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  • Job reference: RMS0172902

Infotainment Application Engineer - 48576

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: South East London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/12/2016
  • Duration: 83 days

The Company:
Our Client is a large Automotive and Commercial Vehicle OEM, with a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering on a contract basis. These opportunities are typically based in their research and development facility located in Dunton which is the largest automotive technical centre in the United Kingdom.

The Role:
Infotainment Application Engineer Working in the Electrical Engineering department at Dunton on current and future models of the Transit vehicle lines ¿ market leaders in the UK for over 25 years. The Infotainment section of the Upper Body Electronics (UBE) team has responsibility for applying a large number of electronic systems and components to Transit vehicles.
The job involves a mix of process and administration work in the early program phases, relating to supplier selection, sourcing, management of data including cost and CAD, and requires working with purchase/buyers, finance, marketing, and other engineering teams to deliver to various program milestones. This then evolves to more engineering-focused delivery covering quality, component, system and vehicle testing; finally resulting in successful engineering sign-off and launch in the manufacturing plants around the globe. Specific tasks include: Generate Engineering Statements of Work, Requests for Quotation, Engineering Concepts Lead Team of 4 mtgs with cost estimating team, finance, purchase, engineering Manage e-Ford Design Verification System ASAP Complete Failure Mode Analysis for specified components WERS releasing AVBOM 5D/8D generation Health-chart management (program milestones) Conduct PMST mtgs with suppliers Work/engage with other PMTs to align on design at respective milestones Meet deliverables in-line with GPDS Travel/ on-site support at vehicle assembly plant(s) as required Support current production vehicle quality issues and engineering changes, especially on a global basis

Skills Required:
Demonstrated excellent Project Management / Co-ordination skills. Good Interpersonal and Communication Skills. Knowledge of component development (including software development), control and tracking processes Problem and issue analysis Experience of CAN tools including CANalyser, CANoe, and/or CANDB++ Able to run autonomously with minimal supervisory intervention Actively drive issue resolution to conclusion

Skills Preferred:
Experience of Vehicle Electrical Network Systems Experience of Product Development processes including GPDS. Experience of engineering processes and tools e.g. eFDVS, FTEP, FMEA, 8D, FMEA, FIP.

Experience Required:
Proven track record that demonstrates ability to get up to speed in short time

Experience Preferred:
Demonstrated experience in automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems.

Education Required:
HND/HNC in Engineering ¿ Electrical preferred.

Education Preferred:
Engineering Degree ¿ Electrical preferred.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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