Principal Engineer - EDS Lead









Competitive Salary

Gordon Murray Electronics


Danielle Placey 1

01268 582900

Gordon Murray Electronics currently have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Engineer - EDS Lead to join their Design, Development and Engineering Centre based in Warwick, Midlands.


- Engineering leadership for the design and development of high and low voltage wiring, power distribution and fusing systems for current and future vehicles.

- Manage the process for efficient component packaging and harness routing. Lead the creation of specifications, schematics, harness drawings, engineering reports and sign-off documentation.

- Lead the EDS supplier nomination process and prepare/approve EDS sections of all relevant documentation used during the RFQ process.

- Undertake or delegate and review the approval of component data sheets and schematics in conjunction with other function groups, their technical partners, and Tier 1 suppliers.

- Supervision and guidance to ensure that wiring and electrical hardware are correctly located and packaged in accordance with installation, environmental and EMC requirements.

- Represent the EDS activity at all levels of the business. Owning fault identification and resolution including management of all EDS issues to closure.

- Participation in all system review, verification & validation activities.

- In conjunction with the Chief Engineer, support the resourcing of the EDS team to the levels agreed with the senior management team.

- Career development planning for permanent members of staff, and peak-trough workload management for outsourced resource.

- Tier 1 supplier management and co-ordination including support for Procurement, Logistics and Quality throughout the project lifecycle.

- Provision of support and training to Manufacturing and Service departments.

The Person:

- Proven track record of leadership and delivery of EDS systems at Principal Engineer level (or Senior Principal Engineer plus significant experience) in the automotive or aeronautics industry.

- Wide-ranging in-depth expert understanding of electrical distribution systems, wiring/fusing systems and electrical packaging.

- Knowledge of harness design toolchains such as electrical workbench extension of CATIA, Capital Harness by Mentor Graphics, VeSys by Siemens, or other similar harness design packages.

- Experience in design for good electrical and EMC performance.

- Knowledge of hybrid/BEV electrical vehicle architectures and wiring systems would be advantageous.

- Experience of system/component delivery within an APQP, six sigma or similar framework (FMEA, quality planning, PPAP etc).

- Articulate, self-motivated, inspiring individual who can work well under pressure. Demonstrates resilience and fosters good working relationships at all levels of the organisation.

- Possession of an Electronics, Control Systems, Automotive or similar honours engineering degree. Other recognised engineering qualifications combined with relevant significant experience will be considered.

- Full driving licence is essential.

- No visa or other restrictions for working in the UK or travelling in the European Union.

This job description may not detail some duties, nor cover duties of a similar nature commensurate with the role which may be reasonably required by the Management Team.


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