Matchtech

Electrical Cable Design Engineer

Recruiter
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
09 May 2017
Closes
06 Jun 2017
Ref
EMP390121
Contact
Tara Hyslop
Discipline
Electronic
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
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.