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Date: Nov 15, 2018

Location: Mountain View, US, 94943

Company: DRAEXLMAIER Group

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Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 70.000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!


Design Engineer 

Position ID: 50852554 

Worker Category: Full time, Location: Mountain View 




Objective of Job:

  • Development and support of wire harnesses for electric vehicles in direct cooperation with the appropriate departments of Silicon Valley OEMs and Draexlmaier as well as the contracting parties of such in the US.

Principle Activities:

  • Consider production-related issues in the design work
  • Design connections for parts/ component groups or single complex parts, taking into consideration existing individual functions elements
  • Develop design concepts according to internal requirements, drafts and guidelines
  • Study the design and determine formations and tolerances according to drafts/ information
  • Develop and coordinate design concepts taking into account predetermined manufacturing technologies, specified materials and technical standards
  • Handle design changes and serve as a local point of contact; development and technical clarification with the customer departments of all such changes
  • support the change management process for the changes in the appropriate customer tools and internal DRX development tools
  • Create design documents such as drawings, diagrams, etc.
  • Implement/ have implemented design results in technical lists (e.g. routings, etc.) taking into consideration the numbering system and product-specific features
  • Full responsibility for definition and release of wire harness drawings
  • Preparation of concepts and suggestions for improvement (optimizations)
  • Cooperation on specifications, installation tests and reworks of wire harnesses in prototypes and pre-production vehicles
  • Active work in customer tools like Mentor Graphics and Catia V5/V6
  • Support and cooperation for the assembly of development vehicles
  • Definition of requirements for materials, processes and tools
  • Be conversant with extraction and termination of all types of automotive connection systems i.e.

            Bosch, Tyco, Delphi, Yazaki, Sumitomo, Molex etc.

  • Support new and existing customer projects
  • Support installation of prototype assemblies at customer's site – feedback as required.

Job Requirements:


*Engineering Degree (Mechanical or Electrical Engineering) or an equivalent technical education with appropriate working experience

*Minimum 2-3 years experience in Electrical System Development

*Good understanding of automotive industry

*Excellent knowledge of the systems such as Mentor Grahics, EB-/ L-Cable and Catia V5/V6

*Excellent knowledge of the EDS development process from start to the start of production



We are looking forward to your application.


Company / Legal Entity: DAA Dräxlmaier Automotive of America LLC., Org-Code: EH32