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  • Job reference: RMS0147773

Engineer - Electrical Systems - 26674

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/09/2014
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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:
A research Engineer responsible for the electrical integration of an exhaust energy harvesting device currently under development at a supplier. The Engineer will be responsible for all aspects of the control and integration of the device into the existing vehicle electrical system. The successful applicant will join a collaborative team in a large externally funded 3 year development project with multiple external partners, looking at whole powertrain thermal management and optimization.

A full UK driving licence is preferred as some flexibility working at the Warwick University, Whitley and Gaydon sites may be required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience of the specification and design of automotive electrical systems
* Experience in simulation/modelling of electrical systems
* Experience in the control and diagnostics of electrical systems and programming of electrical controllers
* Highly motivated with excellent team working skills and able to deliver with minimum supervision
* Good understanding of electrical engineering operating principles including modelling, control, design and specification for electrical architectures
* Ability to screen new technologies and inventively apply them to automotive powertrain applications
* Educated to degree level in Automotive, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related discipline

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience of MATLAB/SIMULINK
* Experimental electrical characterisation of automotive electrical hardware
* Experience of product/technology development processes to ensure robust implementation through to production
* Experience of working in a multidisciplinary organisation with interaction across many departments
* Ability to define virtual performance assessments for powertrain electrical and thermal systems and conduct simple analysis exercises
* Proven relevant experimental capability (powertrain and/or vehicle test)
* Educated to higher degree level in Automotive Engineering or a related discipline
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