Electrical Complexity Engineer

Location Basildon
Discipline: Electrical/Electronic
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Competitive
Contact name: Chris Coote-Stubbins

Contact email: cstubbins@select-engineering.net
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 029446
Published: 20 days ago
Expiry date: 04 Oct 2023 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​Position Description:

  •  A family-owned company, was founded in 1929 as the first Japanese manufacturer of automobile wiring harness systems.

  • Within the automotive business our product range includes wiring harness systems, plug connection systems and electronic systems.

  • More than 284,000 committed and highly motivated employees in 478 locations in 45 countries make us one of the most successful international automotive suppliers. 

  • We are currently recruiting for permanent EDS Complexity (Releasing) Engineer to be based in our Basildon site.

  • The main purpose of the role is to ensure the development of competitive YAZAKI products according to customer requirements and latest technological developments under consideration of all engineering specification, costs, quality, timing, and environmental aspects

  • Responsible for the release of EDS harnesses and components into customer systems

  • Define, check and implement complex WERS coding to ensure wiring harness usages support the program and prototype and production vehicle builds

  • Enter part information into WERS system

  • Create concerns and track to completion to support program timing

  • Create WERS alerts and track status

  • Enter part information into FEDEBOM, including defining feature coding, to ensure wiring harness usages support the customer program timing and gateways with the required completion status

  • Review and analyse customer product direction documents (PDL, TIB, etc) for EDS content

  • Track changes and open issues to resolution

  • Assist the design team to establishing complexity lists

  • Maintain and manage complexity lists and tracking of changes

  • Work closely with the internal project team and customer

  • Take an active lead in creating engineering EDS complexity and resolving road blocks preventing this to be completed for respective release gateways

Skills Required:

  • Proficient user of FEDEBOM and WERS

  • Solid experience of part coding in WERS

  • Understanding of part complexity

  • Have analytic capabilities to trouble shoot data miss alignment

  • Able to compare same set of information in different format as example V-lock Up compare in Excel.

  • Excel VBA coding abilities

  • Proficient with Microsoft office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Projects

  • Excellent communication & presentation skills

  • Flexibility and the ability to work in a team as well as alone

  • Strong analytical skills

  • High attention to detail

  • Self-motivation and prioritisation skills

  • Fluent in English

  • Full Driving Licence UK or equivalent

  • Right to work in the UK - Valid Passport

Experience Required:

  • Experience of Vehicle EDS or electrical systems preferred

  • Must have complexity experience  

Education Required:

  • University degree in electrical, mechanical or automotive engineering, or equivalent experience


  • Competitive Salary

  • Pension Scheme

  • Private Healthcare including Medical cash plan

  • Life Assurance

  • 26 Holidays (Plus the bank holidays)