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Design & Release Engineer – Wire Harness

Design & Release Engineer – Wire Harness
by Admin on 04-17-2023 at 2:19 pm

  • Full Time
  • Dearborn, MI
  • Applications have closed

Website Altair

Job Summary:

Our client in Dearborn, MI is looking for a Product Engineer Electrical / Electronic. This is a contract position.

What You Will Do:

Position Duties:

  • Design and Release Engineering for specific wire harnesses and block heaters.
  • Lead 3D wire routing and package CAD layout activity.
  • Interface with Systems Engineering on logical and physical schematic development.
  • Work with CAE Team to complete circuit CAE analysis.
  • Utilize best design efficiencies for manufacturing, assembly, and failure mode avoidance practices.
  • Create and maintain program specific foundation documents (Boundary Diagrams, DFMEA, etc).
  • Lead manufacturing print development with Full Service Supplier Partner, sign-off, and release.
  • Create and maintain harness family complexity.
  • Drive commonality of designs across multiple programs and platforms.
  • Develop and maintain installation illustrations.
  • Lead design version control.
  • Complete Technical Design Reviews with Technical Leads.
  • Manage component and harness APQP with STA Partners and on time part delivery.
  • Review pre-production vehicles for potential campaign items and assess warranty impact.
  • Participate in vehicle builds and lead resolution of issues (AIMS).
  • Lead resolution of warranty (AWS) issues with PVT and Supplier.
  • Lead EDS cost analysis and support reviews.
  • Define harness to harness in-line connector pinouts and terminal sizing.
  • Support definition of fuse size, wire size and type.
  • Configure system power and ground.
  • Assign and define circuit options.
  • Lead electrical EDS compatibility reviews and sign-off wire harness prints.
  • Lead signoff of EDS Design requirements and Design rule checks.
  • Manage logical design data via Catia and Team Center Engineering.


  • 1 year EDS.
  • BSEE or BSME.

How You Will Be Successful:

  • Envision the Future
  • Communicate Honestly and Broadly
  • Seek Technology and Business “First”
  • Embrace Diversity and Take Risks

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) with matching contributions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discounts
  • Free training on all Altair products

Why Work with Us:

Altair is a global technology company providing software and cloud solutions in the areas of data analytics, product development, and high-performance computing (HPC). Altair enables organizations in nearly every industry to compete more effectively in a connected world, while creating a more sustainable future. With more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers in 25 countries, we help solve our customer’s toughest challenges and deliver unparalleled service, helping the innovators innovate, drive better decisions, and turn today’s problems into tomorrow’s opportunities.

Our vision is to transform customer decision making with data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing.

For more than 30 years, we have been helping our customers integrate electronics and controls with mechanical design to expand product value, develop AI, simulation and data-driven digital twins to drive better decisions, and deliver advanced HPC and cloud solutions to support unlimited idea exploration. To learn more, please visit altair.com

Ready to go? #ONLYFORWARD   

At our core we are explorers; adventures; pioneers. We are the brains behind some of the world’s most revolutionary innovations and are not only comfortable in new and unchartered waters, we dive headfirst. We are the original trailblazers that make the impossible possible, discovering new solutions to our customer’s toughest challenges.

Altair is an equal opportunity employer. Our backgrounds are diverse, and every member of our global team is critical to our success. Altair’s history demonstrations a belief that empowering each individual authentic voice reinforces a culture that thrives because of the uniqueness among our team.

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