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Senior Design Release Engineer (EDS)

Senior Design Release Engineer (EDS)
by Admin on 11-07-2023 at 4:03 pm

Website Altair

Job Summary:

Our client in Tustin, CA is looking for a Senior Design Release Engineer (EDS). This is a contract position.

What You Will Do:

  • Design responsible for all Electrical Distribution Systems (EDS) inside the High Voltage Distribution Box (HVDB) including harnesses, busbars, and electronics.
  • Incorporate schematic, space constraints, and best practices into CAD models.
  • Create clear and detailed drawings that will ensure high quality and reliability.
  • Communicate with vehicle harness team to stay up to date on proper design methods.
  • Run Product Development Team (PDT) meetings with suppliers to track issues, revisions, and part delivery.
  • Track cost/mass/timing status for components and continuously improve these metrics.
  • Drive issues to resolution through problem solving techniques (containment, root cause, corrective actions, etc.).
  • Create Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) and Design Verification Plan (DVP).
  • Support manufacturing build trials and incorporate Design for Manufacturing (DFM) feedback.

What You Will Need:


  • 2+ years of work experience in harness design, ideally for automotive applications.
  • At least a bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline.
  • Strong understanding of wire routing best practices.
  • Hands on harness fabrication skills for reworks and prototype builds.
  • Passion for working on products that involve the intersection of mechanical, electrical, and software engineering.
  • Strong communication, multitasking, and interpersonal skills, both in presentation and technical writing.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills; reliant on engineering fundamentals.
  • Self starter, must be willing to run to and seek out issues.
  • Knowledge of battery behavior and high voltage safety.
  • A positive attitude towards change.
  • Salary range: 105k – 140k annual.


  • Experience with Capital Harness.
  • Experience with Catia V6 (3d experience).
  • Previous experience with product launches and production schedules.

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
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To view the job application please visit phh.tbe.taleo.net.

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