Lead Engineer - Active Safety Systems

£45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
07 Mar 2017
04 Apr 2017
Marcus Roberts
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Purpose

Working from our state-of-the-art headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire is built upon the passion, skill and creativity of the people who dedicate their working lives to the most iconic brand in the world. Every intricate stitch, beautifully expressed line, and the stirring noise of our engines, is a manifestation of the desire and collective spirit to create the most beautiful cars: the soul of Aston Martin made real. The purpose of this role is to deliver Active Safety Systems content (e.g. ACC/FCW/BSM/LDW) as defined by cross car line product strategy.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

Define and agree targets and validation plan for active safety systems content on programmes (e.g. ACC, BSM, AEB, LDW, RCT, FCW) Ensure delivery of safety electronics systems features and sensor hardware to targets, budget and timing constraints Ensure active safety content meets internal functional safety requirements Deliver active safety electronic systems electrical integration Drive engineering issues resolution to meet program targets and constraints Liaise with and manage external partners/suppliers to deliver content Liaise with project team, electrical team and other engineering functions to deliver active safety systems content Conduct active safety systems electronic related testing (including full vehicle, sub-system and component testing)

Qualifications & Experience

In possession of good Electrical/Electronic/Automotive Engineering qualification (such as a relevant bachelor’s degree or equivalent). Suitable relevant experience could be considered in lieu of qualification(s). Extensive experience of working on automotive electronic systems Excellent attention to detail coupled with the ability to communicate clearly verbally or in writing. Ability to manage workload and plan ahead is essential. Excellent organisational skills. Must be able to work independently or as part of a team, with good problem solving skills. Ability to work under pressure, and to seek assistance when needed. Ability to lead a team and mentor more inexperienced individuals Knowledge of fundamental electrical/electronic engineering theory is essential. Experience of tools such as CANalyser, CANape, CANoe, vflash. Good general IT skills and working knowledge of MS word/Excel etc. Full UK driver’s license, with flexibility to travel in UK and overseas as required.