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Senior Technical Specialist, Zuken E3

Company: GILLIG
Location: Livermore
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

GILLIG LLC is the largest and most dependable manufacturer of Heavy Duty Transit Buses in North America. Our customers are in all 50 states, and include cities, counties, transit districts, universities and major private fleet operators. We are headquartered in Livermore, CA.

Job Summary

The Senior Technical Specialist focuses on the tools and methods used for creating electrical CAD drawings for schematics, low voltage wire harness drawings, high voltage wire harness drawings, symbol and component libraries, and providing training and expertise to users.

The candidate will establish best practices, organize and maintain connector, component and symbol libraries, and project templates using Zuken E3. He or she will also develop, update and enforce drawing standards and provide customized tools, training and support to design engineers and other in-house stakeholders such as manufacturing and IT. Attention to detail and fondness for organizing data and creating high-quality CAD data is required as well as an ability to create simple, clear and effective processes. This position reports to the Manager, CAD/PLM System.

THE DAY TO DAY Continually develop, improve and expand Zuken E3 use and efficiency in GILLIG's new product, current product and manufacturing environments
Drive methods, standards and processes for all applications of Zuken E3 CAD software (wire list, cable & wire harness assembly, schematics, and system interconnect diagram, Bill of Materials)
Interact with cross-functional team members on design concepts
Provide library management and maintenance
Increase the utilization and integration of E3 software throughout the product development lifecycle
Manage Zuken software vendor relationships, including establishing and maintaining technical contacts and supporting GILLIG IT
Define, deploy and refine processes and best practices for:
Vehicle electrical topology
Schematic and formboard design processes and standards
Component, connector and schematic symbol libraries
Provide hardware/software specifications and configurations for E3 users
Provide expert assistance, guidance and issue resolution for E3 users
Provide E3 training and develop training material for all users at all skill levels

About You Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering
Minimum of five years of industry experience as a product design engineer or equivalent
Operating knowledge of Siemens Teamcenter environment using Zuken ZPA PDM adapter
Extensive experience with wiring harness design using Zuken E3
A successful candidate must demonstrate proficiency in:
Single line diagrams
Schematic design
Low voltage and high voltage harness design
Zuken multi-user environment
Library management
BOM management
Proven ability to develop and deliver technical instruction to Zuken E3 users both individually and in groups
Demonstrated effectiveness in developing strong rapport with internal and external customers and stakeholders
Demonstrated advanced written and oral communication and organizational skill
Thorough knowledge and experience with Product Data Management (PDM) and Change Management (CM) applications processes

About The Environment
Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
Working environment is primarily indoors (office and production environment), however, at times job may require time spent outdoors or traveling to various suppliers and test locations
Regularly required to sit, stand and walk and occasionally kneel or squat
Typical start time 6:00AM (negotiable)

"We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor work visa's now or in the future."

GILLIG is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.

About Us

After 130 years, GILLIG holds strong to its family values and focus on its employees and customers. Our motivated and dedicated employees have a passion for quality and customer satisfaction.

We are committed to building buses that connect communities, eliminate congestion, and contribute to a greener environment.

Our Company pride is exemplified by the thoughtful design and quality craftsmanship present in every GILLIG bus. GILLIG's steadfast focus on quality and unwavering commitment to exceptional customer service sets us apart from our competition.

In compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, GILLIG has a longstanding commitment to provide a safe, quality-oriented and productive work environment consistent with the standards in which the company operates. Drug abuse poses a threat to the health and safety of GILLIG employees and to the security of the company's equipment and facilities.

For these reasons, GILLIG is committed to the elimination of drug and alcohol use and abuse in the workplace. All applicants must pass a drug test before beginning work.

GILLIG offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including 100% company-paid premiums for medical, dental and vision for employees and their families. Other benefits include a unique 401k profit-sharing plan.

GILLIG is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Keywords: GILLIG, Livermore , Senior Technical Specialist, Zuken E3, IT / Software / Systems , Livermore, California

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