Routing & Packaging Engineer

Location: Basildon, Essex

Job Type: Permanent

Job Skills: EDS Automotive Package Packaging Routing Design

Salary: Up to £0.00 per annum

On behalf of an Essex based automotive Tier 1 client, we are currently recruiting for a permanent Routing and Packaging Engineer based at their Basildon office with travel to our customer sites. The main responsibility is development of a wiring harness routing and packaging based on customer requirements under consideration of all engineering specifications, cost, quality and timing as well as environmental aspects.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the design conceptual routings and package for EDS
  • Conducting EDS Package investigations
  • Verifying the customer specifications have been fulfilled
  • Provide designs that achieve customer time and cost targets
  • Update and drive EDS package issues to closure
  • Represent EDS routing designs in customer package meetings
  • Resolve EDS package issues by interfacing with other vehicle commodities
  • Ensure design meets customer manufacturing and service requirement
  • Ensure the wiring harnesses can be assembled into the vehicle
  • Interface at all levels to the customer and internally to progress and agree EDS routing and package designs
  • Agree on and implement design changes according to the change management procedure
  • Interface to Harness Design Engineers and CAD engineers to achieve the above
  • On-site development support at the customer’s locations in the UK and abroad where required to support design development
  • Support Harness product design reviews at harness prototype and manufacturing plants
  • Support supplier and customer prototype and serial production builds


  • University Degree in Mechanical / Automotive Engineering or equivalent industry experience
  • Experience of working within an EDS/Wiring Harness Automotive background
  • Knowledge of 3D design
  • Proficient in Ford Team Centre/Digibuck
  • Experience using Ford E2KS DPA tools
  • Trained and experienced with Design for Manufacturing (DFM/DFA)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Self-motivation and prioritisation
  • Ability to work in a team as well as alone
  • Ability to be flexible regarding working hours and location
  • Fluent in English language
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Right to work in the UK – Valid Passport

Location: Basildon, Essex

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