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  • Job reference: RMS0172792

Agency Grade G Engineering N

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: South East London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/11/2016
  • Duration: 83 days
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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.

The Role:
Infotainment Application Engineer Working in the Electrical Engineering department at Ford Dunton on current and future models of the Transit vehicle lines Market leaders in the UK for over 25 years.
The Infotainment section of the Upper Body Electronics (UBE) team has responsibility for applying a large number of electronic systems and components to Transit vehicles. The job involves a mix of process and administration work in the early program phases, relating to supplier selection, sourcing, management of data including cost and CAD, and requires working with purchase/buyers, finance, marketing, and other engineering teams to deliver to various program milestones. This then evolves to more engineering-focused delivery covering quality, component, system and vehicle testing; finally resulting in successful engineering sign-off and launch in the manufacturing plants around the globe. Specific tasks include: Generate Engineering Statements of Work, Requests for Quotation, Engineering Concepts Lead Team of 4 mtgs with cost estimating team, finance, purchase, engineering Manage e-Ford Design Verification System ASAP Complete Failure Mode Analysis for specified components WERS releasing AVBOM 5D/8D generation Health-chart management (program milestones) Conduct PMST mtgs with suppliers Work/engage with other PMTs to align on design at respective milestones Meet deliverables in-line with GPDS Travel/ on-site support at vehicle assembly plant(s) as required Support current production vehicle quality issues and engineering changes, especially on a global basis

Skills Required:
Demonstrated excellent Project Management / Co-ordination skills. Good Interpersonal and Communication Skills. Knowledge of component development (including software development), control and tracking processes Problem and issue analysis Experience of CAN tools including CANalyser, CANoe, and/or CANDB++ Able to run autonomously with minimal supervisory intervention Actively drive issue resolution to conclusion

Skills Preferred:
Experience of Vehicle Electrical Network Systems Experience of Ford Product Development processes including GPDS. Experience of engineering processes and tools e.g. eFDVS, FTEP, FMEA, 8D, FMEA, FIP.

Experience Required:
Proven track record that demonstrates ability to get up to speed in short time

Experience Preferred:
Demonstrated experience in automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems.

Education Required:
HND/HNC in Engineering Electrical preferred.

Education Preferred:
Engineering Degree Electrical preferred.

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