Telematics Design & Test Engineer

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Telematics Design & Test Engineer

Our internationally recognisable automotive OEM is looking for a Telematics Design & Test Engineer to join them on a permanent basis at their R & D Technical Centre in Cranfield, Bedfordshire.

Job Description

Title - Telematics Test & Development Engineer
Location - Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Salary - £36,000 - £50,000 depending on background

Mission and Main Objectives
To successfully deliver vehicle projects to market, design & development of electrical and electronic systems to required design standards. This will include the creation of specifications, management of suppliers and implementation to our production plants globally.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities
" Collaboration with Off Board Connected Car team, test teams (both on board and off board) and customer orientated engineering team to define project development and testing plans.
" Managing in house and supplier validation of components to required design standard
" Root cause investigation of concerns on vehicles under the guidance of the component or system engineer
" Creation of test specifications to ensure full validation of the systems
" Implementation of on-board telematics systems for all vehicles manufactured in Europe and Russia.
" Negotiate and coordinate specification and vehicle specific requirements with global teams in Japan and North America.
" Collaborate with Sales and Marketing teams to ensure technical solution supports business objectives & with purchasing team to support sourcing and cost definition/reduction tasks.
" Collaborate with related engineering sections to ensure all system components are packaged and connected correctly to meet all system design and regulation requirements.
" Status reporting to management at all levels.
" Managing Tier 1 suppliers to deliver products to Quality, Cost & Timing targets.

Background and Knowledge
" Have an understanding and experience of telematics system development and test.
" Have relevant experience in automotive electrical and electronic development and test completing a minimum of one previous vehicle development, or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience on a major development program, e.g. in aerospace, telecoms or similar.
" Have experience of managing Tier 1 suppliers in the development and test of a complex electronic product.
" Be able to operate CANalyzer software or similar and interpret the results.
" Be able to follow system circuit diagrams and identify electrical connections.
" Be able to demonstrate and have practical experience in problem solving tools and techniques.
" Have ability to prioritise and multitask between multiple projects simultaneously.
" Have good communication skills and be able to communicate effectively in a cross cultural and cross functional team.
" Self-motivating and self-managing. Pro-active. Positive. Affable and energetic personality.
" Flexible regarding working practice and working hours.
" Understand Mechanical Engineering principles, electrical theory and the operation of electronic devices.
" Knowledge of software and hardware development.
" Be able to travel abroad, typically a few days to 2 weeks, but on rare occasions could be longer.
" Competent with PC applications. MS office, Image editing etc.

Additionally the following may be an advantage.
" Knowledge of CAN.
" Knowledge of software programming and software quality assurance.
" Knowledge of Antenna or Communications technology.
" Understanding of electronic mass production techniques and processes.
" Working knowledge of CAD systems such as IDEAS or NX

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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.