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  • Job reference: RMS0182518

Chassis Electronics Hardware Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/07/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
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The Role:
Chassis Electronics Hardware Engineer: Responsible for the electronic hardware elements of the Brakes, EPAS, TPMS cross car line working with other hardware engineers to deliver the various reviews and to work in collaboration with our suppliers on new hardware developments and to ensure the clients hardware requirements are complied with. To ensure packaging meets the clients requirements, and the harness and electrical power system complies with the supplier's requirements. To create and ensure the documentation and internal trackers are raised and progressed through the mile stones of the delivery phases of development. To work at a system, and component level looking at the environmental requirements and ensuring compliance of the ECU, and the active actuators. To work with Chassis teams as a partnership in reviewing warranty information and developing solutions and enhancements to existing hardware solutions.


1. Hardware and system design experience, in developing and delivering hardware requirements, including PSU, micro-controller, and hardware modules from concept through to customer delivery.
2. Working with suppliers to deliver the required functionality on time and to budget. Relevant and recent experience of hardware design and delivery to demanding schedules, including DFMEA, Environmental, EMC design and failure analysis, Circuit and System analysis.
3. System communication bus structures and an understanding of bus protocols such as CAN and Flexray.

Experience Required:

Previous experience with the design and delivery of Systems, Hardware. End to end delivery of a product from conception through to delivery and end customer installation Working with suppliers on robust delivery plans Relevant degree or equivalent experience preferred Full UK driving licence

Experience Preferred:

Previous experience of leading the resolution of business, technical and process issues within a project team environment Automotive experience of Electrical systems Working with suppliers on robust delivery plans Good working knowledge of Product Creation Delivery System (or similar delivery process) Requirements and change management tools and processes, version control, control strategy documentation. Component and system level issue investigations including appropriate problem solving and reporting tools (Six Sigma, 5D, Is / Is Not, Fault Tree etc)
Education Required:

Additional Information :

Resilient and enthusiastic, an individual able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to challenging new ideas and inputs A dynamic and determined individual, highly driven, committed and results-orientated with significant pace, energy and confidence. Able to combine a short term, pragmatic focus with strategic vision Able to deliver quality and consistency in a complex, in a highly demanding environment Strong organisational, project management and communication skills essential

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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