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Wiring Harness Technician

Swindon Powertrain
Date Posted
22nd November 2017
Electrician, Electronics Engineer
Swindon / UK
Company Pension Scheme
Competitive Salary

Swindon Powertrain is an advanced engineering company established in 1971.

From concept design to manufacturing, our team of Engineers and Technicians supply high performance powertrain as well as cutting edge development projects and components to the automotive world and the motor racing industry. Our customers are OEMs and leading racing teams who enjoy our unrivalled reactivity and effective winning solutions. With several multi-year contracts in progress and a growing work load, we are recruiting:


We are looking for a full time skilled Wiring Harness Technician to join our electrics & electronics department.

Job Summary:

Package: Salary depending on experience + company pension scheme

Location: Swindon

Job Type: Permanent

Start Date:  January 2018


Responsibilities and Duties:

Responsible for ensuring the successful build of wiring harnesses to support test and low volume production activities. Primary duties will include:

  • Correct handling and inspection of components before manufacture
  • Manufacture of prototype and low volume wiring harnesses using hand tools
  • Daily up keep of wiring harness build logs
  • Ensuring all relevant health and safety regulations are adhered to
  • Being prepared to adopt a flexible approach to working hours to ensure development activities are carried out as and when required
  • Supporting design team with updates to wiring build manuals
  • Ability to work in a safe and autonomous manner at all times


Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Assemble wiring harnesses to Raychem system25 specification, having at least two years experience
  • Process and report build concerns
  • Work independently (with guidance where required), manage their time and prioritise tasks effectively
  • Make decisions with sound organisational and technical reasoning under pressure
  • Present information clearly and concisely through written and verbal communication
  • Use IT systems and be proficient with Microsoft Office


Desirable knowledge and experience:

  • HNC/HND in an automotive subject required (time served technicians considered)
  • Previous experience in a prototype wiring harness assembly environment


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