Principal Electronics Engineer

Applus+ INTEC
08 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Principal Electronics Engineer



£ Negotiable


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Electronics Engineer to join the engineering team of a leading manufacturer of construction equipment. My client employs 12,000 people on four continents, selling products in 150 countries through 2,000 dealer depot locations.

My client has always invested heavily in research and development, keeping their company at the cutting edge of innovation. Today, my client has some of the finest engineering facilities across the globe and produces over a range of 300 machines.

As a result of growing demands for their award-winning range of diesel engines and increasing number of exciting engine development programmes, they are seeking a talented Electronics Engineer who is looking for an opportunity to further their career at the cutting edge of powertrain electronics and control systems.

Your responsibilities as a Principal Engineer (Electronics):

Leadership of Electronics Team

Responsibility for ensuring that electronic control units, sensors and actuators are suitable for use on machinery

Working with Design Engineers to capture design requirements

Assisting Calibration Engineers to establish characteristics, function, performance and validation of

electronic components

Ensuring adequate Function Safety performance of engine control systems, meeting the needs of our customers in line with ISO 13849.

Planning test strategies and optimizing the use of our Hardware in the Loop simulation facilities to support product validation and verification.

Providing electronics related support to our Quality Department and assisting with

supplier audits.

Review and assessment of supplier designs and providing technical support as appropriate.

Ownership of automotive data network standards, messaging and databases.

Application of automotive environmental and EMC standards

Release of product in line with the JCB New Product Introduction Process.

You (Essential)

Considerable experience of diesel engine and DPF / SCR controls

Automotive electronics hardware and software design and component manufacture

Proven ability to lead small technical teams to deliver new products

Track record in managing product life cycle through design control process

The ability to work simultaneously across multiple projects

Familiarity with automotive network protocols such as CAN, SAE J1939, UDS & LIN

Desirable experience:

Familiarity with DSpace HIL simulators and the Matlab/Simulink environment

Understanding of calibration life cycle including calibration tools, build and configuration management

Direct experience of JCB PLM design systems and processes

Cyber security and encryption

What’s in it for you?

To say thank you for your hard work, my client will work with you to support your career progression and development. They will also provide a competitive salary, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company’s healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave.


For more information or to apply please contact:

Saffron Mcmeeking on Tel: (Apply online only) Email: (url removed)

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