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.
Component CAD Design Engineer
Ref.No.: YSTGB-18-014 | Basildon / Essex
We are currently recruiting for permanent Component CAD Design Engineer to be based in our Basildon site. The main purpose of the role is to
carry out the design of EDS components based on customer requirements under consideration of all engineering specifications, cost, quality and timing as well as environmental aspects.
Package investigations and development of solutions to EDS component related package issues in conjunction with EDS Harness Design Engineers
Support the EDS Components team with 3D CAD designs for EDS components, such as metal brackets, plastic brackets, plastic channels, grommets, eyelet terminals etc.
Liaise with Tier 2 suppliers to ensure component 3D CAD data is updated and aligned with latest designs
Liaise with customer directed Tier 2 suppliers for connectors, fuse boxes, retainers, for all 3D related issues
Ensure compatibility with EDS component CAD and the harness and vehicle environment, including using Digital Buck and E2KS DPA process.
Support component design reviews (Virtual and Physical)
Support component validation and sign off process (Virtual and Physical)
Design and 3D drafting in Catia V5 solid modelling and using the Harness Tool.
Conduct CAE FEA simulations to support component design, development and sign off.
3D data management using Teamcenter.
Adhere to Customer specifications and requirements while developing designs (SDS, MES, design guidelines)
Adhere to internal specifications and requirements while developing designs (DFM, Cost, Procedures)
Timely implementation of design changes during program development, prototype and production build phases
Review designs with customer manufacturing team to ensure feasibility for instillation into vehicle, including using the E2KS DPA5 process
Ensure EDS component design is compatible with vehicle environment, including using the E2KS DPA0/1 process
Generate 2D Component Drawings based on 3D data in line with customer and internal standards
Participate in all relevant customer and supplier meetings
Preparation and leading presentations for project reviews
Support product design reviews internally and at customer locations
Support prototype vehicle builds at customer locations
University degree in electrical, mechanical or automotive engineering, or equivalent experience
Previous practical design experience from an automotive or aerospace background Experienced
Experience and Certificated in Catia V5 and Teamcenter
Experienced in part Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance
Solid experience in automotive industry
Experience of dealing with customers and suppliers
Knowledge of component development process
Knowledge of material properties (plastics and metals)
Knowledge of plastic moulding and metal stamping processes
Ability to work well both independently and as part of a diverse team
Good time management skills
Good communication skills: oral and written Flexible, adaptable and diplomatic
Proficient with Microsoft office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Projects
Excellent communication skills
Strong analytical skills
High attention to detail
Self-motivation and prioritisation
Fluent in English
Full Driving Licence UK or Equivalent
Right to work in the UK – Valid Passport
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
26 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