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  • Job reference: RMS0173390

Component Engineer - 31534

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/11/2016
  • Duration: on going

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:
"Overview: The Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Chassis Electronics (CE) teams develop and deliver systems and features such as Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, Automatic High Beam control, Intelligent Emergency Braking, Traffic Sign Recognition, Intelligent Speed Limiter, Rear View, Junction View, Cross Traffic Alert, 360 degree Plan View, Lane Change Merge Aid, Park Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, Traffic Jam Assist, Highway Assist, Driveline Controls, Terrain Response, Active Suspension, and various new technologies working towards the goal of autonomous driving.

Job Role: Working within a Core Team of highly skilled Engineers, across all of our Vehicle Programmes, you'll take part in the Component delivery of the sensors and complex control modules key to new features within the ADAS and CE disciplines. Component Engineers support Sub-System, System & Lead Engineers responsibilities for specific aspects of the sensors and control modules, covering technology types ranging across ultrasonic, digital video, radar and infra-red, working to develop & resolve technical issues, and ensuring the timely delivery of high quality systems. This extremely complex area of our engineering programme will call for a significant level of communication with various specialist engineering disciplines. You'll also be expected to liaise with suppliers to ensure all targets are met and technical issues resolved quickly.

Key Responsibilities: - Liaise with our key suppliers to understand the deliverables and timing for assigned components - Structure plans for the ADAS Sensors and complex modules covering the design, development and test phases - Work within the key processes eg DFMEA, Electromagnetic compatibility, Circuit design, Network Architecture & System Integration delivery - Develop Standards & Requirements relating to component integration on vehicle including key test procedures for validation - Monitor and give regular status across the projects "

3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED
1. Excellent Technical Communication Skills - able to network and develop knowledge base.
2. Worked Knowledge of System Electronics & Test - Subject matter in Sensors
3. Ability to manage critical timing constraints during component development.

Experience Required: "Degree in Applied Engineering - Electronics/Electrical preferred '-Automotive or similar (Aerospace, commercial Electronics)"

Experience Preferred: "Sensor Experience in high speed digital interfaces or image processing '- Tool chain Experience - Vector, Simulink, MATLAB, pSpice packages"

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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