Switchgear System Engineer

Recruiter
Premea Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£28 per hour
Posted
17 Mar 2017
Closes
16 Apr 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Our premium brand Automotive client is currently recruiting for the following role:

Division:
Electrical Engineering.

Position Description:
A switchgear system engineer is a key member of the User Interface Team, responsible for the on time, on quality and on cost delivery of components onto new carlines and model years in accordance with client wide and Switchgear specific development processes.
- Write, interpret and apply Detailed Component Engineering Specifications.
- Ensure that all client targets & requirements are met.
- Complete RFQ`S, Design Enquiries to obtain feasibility, costs and timing for modifications and engage with Programme and Design teams to agree requirements and deliverables.
- Produce & manage timing plans to support successful delivery for to PCDS deliverable requirements.
- Coordinate & manage suppliers on design & delivery.
- Raise and manage engineering releases.
- Support all builds, virtual and real (including labcar & rigs).

Skills Required:
3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED

1. Demonstrable technical delivery experience, hardware and software in the automotive industry.

2. Good Project Management skills.

3. Able to communicate confidently at all levels within the business and the supply base.

Experience Required:
- Ability to understand the wider electrical system.
- Confident in the application of PCDS, DVP and Gateway disciplines.
- Candidates must be committed, flexible and able to work under pressure.
- Experience in automotive communication networks such as CAN and LIN.
- Knowledge of automotive plastics and finishing processes, and interior illumination design.
- HMI experience would be a distinct advantage.
- Self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision.
- Good PC skills and must be IT literate.

Experience Preferred:
- Experience in design, development and project delivery for automotive switches or electro-mechanical components.
- Knowledge of automotive plastics and finishing processes, and interior illumination design. Experience in automotive communication networks such as CAN and LIN.
- Experience of Switch design or electro-mechanical design.
- Experience of touch sensitive technologies linked with A surface development.
- Experience of capacitive sense or other touch sensitive technologies.
- The ability to develop electrical system interfaces between user controls and infotainment.

Education Required:
Degree qualification.

The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment business.

Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors.