EDS Engineer

Gerrell & Hard Limited
£30 - £38,000
10 Aug 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
EDS Engineer

Warwickshire - Permanent - £30 - £38,000

Job Purpose:
To design & develop new and existing vehicle electrical distribution systems (Harnesses, Battery cables, Fuse boxes and Ground leads).

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
*Ownership of design and development of EDS (harness etc.) components from concept to production to meet program deliverables.
*The EDS engineer will be responsible for leading the PMST covering: Functionality, Costs, Timing, Quality, Weight, DVP status, meeting all legislative requirements and Supplier Liaison.
*Manage a team of supplier EDS engineers based on site.
*Work closely with the circuit engineer to manage the circuit instructions (DT's) and circuit changes through prototype build phases.
*Component releasing and change control management.
*Control engineering concerns through ECMS and report out to the line manger as part of a weekly commodity review.
*Completion of DFMEA's.
*Support sub-system/supplier DFMEA reviews.
*Control of Design Verification Plans and Sign off Report for owned components.
*Prototype parts procurement.
*Support prototype vehicle builds and vehicle launches (supervision of build technicians and supplier).
*Work closely with the Quality team and supplier to solve any problems (8D Process).
*Ability to think outside the box and generate new and better solutions for EDS.
*Ensure latest materials and technology are kept up to date and implemented at the earliest possible opportunity.
*Cross functional liaison is essential working with: Manufacturing, Purchasing, Service, Quality, Logistics, Program Teams, Prototype Operations, and Legislation.

Qualification & Experience:
*At least 2 years' experience in automotive electrical design and development.
*Extensive knowledge of EDS and how it is manufactured.
*Ability to re-work vehicle harnesses and interrogate vehicle circuits.
*Good experience and knowledge of vehicle electrical systems and experience of project management.
*Project managed new or modified EDS successfully into production (PMST Leader).
*Working knowledge of Relevant Regulations and approvals.
*Experience of leadership or clear evidence of leadership ability.
*Manage a large workload in a high pressure environment with good report writing skills.
*Ability to analyse data from supplier testing and work to timely solutions when required.
*Must be proactive and trust their initiative using minimum supervision to produce practical solutions.
*Ability to support and input at DFMEA reviews, also support prototype builds.

If you are interested in the above role then please contact me on ************* ********************