Electrical Application Engineer
Deliver Electrical and Electronics application commodities and represent platform commodities in the programme team
Key Responsibilities and Tasks
Define the Electrical & Electronics Function’s change content in response to the Strategic Evaluation Letter. Work with Product Cost Estimating to set commodity Financial targets based on defined archetypes & strategic suppliers.
Support Programme Manager and Concept Leader to balance performance and cost targets.
Define programme’s Electrical & Electronics engineering resource requirements (internal and external).
Work with Concept Leader to ensure that platform commodities and functional archetypes are applied, and that Function commodities integrate effectively with other commodities to achieve overall vehicle targets.
Use external engineering partners as required to deliver non-platform commodities in line with the functional archetypes and engineering guidelines, using Electrical & Electronics Performance Engineers to ensure system level targets are achieved.
Ensure platform commodities are delivered (by platform engineers) to achieve the programme’s cascaded system level targets.
Co-located with Programme Manager, collaborates with cross-functional programme team including application engineers from other Functions, Vehicle Performance & Concept, Purchasing, Manufacturing & Quality to deliver the programme QCWFT (quality, cost, weight, function and timing) requirements.
Plan Electrical & Electronics Function programme delivery to achieve the VPP.
Ensure that platform engineers & external engineering partners achieve the plan (with their component suppliers), creating & managing recovery plans as required. Includes releasing application components & driving ETRS for platform components.
Monitor internal & external resource utilisation to identify potential efficiency improvements for the next programme
Creates & manage the Function’s virtual & physical DV plan.
Ensures effective report writing to identify potential efficiency improvements for the next programme.
Ensure that all concerns are robustly resolved. First port of call for build issues. Includes resolving concerns on application components & driving concern resolution for platform components.
Complete FESO documentation for application commodities, drive completion for platform commodities.
Guarantees the functional & technical delivery of the system to the project.
Qualifications and Experience
Engineering Degree or equivalent
Proven record of delivering Electrical or Electronics commodities, including quality, cost, function, weight and timing.
Extensive knowledge of automotive development systems e.g. releasing, concerns, containments, gateways and sign off documentation.
Experience of leading a cross functional team, including complex issue resolution.
Proven management of outsourced projects
Supplier management experience
Complete knowledge of Product Development cycle from concept to launch completion
Excellent communication and influencing skills at all levels
Excellent financial management skills
Must be able to manage large workloads in a high pressure environment and prioritise accordingly.
Must be able to project manage and work collaboratively with a cross-functional team
Ability to lead and inspire a team
Able to communicate confidently and clearly
Able to set and deliver targets
Strategic thinking and decision making skills
Resilient and driven to succeed; goal orientated
Strong technical focus, high quality mind-set.
Clean driving license
Travel may be required, UK & overseas.
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