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Lead EDS Engineer

  • Location

    Gaydon, Warwickshire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kerry Duggan

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Position Description:

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