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Software Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/04/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
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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.

The Role:
Software Engineer 32162

Position Description:
- Own the thermal management/control strategy and assume a lead role in designing and delivering the implementation and validation within Battery Management System (BMS) framework for xEV on quality, cost and time, and support strategy development for future BMS applications

- Ensure requirements on other systems are clearly cascaded and timing plans are in place to support the system development and delivery in line with project timing

- Ensure that all requirements including DFMEA and/or ISO26262 outputs are robustly tested to closure and results filed as per Quality Management System (QMS) and RMDV2, including calibration sign-off and concurrence of BMS performance achievement with all stakeholders

- Support CET and HET vehicle test plans, including detailed planning of test and development stages (prebuild, prototype and commissioning, launch, etc. ) through to sign off and support engineering test teams with rectification of issues

- Assuming a lead role in delivery of additional BMS functions as per project requirements

- Lead issue resolution with system design, component engineering and vehicle attribute teams using structured problem solving approach like 8D, DMAIC, etc.

- Ensure all appropriate JLR standards are met through-out design maturation including legal regulations and where necessary develop new standards, design rules or process

- Keep all documentation up to date including: o Meeting minutes o Foundation FMEA and System Design analysis documents o Quality history and bill of design o ASPICE (QMS) work products ¿ Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested from time to time"

Skills Required:
3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED: 1)System / Software engineering (ASPICE) 2)Thermal Management 3)FMEA

Experience Required:
- Previous experience with traction battery system design including cell performance characterisation
- Experience in Battery Management System or comparable complex / safety critical systems
- Good working knowledge on thermal management and control
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong influencing and engagement skills
- A good working knowledge of product creation & delivery, change control, product definition and change management processes
- Electrical / Electronic system design including DFMEA, ISO26262 ¿ Degree in relevant technical discipline "

Experience Preferred:
"Automotive networks like CAN, SPI, LIN, VECTOR tools, CANalyser, CANApe, CANoe
- Software / Control engineering , DOORs, Matlab/Simulink, Experience with Li-Ion chemistry, Six sigma problem solving"

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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