Resident Systems Engineer

South Carolina
14 Mar 2017
11 Apr 2017
Stephen Robinson
Systems Design
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company:
In almost every automobile, there is a bit of our client. An expert of complete vehicle development and in optimizing production plants for the automotive industry. With approximately 8100 employees on more than 60 sites in 19 countries. Our client is capable of offering its customers a full range of automotive-related engineering services, and help them to transform technology into emotion.

The Role:
- Act as the key interface between our client and a leading customer working in Chassis Systems
- Support the development and productionisation of new technology
- Support the customer with Systems Development, Quality Management, Functional Safety Development and Testing
- Help develop and maintain a positive working relationship with a valued customer
- Be a critical team member to help manage the customer’s expectations.
- Review and refine processes – apply a “right first time” mentality


- Willing to be based abroad for an extended period (USA for >1year) and travel to Europe occasionally
- Ability to think outside the box, as this is a highly innovative environment developing cutting edge technological solutions.
- Knowledge of Quality Management Systems
- Able to demonstrate an understanding of Functional Safety and work toward ISO26262 work products
- Validation and testing (component and vehicle level). Able to create an execute DVPs
- Primary knowledge in electrical and systems engineering, some mechanical knowledge would be hugely beneficial
- Able to be customer facing and be the professional front for our client
- Strong communication and presentation skills. Build effective working relationships with colleagues at many different levels
- Strong coordination abilities. Arrange and attend meetings where necessary.
- Able to apply a Structured Systems Engineering approach
- Ability to develop requirements, analyse complex systems, support development of customer processes
- Demonstrate an understanding of Matlab, Simulink and Embedded C

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Degree educated. Preferably chartered or on the path to CEng and with a degree in electronic or systems engineering
- Strong background in multiple Automotive fields (strong automotive experience, ideally with chassis knowledge)

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft’s services.

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