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Electrical Engineer - Infotainment - 24534

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/06/2013
  • Time left:
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    (01/07/13)
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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:
Act as a key interface for the VFG group into the Infotainment area (including working with the team to address QSF's, WA's, CQI, Warranty Workstream '0' and JD power issues). Managing own tasks & suppliers tasks to achieve departmental quality targets
Working within the V81 Vehicle Function Group (VFG) it is expected that the individual will work on the top expended warranty items identifying ways to reduce the warranty spend. This person will take the lead with Infotainment related commodities, identify issues using the quality toolset, focus to identify root cause and then look to eliminate the issue.
It is also expected that a replicate activity will be undertaken to ensure that this issue is eliminated from all Company products and the processes are modified so that the issue can never re-occur.
This person will also act as the interface to the plants and work with the VRT Engineers and ensure issues known to plant are communicated within the wider team.
Generate and report status on the given commodities at the EST and any other forum within the Company which needs to know what the issues are and what is being done to address them.
Support the annual cycle review working with the PD quality department and the Infotainment teams to improve the forward model year vehicles.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Have an design / development background ideally with a quality focus
Have a quality mindset and be familiar with quality tools (8D, AIMs, FMEA, SPC, 6 Sigma, etc)
Be able to conduct theoretical evaluations but also be able to have a hands on approach
Be a team player and have the ability to communicate complex issues
Must have ability to manipulate data in excel and actively use pivot charts
Degree level in electrical engineering / quality - or related experience
Ideally be able to conduct searches in AWS
Create & update AIMs Must have a driving licence and be able to support activity at all Company facilities
Knowledge of Infotainment commodities would be advantageous
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