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Electrical Cable Designer

Pivotal Integrated HR Solutions

This is a Full-time position in Kitchener, ON posted March 9, 2021.

Cable Designer We offer all the benefits of a top employer committed to further development, intercultural exchange and innovation. We are looking for a Electrical Cable Designer who bring commitment and a sense of team spirit to every challenge they take on. We have delivered significant growth in recent years and supply major customers with industrial and medical applications such as Laboratory Diagnostic equipment.SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:* Understanding in special requirements for customer needs and applications.* Consultation to the customers in special electrical requirements for projects or requests for quotation.* Analyses of the customer technical documentation and proposes a design to meet the customers’ requirements.* Understanding of schematic diagrams, Grounding system design, basic electrical systems design.* Calculations for electrical, mechanical and safety performance of the cable system including current carrying capacity, overload, induced voltages, short-circuit currents, impedances, etc.* Cable construction, packaging, shipment, testing, and costing.* Supports the Commercial Engineer to answer any technical question.* Participate in meetings with clients when needed Verifies the technical feasibility and compliance with specification.* Performs technical risk analysis for the project.* Optimizes the technical offer to the benefit of technical performance and cost reduction.* Supports the factory for the definition of the cable manufacturing specification. Checks the “technical cable specifications”.* Writes the calculation specifications and modifies them until they are fully approved by the customer.* Provides all the necessary information for new product qualification and if necessary proposes a testing program to complement the available test records. Follows up the performance of the test program until full satisfaction of the customer.* Supports QA to respond to customer complaints, taking corrective action.Special responsibilities* Set up and management of cable costing and technical calculations.* Follow-up and up-dating of the manufacturing cost data base.* Development and validation of specific calculation procedures.* Responsible for technical content for marketing publications, catalogues, brochures, web and promotional matter.* Strong understanding of all applicable safety and regulatory standards (UL, CSA and Reach/RoHS).PROCESS COMPETENCIES:* Strong sense of quality in analytical work, application of standards, verification of own and others work and documentation.* Ability to lead creative and analytical product improvements and innovation.* Analytical and documented approach in problem solving and continuous improvement.* Ability to lead Formalization and Transmission of Knowledge and Skills.* Ability to lead and promote Teamwork with internal and external partners.* Focus on Customer Satisfaction.REQUIREMENTS:* As a minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required (Electrical, Electromechanical, Mechanical, Chemical) or 5 years’ relative industry experience could be considered. * Interest for working on broad issues (electrical, mechanical, materials, process)* In-depth knowledge about fire safety and flame retardant cable technology, application and manufacturing processes considered an asset.  * Solid experience with programming in Excel and MathCad as well as with drawing tools used by (AutoCAD and Solid Works).* Excellent oral and written communication skills.* Willingness to travel (20%) for training or on site customer visits required.How to Apply.We use an online application process which will assess your qualifications, traits, and culture fit, as well as your resume.  If you decide to apply, we would like you to give us a short pitch on why you are perfect for us.  You will be asked to provide an impact statement – it is the first thing we will see, so here your chance to make an amazing first impression.The whole application should take about 5-10 minutes’ maximum to complete. We will review applications as they are received. Thanks to everyone who applies; if we are not able to meet, we will send you a notice so you know where you stand.Should you require any form of accommodation during the application process, please let us know.