Electrical Integration Engineer

17 Mar 2017
04 Apr 2017
Sally Robinson
Contract Type
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
* 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.