Electrical Cable Design Engineer

Job Reference: BBBH70654

Posted by: Carl Delaney

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Industry: Engineering
Stevenage, UK
£38.95 – £38.95 per hour

Description of role:

World Class Defence Organisation based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire (Hybrid position, 1-2 days a week onsite) is currently looking to recruit an Electrical Cable Design Engineer subcontractor on an initial 6 month contract.

Hourly Rate: £38.95 (Umbrella)

Contract Duration: 6 Months

Electrical Cable Design Engineer / Interconnects Design Engineer Job Description:

An opportunity has arisen for an interconnects Design Engineer with drive and enthusiasm to join Europe’s number one missile system provider.


  • Creating bespoke cable designs for power, signal & data transmission.
  • Interpreting Sub-System requirements to generate electrical schematics and cable design definitions on CAD.
  • Carrying out investigations into a full range of cable problems, issues or developments and developing and preparing solutions, individually or as a member of a project team.
  • Liaison with manufacturing to resolve manufacturing problems and defects, plus support to functional and environmental trials.

Skillset/experience required:

  • Cable/Harness design
  • Experience on HarnWare or similar CAD package advantageous.
  • Product life cycle awareness
  • An understanding of Military Defence Standards and cable harness Manufacture (IPC-WHMA-A-620C). D38999 connector understanding.
  • Understanding / experience of flexible circuits
  • Ability to define cable construction based upon electrical constraints (Current, screening, signal types, volt drop, EMC and environmental requirements)
  • Work effectively in collaboration with mechanical, electronic designers and project managers
  • An appreciation of Interconnect production/process engineering
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management skills demonstrated by the ability to adapt to evolving requirements and deliver to deadlines.

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