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  • Job reference: RMS0104120

Electrical Engineer - HMI / Infotainment - 21638

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/03/2012
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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:
HMI Developer/Researcher: For automotive infotainment systems, take responsibility for the development and validation of the Graphical User Interface. i.e. develop a strategy for user-trials, design/set-up/carry-out the user-trials, analyse the results and feedback recommendations to the HMI Attribute and Development teams. Ensure adherence to relevant standards/strategies and participate in problem resolution. Conduct benchmarking of automotive competitors and consumer electronics devices. Produce formal reports and deliver to programme timing requirements.

Skills Required:
Ability to design and execute effective usability trials and analyse the result (design of experiments). Sound understanding of good HMI & ergonomic design principles for vehicle systems user-interfaces. Statistical analysis, problem solving & root-cause analysis. Clear and concise communicator. Ability to produce formal documentation to a professional standard.

Skills Preferred:
Interpretation of customer quality data (e.g. JD Power). Knowledge and interest in current and future infotainment developments. 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."

Experience Required:
Deisgn & execution of usability experiments. Report writing. "

Experience Preferred:
Design & validation of graphical user-interfaces. Familiarity with Premium automotive sector, products and features. Competitor research/benchmarking (physical & web-based). "

Education Required:
Educated to degree level in a related discipline (Human Factors, Ergonomics and/or Engineering)

Education Preferred:
Higher qualification (e.g. MSc in Human Factors)

Additional Information :
This role is based at JLR Gaydon, but will also require frequent working at JLR Whitley
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