Technical Engineer (Cable Harnessing)

Purely Recruitment Solutions
£20000 - £24000/annum
19 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is keen to recruit a Technical Engineer (Cable Harnessing to join the expanding team in Swindon. You would be responsible for quoting / engineering and all aspects of Cable Harnessing. These quotes are for all industries including the Defence, Aerospace & commercial markets.


Successfully manage individual quotes within the quality requirements and project financial constraints.
Provide technical support to other engineers and production staff
Ensure technical and professional accuracy of your work.
Responsible for observing all laws, regulations, and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
Work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
Ensuring that the product being manufactured meets the company’s standards, policies and practices.
Understand and keep up to date with technical and legislative progress.
Interface with third parties and clients in a professional manner.
Present concepts and solutions to the customer.
Report progress to the senior management team.
Prepare and deliver quotations / bids documentation to include technical solutions, estimating labour times and material costs.
Sales support including Site visits, installations and exhibitions (with possible overnight stays) with direct interaction with customers and suppliers.
Position Requirements:

Experience in a similar and relevant role.
Must have the ability to use a 2D CAD system to produce full manufacturing drawings of Cables and Harnesses.
The ability to use 'Harnware’ would be advantageous but is not essential.
Must have a good understanding of engineering concepts.
Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly; apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; organize, schedule, and coordinate work phases; and, determine the appropriate approach at the task level or at the project level to provide solutions to a range of harness installation problems.
Must have excellent communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills, with strong planning skills.
Must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Knowledge of electrical equipment suitable for use in military vehicles: this would be advantageous but is not essential.
An understanding of CAN, MILCan and Ethernet systems would be advantageous but is not essential.
Ability to deal with suppliers and sub-contractors from concept to delivery of products.
Able to work extended hours as required.
Company values of Integrity, Professional, Knowledge, Respect and Passion.
Knowledge of Sage 50: this would be advantageous but is not essential