Wiring and Harness Engineer

JOB SUMMARY
The Wiring and Harness Engineer is responsible for electrical wiring harness designs across multiple truck brands and across harness families. Emphasis is placed on developing truck knowledge; harness analysis; interaction within department and external organizations, detailed documentation, and report writing.
The main objective is to meet project release schedules for harnesses within a particular truck brand. Other areas include harness cost analysis, complete schematic releases, plant support activities, harness development utilizing Saber, use harness quality tools like FMEA and DFA, and checking work prior to release for 100% accuracy. The best candidate must be proficient in understanding circuit functionality, vehicle functions, wiring harness development tools and processes inside a global engineering environment.
CORE RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Serves as an engineer with ownership of multiple harness designs
  • Responsible for harness routing and clipping solutions, with emphasis on harness environment
  • Ensures design correctness and completeness for wiring harness releases within the area of responsibility
  • Selects best value wiring harness components based on engineering calculations, using internal and industry-wide design guidelines, and recommended practices, while ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations
  • Responds to technical reports and provide corrective solutions and recommendations resulting from validation activities
  • Supports purchasing and product finance organizations as required
  • Supports wiring harness supplier with implementing and industrializing wiring harness designs for the area of responsibility while implementing changes that will improve material cost, quality and supplier manufacturing processes
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES
Leadership CompetenciesCustomer Focus
  • Decision Quality
  • Collaboration
  • Values Differences
  • Action Oriented
Behavior Competencies
  • Drive for results - Ability to develop project time plan, set goals and milestones and deliver own items accordingly
  • Priority setting/Ability to perform simultaneously in multiple projects
  • Team player/Has the ability to cooperate with the project team to meet the established end goal
  • Communication- communicates clearly and effectively, informs appropriately
  • Self-improvement and integrity/ Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve him/herself/ widely trusted as truthful and direct
REQUIRED EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required/ Masters preferred
  • 0-5 years of engineering experience
  • Automotive, Military, Commercial Vehicle engineering experience is an advantage
  • Travel 10-30%

About Us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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