Electrical Cable Design Engineer

Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
Competitive hourly rate
Posted
28 Feb 2017
Closes
28 Mar 2017
Ref
11415933
Contact
Dale Williams
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Contract
Electrical Cable Design engineer required to perform the below tasks:

The contract is initially for 6 months (on-going thereafter). Competitive hourly rate offered by the department.

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.
Planning own day-to-day activities.
Maintain Design records and provide inputs to certificate of design compliance matrix.
The successful candidate will have the below skills:
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.

Candidates must be willing to undergo a security vetting procedure.