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  • Job reference: RMS0190683

Control Systems Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 31/07/2018
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Time left:
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    (28/08/18)
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The Role:
ROLE PURPOSE:
To deliver control systems and systems engineering capability to the electrical team.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND OPERATIONAL DUTIES:
- Reporting to the Principal Engineer - Electrical Systems, this role will be part of the electrical team delivering Control and Systems Engineering.
- The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering control systems and system engineering activities.
- Development of engineering documents detailing the requirements of electrical, electronic and control systems and components.
- Development, testing and calibration of Control Systems software using Matlab / Simulink.
- Full support of the Systems Engineering V-Cycle
- This role will require some travel to customer sites, as required.

OPERATIONAL DUTIES:
- In the interim, this role shall also include operating partially in a Functional Safety Engineer role. It is envisaged that this element shall be for an initial period of 2 months and last no longer than 12 months
with an average commitment of 1 day per week and tapering downwards. Thereafter, occasional support may be required as necessary.
- Preparation and maintenance of the business functional safety road map in alignment with strategic goals.
- With the support and guidance of an external consultant roll-out of company standards and methodologies for Functional Safety analysis/compliance.
- Working with engineers from multiple disciplines, they will be responsible for implementing and assisting in Functional Safety activities within the division.

The Company:
provides world class technical innovation, engineering, testing, and manufacturing services to a number of different industries.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Degree in Electronics Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Computer Science or a related subject
-Experience of implementing Functional Safety activities according to ISO26262 and/or IEC6150
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
- Ability to ensure confidentiality is maintained at all times.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Knowledge of hybrid and electric vehicles and the hazards relating to high voltage batteries and systems.
- Membership of a professional body at Chartered Engineer level.
- Team player essential, must be open and transparent, willing to support other team members, able to work in a small team environment, and accepting to take on new ideas, concepts, and ways of working. Professionalism and humility is a must. Committed to the development and maintenance of a strong positive company culture

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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