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  • Job reference: RMS0169696

Software App- and Funct- Integration Engr - 47564

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Dunton
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/07/2016
  • Duration: on-going
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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:
Software Application and Functional Integration Engineer.

Working in the Electrical Engineering department at Ford Dunton on current and future models of the Transit vehicle lines. market leaders in the UK for over 25 years. The FI and Software Application team has responsibility for integrating the large number of electronic modules on the vehicles communication buses. In the early program phases, the compatibility of the modules, and the vehicle functions controlled by them, needs to be ensured via specification reviews. The job will then evolve to managing vehicle level functional testing, issue diagnosis, deliveries of corrective software, vehicle sign-off and launch in the manufacturing plants around the globe.

Specific tasks include:
Define required software functional growth plans and review and agree these with the various Ford module engineers and suppliers.
Track functional specification development and approval / release with functional/module engineers and suppliers.
Review of logical schematics and conduct System and Functional Compatibility Design reviews.
Perform vehicle system level verification and validation and provide system level sign off on prototype electrical test boards and vehicles.
Cascade of component, subsystem, and functional issues identified during system verification/validation. Drive issues to closure to meet all program deadlines.
Provide Electrical System Engineering support to vehicle launch teams in the global Transit manufacturing plants to address any plant related issues, e.g. End-of-Line test failures.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Skills Required:
Demonstrated excellent Project Management / Co-ordination skills.
Good Interpersonal and Communication Skills.
Knowledge of Software development, control and tracking processes
Experience of CAN tools including CANalyser, CANoe, and/or CANDB++
Experience of software flash/updating processes
Experience of Electrical Network Systems

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

Education Required:
HND/HNC in Engineering (Electrical preferred).

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