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Electrical Designer

Company: The Shyft Group
Location: Canton
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:


The Designer position is responsible to work with engineers and team leaders in designing and detailing electrical parts and systems used on commercial chassis.


  • Use NX and other design tools to create and maintain 3D part designs, detailed 2D part/assembly drawings, packaging studies, and installation drawings for electrical components and systems
  • Develop electrical engineering documentation such as schematic drawings, harness drawings, design manual content, and operation and troubleshooting guides.
  • Ensure appropriate application of tolerances and verify dimensional integrity and fit
  • Generate engineering bills and verify information
  • Support prototype builds, and production launches as needed to insure smooth implementation of new design or design changes
  • Solve manufacturing and assembly problems utilizing problem solving techniques and methodologies
  • Provide estimated dates for completion of tasks assigned
  • Process engineering Change Notices (ECNs) generation and routing
  • Assist with design for standardization and cost reductions by establishing new ideas and concepts for fabrication and assembly
  • Provide input to engineering standards, practices, and policies
  • Embrace and support company's corporate policies and procedures

    • Associates or Technical degree in electrical engineering or technology required
    • 3-5 years of electrical design experience
    • SolidWorks certification preferred
    • Development of schematics of automotive electrical circuits in CAD (Capital preferred)
    • Development of electrical harness drawings in CAD (Capital preferred)
    • Proficient for 3D modelling and routing of electrical harnesses in CAD (NX preferred)
    • Proficient in creating installation drawings in CAD (NX preferred)
    • Proficiency in PC based word processing and spreadsheets
    • BoM Maintenance
    • Working knowledge of regulatory requirements for commercial vehicles
    • Working knowledge of automotive 12V electrical systems, wire harness routing and clipping
    • Working knowledge of wire harness manufacturing

      • 5 10% to support supplier meetings.
        About The Shyft Group

        The Shyft Group (NASDAQ: SHYF) is North America's leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly and upfit for the commercial, retail and service specialty vehicle markets.

        The Shyft Group and our brands are as driven as our associates. Every person behind our badge is given the tools they need to make a positive contribution to the company, their community, and their families. Across eight go-to-market brands, in ten states and two countries, we have over 3,000 dedicated employees working as one to lead with innovation, ingenuity, and a dedication to quality craftsmanship.

        The Shyft Group rebranded in 2020 to reflect a new focus on high-growth end markets to help ensure long-term profitable growth. Our name and renewed focus reflect the action, speed, and agility we offer the commercial vehicle industry through our growing roster of brands Utilimaster, Royal Truck Body, DuraMag, Strobes-R-Us, Spartan RV Chassis, and Builtmore Contract Manufacturing.Required
        Job Industries
        • Customer Service

Keywords: The Shyft Group, Canton , Electrical Designer, Other , Canton, Michigan

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