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  • Job reference: RMS0115468

Electrical Engineer - DVP - 23214

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/10/2012
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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:
Position Description:
Camera system test and DVP development engineer. This role works alongside the existing camera team taking responsibility for the design verification plan and the offshore hardware in the loop team. This position has been introduced recognising the complexity and interdendencies between the camera system and the other electrical systems on the vehicle. The person who fills this role will work directly for the Camera Group Leader.
The responsibilities include:
- To develop current in house design validation plan/methods.
- Manage offshore hardware in the loop team to carry out system testing of all JLR camera systems.
- The selected candidate will be resposible for ...
- Development of generic test plans and test methods according to the functional/system requirements.
- These then need to support the JLR programme cycle plan.
- Supervising the supplier component environmental testing
- Conduct and support vehicle/system testing continuously improving the accuracy and coverage of test methods.
- Ensure failure mode analysis/robustness specifics are included in the test plans.
- Test/sign-off reports generated documenting results and test setup specifics.
- Issue identification, investigation and escalation.

Skills Required:
- Ability to develop electrical system test plans.
- To be conversant in Matlab/Simulink/Control desk/DVP test simulation (majority to be completed offshore)
- Simulation and automated testing
- Vehicle diagnostic skills, including ability to use laptop-based diagnostic tools e.g. Canalyser
- Ability to assimilate and process large quantities of data
- Good Microsoft Office skills, particularly Word, Excel and Powerpoint
- Team player
- Highly organised
- Good communication
- Able to build relationships within JLR
- Self motivated & enthusiastic with a proactive approach
- Able to work to a high standard with minimal supervision.
- Creative in solving problems

Additional Information :
The role will commence in Whitley Engineering Centre, Coventry and then will transfer to Gaydon Engineering Centre, Kineton when the department moves across.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Applicants will have significant experience in an electrical system test engineering role
- Electrical systems engineering experience

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Knowledge and experience of Jaguar/Landrover processes and methods (e.g. AIMS, FMS)
- Working knowledge of automotive camera/vision systems; vehicle system architecture; component design and validation
- Full and clean driving licence
- Degree preferable
- Experience with vehicle test tools e.g. CANalyser, dSpace, Simulink
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