Systems/ Functional Integration Engineer

Continental Automotive Trading Uk Limited
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Systems/ Functional Integration Engineer

With sales of EUR40.5 billion in 2016, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 220,000 employees in 56 countries. Information management in and beyond the vehicle is at the very heart of the Interior division. The product portfolio for different types of vehicles includes: instrument clusters, multifunctional and head-up displays, control units, access control and tire-information systems, radios, infotainment systems, input devices, control panels, climate control units, software, cockpits as well as services and solutions for telematics and Intelligent Transportation Systems. The Interior division employs more than 43,000 people worldwide and generated sales of approximately EUR8.3 billion in 2016.

We are looking to apoint a System/ Functional Integration Engineer for testing latest vehicle electronic modules and systems for our Continental SIFI team based in Basildon to cover project deliverables for our customer Ford Motor Company (open positions available in following Systems Integration roles for Yellowboard/Labcar Validation and Vehicle Sign-off & Functional Integration roles for function owners for vehicle Body and Security features)

Key Responsibilities include :

  • As a member of the SIFI team you will deliver electronics technologies for current and future Ford Commercial Vehicle programs globally. Professional Experience in Automotive Electrical Sector (Ford-EESE preferred).
  • Generate test reports aligned to Ford Function/System Specs, Plan and coordinate Design Verification and sign-off testing to support Ford Vehicle Milestones (per GPDS)
  • Identify defects with functional/system testing by raising E-Trackers or SharePoint Issues. Support the Continental software development team. Act as key interface & support weekly meetings with Continental SW Team Management and Ford core teams.
  • Support software compatibility processes: Support Ei-PAT, Software Change and Release Management Meeting, PMST, Technical Design Review (TDR) meetings. Lead investigations to resolve issues at manufacturing plant (AIM's meeting) caused by diagnostics and EOL compatibility issues.
  • Frequent Travel opportunities to support prototype builds and production launches at Ford vehicle assembly plants.

To be successful in the role you are expected to have:

  • Experience of working on Vehicle CAN Networks (including LIN & Ethernet), Experience of Network Management for CAN (Autosar or OSEK). Knowledge of CAN message lists & Signal database development. Hands-on experience with CANalyser, CANoe, KVaser and LIN test tools (CANape will be highly regarded).
  • Team player with exceptional communication skills.
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Full and clean UK driving license, ideally with D1.
  • There is an element of travel abroad to conduct testing at customer sites (EU, US, Turkey & China)
  • Diplomatic assertiveness
  • Organization skills

In return we offer

  • A competitive salary package with annual "Value Sharing Bonus" paid to all employees.
  • A generous contributory pension scheme.
  • On-going training and excellent personal development opportunities.
  • Healthcare cash back scheme.
  • Employee discounts on Continental tyres and other products.
  • Death in service insurance.
  • Child care vouchers.
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Relocation Package available.

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