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Harness Specialist

Harness Specialist
by Admin on 04-09-2024 at 6:11 pm

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What You Will Do:

Electrical – Harness Librarian.

The Harness Librarian will be responsible and accountable for ensuring proper registration and maintenance of components in the harness engineering library.  In this position, you will be responsible for managing components within the context of wire harnesses, ensuring accuracy, consistency, and compliance with internal standards, through effective communication and validation among Tier 2 harness component suppliers.


  • Register connectors, terminals, seals, plugs, and other components to the internal component library for wire harness drawings.
  • Work closely with suppliers to obtain technical data and documentation for registered components.
  • Act as harness component Subject Matter Expert (SME) to help device owners and wire harness DREs select approved and most cost-effective components.
  • Support management to achieve BOM cost reduction targets and design optimizations.
  • Evaluate new technologies and tools relevant to electrical systems integration, making recommendations for adoption and improvement.
  • Follow internal component maintenance process to identify obsolescence, determine sourcing availability, and maintain updated component part numbers.
  • Provide training and support to any new team members, introducing continuous learning and development within the team.
  • Collaborate with Tier 1 harness supplier to assist in the resolution of component-related issues or discrepancies during the design, development, and production phases.
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement, seeking opportunities to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of electrical components.

What You Will Need:


  • Strong understanding of wire harness manufacturing process and related components.
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Electrical, or related engineering disciplines.
  • 5+ years of automotive or aerospace electrical design and release experience.
  • A current, industry standard knowledge of design verification testing required for various electrical harness components.
  • Effective communication ability with various engineering groups and external suppliers.
  • Strong experience and proficiency with MentorGraphics Capital Suite.
  • 3D CAD experience with CATIA v5/v6.
  • Salary range: 56k – 83k annual.
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