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  • Job reference: RMS0188823

Component Engineer- Infotainment

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/01/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
As component engineer for wireless Headphones and Microphones, candidate would be responsible for the development and delivery of new components for all future JLR vehicles. Responsibility will be primarily HW and project delivery focused, with responsibility for overseeing supplier delivery. The role will involve working alongside Amplifier and Speakers Team Leads and SW Engineers to manage the Tier 1 supplier through the design and development process. The successful candidate will lead the management of HW related processes such as GRADE (HW design checklist) and DTs (harness connection information), as well as managing integration into the vehicle via packaging and other supporting functions and managing all issues through AIMS, eTrackers and CQs. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that specifications are translated into test requirements and that the supplier adheres to these, as well as authoring updated or new specifications. The candidate will be responsible for running a weekly review with the supplier and escalating any issues if they cannot be resolved at their level. In addition to seeing the first application into production, the candidate will also be responsible for managing the HW into other vehicle lines, working with programme teams and vehicle packaging to ensure robust reapplication.

Skills Required:
1. Electronic hardware development experience
2. Good understanding of acoustics
3. Infotainment knowledge

Experience Required:
- Infotainment/Electronic hardware development experience
- Complex electrical project experience

Experience Preferred:
Knowledge of Bluetooth technology would be an advantage.

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:
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