Wire Harness Design Engineer in Lafayette, IN at Volt

Date Posted: 5/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt is currently seeking a Wire Harness Design Engineer.

Candidate Responsibilities

This position is for the Electrical Systems & Controls group located in Mossville, Illinois or Lafayette, Indiana with responsibility for the design and project management of tasks related to Large Diesel and Gas Engines. Projects are usually initiated as NPI or CPI projects with urgent deadlines. Primary Location

Typical Day

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: -Creation and support of detailed design, distribution of requirements and deadlines to offsite engineering detailers, collaboration with manufacturing suppliers, procurement of prototype material, verification of functionality with on-engine fitups, support of field validation activities, and resolution of warranty issues. -Review project results with the management team through stakeholder updates and design reviews. -Minimal travel (less than 5%) is required to ensure successful validation, debugging, and issue tracking of new designs. -Engine electrical harnessing, electrical enclosures, brackets, and related system ProE detailed design components are within the scope of responsibilities.

Education Requirement
Basic Qualifications: -Bachelor’s degree in an accredited Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology curriculum. -6+ years of relevant large engine or machine electrical systems design / development, or 4+ years of electronics design or component validation experience. Top Candidates Will Also Have: -Master’s degree in an accredited Electrical Engineering curriculum. -4+ years in an engine application system design (Marine, Petroleum, Machine, Electric Power, Gas, or After Treatment).


Technical Skills
-Expertise using Teamcenter ProE, Pro-Cable, and CREO (ProE Schematics) software. -Excellent Microsoft Office Skills (Powerpoint, Excel, Word, etc). -Experience with data links (CAN, Ethernet, Modbus, etc). Top Candidates Will Also Have: -Familiarity of electrical standards and certifications including SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers), ANSI (American National Standards Institute), ISO (International Organization for Standardization), IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission), NFPA (National Fire Protection Association), NEMA (National Electrical Manufacturers Association), UL (Underwriters Laboratories), RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive), and CSA Class 1 Div 2 (Canadian Standards Association) requirements. -Experience with software and controls development tools (CANape, CANalyzer, debuggers, etc). -Experience with improving brackets and various structures designs based on results of FEA, vibration analysis, FMEA, field failure, and other findings.

Soft Skills
-Excellent English written and oral communication skills. -Ability to be a self-starter with strong technical leadership skills. -Ability to communicate technical information effectively and lead concept design reviews. -Excellent written and verbal communication one-on-one and in larger settings. -Good interpersonal, teamwork and collaboration skills to develop a cooperative working relationship with others inside and outside of the department. -Proven ability to perform complex assignments, prioritize workload, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.


Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career. As a Volt employee, you

Volt is currently seeking a Wire Harness Design Engineer.

Candidate Responsibilities

This position is for the Electrical Systems & Controls group located in Mossville, Illinois or Lafayette, Indiana with responsibility for the design and project management of tasks related to Large Diesel and Gas Engines. Projects are usually initiated as NPI or CPI projects with urgent deadlines. Primary Location

Typical Day

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: -Creation and support of detailed design, distribution of requirements and deadlines to offsite engineering detailers, collaboration with manufacturing suppliers, procurement of prototype material, verification of functionality with on-engine fitups, support of field validation activities, and resolution of warranty issues. -Review project results with the management team through stakeholder updates and design reviews. -Minimal travel (less than 5%) is required to ensure successful validation, debugging, and issue tracking of new designs. -Engine electrical harnessing, electrical enclosures, brackets, and related system ProE detailed design components are within the scope of responsibilities.

Education Requirement
Basic Qualifications: -Bachelor’s degree in an accredited Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology curriculum. -6+ years of relevant large engine or machine electrical systems design / development, or 4+ years of electronics design or component validation experience. Top Candidates Will Also Have: -Master’s degree in an accredited Electrical Engineering curriculum. -4+ years in an engine application system design (Marine, Petroleum, Machine, Electric Power, Gas, or After Treatment).


Technical Skills
-Expertise using Teamcenter ProE, Pro-Cable, and CREO (ProE Schematics) software. -Excellent Microsoft Office Skills (Powerpoint, Excel, Word, etc). -Experience with data links (CAN, Ethernet, Modbus, etc). Top Candidates Will Also Have: -Familiarity of electrical standards and certifications including SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers), ANSI (American National Standards Institute), ISO (International Organization for Standardization), IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission), NFPA (National Fire Protection Association), NEMA (National Electrical Manufacturers Association), UL (Underwriters Laboratories), RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive), and CSA Class 1 Div 2 (Canadian Standards Association) requirements. -Experience with software and controls development tools (CANape, CANalyzer, debuggers, etc). -Experience with improving brackets and various structures designs based on results of FEA, vibration analysis, FMEA, field failure, and other findings.

Soft Skills
-Excellent English written and oral communication skills. -Ability to be a self-starter with strong technical leadership skills. -Ability to communicate technical information effectively and lead concept design reviews. -Excellent written and verbal communication one-on-one and in larger settings. -Good interpersonal, teamwork and collaboration skills to develop a cooperative working relationship with others inside and outside of the department. -Proven ability to perform complex assignments, prioritize workload, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.


Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees. We are a Six Sigma company that also offers many employment opportunities.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information regarding this posting contact Tiara Robinson at (248) 971-8101.

can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees. We are a Six Sigma company that also offers many employment opportunities.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information regarding this posting contact Tiara Robinson at (248) 971-8101.

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