Karma Automotive Design Release Engineer, Wire Harnesses in Irvine, California
Karma Automotive is passionate, responsible and uncompromising.
We make beautiful, ecologically sensitive products, and we will provide a memorable ownership experience for our customers.
Our work environment is casual, and our culture is results-oriented.
This position will be part of Electrical Team. The Design Release Engineer (DRE) Wire Harness is responsible for product development of low voltage and high voltage vehicle wiring harnesses. The DRE will also support existing design activities for manufacturing, cost, and quality improvements. This position requires an extremely technical oriented individual with the dynamic sense of urgency and communication skills to meet the project needs and development timing. The DRE will be fully responsible for releasing the harnesses in line with program timing. The candidate should have Automotive or Aerospace wire harness design experience.
Design and development of Automotive wire harnesses
Translate System Schematics into wiring diagrams and harnesses
Work with purchasing department on creating RFQ
Write Technical Specifications related to harnesses
Build a great communication channel with the supplier
Have weekly meeting with supplier to track the product status
Review Device Transmittal (DT) submitted by all module groups and update them
Maintain DT database
Create/modify logical schematic
Review the CAD 3D Model and 2D prints for accuracy
Work with CAD designer/engineer to properly route the harnesses and define the attachment mechanism and attachment points
Work with packaging team to package and route the harnesses into the vehicle.
Provide technical support to Karma manufacturing plant for various build phases and work to manufacturing schedule
Work with Karma plant personals and support activities at the plant such as harness assembly and rework as necessarily (Splicing, taping, crimping etc.)
Work with cross-functional module groups
Review the DFMEA/PFMEA with supplier and provide the input
Create component test matrix/legs in accordance to Karma DVP&R
Write CRs (Change Request) and release the harnesses in Karma eBOM
Support SQA in supplier APQP and PPAP process
Support Certification, Safety, and Vehicle Integration Groups
Support other wiring engineers and coordinate the changes
Represent Electrical Group in packaging meetings related to wiring harnesses
Provide weekly report
Stay up-to-date with the latest wiring/connector standards
Meet all MRD dates, delivering high quality harnesses in line with program timing.
Follow the direction provided by the immediate supervisor and execute the task
Attend the department meetings
Visiting supplier’s plant to become familiar with their manufacturing process
Able and willing to travel to supplier site when needed
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
At least 5 years Automotive or Aerospace related “wiring harness” experience at either OEM or Tier-1 supplier level
Knowledge of checking: Device Transmittal, System Schematics, Wiring Diagrams, and harnesses for accuracy
Experience with 3D and 2D CAD software applications
Knowledge of DFMEA and DVP&R
Strong teamwork skills
Good analytical skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
NO 3rd Party Recruiters. Principals Only, Please
Karma Automotive LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, color, race, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, age, religion, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law. Karma Automotive LLC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to all qualified individuals with a disability. Valid driver’s license may be required based on essential duties.
FLSA Status: Exempt
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Street: 9950 Jeronimo Rd.