Electrical (EDS) Complexity Engineer (Releasing)

Location Basildon
Discipline: General Engineering, Electrical/Electronic, Engineers
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Competitive
Contact name: Vicki Martinson

Contact email: vmartinson@select-engineering.net
Contact phone: 01245 403582
Job ref: 29446
Published: almost 2 years ago
Duration: Perm
Expiry date: 30 Apr 2024 23:59

​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)