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Electrical Engineer- 28159

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/02/2015
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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:
This role will report to the `Group Leader BCM & GWM within the Electrical, Electronic & Software Engineering CoC. The role of the BCM & GWM team is to deliver a robust BCM & GWM within the PCDS timescales and delivery gateway structure whilst meeting all specifications and requirements. The successful applicant (s) will need a strong desire to succeed and be willing to draw together many stakeholders to ensure a common goal is established and met. The successful candidate will also need to be capable of applying proven components to the D7a platform. The role requires a high level of technical competence and project management thus the candidate will be expected to demonstrate capability in both areas. "

The role is to apply the proven BCM & GWM components to the D7a platform and all associated vehicle programmes.
* Ensuring all programmes are managed via a detailed work plan with a clear tracking mechanism.
* Ensuring the project deliverables are met on time and quality within cost and weight targets escalating risks with a clear and measured approach.
* Ensuring a clear meeting structure, cadence, reporting formats and escalation method uniformly applied.
* Supporting Design, release and delivery of ECU¿s
* Developing the key relationships with the key interfaces (e.g. Body Team, BCM Team, APC, Manufacturing etc)
* Develop strong relationship with the suppliers to ensure efficient delivery, in terms of cost, weight, quality and timing.
* Managing projects and systems within PCDS discipline. ¿ Support the development of System processes and testing methods.
* Ensuring all quality processes are employed to drive in best in class r/1000 at launch.
* Responsibilities include management of project deliverables within the section: These include managing and monitoring feature functionality requirements, Specifications, costs, weight etc as well as many processes such as AIMS, WERS, RMDV, PAC, ECR, DT Database
* Where required leading specific cross functional problem solving activities by using quality documentation such as FMEA, 5/8D and Fishbone Diagrams etc. "

Skills Preferred:
* Technical competence in electrical system development.
* Experience in electrical system test and issue investigation/resolution.
* Proven ability to influence and/or manage people
* Experience in project management.
* Candidate must have a record of proactive delivery and commitment to meeting deadlines
* Ability to negotiate with other functions to achieve objectives.
* Experience of working with suppliers of complex commodities
* Managing and leveraging maximum support from Supply base to achieve programme objectives
* An in depth understanding of PCDS.
* An ability to work independently and to prioritise will be required.
* Good verbal and written communication skills required to communicate at all levels.
* Knowledge of failure mode avoidance tools / Problem solving tools. "

Experience Required:
" A robust understanding of Electronics and electrical systems
* Experience in Electrical system testing
* Experience with vehicle networks such as CAN/LIN "

Additional Information :
Primarily based at Gaydon -with intermittant travel to other plants as required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Ideally Degree qualified in Electronics/Software or Automotive Subject.
* Any project management qualifications advantageous."

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience of specifiying/verifying automotive electrical commodities. Knowledge of toolsets and processes - GPDS, eFDVS, RMDV, AIMS, WERS Knowledge of Vehicle Multiplex systems - CAN, LIN and associated analysis tools Knowledge of ECU Diagnostics - Diagnostic protocols and DTCs"
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