Electrical Integration Engineer

Location
Crewe
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
17 Mar 2017
Closes
14 Apr 2017
Ref
RMS0177383
Contact
Sally Robinson
Sector
Automotive
Function
Electrical
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
The Company:

Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

The Role:

Support and Lead Design Development

* Reporting directly to the EDS project leader
* Provide EDS Engineering support during the project concept phase
* Assist and advise on with 3D harness routing as best suits architecture (Mains/engine/panels)
* Define C/O harness ducts / channels
* Develop fusing layout based on donor strategy
* Help provide data to support PDS / Bid spec’s
* Help Define EDS changes
* Provide technical Support for simulators and prototypes
* Support concept/design reviews
* Help define vehicle harness BOM
* Help understand and manipulate donor information Schalplans/EB cable/KAB plans/L Dorado drawings.
* Produce EDS information to support project management

Delivery of projects

* Responsible for planning and managing own project related activities within the project timing.
* Reporting of project status for area of responsibility in project team, including understanding of cross functional working with other areas of the business
* Help deliver EDS programme which is capable of meeting the vehicle specifications detailed in the relevant PDB or TCD.
* Knowledge of cost of parts and systems, with an understanding of value engineering.

Problem Solving

* Ability to solve complex engineering and design related problems.
* Analysis and management of design related concerns to identify the root cause.
* Collection and management of data and analysis to produce reports as appropriate.

Developing and Maintaining Specialist knowledge

* Responsible for keeping the functional area up-to-date with technology in area of responsibility.
* Capture learning from previous experience.
* Working with Group partners to keep up to date with latest Group developments.

Ability to work within a team

* Able to work effectively in the cross functional team. Able to achieve required performance from a team for which there is no organisational line responsibility.

Demonstrable knowledge of:-

* Electrical/electronic circuit theory
* Electromagnetic compatibility
* Harness and Fusebox design, development and manufacturing
* Writing specifications for products and processes
* Project Management
* System reliability
* System Safety
* Packaging in a 3D modelling environment
* Material performance and selection criteria for automotive applications
* Automotive physical and electrical environments
* Risk assessment
* DFMEA
* TS 16949 Quality Management
* Microsoft Office toolset
* Prepared to travel to suppliers and Group companies for technical meetings, audits, reviews etc.
* Self-motivated and able to work individually or within the team

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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