Electrical CAD Harness & Packaging Engineer

West Midlands
06 Jun 2017
04 Jul 2017
Gemma Cummings
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role:
Position Description:
Electrical CAD Packaging and Harness Engineer Responsible for delivery of robust Electrical Package solutions and escalating shortfalls including Programme gateway risks and assumption changes.
Create compatible optimised Package solutions for electrical components around the vehicle, fulfilling all electrical requirements using Catia toolset.
Ensuring agreement is sought with all stake holders including other CoCs, Manufacturing, service, Marketing, HMI and design.

1. Certified Catia V5 or V6 User with Harness design experience
2. Negotiation skills to deliver robust Engineering Package solutions.
3. Project Management

Experience Required:
Ability to create optimised Harness designs layouts using Catia toolset Secure packaging sign-off of new installations from all stakeholders
Ensure all packaging solutions adhere to packaging design standards.
Ensure all packages adhere to 6mm static clearance and 18mm dynamic
Creation and maintenance of electrical design solutions for a given programme(s).
Responsible for the resolution of package incompatibilities.
Assist Programme Leader / Engineer & or Module Leader / component owner in the population and maintenance of the DPA tracker.
Support weekly reviews to demonstrate CAD data progression / maturity in order for component stakeholder to populate DPA.
Support the design of fully production worthy mounting systems that adhere to our design guidelines and meet our durability and timing requirements
Support the creation of package feasibility and status metrics.
Provide all necessary intra and inter Departmental support in delivery of given programme(s).
Including preparation and presentation of packaging escalation material for all Project and senior reviews .
Support the maintenance of Packaging for Harness (EDS) cost and weight optimisation data sheet.
Develop and reinforce existing relationships with Vehicle Engineering & Program teams to ensure timely and accurate data is shared into respective areas.
Support and resolve any arising package issues from virtual and physical prototype build events.
Support the manager with the delivery of Electrical Packaging Process development and improvement projects

Experience Preferred:
Equivalent of HNC or HND in a Mechanical or Automotive background CAD - Geometry generation (parts and assemblies)
Recognised and certified Catia V5 trained
Team Centre (Tce) or Enovia experience
Team Leadership Experience in Microsoft Office

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft’s services.