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Electronic Test Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/01/2020
  • Duration: on-going
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The Role:
To develop, release and deliver the infotainment systems on the next major project.

The jobholder will be required to project manage new features based on an existing group parts and coordinate activities within the organisation, with the Client Group and externally with suppliers.

High levels of communication must be maintained with all departments including Engineering, Manufacturing, Finance, Purchase, Quality etc.

Decisions with respect to feature design and development can be made by the jobholder provided that they will not change the agreed feature content or style, however, key decisions that can affect other areas, including cost and delivery, must be confirmed via management.

There will be an occasional need to travel to mainland Europe to visit suppliers (mainly Germany). German language skills would be useful as many specifications and documents are written in German.

This role would be suitable for those with a strong background and generalised experience in electrical test, validation or infotainment. Additionally, the hiring manager would be open to considering those from a more junior background with experience in electrical testing or infotainment. This would include those on graduate schemes/grad level roles or those who have completed an apprenticeship.

The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience in the development of automotive electronics & instrument clusters, such as:
* Software specification
* Hardware design & integration
* TFT displays & graphics, including fonts & illumination
* CAN, MOST & LIN communication buses
* Use of vehicle diagnostic tools
* The applicant should be familiar with working with CAD Engineers for component design and development.
* System & component definition
* Compilation of detailed specifications & requests for quotations
* Part drawing creation requirements
* Experience of part packaging, fixing methods & DMU
* An understanding of prototype moulding, pressing, PCB, painting, injection moulding & die-casting
* An understanding of validation and test requirements of such components
* Understanding of illumination design & measurement of LED warning lamps, TFT displays & gauges (including tachometer and speedometer)
* Understanding of electrical circuit diagrams, circuit design & system integration onto vehicles.

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