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Electrical Cable Design Engineer

Bolton, Lancashire
Remote Working
Remote Working
£45.00 to £46.00 Per Hour
Job Type
2 Sep 2022

World Class Defence Organisation based in Stevenage and Bolton is currently looking to recruit an Electrical Cable Design Engineer subcontractor on an initial 6 month contract. The role will also be a hybrid split of working from home and onsite either Bolton or Stevenage, depending on your preference).

Hourly Rate: £45ph

Contract Duration: 6 Months

Electrical Cable Design Engineer Job Description:

A fantastic opportunity for a Cable / Harness Design Engineer to work within our Interconnects team designing bespoke electrical interconnects/cables suitable for the transmission of power, signal and data within and between subsystems in our products. Experience in cable/harness design, using relevant CAD packages such as HarnWare.


  • To do this you will need to interpret sub-system requirements and, from these, generate electrical schematics and cable design definitions on CAD.
  • You will need to be able to carry out investigations into a full range of cable problems and issues; developing and preparing solutions, either individually or as a member of a project team.
  • The role also includes support to manufacturing in order to resolve any manufacturing issues, as well as supporting functional and environmental product trials.
  • To design bespoke Electrical Interconnects suitable for the transmission of power, signal and data transmission within and between subsystems in our products in accordance with Technical Lead and project requirements.
  • Working across multiple projects to deliver ECAD solutions for SI, SE and manufacturing drawings within the given timescales.
  • Supporting the generation of support data such as bundle calculations, voltage drop, pin allocation and manufacturing good practice.

Skillset/experience required:

  • Experience in cable/harness design, using relevant CAD packages such as HarnWare. (Individuals will require their own a Harnware licence)
  • The ability to define cable assembly construction based upon electrical constraints such as current, screening, signal types, volt drop, EMC and environmental requirements.
  • An appreciation of cable assembly production/process engineering
  • Experience of working collaboratively with other engineering disciplines such as mechanical and electronic design engineers to deliver robust cable assembly design solutions
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  • Job Reference: 702711794-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Advantage Resourcing
    Advantage Resourcing
  • Location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £45.00 to £46.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent