EDS Engineering Workshop Technician

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EDS Engineering Workshop Technician – Permanent


Location – Basildon


About Us

Yazaki is a full systems supplier of wire harness, electrical, data products and solutions enabling vehicle electrification, connectivity, and autonomy integration. With approximately 250,000 employees in 45 countries, Yazaki is driving and optimizing vehicle electrification and power distribution architecture and developing advanced electric components for hybrid and full electric vehicles. For more information about Yazaki, visit www.yazaki-europe.com.


As a family-owned company, we at Yazaki put our employees first. Over the years, this has promoted a culture of trust and teamwork and defines us as a unique global company. This is the basis for our motto ‘One for All, All for One’.


We are currently recruiting for permanent EDS Engineering Workshop Technician to be based at our Basildon site. The main purpose of the role is to support the EDS design team with diagnostics, repair, reworking and sample manufacture of vehicle wiring harnesses.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Rework of prototype harnesses and vehicles based on WSR’s, PR’s, rework sheets, detail drawings and specifications.
  • Manufacture of sample harnesses to support special actions, prototype build changes / issues and package trials based on sketches, drawings and mark ups. Keep clear records of work carried out.
  • Support test board assembly, fault diagnosis, rework and repair. With help from prototype coordinator and systems engineers.
  • Provide prototype build support when necessary due to absence of prototype coordinator or high workload.
  • Assist DVP team with vehicle and testboard DVP testing when required.
  • Order and maintain stock of commonly used connector, terminals, seals, wire, clips, grommets etc to aid above tasks.
  • Main contact for health and safety for workshop area in Southfields office.
  • Responsible for tools and workshop equipment stock, replacement and maintenance.
  • Keep clear records of work carried out.
  • Follow Yazaki Quality Management System (QMS) as defined in the Quality Management Handbook




  • Knowledge of how to read and apply drawings, sketches and circuit diagrams
  • Extensive knowledge of vehicle EDS
  • Vehicle electrical system diagnostics and ratification
  • Experienced in reworking and producing vehicle wiring harnesses
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a diverse team
  • Good time management skills and ability to prioritise tasks
  • Excellent communication skills in written & verbal English
  • Self-sufficient, self-motivated and proactive
  • Proficient with Microsoft office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • High attention to detail
  • Full valid driving licence to drive in the UK
  • Right to work in the UK


Please note that Yazaki do not offer work permits, visas or sponsorships.

The successful applicant will be offered an attractive reward package and continuous personal development within a global leading organisation.



  • Competitive Salary
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare including medical cash plan 
  • Life Assurance
  • 26 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Training and Development Opportunities


At Yazaki, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for everyone regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability or other legally protected status or characteristic. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. 


We are looking forward to receiving your application and getting to know you. Please apply by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. We wish you all the success in your application! 


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