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Electrical Systems Engineer - Electrical - 28162

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/03/2015
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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:
This role will report to the `Group Leader BCM & GWM¿ within the Electrical, Electronic & Software Engineering CoC. The role of the BCM & GWM team is to deliver a robust BCM & GWM within the PCDS timescales and delivery gateway structure whilst meeting all specifications and requirements. The successful applicant (s) will need a strong desire to succeed and be willing to draw together many stakeholders to ensure a common goal is established and met. The successful candidate will also need to be capable of applying proven components to the D7a platform. The role requires a high level of technical competence and project management thus the candidate will be expected to demonstrate capability in both areas.

The role is to apply the proven BCM & GWM components to the D7a platform and all associated vehicle programmes. Ensuring all programmes are managed via a detailed work plan with a clear tracking mechanism. Ensuring the project deliverables are met on time and quality within cost and weight targets escalating risks with a clear and measured approach. Ensuring a clear meeting structure, cadence, reporting formats and escalation method uniformly applied. Supporting Design, release and delivery of ECUs. Developing the key relationships with the key interfaces (e.g. Body Team, BCM Team, APC, Manufacturing etc) Develop strong relationship with the suppliers to ensure efficient delivery, in terms of cost, weight, quality and timing. Managing projects and systems within PCDS discipline. Support the development of System processes and testing methods. Ensuring all quality processes are employed to drive in best in class r/1000 at launch. Responsibilities include management of project deliverables within the section: These include managing and monitoring feature functionality requirements, Specifications, costs, weight etc as well as many JLR processes such as AIMS, WERS, RMDV, PAC, ECR, DT Database Where required leading specific cross functional problem solving activities by using quality documentation such as FMEA, 5/8D and Fishbone Diagrams etc

Experience of specifying/verifying automotive electrical commodities. Knowledge of JLR toolsets and processes - GPDS, eFDVS, RMDV, AIMS, WERS Knowledge of Vehicle Multiplex systems - CAN, LIN and associated analysis tools Knowledge of ECU Diagnostics - Diagnostic protocols and DTCs

Primarily based at Gaydon -with intermittent travel to other JLR plants as required

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
A robust understanding of Electronics and electrical systems Experience in Electrical system testing Experience with vehicle networks such as CAN/LIN

Ideally Degree qualified in Electronics/Software or Automotive Subject. Any project management qualifications advantageous

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Technical competence in electrical system development. Experience in electrical system test and issue investigation/resolution. Proven ability to influence and/or manage people. Experience in project management. Candidate must have a record of proactive delivery and commitment to meeting deadlines Ability to negotiate with other functions to achieve objectives. Experience of working with suppliers of complex commodities Managing and leveraging maximum support from Supply base to achieve programme objectives An in depth understanding of PCDS. An ability to work independently and to prioritise will be required. Good verbal and written communication skills required to communicate at all levels. Knowledge of failure mode avoidance tools / Problem solving tools.
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