Senior Engineer - EDS

Edison Technical Recruitment Limited
06 Apr 2018
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Senior Engineer - EDS

Job Location: Warwick, West Midlands, UK

Job Salary: £26-£28 per hour (dependent upon experience)

Job Purpose

Design & Develop Electrical Distribution Systems

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Oversee the design of Electrical Distribution Systems to ensure robust release, supporting the vehicle development timing.
  • The Electrical Distribution System engineer will be responsible for defining specifications and leading the Programme Module Sub Team covering: functionality, costs, timing, quality, weight, Design Verification Plan status, supplier liaison and meeting all legislative requirements.
  • Pro-actively drive down the cost of engineering, tooling and parts on an ongoing basis.
  • Guide a team of supplier Electrical Distribution System engineers based both on site and remotely.
  • Work closely with the circuit engineer to manage the circuit instructions (DT's) and circuit changes through prototype build phases.
  • Component releasing and change control management.
  • Progress engineering concerns through Electronic Change Management System and report out to the relevant programme leader(s).
  • Lead and support generation of Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis and System FMEA's.
  • Support sub-system / supplier Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis reviews.
  • Generation and Control of Design Verification Plans and Sign-off Reports for owned components.
  • Control prototype parts procurement.
  • Support prototype vehicle builds and vehicle launches at relevant production site (supervision of build technicians and supplier).
  • Work closely with the Quality team and supplier to solve any problems (8D Process).
  • Ability to think outside the box and generate new and better solutions for Electrical Distribution System.
  • Support process improvement initiatives.
  • Ensure latest materials and technology are understood and implemented at the earliest opportunity.
  • Cross functional liaison is essential working with: Manufacturing, Purchasing, Service, Quality, Logistics, Program Teams, Prototype Operations and Legislation.

Qualification and Experience

  • Engineering degree or equivalent qualification in relevant subject.
  • Experience within design and development of EDS Systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of both high and low voltage EDS design requirements and manufacturing techniques.
  • Good experience of directing supplier teams to deliver defined requirements.
  • Experience of project management.
  • Experience of preparing strategic plans for complex electrical commodities (desirable)
  • Proven commodity delivery skills.
  • Ability to robustly challenge reasons for change, and make fact-based engineering decisions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good planning skills.
  • Ability to think strategically to deliver single solutions across multiple vehicle lines.
  • Ability to work as part of a team with the minimum of supervision.
  • Full and valid driving license. (desirable)
  • Occasional national and international travel is required to fulfil this role

How to Apply

If you are interested in progressing your career as the Senior Engineer - EDS, apply now for immediate consideration.

PLEASE NOTE: If you require visa sponsorship to work in the UK you CANNOT be considered for this role.

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