Yazaki Corporation, 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 with an annual sales volume of approx. 9 billion Euros.
In our family-owned company people with various cultural backgrounds work together closely and trustfully. With their ideas and great dedication they contribute to our company’s success.
Ref.No.: YELC-2019-086 & YELC-2019-122 | Coventry
We are currently recruiting for 2 Permanent EDS Engineer’s to be based in our Coventry office and the Customer site. The main focus of the role is to provide the design interface between first tier and OEM automotive engineering centres based in UK. Working as part of a small team of design engineers in the collection & assimilation of data to enable electrical distribution systems (EDS) to be designed, verified and validated whilst ensuring customer satisfaction throughout.
Provide the design expertise ensuring best practice solutions required to achieve all programme EDS design deliverables.
To carry out concept design studies utilising CAE tools and physical bucks
Prepare accurate & timely Harness drawings for release into customers system and 1st tier plants
Carry out and participate on site evaluation of product at vehicle assembly plants
Support all testing activities
Prepare and deliver technical presentations to customer
Be responsible for receiving, monitoring and providing customer responses and actions
Work to project-timing plans for communication to customer
Support APQP activities where required
Obtain, implement specifications Measurement and reporting of progress against the project plan
Measure and report progress clearly and effectively against the project plan.
Manage any project deviations
Identify and immediately report any major roadblocks to your line management with a recommended course of action.
Prior practical design experience with a 1st tier EDS supplier
CAD experience. (CATIA V5, Auto Cad as required)
Team Centre trained and qualified
EDS manufacturing experience combined with DFM.
Working knowledge of GPDS, DVP, FMEA and APQP.
Conversant with quality systems such as Q1, QS9000 & TS 16949.
Vehicle assembly process, especially EDS related aspects.
Previous systems experience of WERS, AIMS and ECR’s
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Very good communication skills combined with a high degree of self-motivation and self-confidence are absolutely necessary.
Must be able to use own initiative and happy to make decisions.
Positive attitude with a good ability to deal with work pressure and overcoming challenges, while maintaining ownership of issues.
Well-developed analytical ability with a passion for solving problems or initiating improvements.
High degree of functional and time-related flexibility is essential.
Fluent in English language
Full UK Driving Licence
Right to work in the UK – Valid Passport
Please note that Yazaki do not offer work permits, visas or sponsorships
Efficient working style and structured approached to keep track of everything within a dynamic working environment.
A self-starter, motivated and driven person that can balance between being hands-on and have a strategic vision.
Capable of addressing and processing complex issues and act professionally, as well as results-oriented.
Able to embrace in working in a diverse and multicultural environment
Project Management skills
Strong analytical skills
The successful applicant will be offered an attractive reward package and continuous personal development within a global leading organisation.
BUPA Private Healthcare including Medical cash plan
25 Holidays (Plus the bank holidays)
Training and Development Opportunities
Rewards and benefits schemes
If this is the career that you have been searching for please apply via our application portal indicating the above mentioned reference code.
Please note that due to the excessive number of applications we are unable to respond to all, if you do not receive any correspondence in the first 2 weeks unfortunately you have not been selected for the selection process therefore we wish you all the success in finding the right career for you.
We wish you all the success in your application