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  • Job reference: RMS0115456

Electrical Systems Engineer - Hybrid - 23203

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/09/2012
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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:
"Design and develop specifications for High Voltage Power Electronics components (Power Inverter, DCDC Converter, and Battery Charger) for the Plug in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) project. Work with vehicle programs and Tier 1 suppliers to apply chosen technologies into production vehicle programmes. Technical Project leadership of all aspects of application, from component/supplier selection, electrical and software integration, design requirements management, test authorship and DV/PV test execution, full engineering sign-off and manufacturing launch. Assist with test rig design, build and test execution."

Skills Required:
- Have a working knowledge and experience of developing Power Electronics.
- Knowledge of power stage construction and potential failure modes.
- Knowledge of challenges associated with integrating component designs into mass vehicle production systems.
- Project management and planning skills are also required, along with good teamwork and communication skills.

Skills Preferred:
- Previous experience of supplier management is desired.
- 8D processes
- FMEA and robustness
- PCS process knowledge"

Additional Information :
This is a 40 hour a week contract with a 3:30pm finish on a Friday D Grade

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Ideally previous experience in an automotive OEM or major component supplier
- Ideally degree level qualified in Mechnical, Electrical or Electronic engineering or closely related subject

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Design experience of power electronics/inverters application to Hybrid vehicles desired, but not essential.
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