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  • Job reference: RMS0154825

Project Engineer - 28309

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/04/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (14/04/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
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:
SCS/ePAS/Magneride/TPMS Software Integration Project Lead ¿ Chassis Electronics This vacancy is within the Chassis Electronics department of Electrical Engineering. The Chassis Electronics department is one of 4 Core Engineering areas of Electrical Engineering responsible for the Engineering Design and Release of Electrical and Electronic control systems supporting key Chassis hardware applications as per below: In achieving the above the department has a close working relationship with Chassis Engineering and includes management of a significant offshore based team. Chassis Electronics - What do we Do Vehicle Dynamic Systems (I): Control Engineering for Air Suspension, Active Roll Control, Continuous Variable Damping, ACC, Deployable Rear Spoiler & Front Lift Vehicle Dynamic Systems (II): Control Engineering for Terrain Response, Driveline & Low Level Software TPMS, Sensing & HIL: Hardware/Software simulation testing, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System & Brake/Clutch mechanical switches Brakes Electronics: Electrical System integration of the Anti-Lock Braking System, RSC Software design Steering & Park Brake: Power Steering, Electric Park Brake, Magneride & 3rd Party software Integration

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Key Responsibilities Chassis Electronics are looking for an experienced and highly motivated project leader to co-ordinate both inhouse and external software build activities and the releases of software and control systems to the vehicle programmes. This will involve running regular internal team meetings, and regular reporting to Functional Group Leader and liaison with Programme Module Leader, Electrical\Chassis System Owners, Electrical Integration Team, and the ODEC software build team. Tasks Include: Interact with the Electrical Programmes group to establish timescales and deliverables in line with the JLR PCDS process. Working with the system and controls engineers and local and offshore software build teams to ensure timely delivery of software and hardware requirements, test plans and releases according to gateways. Define appropriate organisation and process for the project reviews (meeting structure, agenda, attendees) including Supplier, Finance, Purchasing and Manufacturi

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Skills, experience and qualifications required Highly motivated and self-starting individual with effective leadership and influencing skills. Strong organisational, project management and communication skills essential. Knowledge of software development and integration processes throughout the lifecycle. Thorough understanding of system engineering principles throughout the 'V' delivery cycle. MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), and Google Docs. MS Project or similar project management tools. UK driving license. Applicants must be educated to degree level in a relevant subject The role is based at Gaydon, but occasional travel to other sites will be required.
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