Drafter Wire Harness

Web ID: W7854

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Compensation: $50,000 t0 $70,000 per year DOE

Education: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field. Additional related experience can be substituted for education.

Benefits: Comprehensive Benefits Package

Job Description:

Note: Relocation assistance is paid / provided

 

SUMMARY

This individual will play a crucial role in our Engineering and Research & Development department. They will be responsible for creating detailed drawings of electrical wire harnesses using specialized design software using customer provided specifications. They will collaborate closely with engineers to ensure accurate designs, conduct quality testing on wire harnesses, perform light assembly work, and integrate harness production details into company’s manufacturing equipment.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Utilize dedicated wire harness design software to create detailed drawings and schematics for electrical wire harnesses with customer provided specifications.
  • Collaborate with management, engineers and the sales team to understand design requirements, specifications, and constraints.
  • Conduct quality testing and validation of wire harness prototypes to ensure functionality and compliance with industry standards and customer specifications.
  • Perform light assembly work, including crimping, soldering, and connecting wires and components.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any issues that arise during the wire harness design and integration process.
  • Work closely with manufacturing teams to ensure seamless integration of wire harness production details into production equipment.
  • Maintain accurate documentation and records of wire harness designs, modifications, and revisions.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, advancements in wire harness technology, and relevant regulations.
  • Build a culture where customer service and quality are at the heart of everyday business.
  • Ensure a safe and healthy work environment for all staff.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field. Additional related experience can be substituted for education.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • At least 1 year experience working as a Wire Harness Draftsperson or similar role in an Engineering or Research & Development environment.
  • Proficiency in using dedicated wire harness design software (e.g., Harness Design System, Mentor Graphics Capital, Zuken E3.series).
  • Strong understanding of electrical and mechanical principles, including wiring diagrams, schematics, and assembly techniques.
  • Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy in drafting and documentation.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines.
  • Hands-on experience with wire harness assembly, testing, and integration is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of relevant industry standards and regulations, such as IPC/WHMA-A-620, MIL-STD-810, and UL standards, is a plus
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with proven ability to exercise initiative, judgment, and discretion.
  • Ability to function well in a fast-paced and, at times, stressful environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

REPETITIVE MOTION, FINGER DEXTERITY: The employee is regularly required to type continuously throughout the day.

AVERAGE VISION: Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

PHYSICAL STRENGTH: The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. May sit for long periods of time.

WORKING CONDITIONS Light manufacturing/lab environment with some noise and forklift traffic. Occasional general office environment.

MATHEMATICS ABILITY: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers and common fractions.


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