Harness Design Engineering Lead (E)

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Land Systems
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Sterling Heights
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United States of America
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Requisition Number: 1557
Location: Sterling Heights Complex (LSHC)
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Relocation Provided: No
Experience Required: More than 10 years
Department: SSWV Vetronics SW & Lethality - L9665 (Direct)

Position Description:
Electrical Wiring Harness Design Engineer

  • Primary tasks
    • lead a design team designing electrical wiring harnesses to include component selection for connectors, backshells, sleeving, braiding, sealants, boots, transitions, etc.
    • lead a design team determining harness layout through vehicle, branch points for multi-branch harnesses
    • lead a design team designing to environmental requirements for temperature, shock, vibration, submergence, exposure to harsh chemicals
    • lead a design team designing harnesses for MIL ground vehicle environment highly desired
    • designing in Mentor Capital software highly desired
  • Secondary tasks
    • working with CAD draftsman to route harnesses in 3D CAD tools (Pro-E and/or NX)
    • working with CAD draftsman to develop released drawings for harnesses, electrical installations, wiring diagrams, etc.
    • working with systems engineers to define whole vehicle pin-level interconnect
    • working with physical architects to define harness routing channels, space claims

Position Requirements:
- Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent along with 10-14 years of applicable experience
- Ability to lead multi-engineer projects and balance cost/schedule/technical priorities
- Occasional overtime, and weekend hours may be required to complete critical tasks.
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with interdisciplinary teams.
- Strong multi-tasking skills
- Must be able to obtain a security clearance if necessary.

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