EDS Component Engineer
|Contact name:||Vicki Lindblad|
|Published:||9 months ago|
|Expiry date:||05 May 2023 23:59|
We are currently recruiting for permanent EDS Component Engineer to be based at our Basildon site. The main purpose of the role is to lead the design, development, testing and sign off for new components that support the wiring harness fit and function. e.g. channels, brackets, retainers, grommets, terminals, connectors, etc
Duties & Responsibilities:
Lead development of the component design concept with internal harness engineers, designers, as well as external development & production suppliers.
Assist with the creation of initial design concepts for components and develop designs through prototype phases and to serial production
Establish, agree and track the implementation of component timing plans internally, and with suppliers and customers
Coordinate development partners / suppliers for the 2D/3D design. Track open issues and run regular reviews to ensure issue closure in a timely manner.
Lead internal and customer releasing of components to support project timing.
Review and agree the designs with suppliers and customers
Ensure DFA/DFM processes are followed
Define specifications (internal and customer) for specific components and cascade to development partners / suppliers
Author and obtain approval of Component Product Specification (CPS) document.
Monitor component design and development to ensure adherence to CPS
Ensure specifications are met by proposed design
Define component sign off testing plan and agree with customer.
Oversee testing according to plan and report sign off status regularly internally and to customer.
Investigate any test issues or failures and lead teams to resolve and re-validate.
Participate in all relevant customer and supplier meetings
Prepare and lead presentations for component reviews
Support product design reviews internally and at customer locations
Support prototype vehicle builds at customer locations
Review and document issues and track to resolution
University degree in electrical, mechanical or automotive engineering, or equivalent experience
Previous practical design experience from an automotive background
Solid experience in automotive industry
Experience of dealing with customers and suppliers
Knowledge of component development process
Knowledge of material properties (plastics and metals)
Knowledge of plastic moulding and metal stamping processes
Knowledge of Catia for 3D and 2D design
Ability to work well both independently and as part of a diverse team
Good time management skills and ability to prioritise tasks
Excellent communication skills in written & verbal English
Self-sufficient, self-motivated and proactive
Proficient with Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Project
High attention to detail
Full valid driving licence to drive in the UK
Right to work in the UK
The successful applicant will be offered an attractive reward package and continuous personal development within a global leading organisation.
Private Healthcare including medical cash plan
26 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
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