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  • Job reference: RMS0154232

Electrical Systems Engineer - 27699

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/04/2015
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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:
"¿ Technically proficient & working within a small team, responsible for specifying, delivering & validating technical solutions for Gen2.1 & NLI Navigation systems, in line with Infotainment & business cycle plan roll-out; ¿ Ownership of Navigation feature, including integration of navigation software, hardware & map data, satisfying cross-functional dependencies across other JLR departments, and ensuring delivery of validated hardware & software (at a system level) into the manufacturing process. ¿ Defining and driving workstreams within the Infotainment teams (internal & multiple supplier partners) in order to enable effective, efficient and pro-active team working in the delivery of Gen2.1 & NLI navigation solutions according to programme needs. ¿ Provide technical & project management interface with multiple suppliers to deliver the above systems in accordance to repspective Infotainment project & vehicle programme milestones"
Skills Required:
"¿ Highly motivated, driven & able to deliver to tight timescales. ¿ Knowledge of Automotive navigation systems preferred ¿ Experienced in automotive electronic hardware & software development & integration methodologies ¿ Proficient project management skills & ability to manage multiple supplier partners effectively ¿ Creation & management of technical specifications, DVPs, DVMs etc. ¿ Strong analytical & problem solving skills to resolve complex hardware/software inter-related issues. ¿ Good communication skills (role will involve interfacing to external suppliers including off-shore resources as well as internally across various business functions, supporting project reviews & ability to report out status to senior management) "
Skills Preferred:
Experience Required:
"¿ Proven track record of development & delivery of automotive electronic modules & systems; ¿ Experienced in Automotive IVI software & system design; ¿ Working with a team of multi-disciplined engineers / supplier partners responsible for developing automotive electronic systems; ¿ Experienced in developing system requirements specifications & design verification & validation testing; ¿ Working with the hardware & software supplier partners as required to resolve architectural and development issues; ¿ Experience in WERS releasing system would be advantageous. "
Experience Preferred:
Education Required:
¿ Education to degree level in a relevant technical subject required
Education Preferred:
Additional Information :
"¿ Role may require some overseas travel for business trips & in-market testing, for relatively short durations (c.1-2weeks per trip). ¿ Role will require candidate to drive JLR vehicles in order to perform some aspects of job, therefore must possess a valid UK driving licence."
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