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  • Job reference: RMS0172742

Specialist Engineer - Powertrain - 31221

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/11/2016
  • Duration: 23 weeks
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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 new Advanced Propulsion Centre funded program, to develop a new hybrid transmission specification, from concept to series production equivalent design release.

Work with Core Team, key collaborative and sub-contract partners to deliver transmission calibration, controls and electronics specifications.
Establish and maintain specifications for system level transmission hardware and software.
Support Programme gateways event; EMC development and compliance, HIL/SIL development complete, system level integration and ECU specifications complete.
Establish and maintain Technical Target Brochure and secure agreement with all stakeholder parties.
Concur assumptions with systems engineering and transmission/vehicle teams, oversee all collaborative partner controls activities.
Document and concur Design Decisions.
Support program deliverables and objectives, including reporting forums and presentations.
Report overall status to Programme Leaders. Concur functional and operational strategy assumptions with stakeholders"

Skills Required:
1)Powertrain Control Modules and Electronics Hardware, EMC compliance, specification, testing and validation
2)Integration of electronic controls systems with mechanical hardware.
3)Knowledge of testing requirements for electrical and electronic componentry, including compliance.

Experience Required:
Self-motivated and adaptable to changing demands
Experience of Powertrain modelling, installation and electronic/electrical system delivery, especially hybrids.
Demonstrable experience of planning and delivering electronics and development from concept to final sign-off.
Demonstrable experience and working knowledge of hybrid solutions and integration with core Powertrain and/or vehicle systems.
Delivery of system and components specification details using engineering service providers
Ideally degree or equivalent qualified."

Experience Preferred:
"HIL/SIL/CIL development techniques. DV testing of calibration and controls systems. Calibration and controls DFEMA and system specification control documentation. CAN/LIN-Bus knowledge, definition and delivery of I/O for Powertrain Control Modules."
Education Required:
Education Preferred:

Additional Information :
This role will require some one who desires a challenge, can innovate and lead the system level design of a completely novel hybrid transmission, focussing on it's electrical and electronics hardware aspects.

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