Engineer- Airbag Electronics

RLE International Product Development lt
14 Apr 2018
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

RLE International is working on behalf of our Automotive OEM Client, who is currently looking for an Engineer to work within Airbag Electronics projects.

Our client offers a wide range of unique opportunities available to suit some of the best people and brightest minds in the automotive industry.

So, if you’re looking for a key role in shaping the future of the car industry, they have the stage and the tools necessary for you to make it happen.

Mission & Main Objectives

  • To successfully deliver vehicle projects to market, design & development of electrical and electronic systems to Design standards. This will include the creation of specifications, management of suppliers and implementation to our production plants globally.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Application of electronic systems to vehicles.
  • Releasing and maintaining the vehicle BOM.
  • Development of specifications for body electronics components to design/test standards.
  • Negotiate and coordinate specification development with global teams in Japan, North America, Russia and India.
  • Managing Tier 1 suppliers to deliver products to Quality, Cost & Timing targets.
  • Managing in house and supplier validation of components to design standards.
  • Work with test and customer orientated engineering teams to resolve concerns.
  • Collaboration with purchasing team to support sourcing and cost definition/reduction tasks.
  • Status reporting to management.

Background and Experience

  • Have relevant experience in automotive electrical and electronic development, completing a minimum of one previous vehicle development, or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience on a major development program, e.g. in aerospace, telecoms or similar.
  • Have experience of managing Tier 1 suppliers in the development of a complex electronic product.
  • Have good communication skills and be able to communicate effectively in a cross cultural and cross functional team.
  • Self motivating and self managing. Pro-active. Positive. Affable and energetic personality.
  • Flexible regarding working practice and working hours.
  • Understand electrical theory and the operation of electronic devices.
  • Knowledge of software and hardware development.
  • Be able to travel abroad, typically a few days to 2 weeks, but on rare occasions could be longer.
  • Competent with PC applications, MS office, etc.

Additionally the following may be an advantage:

  • CAN
  • HMI factors and design.
  • Software programming.
  • Electronic mass production techniques and processes.
  • Electromagnetic compatibility.
  • RF theory and or experience of low power RF communication.
  • RF type approval.

If you have any of the above knowledge and experience, and are interested in hearing more about the opportunities, please apply now.

Hours: 39 pw

Rate: £26 per hour limited company rate

Eligibility: Due to working on behalf of our Client, unfortunately if you require sponsorship for a visa to work in the UK your application will be automatically declined. These are long term rolling contracts.


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