Develops and specifies boat systems wiring and plumbing to meet requirements of product, and to be compliant with NMMA/ABYC recommended practices for marine electrical systems. Provides technical support, direction. and troubleshooting of these systems to production.
Manager/Supervisor: Design Manager
- Works with Product Managers to develop harnesses to satisfy functionality of product and comply with regulatory requirements with approval from Engineering Manager.
- Works with outside vendors to produce electric/electrical products that will integrate into wiring assemblies produced in-house.
- Creates harness build boards, assembly instructions and drawings.
- Creates patterns, jigs, or fixtures to facilitate manufacture of wiring, harnesses, and hose assemblies.
- Develops bill of materials; keeps bills of materials updated.
- Works in a manufacturing engineering role to support production, refine processes, improve bill of material accuracy, train personnel, troubleshoot issues, etc.
- Assists in researching manufacturing methods/techniques in order to optimize manufacturing processes and procedures.
- Assists in performing defect reduction investigations making recommendations for equipment modifications, testing and qualifications.
- Works closely with engineering department to ensure all product and system requirements are considered from the initial product conception to the finished result.
- Create and maintain wiring schematics and all supporting documentation using CAD electrical software.
- Review and approve Standard Work Instructions created by Process Engineering Techs.
- Utilize SolidWorks software to develop designs for hose assemblies, panels, etc. (background in SolidWorks not required; can be learned in-house)
- Evaluate and analyze new concepts or applications for manufacturing processes and presents relevant data to management for further study.
- Act as liaison between Production and Engineering
- Understand how the end-product is used by the consumer, and the role electrical and plumbing systems play in the finished product.
- Work on Kaizen and Cost Down projects to improve production and reduce cost.
- A Bachelor’s or Associates degree in Engineering or related field. Certain combinations of formal education and work experience could be adequate.
- Must have a general knowledge of Low-Voltage DC electrical systems, and able to use established industry practices in design and implementation of such systems.
- Must possess strong mechanical aptitude, ability to use basic measuring tools, and hands-on capabilities to work on projects without supervision.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks with the ability to effectively prioritize.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Must be a self-starter and able to work in a fast-paced team environment