We are currently recruiting for either directly employed Fixed Term Contract or Contractor (Agency - inside IR35) Launch Engineer to be based at our Basildon site. The main purpose of the role is to support the EDS design team and program teams with diagnostics, repair, reworking and sample manufacture of vehicle wiring harnesses.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Analyse prototype vehicle specification and generate and maintain the “harness by vehicle build matrix”. Input into Customer BOM Validation tool if required
Distribute “harness by vehicle build matrix” to engineering and logistics team
Plan engineering, quality, rework support for build phase, issue and maintain build support plan
Ensure adequate material is available at build site for reworks
Request required facilities at build site to customer (desks, phones, computers, network connection, wifi, rework area and tables, etc)
Attend customer launch kick off meetings and cascade information to team
Rework of prototype harnesses and vehicles based on PR's, rework sheets, detail drawings and specifications.
Represent Yazaki in the front line of the customer at prototype build site
Ensure excellent support is provided to customer during prototype build phase
Support “bread board” process where required and diagnostics of electrical function issues.
Support vehicle builds and advise on EDS package design and systems function issues
Support prototype vehicle diagnostics and resolution
Interface with Logistics team to ensure delivery of parts meets customer requirements
Attend “white board” issues meetings, cascade output for actions and follow up - communicate issues back to design team
Support AIMS process at customer and communicate with design team for timely resolution
Interface to quality team and EDS manufacturing plants for resolution of quality issues
Investigate and create EDS design proposals for resolution of vehicle level build issues
Keep clear records of work carried out.
Manufacture of sample harnesses to support special actions, prototype build changes / issues and package trials based on sketches, drawings and mark ups. Keep clear records of work carried out.
Support testboard assembly, fault diagnosis, rework and repair. With help systems engineers.
Assist DVP team with vehicle and testboard DVP testing when required.
Knowledge of how to read wiring harness drawings, sketches and circuit diagrams
Extensive knowledge of vehicle EDS
Vehicle electrical system diagnostics and ratification
Experienced at reworking and producing vehicle wiring harnesses
Analytical approach to problem solving
Excellent communication skills
Flexible and proactive
Strong analytical skills
High attention to detail
Self-motivation and prioritisation
Ability to work in a team as well as alone
Full valid driving licence to drive in the UK
Right to work in the UK
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