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Paul Robson

Senior Consultant
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Paul specialises in sourcing product development professionals within all areas of the transportation and scientific sectors and excels at identifying high-value candidates at all stages of their careers.

He has a PhD in Electric Drives for Aerospace Applications, 11 years’ experience working on high profile automotive and motorsport projects, with a notable specialism in high performance electric machines.

Paul is also a former organising committee member of the UK Magnetics Society. Paul utilises his wealth of industry experience to source hard-to-find individuals who possess the technical skills, experience and personal attributes required for specialist product development roles.

His knowledge of the challenges prevalent in product development, the wider marketplace, understanding of client specifications and ability to develop long-term relationships enables him to truly understand and deliver to his customer needs.

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Software Engineer

Software Engineer - Midlands - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits An Software Engineer is required for a flourishing department working in the field of passenger and commercial vehicles. As the successful candidate you will work on the software design and development for a driverless passenger car project and a variety of exciting ADAS programmes. As Software Engineer - you will be required to Develop ADAS, V2X and autonomous driving system software. Support software architectural design and development. Develop software test and validation strategy. Contribute to algorithm development. Write and test code and support tool development As Software Engineer - you will have Real-time embedded software experience. Knowledge of C, C++, Python, MATLAB, Simulink. Experience of complex systems and implementation of mathematical algorithms. A proven ability to robustly document software development. What you will get: An excellent salary and benefits package, whilst working on highly-rewarding projects. Training, support and career advancement. Suitably qualified and experienced ADAS Software Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter . TMETC

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Senior Simulation Engineer

Senior Simulation Engineer - Coventry - £ to 45K DOE - Permanent This is a great opportunity for a talented and ambitious Simulation Engineer to work for a company renowned for delivering technologically innovative engineering solutions across industry sectors. As Senior Simulation Engineer you will maintain, develop and provide users with support for the deployment and use of in-house design and simulation software for bearings and bushes. The role involves using simulation techniques to solve customer issues/concerns. The successful applicant will be able to work with a high level of technical accuracy and have the ability to provide a customer-focused service. The candidate may be from an IT / Software or Engineering Science background, but must have a special interest in computer simulations and software. Practical and theoretical knowledge of engines and components is desirable. Candidates will have at least two years post-qualification experience and experience in coding software (eg. C, FORTRAN, xml, VB, .NET) is essential. The Senior Simulation Engineer will assist in or lead the development of new simulation and design techniques. This includes maintaining and developing user interfaces to calculation modules, including pre and post processing, graphics, database and distribution. Suitably qualified and experienced Software Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

Permanent / Rugby, Warwickshire

Principal Controls Development Engineer ELECT 541

Principal Controls Development Engineer ELECT 541 Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 (plus car allowance & benefits) Grade 3 Posted Date: 12/02/2018 Expiry Date: 14/03/2018 The Electrical department`s primary function is to support Tata Motors' Electrical departments in both passenger vehicles and commercial vehicles divisions. Areas of competency include energy storage systems (batteries and battery management systems), electrical distribution systems, power systems, system integration, high voltage electric vehicle systems and supplier process development. This role is operating within a team developing algorithms for hybrid and electric vehicle supervisory control, transmission control, thermal control and autonomous vehicle demonstrators. The team works across the entire development process including requirements capture, control algorithm design and auto-coding, requirements based tested, control system integration and in-vehicle commissioning and calibration. The team is also responsible for component and system plant modelling which it uses for model-based development and testing. The role is project based and will involve elements of all of the operations that the team is involved in. Main Activities & Tasks - Primarily the development, testing and calibration of advanced algorithms for: - Hybrid vehicle control - Thermal system control - Rig and vehicle prototype validation - Autonomous vehicle control - Management of the delivery of the controls aspects of the vehicle for both demonstrator and production intent vehicles - Management of code verification and validation including process development in these areas - Support for controls hardware specification for both rapid prototype and production controllers - Assist with system specification, integration and engineering - Support the transition of control systems from Advanced Engineering into mainstream product development - FMAs - Diagnostics development - Hardware specification - Integration with basic software - Testing and verification The above list of duties is not exhaustive and is subject to change. The post holder may be required to undertake other duties within the scope and grading of the post. Other Features of the Role - Must be prepared for frequent travel, especially to India - Role will involve a mixture of office based, lab based, workshop based and track based activity Qualifications Desirable - Degree qualified or similar qualification Desirable - Working towards chartered status or already chartered Knowledge Essential - Demonstrates depth of knowledge in a relevant technical speciality Desirable - Understanding and appreciation of EV/hybrid powertrain components and architectures Desirable - Understanding of ISO26262 requirements for software development Desirable - Understanding of software component integration in an AUTOSAR environment Desirable - Vehicle dynamics controls knowledge will be an advantage Desirable - Understanding of control software development and software architecture for autonomous vehicles Relevant Skills for the Position Essential - Generates new ideas with appropriate action plans. Demonstrates feasibility of ideas Essential - Capable of managing a project element with support from more senior staff when necessary Essential - Effective team member making improvements processes and providing high customer service Essential - Assist with the administration duties to support Lead Engineer for effective performance of the team and consistently achieves forecast performance objectives Essential - Ability to inspire team to strive for improvements and high customer service Desirable - Capable of assessing technical risks associated with tasks and identifying appropriate counter measures Essential - Strong presentation, report writing and communication skills Experience Desirable - A minimum of five years automotive or other relevant industry experience is essential Essential - Proven track record in the effective delivery of technical objectives to quality and time targets Essential - Experienced user of MATLAB/Simulink/Stateflow for embedded control system design and validation along with familiarity of powertrain modelling Essential - Experience with calibration tools, eg INCA or CANape Essential - Experience with rapid prototyping tools for building and testing code for in-vehicle or on rig implementation Essential - Experienced with rig and vehicle level validation testing inc. defining test specifications and instrumentation requirements Desirable - Familiar with electrical debugging on vehicle, eg harnessing, continuity checking, isolation checking etc Essential - Experience with software version control tools, requirements management, software change request (SCR) management Personal Attributes Essential - Strong numeracy and literacy Essential - Good logical reasoning Essential - Ability to overcome cultural barriers

Permanent / Warwick, Warwickshire

Senior Electronics Control Systems Engineer

Senior Electronics Control Systems Engineer - Uttoxeter - £ 40-50k DOE + Excellent benefits A Senior Electronics and Control Systems Engineer is required for a world class, family-owned technology business that designs and manufactures a range of earth-moving machines. As part of a hands-on and passionate engineering team, you will play a key role in rapid-prototype automation research programmes. The work will include remote control, teleoperation, machine assist and high levels of machine automation. As Senior Electronics Control System Engineer - you will be required to Create and develop new prototype automation control software using Model-Based Design and/or manual coding. Capture and generate requirements documents in parallel with software developments. Evaluate and integrate your own software solutions to run on a variety of different ECU hardware. Work closely to support and guide other people within the team and group. As Senior Electronics Control Systems Engineer- you will have A degree level qualification in electronic / software engineering. Practical hands on experience in either Automotive and/or Off Highway industries. Practical hands on experience with vehicle electrics and ECU hardware. Proficient in using Mathworks Software Tools for Embedded Code Generation. Knowledge and experience of vehicle automation applications using ROS (Robotic Operating System) on Embedded Linux hardware platforms. Experienced with using LiDAR, Camera, Ultrasonics, Infra-Red and RADAR sensors to include data fusion for autonomous applications Experience in C programming, Simulink and CAD is highly desirable and the appreciation of Functional Safety standards. What you will get: An excellent salary and benefits package, whilst working on highly-rewarding projects. Training, support and career advancement. Suitably qualified and experienced Control Systems Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Software Developer - Vehicle Interior Functions

Software Developer -Vehicle Interior Functions - Midlands - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits A Software Developer is required for a flourishing department at the forefront of automotive design and development. The successful candidate will contribute to the engineering of high performance embedded systems for innovative applications including sports cars and special-purpose vehicles. As Software Developer - Vehicle Interior Functions you will Produce embedded software for 8-, 16- and 32-bit microcontrollers using established company design practices and software life-cycles in line with the ISO2001:2008 quality system and high integrity design standards; Interpret system requirements, in collaboration with systems and hardware engineers, to generate software requirements. Implement code using C/C++ programming languages, assembly language and automatic code generation from modelled environments; Generation and execution of test plans and reports at all levels of the "V" life cycle, including unit/structural tests, integration tests and verification/validation tests; Generation and formal review of technical documentation and artefacts from the design process; Participation in FMEA, HAZOP, FTA and other analysis techniques. As Software Developer- Vehicle Interior Functions you will have A Degree in an appropriate science or engineering discipline; Proven experience in a similar role within an embedded system product development environment; Experience of programming using C, C++ and assembly languages; Experience using requirements management and specification tools e.g. DOORS, Rhapsody, MKS Integrity and configuration management tools e.g. MKS and software analysis methodologies e.g. Yourdon SASD or UML; Experience in the use of model-based development tools e.g. Mathworks Simulink & Stateflow, dSpace TargetLink; Experience of AUTOSAR and software test verification tools; Experience with CAN based test tools e.g. CANalyser, CANape, CANoe; An ability to interpret circuit schematics and understand the basic operation of electronics hardware, especially microprocessor peripheral support circuitry; Good test and analysis skills and a high level of proficiency at written and verbal communication. A team player with the ability to work unsupervised and capable of contributing to multiple activities simultaneously. Suitably qualified and experienced Software Developers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Lichfield, Staffordshire

Principal Electrical Powertrain Engineer

Principal Electrical Powertrain Engineer - Electric Vehicle - Coventry - £ DOE Overview of the role: To enable the development of a new and highly innovative EV programme, working from a blank page concept to an outstanding design, this is an exceptional opportunity for engineers to turn their ideas into reality. We have a fantastic opportunity available for a Principal Electrical Powertrain Engineer to work on this Concept EV project which is sponsored by a leading vehicle manufacturing organisation. This role is to provide specialist technical leadership in the field of electric powertrain design including electric machines, power electronics, control strategies and batteries. The Principal Electrical Powertrain Engineer will be responsible for leading a team of engineers to define, develop and deliver this programme. They will report directly to the Chief Engineer, work closely with the other engineering functions, SMT, procurement, manufacturing and external suppliers to design and develop this EV from concept to production to meet time, cost and specification requirements. Responsibilities: To design and develop key areas of electric powertrains. Provide technical leadership in electric powertrain design. Including the areas of electric machines, power electronics, control strategies and batteries. Selection of system components through knowledge of interaction and characteristics. To represent our client as a credible authority on electric vehicles with current and future collaborative partners. Ensure design for manufacture to support cost-effective production. To have the vision to be able to propose where enhanced research in system areas could lead to performance gains. Skills & Experience required: Honours Degree or equivalent experience in a relevant Engineering subject. Specialised knowledge of at least one component of either electric machines, power electronics, control or battery technology. With an appreciation of all components and the interaction between them. Successful track record of strong leadership with the ability to influence and motivate others to achieve outstanding results. Technical and personal credibility, working effectively with cross-functional teams and other business functions. Ability to demonstrate an innovative approach in to the product design, allowing new technologies to be implemented. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Engineers should apply today by either calling Paul Robson on +44 (0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter WMG

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Software Engineer

Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Software Engineer - Permanent - Warwickshire - £40-50k DOE Our client is a global provider of pioneering engineering, research and test services to the automotive, defence, aerospace and rail sectors. They are seeking a Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Software Engineer to help shape the technologies of the future. Reporting to the Software Function Lead, this strategically important new position is to support continued growth of a highly-regarded technical team What you will do As Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Software Engineer; Model vehicle electric / hybrid propulsion systems including hybrid control and battery management systems. Develop complex control strategies. Support the generation of system and sub-system requirements. Conduct prototype integration and testing on full scale prototype vehicles. Produce documentation to a high standard. What you will need As Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Software Engineer; A relevant engineering degree, with a preference for a higher degree eg. PhD. Experience of development of software control strategies using MATLAB / Simulink / Stateflow. Demonstrable experience in working to full software V-cycle. Appreciation of functional safety. Have a broad understanding of key components of electric vehicle powertrains and electrical and electronic systems. HIL experience, IS026262 and C, C++ knowledge would be highly desirable. Be willing to engage in the security clearance process for UK MoD contracts. What you will get As Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Software Engineer; An excellent salary, flexible working & benefits. Career progression. Applications Suitably qualified and experienced Software Engineers should apply today by either calling Paul Robson or by emailing their CV and covering letter.

Permanent / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Electric Powertrain - Power Electronics and Control Engineer

Lead Engineer - Power Electronics and Control - Powertrain - Coventry - £ Highly competitive DOE A Lead Engineer - Power Electronics and Control, is required to work on the development of new and highly innovative EV and hybrid vehicle programmes. This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented engineer to turn their ideas into reality, from blank page concepts to outstanding designs. As Lead Engineer - Power Electronics and Control - you will be required to Lead the development of Power Electronics and Control related activities, as part of automotive powertrain projects, for various new vehicle platforms. Provide effective technical management, analysis, planning, monitoring and design expertise in conjunction with all other related project areas. To provide specialist technical knowledge in the field of Power Electronics and Control for automotive traction applications. Work closely with current and future collaborative partners. To be responsible for test and development activities To disseminate project output by reports, presentations and other suitable methods. As Lead Engineer - Power Electronics and Control - you will have A degree in a relevant subject Experience of technical leadership of Power Electronic and Control development activities. The ability to manage multi-disciplined, complex, technical projects. The ability to supervise and support junior engineers. Suitably qualified and experienced Power Electronic and Control Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Lead Powertrain Engineer - Electric Machine

Lead Engineer - Electric Machines - Powertrain - Coventry - £ Highly competitive DOE A Lead Engineer - Electric Machines is required to work on the development of new and highly innovative EV and hybrid vehicle programmes. This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented engineer to turn their ideas into reality, from blank page concepts to outstanding designs. As Lead Engineer - Electric Machines - you will be required to Lead the development of Electric Machines for various new vehicle platforms. Provide effective technical management, analysis, planning, monitoring and design expertise in conjunction with all other related project areas. To provide specialist technical knowledge in the field of electric machines for automotive traction applications. Work closely with current and future collaborative partners. To be responsible for test and development activities To disseminate project output by reports, presentations and other suitable methods. As Lead Engineer - Electric Machines - you will have A degree in a relevant subject Experience of technical leadership of electric machine designs and deliverables. The ability to manage multi-disciplined, complex, technical projects. The ability to supervise and support junior engineers. Suitably qualified and experienced Electric Machine Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Electric Powertrain Battery Engineer

Lead Engineer - Battery Systems - Electric Powertrain - Coventry - £ Highly competitive DOE A Lead Engineer - Battery Systems is required to work on the development of new and highly innovative EV and hybrid vehicle programmes. This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented engineer to turn their ideas into reality, from blank page concepts to outstanding designs. As Lead Engineer - Battery Systems - you will be required to Lead the development of battery systems for various new vehicle platforms. Provide effective technical management, CAE analysis, planning, monitoring and battery design expertise in conjunction with other technical project leads. To provide specialist technical knowledge in the field of battery systems for hybrid and electric vehicles. Work closely with current and future collaborative partners. To be responsible for test and development activities To disseminate project output by reports, presentations and other suitable methods. As Lead Engineer - Battery Systems - you will have A degree in a relevant subject Experience of technical leadership in the battery systems field. The ability to manage multi-disciplined, complex, technical projects. The ability to supervise and support junior engineers. Suitably qualified and experienced Battery Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Electronic Systems Engineer

Electronic Systems Engineer - Leamington Spa - £ 35-45k DOE An Electronic Systems Engineer is required for a rapidly expanding engineering consultancy. Due to significant high-profile business wins, you will have the opportunity to work on class-leading automotive technology. As Electronic Systems Engineer you will assist in providing automotive-related engineering services to our high-profile customers. As Electronic Systems Engineer - you will be required to Support cross-functional teams to deliver System Engineering solutions. Meet complex system deliverables on-time and to budget. Support key test, development and validation activities. Guide customers on Systems Engineering best practice. Be a highly motivated individual, confident at communicating with customers. As Electronics Systems Engineer - you will have A relevant degree and ideally be working towards chartership. Strong vehicle electronic systems knowledge, mechanical knowledge would also be beneficial. Evidence of having worked at multiple stages of the V cycle. Controls development experience, ideally MATLAB, Simulink, Stateflow. System modelling and software development knowledge. Knowledge of ISO 26262 and Functional Safety experience. Background in the automotive industry (Chassis, Powertrain, EV, ADAS desired) What you will get: A competitive salary and benefits package, with excellent career development and training opportunities. Suitably qualified and experienced Electronic Systems Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Principal Electric Motor Design Engineer

Principal Electric Machine Design Engineer - Nottingham - £ 50-70k DOE A Principal Electric Machine Design Engineer is required for a rapidly expanding transmission and driveline system company. This global consultancy is soon moving to fantastic new premises and growing to meet the extreme demand for its internationally recognised automotive transmission and driveline expertise. As Principal Electric Machine Design Engineer, you will lead the specification, design, control, development, test and benchmarking of electric machines and actuators. Working predominantly in the field of automotive power electrification. As Principal Electric Machine Design Engineer - you will be required to Establish and lead a team specialising in the specification, design, control, development, test and benchmarking of electric machines and actuators. Lead the definition of system architectures and technical solutions to meet client requirements. Produce innovative electromagnetic, mechanical and thermal design solutions to achieve the performance requirements of the electric machines. Supervise build and testing of electric machines. Manage machine-related activities from requirements capture to product delivery. Establish and maintain specialist design tools and methodologies to support electrical machine design. As Principal Electric Machine Design Engineer - you will have A wide range of experience in designing, developing and controlling a variety of electric machine types, preferably gained in the automotive or aerospace sectors. A degree or PhD in an electric machine related field. What you will get: A competitive salary and benefits package, whilst working on exciting and dynamic projects in a fantastic new facility. Suitably qualified and experienced Electric Machine Design Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Chief Engineer

Chief Engineer - Transmissions and Drivelines - Nottingham - £ 70-90k DOE A Chief Engineer is required for a rapidly expanding transmission and driveline system company. This global consultancy is soon moving to fantastic new premises and growing to meet the extreme demand for its internationally recognised automotive transmissions expertise. The Chief Engineer will work with other managerial staff to ensure project completion in an efficient manner. With responsibility for every phase of the project development, you will ensure project objectives are met. This will include working with the Engineering Department to provide detailed 3D CAD models and 2D manufacturing drawings and specifications for gearbox and drivelines. Areas of work may include NVH simulation, gear design / transmission error optimization, efficiency improvements, lubricant flow and transmission control. As Chief Engineer - you will be required to Have direct involvement and supervision of the design and analysis of transmission and driveline systems and components, such as gears, shafts, housings, selector systems, clutch systems and hydraulics. Be customer-facing and be able to travel occasionally to overseas client sites. Develop best engineering processes and practices. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of transmission design and CAE tools. Manage complex projects and allocate resources appropriately. As Chief Engineer - you will have 8 years of automotive transmission / driveline design and analysis experience. A high standard of competency in transmission / driveline design and analysis from clean-sheet design to whole transmission drawing release. The ability to determine innovative solutions to the numerous design challenges. An understanding of the commercial aspects of a consultancy business. Minimum BEng in Mechanical Engineering What you will get: A competitive salary and benefits package, whilst working on exciting and dynamic projects in a fantastic new facility. Suitably qualified and experienced Transmission and Driveline Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Senior Electrical and Electronic Systems Engineer

Senior Electrical and Electronic Systems Engineer - Uttoxeter - £ 40-50k DOE + Excellent benefits A Senior Electrical and Electronic Systems Engineer is required for a world class, family-owned technology business that designs and manufactures a range of earth moving machines. As part of a hands-on and passionate engineering team, you will play a key role in the development of a class-leading product range. As Senior Electrical and Electronic Systems Engineer - you will be required to Have responsibility for a series of machine control systems. Own the design, development, sign-off and in-service support. Work with colleagues and key suppliers to specify components, define software requirements and deliver test programmes in line with agreed project time scales. Write real-time embedded software for prototype and production machines to recognised quality standards. Own technical responsibility for part of the machine. As Senior Electrical and Electronic Systems Engineer - you will have A degree level qualification in electronic / software engineering or a related subject. A minimum 3 years relevant work experience in a related industry. A comprehensive understanding of control system logic and an appreciation of functional safety. Familiarity with off highway electronic control systems. Experience in C programming, Simulink and CAD is highly desirable. What you will get: An excellent salary and benefits package, whilst working on highly-rewarding projects. Training, support and career advancement. Suitably qualified and experienced Electrical and Electronic Systems Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Uttoxeter, Staffordshire

Principal Electric Machines Design Engineer

Principal Engineer - Electric Machines - Midlands - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits A Principal Engineer - Electric Machines is required for a flourishing department at the forefront of electric and hybrid vehicle design and development. The successful candidate will lead the engineering of highly innovative powertrain applications. As Principal Engineer - Electric Machines - you will be required to Interpret machine requirements in collaboration with systems, hardware and mechanical engineers to generate detailed formal specifications. Conceptually design, from first principles, permanent magnet, reluctance and induction machine types. Progress designs from ideas to prototypes with the development of detailed models. Including establishing and maintaining specialist design and simulation tools. Manage the prototype build, testing and validation. Including resolving manufacturing and performance issues. Supervise technical support staff during machine assembly and test. Support business development teams in winning new business, representing the company at supplier, partner and customer locations. Generate technical documentation. As Principal Engineer - Electric Machines- you will need An Engineering degree or equivalent. Relevant postgraduate training highly advantageous. Experience of quick-sizing with emphasis on electromagnetic and thermal performance of electric machines. A detailed understanding of a range of electric machine topologies, typically including permanent magnet, reluctance and induction machine types. Experience and familiarity with a range of electromagnetic FEA tools. Demonstrable experience in the mechanical design and manufacturing considerations of electric machines. The ability to think creatively to maximise the performance benefits of new materials, applications and constructional techniques. Suitably qualified and experienced Electric Machine Design Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Lichfield, Staffordshire

Chief Electrical Systems Engineer

Chief Electrical Systems Engineer - Warwick - £ Highly Competitive + Excellent benefits A Chief Electrical Systems Engineer is required for a thriving automotive engineering consultancy at the forefront of electric and hybrid vehicle design and development. The successful candidate will lead the engineering of innovative powertrain applications over a wide and successful product range. Due to rapid growth our client seeks a Chief Electrical Systems Engineer with experience of developing e-machine/motor control power electronics, with a notable focus in production of EV and hybrid vehicles. As Chief Electrical Systems Engineer- you will be required to Lead the delivery of e-powertrain systems and solutions into multiple customer applications, interfacing directly with the customer; representing their interests with the internal team of technical experts and designers. Manage the electrical attribute owners to ensure e-powertrain systems are correctly electrically integrated into customer applications, and manage interfaces outside of the electrical domain. Direct the capture, management and development of customer's electrical powertrain system requirements, ensuring alignment between internal team(s) and the customer. Liaise and co-ordinate design activities and ensure their delivery is in line with the programme requirements. Direct the development of client electrical system(s) and components to the agreed requirements and processes. Lead system and component-level safety case development, and follow industry standard techniques to ensure a robust design, e.g. FMEA. Plan, manage and action Design Verification and Validation activity at a system and/or vehicle level. Manage and co-ordinate the release of electrical components, and support through PPAP into production across multiple projects. Build and maintain a strong customer relationship, to facilitate technical interfacing of cross-functional teams. As Chief Electrical Systems Engineer- you will need Degree or equivalent in a relevant Engineering or Science related discipline. A minimum of 10 years' demonstrable experience in an automotive or similar engineering environment, with a preferred focus on EV and hybrid vehicle technologies. Proven experience of working on automotive e-powertrain systems (such as motors; inverters; batteries/energy storage; power electronics) and understanding their interfaces and integration into the vehicle. Thorough understanding of automotive HV standards; design methodologies and working practices. A solid understanding of Functional Safety processes and concepts. Verifiable experience in System Specification; Requirements Capture/Management and Design Validation processes. Confident user of MS Office products and competent user of industry-standard network tools, e.g. Vector CANalyzer. Good understanding of industry-standard calibration tools, e.g. Vector CANape, ETAS INCA. Experience of using vehicle diagnostic tools (engineering and service level) and electrical debugging of prototype vehicles. Confident at reading vehicle wiring diagrams, and understanding component electrical interfaces. An understanding of automotive in-vehicle networks, their applications and attributes. Proven experience of leading the delivery of automotive electronic and/or electrical systems and their components into series production. Other beneficial attributes: Ability to read electrical hardware schematics. Experience of delivering high-ASIL systems into production applications and a detailed understanding of ISO26262. Familiarity with MATLAB/Simulink. Detailed vehicle networks knowledge (e.g. LIN, CAN, Flexray) Competent user of ETAS INCA and/or Vector CANape. Knowledge of German language. Suitably qualified and experienced Electrical Systems Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Warwickshire, England

Principal Power Electronics Engineer

Principal Power Electronics Engineer - Warwick - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits A Principal Power Electronics Engineer is required for a thriving automotive engineering consultancy at the forefront of electric and hybrid vehicle design and development. The successful candidate will lead the engineering of innovative powertrain applications over a wide and successful product range. Due to rapid growth our client seeks a Principal Power Electronics Engineer with experience of developing e-machine/motor control power electronics for production. Particularly in EV and hybrid vehicles in the range from 50 kW to >750 kW. As Principal Power Electronics Engineer - you will be required to Lead the design and delivery of motor control power electronics for a variety of customer applications, interfacing directly with design teams in the UK and Germany. Capture and manage inverter hardware requirements, developing into specifications; schematics; PCB layouts and drawings, ensuring alignment between internal team(s), suppliers and the customer. Design and develop inverter hardware, including gate drivers; control boards; DC link components and selection and characterisation of power modules. Use intelligent design to deliver modular and scalable solutions; often based on internal inverter platform development. Management and definition of inverter mechanical interfaces and requirements, to include thermal system. Develop customer inverter components to the agreed requirements and processes, from concept level through to production. Contribute to system and lead inverter-level safety case development, and follow industry standard techniques to ensure a robust design, e.g. FMEA. Plan and action Design Verification (DV) and Production Validation (PV) activity at a component level. Manage interfaces between the inverter and the rest of the e-powertrain system. As Principal Power Electronics Engineer- you will need Degree or equivalent in a relevant Engineering or Science related discipline. A minimum of 10 years' demonstrable power electronics design experience in an automotive or similar engineering environment. Proven experience of developing inverters for production applications and understanding their interfaces and integration into the powertrain system(s) and vehicle. Verifiable experience in inverter Specification; Requirements Capture/Management and DV and PV processes. Strong background and knowledge of power electronics, analogue and digital circuits and schematic capture and development. Highly familiar with IGBT and future power switching technologies. Good understanding of automotive HV standards; design methodologies and working practices. Experience of designing power electronics in accordance with ISO26262 Functional Safety processes and concepts, and an understanding of what this means for hardware design processes and the design realisation. Solid understanding of asynchronous and synchronous motor control theory, and motor position sensing technologies. Confident user of MS Office products and competent user of industry-standard network and calibration tools, e.g. Vector CANalyzer, Vector CANape, ETAS INCA. Experienced user of electronic CAD packages (e.g. Altium designer) and simulation packages (e.g. PSpice, LTspice). Suitably qualified and experienced Power Electronics Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Warwick, Warwickshire

Powertrain Cooling Systems Engineer

Powertrain Cooling Systems Engineer - Coventry - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits A Powertrain Cooling Systems Engineer is required for a flourishing department working in the field of passenger and commercial vehicles. As the successful candidate you will have responsibility for all cooling systems activities of the powertrain team. As a part of the system development, activities will include utilising CAE, custom built experimental rigs, extensive component characterisation and vehicle testing. You will also support vehicle program activities from design to packaging and engineering feasibility, within the vehicle front end and powertrain area. As Powertrain Cooling Systems Engineer - you will be required to Demonstrate a clear understanding of powertrain cooling system requirements. Use CAD and CAE packages to design cooling systems and heat management components. Lead package reviews and resolve vehicle platform conflicts. Understand rubber and plastic component design, manufacture, component and vehicle testing. Interact with suppliers. Occasionally travel to India As Powertrain Cooling Systems Engineer - you will have A minimum of five years automotive or other relevant industry experience. A clear understanding of aero / thermal fundamentals. Knowledge of cooling systems, ideally in automotive applications. CAD expertise, and exposure to 1D/3D CAE toolsets. A proven ability to plan and deliver components or systems from concept to production. What you will get: An excellent salary and benefits package, whilst working on highly-rewarding projects. Training, support and career advancement. Suitably qualified and experienced Powertrain Cooling Systems Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter . TMETC

Permanent / Coventry

Lead Engineer & Domain Owner - ADAS - Electric Vehicle

Lead Engineer & Domain Owner - ADAS - Electric Vehicle - South West - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits As Lead Engineer you will own the delivery of the ADAS system. This vital role involves working with internal System, HW, SW, packaging, EDS, HMI teams and with suppliers (Tier 1 and 2) for the development, verification and validation of the unit / sub-system, followed by integration into the main electric vehicle architecture. As Lead Engineer & Domain Owner - ADAS, you will be required to: Capture functional and non-functional requirements. Specify, design, build and test, real time electronics systems from concept to production, directly or via Tier 1 suppliers. Work with Tier 1 suppliers and internal teams (System, HW, SW, Testing, Packaging etc..) for the Verification & Validation and integration development of the unit(s) into the main system Perform project planning and task prioritisation activities to support the project manager. Organise and run technical gate reviews. Demonstrate strong communication and supplier management skills. As Lead Engineer & Domain Owner - ADAS, you will have: A proven track records of requirement capturing (preferably using Doors) At least a Degree level qualification in a relevant Engineering Discipline. 5-10 years experience of development of electronics units, directly and via Tier 1 suppliers Some experience of hardware unit design and writing software, with a preference for embedded software/firmware. An understanding of Robust Design methods, FMEAs, QMS. Significant experience/appreciation of quality and process assurance. What you will get: An excellent salary and benefits package, whilst working on a highly-rewarding project. Training, support and career advancement. Suitably qualified and experienced ADAS Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .

Permanent / Bristol