Electronics Engineer

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Electronics Engineer

Our automotive OEM client is looking for Electronics biased Engineers to join their R & D Technical Centre on a long term contract basis to work closely with suppliers.

Job Description

Electronics Engineer
Mission and Main Objectives
This vacancy is for an Electrical Engineer working in the team responsible for instrument cluster, driver controls and head-up display development. The team is part of the Electronics Division. The Division mission is to develop and successfully launch electrical and electronic systems onto existing and new vehicle platforms in Europe.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities
The role provides a wide range of responsibilities ranging from managing the development of parts to existing vehicle BOM maintenance. The successful application should have a proven track record in supplier management and a strong engineering background. Important personal attributes include being well organised, a good communicator and able to show high levels of initiative and proactivity.

oManaging global suppliers designing and manufacturing the parts.
oPreparing for and conducting design reviews for the parts.
oRegular reporting of quality, cost and timing status to management.
oManaging in-house and supplier validation of the parts.
oResolving technical issues with in-house test departments and suppliers.
oSupporting vehicle development builds at European manufacturing sites.
oPreparation of functional specifications for instrument clusters and/or driver controls.
oVehicle life cycle cost reduction idea generation and implementation.
oVehicle life cycle warranty investigation and countermeasure implementation.

Background & Experience
oExperience of electronic part development within automotive industry or similar (e.g. aerospace).
oUnderstand electrical theory and the operation of common electronic components.
oFamiliar with electronic part manufacturing methods.
oBe able to travel in the UK and abroad, typically a few days to 2 weeks.
oCompetent with PC applications (MS office etc).

Minimum Education Required
Bachelors Degree

Specific Technical Skills
A selection of the following would be an advantage:
oExperience of instrument cluster, head-up displays or driver controls development.
oExperience of plastic parts development.
oFamiliar with automotive electrical architecture.
oExperience of HMI development.
oKnowledge of display technology.
oKnowledge of CAN & CAN tools.
oKnowledge of software programming principles.
oExperience of working with and developing global suppliers.

Language; English -Fluent

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Key Consultant

Darren Puddephatt

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My areas of expertise are automotive OEM, consultancy, tier one suppliers and medical engineering, within mechanical and electrical engineering. I have been successful placing engineers, from graduate to chief engineer level within automotive engineering, covering controls and electronics, chassis engineering, body engineering, test and development engineers on various commodities.