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  • Job reference: RMS0162570

Electrical Quality Engineer - Electrical - 29645

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 31/03/2016
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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 candidate's role is to identify, define and fix problems affecting our customers and dealers, and improve quality at each model year by ensuring that similar issues do not occur in future designs for the following components:
• Body Control Modules
• Gateway Modules

The candidate shall have specific responsibility for:
• Their associated Diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs)
• Their associated Dealer diagnostic equipment

Analysing field quality data including:
• Warranty claims
• Data read from vehicles in dealers (DTCs, Parameter identifiers)
• Customer surveys (e.g JD Power)
• Our Clients roadside assistance incidents
• Dealer reports (product quality reports, technical assistance requests)
• Internal vehicle failure reports
• Manufacturing test reports

Identifying projects to change the design or diagnostic procedures based on patterns of similar failure modes in that data
Progressing these projects with product engineering teams and suppliers using 8D and 6 sigma approaches.
Monitoring the effectiveness of the fixes using the field data

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
1. Detailed understanding of one or more areas of automotive electronic systems: body, chassis, powertrain, comfort, hybrids etc. Ability to plan and deliver project work accurately under pressure. Excellent IT skills including crucially analysing data using Excel
2. Detailed knowledge of automotive communication Networks in automotive environment detailed knowledge of automotive Diagnostics Structured problem solving; 6 sigma/ 8D.
3. Detailed knowledge of control module hardware and software.

Several years working with automotive electronic systems in either a design/development or quality role Degree or equivalent in electrical/electronic engineering.

Additional Information:
Position will be based at Gaydon but candidate will be required to travel to other sites - Whitley, Castle Bromwich, Solihull, Halewood and also suppliers and should have an appropriately insured vehicle (expenses will be reimbursed)
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