Electrical Cable Design Engineer

09 May 2017
06 Jun 2017
Tara Hyslop
Contract Type
Full Time
* Definition of bespoke cable designs for power, signal & data transmission.
* Interpretation of Sub-System requirements and generation of electrical schematics & cable design definitions on CAD - Harnware preferred (being Harnware training is not a pre-requisite and can be undertaken during the course of the contract).
* Carry out investigations into a full range of cable problems, issues or developments and develop and prepare solutions, individually or as a member of a project team.
* Support/liaise with manufacturing, resolving manufacturing problems & defects.
* Support to functional & environmental trials. • Liaise with suppliers/ purchasing to resolve any technical queries that may arise.
* Planning own day-to-day activities

. • Maintain Design records and provide inputs to certificate of design compliance matrix. Knowledge and Experience Typically the suitable candidate can provide evidence of a number of the following

: • Experience in specification, design & manufacture of electrical cables/Harnesses

. • Knowledge of several of the following: harness design, manufacturing processes, EMC protection, Mil-Circular and rectangular connectors and EMC gaskets to BS & military specifications, specification & design of fibre optic harnesses, safe separation of power and data transmission, design of cable/harnesses for data bus systems, aircraft store interconnection.

* Previous practical manufacturing experience and an appreciation of other engineering areas/domains would be an advantage to prove concept designs via hands on prototyping.
* The ideal candidate would have a demonstrable background in the design of military, environmentally sealed cable harnesses or be a time served prototype wire-person who has diverged into interconnects design.

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