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  • Job reference: RMS0185306

Graduate Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/01/2018
  • Duration: on-going
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The Role:
This excellent opportunity offers a recent Graduate or Junior Engineer the opportunity to develop their career, training on the job will be provided to help achieve the below. The client has advised that it is essential that you can understand electrical diagrams, can solder and make up test leads as a basic.

The Role: To Measure light sources on vehicle and within a lab environment and produce test reports on performance. Develop Dark Room, measurement capability and maintain Calibration for all equipment. Support for switch engineers in performing haptic measurements on switchgear.

Scope of Role:

1 / Measurement of Lighting components
2/ Measurement of Switch Haptics
3/ Generation of Measurement Reports
4/ Calibration of Measurement equipment
5/ Development & Maintenance of Dark Room Facilities
6/ Cross Functional Communication

Expanded description within Key Duties and responsibilities.

Responsibility for ensuring that local Health and Safety policies and procedures are followed in order to ensure own safety and the safety of others.

Dimensions and limits of Authority

The jobholder will be required to manage, perform and report on photometric and haptic measurements on prototype lamp, switch and screen components. Coordinating activities both internally within Bentley and liaising with suppliers as required.

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

Decisions on measurement process and prioritisation can be made by the jobholder, however key decisions that can affect other areas and cost but must be confirmed via management.

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 and knowledge of the Photometric Measurement of Lamps, Switch Panels, and screen Illumination and Haptic Measurement of Electro Mechanical Components.
For example;
o IP and Door Switch Packs,
o Roof modules and Interior Lights,
o Ambient & Mood Lights,
o Puddle & Warning Lights,
o Instrument Pannels and Radio Navigation Systems,
o Flat Panel Displays,
o Exterior Signal Lamps

Other requirements
o Reading Technical Drawings.
o Ability to write clear technical reports
o Understanding of electrical circuit diagrams, circuit design and system integration onto vehicles.
o Understanding of vehicle communication networks including CAN and LIN communication buses.
o Working to quality standards and processes
o Experience with Microsoft office programs including word, power point and excel

The applicant should be able familiar with working with design engineers in a CAD based environment for component design and development.

Qualified to HND (minimum) in elec

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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