Electrical Lead Engineer - Infotainment & Driver Information

Recruiter
Futura Design
Location
Norfolk
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Description

Our automotive OEM client in Norfolk, are looking for an Electrical Lead Engineer to join their Team on a permanent basis. Please see more information below:

Key Duties / Responsibilities

* Development and lead the development and implementation of Infotainment & Driver Information systems for the clients products including Connectivity, User Experience and HMI.
* Define and lead development and validation processes and to ensure delivery of Infotainment & Driver Information systems and components, including displays, speakers, switches and control units.
* Manage daily workload distribution for all work.
* Lead the investigation of continuous improvement opportunities to improve the functional and technical performance, increase quality, and improve customer experience of Infotainment on the client’s products.
* Coordinate development and validation work with the other EEI functions and other groups within the organisation to ensure all systems meet requirements.
* Lead problem solving activities on SW & HW issues.
* Keep up-to-date with industry developments in area of responsibility.
* Approve vehicle technical specifications, and component technical specifications.
* Ensure the proper release of electrical and electronic parts in time and within specifications.
* Ensure proper manufacturing and cost engineering assessment for electrical and electronic parts.
* Ensure proper design validation through testing.
* Ensure the technical operation of electrical and electronic engineering work within overall programme requirements.
* Support the implementation of the client’s Product Introduction Plan.
* Ensure professional relationships with our suppliers, including selection and management.
* Support the Chief Engineer - Electrical with development and validation activities as appropriate.
* Management of own activities to support the delivery of programmes on time and to budget.

This will be achieved through:

* Rapid response of the team to issues as they arise.
* Technical excellence in all aspects of HMI systems and Customer Experience requirements for the client’s products.

Qualifications and Experience (Essential & Desirable criteria):

Essential:

* Ideally degree educated and/or equivalent
* Good communicator at all levels
* Previous experience of team leadership and drawing release.
* Strong Microsoft Office user (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
* Experience of taking a vehicle from concept to production

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website

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