SVO EDS Systems Engineer

Yazaki Europe Limited
Basildon, UK
19 Jun 2019
03 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
SVO EDS Systems Engineer

The success story of our long-established, family-owned company started already in 1929 in Japan. Today, Yazaki is the number one in the global automotive wiring harness market and supplier of innovative solutions to all major car manufacturers worldwide.

More than 280,000 committed and highly motivated employees at 478 locations in 45 countries contribute to Yazaki's global success.

We are currently recruiting for a permanent SVO EDS Systems Engineer based in our Basildon office with travel to our customer sites. The main responsibility is development of a wiring harness design based on customer requirements under consideration of all engineering specifications, cost, quality and timing as well as environmental aspects.

Duties & Responsibilities:

· Key interface to customer for SVO Systems issues

· Lead EDS systems development for SVO

· Support SVO projects from the systems design perspective

· Collect and check electrical systems information from customer and suppliers

· As part of the circuit team, at the customer and Yazaki, create engineering data to support the creation of Harness drawings.

· Investigate the incorporation of new circuitry into existing EDS systems

· Investigate and create EDS system design proposals for new electrical systems

· Prepare mark-up drawings, marked up electrical schematics and engineering change documentation using Customer and Yazaki Systems

· Analyse systems and environment information to determine electrical requirements for circuit design, e.g: wire size, fuse rating etc.

· Check harness drawings during release process to ensure accuracy of systems design

· Support customer compatibility reviews to check EDS system design and follow up required actions

· Prepare EDS systems add and delete lists to support feature cost estimations for new programs or TVM actions

· Study any complexity effects of proposed or given design changes, internally or from the customer

· Analyse required harness complexity to support customer within the constraints of manufacturing, sequencing, and optimized giveaway cost

· Prepare complexity reduction / optimisation proposals based on system cost, option usage, harness production, etc.

· Support harness design reviews, prototype builds and test boards for EDS system issues

· Support investigation and resolution of DVP related EDS systems issues

· Fault finding and diagnostics on vehicle electrical systems

· Support prototype build with information and recommendations

· Participate in TVM & VA/VE activities

· Participate in benchmarking activity

· Support new business related activities

· Develop new ideas applicable to current and future programs

· Develop new tools to improve working efficiency

· Follow the department Quality System procedures and instructions

· Communicate with wiring harness plants for information exchange


· Experience of working with, or design of, vehicle electrical systems

· Ability to read and understand vehicle wiring harness drawings and schematics

· Knowledge of vehicle electrical/electronic system function and diagnostics

· Understanding of EDS design and development process

· Application of electrical theory

· Excellent communication skills

· Strong analytical skills

· High attention to detail

· Self-motivation and prioritisation

· Ability to work in a team as well as alone

· Ability to be flexible regarding working hours and location

· 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

The successful applicant will be offered an attractive reward package and continuous personal development within a global leading organisation.


* Competitive Salary

* Pension Scheme

* BUPA Private Healthcare including Medical cash plan

* Life Assurance

* 25 Holidays (Plus the bank holidays)

* Training and Development Opportunities

* Rewards and benefits schemes

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

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