Electrical Cable Design Engineer

Advantage Resourcing
11 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
World Class Defence Organisation based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire is currently looking to recruit an Electrical Cable Design Engineer subcontractor on an initial 6 month contract.
Harnware and/or Zuken experience would be ideal for this role.

Hourly Rate: The department are offering competitive hourly rates.

Contract Duration: 6 Months initially and then ongoing thereafter.

Security Information: Please Note you must be eligible for SC Security Clearance (unfortunately due to security restrictions for this role, the candidate will need to be a British National with no dual nationality and must have resided in the UK for at least 4 of the past 5 years).

Electrical Cable Design Engineer Job Description:

* Design, definition and related tasks for bespoke Electrical Interconnects/cables suitable for the transmission of power, signal and data transmission.
* 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.
* 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.

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