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  • Job reference: RMS0129140

Development Engineer - Electrical - 24744

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 08/05/2014
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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:
The HMI Daily life useage project engineer will be responsible for the concept development of the daily life usage projects, including Benchmarking, sketch and Wire-frame layout, logical structures, task flows and interaction principles for key user interface devices The scope includes all items that the customer interacts with on a daily basis when using the vehicle. Projects will include User controls, Stowage, Touch screens, switchgear and other related user interface devices, both inside and outside the vehicle. Complete evaluations and user trials for concepts being developed. You will be responsible for generating initial schemes, conducting evaluations and user trials using prototypes and simulations, and producing reports and final specifications. You will work closely with Design,Packaging,engineeing, Marketing and programme delivery teams. Following up of issues to their resolution. Conduct benchmarking of automotive competitors and other products. Production of formal reports.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Sound understanding of ergonomics principles in the automotive arena.
Ability to benchmark competitor vehicles robustly and interpret data reliably.
Clear and concise communicator.
Ability to produce formal documentation to a professional standard.
Ability to develop strategies, analyse future trends, and forecasting.
Design & execution of usability experiments.
Report writing
Educated to degree level or equivelent in a related discipline.
Proven ability to manage workload and deliver to short timescales & deadlines.
Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised within the local team and interfacing across business functions

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Interpretation of customer quality data (e.g. JD Power).
Ability to manage multiple projects and deliver to short timescales & deadlines.
Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised within the local team and interfacing across business functions.
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