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Head of Electronics

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 07/06/2018
  • Duration: on-going
  • Time left:
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    (05/07/18)
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The Role:
We are currently seeking an exceptional Head of Electronics to manage our clients electrical team, key responsibilities will also be to develop, grow and lead the team as well as to lead on all technical development.

To be successful you will need to be passionate about what you do, have inspirational leadership skills together with a wealth of technical knowledge as well as an innovative 'hands on' approach. You will also have experience within a motorsport or high-end automotive environment.

You will be comfortable working under pressure with the ability to structure and organise yours and the teams work effectively as well as successfully meeting operational demands and balancing development requirements. You will also be highly motivated to lead and deliver within a high performing team environment.

The role will be based in Banbury, Oxfordshire and there will also be travel internationally to accompany and support race events at major cities across the world

Technical Requirements:

As well as great team building and leadership skills you will also have a degree in electrical and electronic engineering (or equivalent), you will also have proven practical expertise and skills within the following areas;

* Low Voltage components/sensors
* High Voltage components like HV battery, PDM, Inverter, Electrical motors
* Can Networks
* Autonomous sensors like Lidar, Radar, Ultrasonics
* General sensors, application and specification like accelerometers, temperature, pressure
* Wiring loom build and specification
* Electric actuators, specification and development,
* HV safety

If you have got what it takes and are eligible to work in the UK we would love to hear from you.

The Company:
Specialises in the design and development of fully autonomous electric racing cars

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Degree in electronic, electrical engineering
- Automotive / Motorsport experience

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.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of manging your application.

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