• Design Engineer II - Wire Harness

    Job Locations US-OH-Raymond
    Job ID
    2019-2535
    Category
    Automotive Design
  • Overview

    Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Goken America is an Engineering Services and Product Development company founded in 2004. At Goken America we strive to expand and deliver upon our company motto of “Creating Something Different”. We are continually striving to strengthen our organization, and are always seeking talented individuals who have a strong desire to work in an environment where they can make a difference.

     

    Our “Vision” is to empower our associates to affect change wherever change is needed. Our “Mission” is that in building trust we foster greatness in our people, excellence in our clients and impact in our communities.

     

    Goken America provides an excellent benefits package, one month of paid time off per year and a very competitive compensation plan. In addition, when applicable, we will also provide relocation assistance, temporary housing, visa support and other fringe benefits.

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:

    This role will support engineering design and development activities.

     

    Essential Duties (This list is not exhaustive and other duties may be assigned):

    •  Lead and support the engineering activities for large scale product development programs by investigating feasibility, performing design using 3-D modeling software, conduct layout review and 2D drawing creation.
    • Analyze and resolve problems with moderate level of guidance and direction.  
    • Create part specification requirements and BOM.
    • Negotiate with surrounding component business units and suppliers.
    • Search new ways to increase overall efficiency, utilize up-to-date technology, and reduce design and parts costs. 
    • Travel to client sites required.

     

     

    Qualifications

    • Design Engineer with over 5 years of engineering experience in wire harness design (concept, specification setting and CATIA layout creation and negotiation capability).
    • Conducts design feasibility and cost analysis, part construction, part specification, scheduling and coordinating activities involved in prototyping, fabricating, and manufacturing of assigned wire harnesses and systems.
    • Analyzes components/parts of the wire harness area to ensure that established layout/quality/cost/performance standards and regulatory requirements are met or exceeded and recommends cost-effective design modifications/improvements that support testing and mass production.
    • BS Degree in ME/EE
    • Experience using 3-D modeling software tools (CATIA V5 preferred).
    • Good understanding of DFM (Design for Manufacturing) required.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Proficiency in MS office. 

    Physical Demands:   

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.

     

    Goken America is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

     

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