


What you will need
As Lead EDS Engineer;

  • Demonstrable understanding of technical / engineering documentation (e.g. circuit diagrams and harness drawings.
  • Educated to HND/degree level, in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Demonstrable understanding of electrical principles, and vehicle electrical systems
  • Ability to organise multiple workstreams and achieve parallel deliverables
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills
  • Experience in a vehicle manufacturing environment, preferably in a design support role
  • Knowledge of harness manufacturing processes and best practice in 'design for manufacture'
  • Prepared to travel to Customer and Supplier sites worldwide


What you will get
As Lead EDS Engineer;

  • A very competitive salary & benefits including annual bonus, pension & healthcare
  • The opportunity to work on a range of fast moving and challenging projects
  • Professional development in EDS & Management training, higher qualification support
  • Career progression
  • Early finish on Friday



To apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.