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  • Job reference: RMS0177491

Electronics Design Engineers

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Warwick, Warwickshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/06/2017
  • Duration: on going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (06/07/17)

The Role:

Location: Gaydon
The Electronics team requires experienced electronics design engineers with exceptional abilities to apply world class design and analysis skills to increase our capacity to ensure that vehicle electronic components and systems meet high standards of reliability and robustness.

Key elements of the job are: Intensively review electronic circuits, layouts, packaging and system. Engage prior to supplier nomination to select the best solution. Execute deep reviews of the nominated solution. Troubleshoot component and system issues. Share of technical learning with the wider engineering community in JLR. Individuals to develop as members of a team, each with recognised individual technical specialist skills. Arrival of the right people will immediately provide input into elimination of defects on 18, 19 and 20 model years."

3 KEY SKILLS
Must have strong, applied skills in automotive electronic hardware design. The candidate must be able to examine a proposed circuit design and layout, and identify potential issues which may affect reliability, robustness and EMC.
Must have excellent people skills. This skill is required to communicate any issues that are found in reviews and to drive suppliers' engineers to resolve the issues in a timely manner.
The candidate must have the skills to clearly capture issues and then pursue robust closure. This means being highly motivated, well organised and having a sense of urgency.

Experience Required: "Must have at least 3 years experience in developing and delivering automotive electronic product. (An exception may be allowed where a candidate's experience is in a similar field, e.g. electronics for other forms of transportation.) The successful candidate will have designed the hardware for more than one electronic product , at least one of which was for a vehicle application and will have experienced putting the design into production. He/she will have a good understanding of most of the following: Power supply topologies, interfacing to microcontrollers, power switching, analogue design, digital circuits, EMC, stability analysis, vehicle network hardware, RF design, vehicle traction electronics, IGBTs. The candidate shall have skills at least equivalent to a B.Sc. degree in electronics."

Experience Preferred: "It would be beneficial for candidates to also have experience with some of the following: Software (C, model based methods, V-model, ISO 7 layer model) Vehicle networks (LIN, CAN, Ethernet, BroadRReach, Flexray) Automotive environmental standards Functional safety (ISO 26262) Automotive diagnostics"

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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