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Special Vehicles Digital Integration Services Wiring Engineer

Basildon, Essex
Job Type
3 Feb 2024

RLE International is working on behalf of their Essex based Automotive Client, who are currently looking for an Special Vehicles Digital Integration Services Wiring Engineer to support and join their expanding team.

Our client offers a wide range of unique opportunities available to suit some of the best people and brightest minds in the automotive industry.

We are positioned to become the most desirable Asian brand in Europe, and we need your help to get there.

Job Title:

Special Vehicles Digital Integration Services Wiring Engineer

Rate: £Neg via Umbrella

Deliver best in class wiring solutions for commercial customers as part of the Special Vehicles Digital Integration Services Team. Role requires ability to design, develop and launch factory and conversion install low volume quick to market wiring solutions for customers, both internal and external.


Support System and Functional level design reviews of electrical schematics (Compatibility reviews) where appropriate with Suppliers

Collaborate with Wiring Suppliers to define the correct specification unique to application

Lead prototype & low fidelity prove out physical builds

Work with suppliers to determine the right solution for the customer

Support complexity reduction and efficiency workstreams with cross functional teams

Supporting the 2D drawing preparation, sign off and release steps

Establishing business case on bespoke fleet electrical solutions with electrical wiring and/or component suppliers, marketing, and fleets

Ensuring the robustness of Electrical wiring interface work done by Converters that do not compromise existing base vehicle (Key off load etc)

Ensuring Marketing requirements and PDL are translated into Engineering solutions (Features and Functions of system are aligned)

Gathering data on relevant SDSs required for the SV engineered features

Supporting technology reviews to develop alternative EDS solutions

Monitoring Field Conversions impacting SV Electrical options. Investigating better solutions for Continuous improvement

Planning and supporting the testing of the engineered features

Performing system level verification and validation and provide system level Sign Off.

Providing support to pre-production and launch events

Providing information to Body Equipment Mounting Manual electrical content

Ability to deal with ambiguity and a willingness to learn

Skills Required:

  • Ability to work directly with customers
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated & ability to be autonomous
  • Proficient with IT systems
  • Writing wiring specification & able to understand engineering drawings
  • Interfacing with Systems Engineering team on logical and physical schematic development

Experience Required:

  • Working within or experience of commercial vehicles and conversions
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in electrical distribution systems environment working with automotive wiring design and development
  • Experience of 2D design tool for wiring drawing
  • Experience working with customers

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience in a workshop/hands on environment
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment

Education Required:

  • Ideally engineering degree in electrical field but open to other qualifications if experience/skill set is suitable

Education Preferred:

  • Degree in wiring/electrical or equivalent discipline

Additional Information:

Travel: Travel to support launch of Special Vehicles features in Kocaeli Vehicle Plant Location: Hybrid 2-3 days in office & flexible as required to meet business needs

If you have any of the above knowledge and experience, and are interested in hearing more about the opportunities, please apply now.

Please note: Due to the high level of applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted

Eligibility: Due to working on behalf of our client, unfortunately if you require sponsorship for a visa to work in the UK your application will be automatically declined


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  • Job Reference: 1227535639-2
  • Date Posted: 3 February 2024
  • Recruiter: RLE International
    RLE International
  • Location: Basildon, Essex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Contract