Principal Electrical Design Engineer

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    £27.50 - 27.50 per hour

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    Rachel Meacham

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    01384 446112

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    about 2 months ago

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Principal Electrical Design Engineer

Pay Rate: £27.50 p/h PAYE (INSIDE IR35)

ASAP start

Deliverables / KPIs / SLAs:

  • Support Departmental Cost Reduction Targets and report status weekly.
  • Support Departmental Quality Targets.
  • Complete Design Release on time as per Project Milestones.


  • Development of vehicle wiring harnesses and other electrical components to design/test standards.
  • Managing Tier 1 suppliers to deliver products to QCT. (Quality, Cost, Timing).
  • Managing in house and supplier validation of components.
  • Support Production trials.
  • Design concern management: root cause analysis, countermeasure implementation, validation and agreement with Test & Production Engineering.
  • Cost reduction idea generation and implementation.
  • Part Design Quality improvement in response to market or plant issues.

Qualifications, skills training requirements:

  • Have relevant experience in automotive electrical and electronic development, completing a minimum of one vehicle development, or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience, e.g. in aerospace.
  • Understand electrical theory and the operation of vehicle electrical systems.
  • Electrical system circuit design experience.
  • Harness layout experience.
  • Application experience (design & issue of parts within OEM release/BOM system to meet vehicle specifications).
  • Knowledge of harness, plastic part & metal bracket manufacture to manage Tier 1 supplier.
  • Knowledge of 3D CAD viewing tools

To apply for this role please send your CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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