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  • Job reference: RMS0161718

Chassis Electronics Engineer - Electrical - 29493

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 15/10/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (16/11/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
Systems Engineer Chassis Electronics are looking for an experienced and highly motivated systems engineer to manage the electrical system delivery for Vehicle Dynamic Systems functions across multiple car lines. The Chassis Electronics department supports Chassis Engineering, providing electronic systems design and development expertise for features such as ABS, DSC, EPB, ACC, and VDS. Within Chassis Electronics, the Vehicle Dynamic Systems team are responsible for developing and delivering in-house control software for a range of systems including suspension, damping, driveline controls and Terrain Response.
Tasks Include:
• Manage VDS Electrical System delivery across multiple client vehicle lines
• Collate feature and system requirements, and translate / decompose into robust electrical system and software specifications and standards


Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Liaise with other departments and component owners to ensure robust delivery of the electrical system
Ensure requirements on other systems/modules are clearly cascaded and that timing plans are in place to support the system development and delivery
Long term system strategy and architecture planning
Liaise with Chassis to ensure robust delivery of electrical system across all vehicle lines, and ensure alignment of plans
Liaise with Chassis Electronics module leader on electrical programme status
Management of local and company metrics (Issues tracking, deliverables status, etc.)
Co-ordinate with VDS control system and software engineers to ensure robust and timely software deliveries
Support of in-house software development processes and metrics
Develop and execute robust DVM/DVP for electrical system validation including HIL development and vehicle testing
Develop and maintain Manufacturing & Service documentation for the Electrical system
Support quality deliverable reviews (FMEA and robustness etc.)
Support Chassis or Electrical led issue investigations and warranty investigations

3 key skills;
1. Experience of software development and delivery through all stages of the engineering development `V-cycle’
2. Experience of component, system and vehicle level issue investigations including appropriate problem solving and reporting tools (5D, Is / Is Not, Fault Tree etc)
3. Previous experience of automotive electrical system delivery to programmes

Experience of software development and delivery through all stages of the engineering development `V-cycle’
Strong communication skills including experience presenting to senior management
Previous experience of automotive electrical system delivery to programmes
Previous experience of working within a cross functional team, including supporting a manufacturing environment
Experience of component, system and vehicle level issue investigations including appropriate problem solving and reporting tools (5D, Is / Is Not, Fault Tree etc)
Must be eligible to work within the UK without sponsorship
Willingness to support occasional travel including overseas testing
Degree in Electronics, Software, Automotive / Aerospace engineering or similar subject, or equivalent industry experience
Full UK driving license

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Vehicle validation in a proving ground or off-road environment
Experienced in SysML
Experience working with or managing offshore software development teams and / or 3rd party ECU suppliers for software coding and integration tasks
Knowledge of vehicle dynamics and chassis electronics systems such as driveline controls or active suspension systems.
Experience of safety critical systems including related standards such as ISO26262 / IEC61508 or similar

Additional Information:
Primarily located at Gaydon. Occasional travel to other sites may be required including overseas.
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