Harness Design Engineer

Sterling Heights, MI

Posted: 05/15/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Defense/Government Job Number: 23-00295

Job Description

Incumbent will be working in our Harness Group and be responsible for helping to designing and constructing Electrical Harness Designs that will be used in our next generation of combat vehicles.

Due to the nature of the work, this role may require on-site presence up to 80%.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Designing electrical wiring harnesses to include component selection for connectors, back shells, sleeving, braiding, sealants, boots, transitions, etc.
  • This position will be determining harness layout through vehicle and branch points for multi-branch harnesses.
  • Designing to environmental requirements for temperature, shock, vibration, submergence and exposure to harsh chemicals.
  • Work directly in Capital Harness System (CHS) (aka Mentor Graphics) software, specifically in Harness XC, Capital Logic and Capital Topology

Secondary Tasks:
  • Working with CAD draftsman to route harnesses in 3D CAD tools (Pro-E and/or NX).
  • Will also work with CAD team to develop release drawings for harnesses, electrical installations, wiring diagrams and related.
  • Works with Systems Engineers to define whole vehicle pin-level interconnect.
  • Works with Physical Architects to define harness routing channels, space claims in the vehicle.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Sought:
  • Minimum of 5+ year work experience is desired in an engineering role.
  • Ability to balance cost/schedule/technical priorities.
  • Experience with Microsoft Visio desirable.
  • Experience with Capital Harness System (CHS) (aka Mentor Graphics) software, specifically in Harness XC, Capital Logic and Capital Topology
  • Experience with Pro-E Creo desirable.
  • Experience with NX desirable.
  • Basic proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to use Engineering Development and Test Tools.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with interdisciplinary teams.
  • Strong multi-tasking skills.
  • Strong record keeping skills.
  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite.

Education Requirements:
Bachelor' s degree in an engineering discipline - Electrical, Mechanical or Computer Engineering is desired.

This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens.

No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third-party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.

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Laura Cardona
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