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  • Job reference: RMS0180403

Pre Program Controls Engineer - 50726

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: South East London, London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/06/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (25/07/17)

The Role:
Position Description:
Pre Program Controls Engineer A Powertrain Controls Engineer role, focusing on global Powertrain Control System Pre-Program planning, based at Ford Dunton Engineering Centre, UK.

Skills Required:
- Excellent communication & organisational skills. - Lead and coordinate the development of robust Powertrain Controls HW & SW assumptions aligned to specific Powertrain technologies & Program requirements. -Experience presenting gateway & engineering papers to Senior Leadership. - Knowledge of Ford pre-program development process. - Leadership skills, managing complex X functional Workstream internal and external to deliver compatible high level Controls pre-program assumptions, whilst adhering to strict program deadlines. -Provide system level Variable & Investment cost summaries, confirm that Program cost target setting submission is aligned with pre-program definitions -Coordinate interface with Core Hardware teams to develop the cost impact and the component level design attribute walks for new or modified technologies

Skills Preferred:
Experience of Powertrain and/or Powertrain Controls Systems beneficial.

Experience Required:
To succeed in this role, candidates will have a background within an Engineering, Product Development environment. Working knowledge of Ford Product Development GPDS methodology.

Experience Preferred:
This role requires interface with multiple functions; Core Engineering, Finance, Powertrain Planning, Purchase etc. Experience in a similar cross function liaison role would be desirable.

Education Required:
Degree level qualification in a relevant Engineering discipline.

Education Preferred:
Automotive, or electronics systems degree desirable.

Additional Information :
Candidates must have excellent analytical, and presentation skills (oral and written). Prior experience of leading a team advantageous. Travel is not required routinely, but may be necessary

The Company:
Our Client is a large Automotive and Commercial Vehicle OEM, with a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering on a contract basis. These opportunities are typically based in their research and development facility located in Dunton which is the largest automotive technical centre in the United Kingdom.

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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