EDS Senior Systems Engineer

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EDS Senior Systems Engineer


Location – Basildon with the opportunity for Hybrid Working


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 have an exciting opportunity to join Yazaki as an EDS Senior Systems Engineer on a permanent or contract (Inside IR35) basis. 


Overview of the Role


As a Senior Systems Engineer you will need to be highly technical with extensive knowledge in EDS Electrical Systems architectures, design practices, processes and tools.  You must be able to work without supervision and take full ownership of tasks and deliverables.


Circuit Design

• Collect and check electrical systems information from customer and suppliers

• As part of the circuit team, at the customer and Yazaki, create engineering data to support the creation of Harness drawings.

• Investigate the incorporation of new circuitry into existing EDS systems

• Investigate and create EDS system design proposals for new electrical systems

• Prepare mark-up drawings, marked up electrical schematics and engineering change documentation using Customer and Yazaki Systems

• Analyse systems and environment information to determine electrical requirements for circuit design, e.g: wire size, fuse rating, grounding and fusing strategies.

• Check harness drawings during release process to ensure accuracy of systems design

• Yazaki lead for customer compatibility reviews to check EDS system design and follow up required actions

• Prepare EDS systems add and delete lists to support feature cost estimations for new programs or TVM actions

• Lead pre RFQ design and architectural investigations both with internal and external stakeholders.



• Study any complexity effects of proposed or given design changes, internally or from the customer

• Analyse required harness complexity to support customer within the constraints of manufacturing, sequencing, and optimized giveaway cost

• Prepare complexity reduction / optimisation proposals based on system cost, option usage, harness production, etc

• Support harness design reviews, prototype builds and test boards for EDS system issues

• Support investigation and resolution of DVP related EDS systems issues

• Fault finding and diagnostics on vehicle electrical systems


EDS Design

• Support prototype build with information and recommendations

• Participate in TVM & VA/VE activities

• Participate in benchmarking activity

• Support new business related activities

• Develop new ideas applicable to current and future programs

• Develop new tools to improve working efficiency

• Follow the department Quality System procedures and instructions

• Communicate with wiring harness plants for information exchange



About you

You will have extensive experience in Systems (circuit design) Engineering within the automotive industry and be able to mentor, guide and share knowledge with your colleagues. Experienced in collaborating with internal and external stakeholders and uses their technical knowledge to provide technical solutions and strategies on complex issues.


What we can offer you

  • 26 Holidays (Plus the bank holidays)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare including Medical cash plan 
  • Life Assurance
  • Rewards and benefits schemes (Retail Discount/Cashback Scheme,etc)


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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