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Electrical Design Engineer

Cape Town – Western Cape

AN Electrical Design Engineer with critical attention to detail who can work in a pressure-driven environment handling multiple priorities is sought by a fast-paced Engineering Service Provider in Durbanville. Your role will include Medium and Heavy-duty truck chassis harness design using 3D CAD – and 2D Schematic software, preparing bills of materials and their representative 3D assemblies (Unigraphics NX) while evaluating scope of work and managing project timelines. You must have a B.Eng/BTech Degree in Electrical/Mechatronics Engineering or equivalent with at least 3-10 years’ work experience in a similar position with Advanced Excel skills.
  • Medium and Heavy-duty truck chassis harness design using 3D CAD – and 2D Schematic software.
  • Vehicle Electrical Systems Design, including 3D Wiring Design in Siemens NX, creating 2D Harness Drawings and Schematics.
  • Electrical Component Integration.
  • Evaluate scope of work and manage project timelines.
  • Prepare bills of materials and their representative 3D assemblies (Unigraphics NX).
  • Product data management (entering designs and related info into PDM software – Team Center).
  • Ensure designs meet supplier and regulatory requirements.
  • Design with cost saving, ease of installation and servicing in mind.
  • Conduct concept and design reviews.
  • Liaise with suppliers on designs.
  • Assess results for comparison against customer requirements and design standards.
  • Liaise with other Engineering disciplines and teams.
Qualifications –
  • B Eng Degree or BTech Degree in Electrical / Mechatronics Engineering or equivalent.
Experience/Skills –
  • 3-10 Years’ Engineering work experience.
  • 3 Years experience working in an Electrical Design Engineering position.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Willing to travel to the USA for short periods.
  • South African Citizen.
Advantageous –
  • Automotive OEM Design.
  • 3D CAD experience: Siemens NX.
  • Schematics Design in Mentor Graphics Vesys.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Integrity and honesty.
  • Good work ethic.
  • Hardworking, willing to go the extra mile.
  • Professionalism.
  • Work independently.
  • Excellent in task management.
  • Team Player (Works well in a team).  
  • Have good problem-solving abilities.

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