Automotive Electrical Design Engineer
Manufacturing, Mechanical & Electrical

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Discipline: Design, Electrical

Speciality: Automotive, Electrical

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £33000 - £35000

Apply by: 15/06/2017

Min Experience: 5 years


We are currently recruiting for an Automotive Electrical Design Engineer for a leading automotive manufacturer in the Sheffield area. Due to their continued success they are looking to add to their existing team to drive the business forward. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a business working with the latest technology within the automotive market and help with development of new products moving forward.

Interested candidates must have demonstrable experience in design of automotive electrical systems ideally with exposure to the HGV/ PSV industry.

The role will include:
•Planning and expediting vehicle conversions including liaison with external suppliers and internal manufacturing.
•Undertake the survey of existing electrical installations and interfaces
•Performing CAN scrapes of existing vehicle networks
•Design of concept electrical systems including initial layouts and circuit proposals
•Production of detailed circuit schematics and 2D harness manufacturing drawings
•Design and guidance of harness routing and packaging with the 3D Engineering team including 2D/3D data checking and release
•Delivery of engineering tasks in time with project milestones
•Support in the delivery of Design Failure Mode & Effect Analysis and full Design Validation programs
•Lead first of type builds and provide engineering support for prototype fault finding and diagnosis
•Control of project electrical system BOM release to manufacturing

The role will be predominantly focused on vehicle conversions, but will also include providing engineering support for new component design through from concept, specification, design, performance verification and then on into manufacturing process, manufacturing test and verification and implementation in customers vehicles.

The role will require a wide range of skills including:
•Relevant industry experience i.e Automotive, Motorsport, Aerospace
•HNC qualified or above in a relevant electrical discipline
•Demonstrate extensive experience of EDS development – specifically in circuit design, power distribution and electrical packaging requirements.
•Capable of original system design from concept to delivery with a good understanding of electrical systems and requirements
•Demonstrate knowledge and experience of Design Verification procedures
•Ability to prioritise and manage their own work load effectively.
•Good project management and interpersonal skills
•Self-motivated team player with strong communication skills able to work well under their own initiative.


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