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Tim worked originally in a family business, training as a fabricator and general engineer covering press operation, profile and tooling management, non-ferrous metal casting, moulding and lamination.

He has significant experience in recruitment, having worked within the education recruitment sector for some time, he joined Jonathan Lee to make the most of his technical knowledge and understanding from his early career, dealing with contract technical engineering roles within the automotive sector.

Tim possesses an Level 5 NVQ in Leadership and Management and has been a Commissioned Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve service. He is committed to delivering the highest quality of service to his candidates and clients.

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IT Information Security Specialist

CONTRACTRECRUITMENT Our client, a global engineering company is looking for an Information Security Specialist to provide support for a busy IT team on a 6-9 month contract basis. This department provides all of the IT technical support to TMETC staff engaged in R&D work covering offices based at IARC bldg. Warwick University, Coventry & HPL Prototypes, Allesley, Coventry. Successful candidate will be responsible for implementing ISO27001 based security controls within the organization. The job will involve close coordination with the corporate IT to rollout the mutually agreed processes and procedures. Candidate will be required to take the full ownership of the implementation, work with IT team and put all the required policies/processes/controls in place. Set up required review/meeting cadence and work towards generating the required artefacts to satisfy the audit process. The work will also involve in depth documentation and end use training during implementation. The candidate will also be the part of team facing both internal and external audit. Main Duties: The objective of the role is to prepare the organization's compliance towards ISO 27001 Info Security standard The candidate also needs to ensure the company complies with relevant legislation, regulations and codes of practice in all matters relating to security. Ensure that data security policies are documented, implemented, enforced, monitored and complied with and to ensure the company embraces a culture of Information Security. Develop and ensure data security procedures are approved that provide the more detailed steps that service areas need to adhere to in order to implement that data security policies. Ensure that regular risk assessments are completed in departments and the results are recorded. Assist in taking timely action resulting from any risk assessment recommendations. The candidate needs to work closely with the Corporate Information Security team and align the processes/procedures accordingly. Put a detailed meeting cadence to support the audit / review process. Prepare a detailed end user help document along with a short ready reckoner. End user training Handhold System, network admins and IT support desk to get the policies implemented. Experience Required: ISO 27001 standards experience and application. CISSP, CISM, CISA, CIPP or similar security or privacy qualification. Information Security Policies and Processes and procedures. Security Auditing skills and experience. GDPR, GAPP Data Protection knowledge. Ability to lead implementation Education Required: Degree qualified or similar qualification in information management or computer science. If you are interested in this exciting contract in an industry-leading and purpose-built facility, then please apply now.

Permanent / Coventry, West Midlands

Senior Hardware Engineer - Controls

Ref: 49749 Title: Senior Hardware Engineer, Controls Employment Type: Permanent Division: R&D Assemblies Position based at: Birmingham Business Park (After a short period in Lincoln) Summary: Our client has been manufacturing semiconductor products for over 60 years; providing Power Module and Electric Vehicle System products to customers across the world. It is an exciting time to be joining this leading technology company as we are in a significant period of growth which is planned to continue with a major growth investment in the Birmingham area. To support this growth plan, we are looking for a Senior Hardware Engineer, Controls to join the R&D Centre. - This new centre will be situated in Birmingham. Successful candidates will be comfortable with travel to Lincoln in the first two months until the brand new and industry-leading design and development complex is up and running in Birmingham. The Role Senior Hardware Engineer will be responsible for the control hardware development, implementing hardware and architecture design, evaluating control hardware limitation based on project requirements & functional safety requirements. This role will also be responsible for the hardware development of the next generation. Key Responsibilities Leading and participating in model-based hardware development from high level architecture design through to implementation, setting up the work flow and conducting various analysis according to the requirements of automotive industry standards Improving internal development process, reviewing and managing documentation to the appropriate level Adjudication and approval of MCU oriented hardware design, schematic and PCB review, component selection review Leading development of the next-generation control hardware platform meeting the functional safety requirements Provision of requirements input for design, analysis, simulation, and testing. Provision of input for the generation of technical specifications, proposals and other documentations Ability to present constructive ideas to both customers and internal teams Ability to conduct speculative research on certain technical issues Support to the head of department in determining technology roadmap and specifying development milestone Mentoring of engineering staff and helping grow the technical capability of the team Actively corporate with other colleagues, organize meetings to discuss critical issues, update and progress in time with the awareness of timeline Teamwork with embedded software engineer to specify hardware architecture Support functional safety engineer to evaluate functional safety performance of control hardware To maintain effective working relationship with core members, guarantee efficient circulation of technical information among departments Actively communicate with external suppliers, universities, research institutes and clients, keep in line with the cutting-edge technology and future trending technology Core Skills and Education Minimum Bachelors degree in electronics/ electronics related discipline At least 4 years hardware development working experience in automotive Tier 1 supplier or OEM Familiar with NXP or Infineon processors and peripheral circuit design SPI, CAN, FlexRay or Ethernet etc communication circuit design Sensing signal interface, filtering, amplifying circuit development Familiar with resolver, encoder etc rotor position decoding circuit design Familiar with ISO26262 hardware design and analysis Excellent capability of selecting electronic components, reading datasheet, sufficient experience on adjudicating the optimal solution Familiar with schematic and PCB design Comprehensive experience on PCB design considering multiply trade-off factors ASIC circuit development experience Desirable Experience: JLR Grade Experience Familiar with CPLD, FPGA circuit design FMEA awareness If you are interested in joining this pioneering EV development team, apply now or send your CV

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Senior System Engineer

Ref: 49752 Title: Senior System Engineer Employment Type: Permanent Division: R&D Assemblies Position based at: Birmingham Business Park (After a short period in Lincoln) Summary: Our client has been manufacturing semiconductor products for over 60 years; providing Power Module and Electric Vehicle System products to customers across the world. It is an exciting time to be joining this leading technology company as we are in a significant period of growth which is planned to continue with a major growth investment in the Birmingham area. To support this growth plan, we are looking for a Senior System Engineer to join the R&D Centre. - This new centre will be situated in Birmingham. Successful candidates will be comfortable with travel to Lincoln in the first two months until the brand new and industry-leading design and development complex is up and running in Birmingham. The Role Responsible for R&D project management and plan making for automotive power electronic products. Conduct electrical system simulation and design. Formulate technical specifications and mutual interfaces among components. Look for suitable components and purchase them to support overall product integration development. Conduct system commissioning and manage deliverable results/reports. Support technical communication & cooperation inside and outside the company. Provide other day-to-day administrative support to the whole team. Key Responsibilities Responsible for development of automotive power electronic products, including main traction inverter DC12V and DC48V converter and on board AC/DC charger Formulate project program and be in charge of development progress and budget expenditure Conduct overall system design, including but not limited to demand analysis, scheme design and electrical system simulation Define necessary technical specification and interfaces for each component and carry on detailed development Responsible for overall system integration, including sourcing components, related procurement and prototype Responsible for overall system commissioning, consisting of compiling test program and results for further assessment Examine the whole product design progress and archive related deliverable documents; Transfer validated products to production line and follow up later technical requirements Investigate frontier technology and market demand on corresponding power electronic product Participate in technology and product roadmap formulation Necessary technical communication and bidding related with power electronic products Provide other day-to-day administrative support to the whole team Core Skills and Education A degree with related subjects of electronic Information, electrical automation, computer at least 8 years' relevant working experience 5 years and above of automotive electrics products development experience Familiar with and rich understanding on electrical vehicle power electronics product development process Familiar with related standards and laws & regulations Proficiency in CAD/CAE/Office software Attention to detailed work and accurate work information If you are interested in joining this pioneering EV development team, apply now or send your CV

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Head of Chip Design Technology

Job Description Job title: Head of Chip Design Technology Department: R&D Centre: Assemblies Location: Birmingham (Following a short period in Lincolnshire, travel supported) Job Summary Our client has been manufacturing semiconductor products for over 60 years; providing Power Module and Electric Vehicle System products to customers across the world. It is an exciting time to be joining this leading technology company as we are in a significant period of growth which is planned to continue with a major growth investment in the Birmingham area. To support this growth plan, we are looking for a head of Chip Design Technology to join the R&D Centre. - This new centre will be situated in Birmingham. Successful candidates will be comfortable with travel to Lincoln in the first two months until the brand new and industry-leading design and development complex is up and running in Birmingham. The Role We are looking for a Principal Chip Design Engineer to lead our Power module, IGBT, bipolar, and SiC chip development teams to design and layout photomasks for the production of new generation semiconductor products. An excellent benefits package is offered to the right candidate. Key Responsibilities Manage all conception, scheming design of automotive power electronic products, evaluate the requirements for new products and determine the design plan. Organise research in new integrated technology of automotive power electronic product; Guide the R&D team, verification of new technologies, structures, and promotion of product implementation; Review structure design of product, including 3D/2D drawings of assemblies and parts, as well as analysis and calculation during the design Control structure related document output Define product BOM list Manage follow-up, modification and acceptance of mould making Define test methods for mechanical experiment Responsible for DEFMEA of power modules, formulate related documents according to APQP process Define the specification and test standard of structural material Structural sample testing, small batch trial production follow-up and assessment Responsible for the analysis of causes of the defective product and formulate corrective and preventive methods; Core Skills and Education A Degree or equivalent in a mechanical mechatronics and other related subjects; Demonstrable time-served background R&D of Power module and SiC chip design; Excellent leadership and management skills; Experience of 2D layout drawing tools. Use of general 2D/3D CAD software tools. Experience of Microsoft software packages. Knowledge of semiconductor devices & fabrication principles. Ability to solve engineering problems and to make appropriate recommendations for improvement. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to join a growing organisation apply now.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Head of System Technology - Electric Vehicles

Job title: Head of System Technology Department Department: System Technology Department Location: Birmingham Hours of work: 37 hours a week Contract: Permanent Salary: £53,700-£69,400 The Role Under the lead of TEIC director, this role will conduct the daily administrative and technical management, responsible for making the technical and products roadmap as well as monthly, quarterly and annual working plan. Responsible for review of power electronics system architecture development, construction of design platform, and detailed technical development. Responsible for resource performance management, construction of talents team, involving in talent recruitment and assessment, support with marking. Key Responsibilities Under the lead of the director, conduct the daily administrative and technical management of the department Making the technical and products roadmap based on company strategy Making department monthly, quarterly and annual working plan, and responsible for implementation Organize resource to solve the technical and resource problem of the team encountered Responsible for the evaluation of resource performance management, , construction of talents team, involving in talent recruitment and assessment Responsible for making technical support which including sales training, customer communication, bidding and tendering, products popularization in exhibition etc. Response to all kinds of requirements from different business units within the group Lead the technical development of the department Define and manage the hardware R&D process and workflow that comply with TS 16949 and ISO 26262 o Model-based system architecture design, requirement decomposition down to sub-model with traceability, function net and failure net management Power electronics system detailed design including system simulation, component selection analysis, specification definition, and interface design Hardware design analysis including safety analysis such as FMEDA, FTA and reliability analysis such as DFMEA, De-rating Analysis Power electronics system integration and test which including system calibration, EMC and reliability test etc. Organize summarize, review and internal study of design rule, design experience etc. Organize company standard composing, patent application o Providing general support from senior management team of the company. Skills and experience Extensive an demonstrable experience in automotive electronics products development Familiar with automotive electronic product development process, and with profound understanding and experience Familiar with automotive produce standard and legislation Familiar with mechanical structure design, especially automotive converter structure design and manufacturing process. Familiar with high power electronics product development If you are interested in this opportunity to lead an exciting R&D team, apply now.

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

EV - Principal Module Reliability Engineer

Job title: Principal Module Reliability engineer Department: R&D Centre: Assemblies Location: Birmingham Job Summary Our client has been manufacturing semiconductor products for over 60 years; providing Power Module and Electric Vehicle System products to customers across the world. It is an exciting time to be joining this leading technology company as we are in a significant period of growth which is planned to continue with a major growth investment in the Birmingham area. To support this growth plan, we are looking for a Principal Chip Design Engineer (IGBT & SiC) to join the R&D Centre. - This new centre will be situated in Birmingham. Successful candidates will be comfortable with travel to Lincoln in the first two months until the brand new and industry-leading design and development complex is up and running in Birmingham. The Role This role will be responsible for power module reliability analysis and test, Establish a module product reliability analysis method and work flow. An excellent benefits package is offered to the right candidate. Key Responsibilities Responsible for the planning and implementation of reliability research of power modules Responsible for the optimisation of power module reliability research system and the introduction of reliability methods and tools; Responsible for understanding and confirming customer requirements for reliability of power modules and making evaluation plans Establish and improve power module reliability test platform; Define and improve power module reliability test standards and related manuals Participate in the company's cutting-edge product reliability research, patent excavation and application Research and development of new test methods for reliability concerns; Study reliability failure mechanisms of new power device packaging Responsible for reliability analysis and health monitoring of power modules such as IGBTs and SiC and GaN; Establish life prediction and health monitoring systems for power modules; Establish failure models for various failure criteria based on various tests (stress-strain, humidity, vibration) data; Analysis of the failure mechanism of power modules to promote rectification and implementation; Research and tracking of cutting edge technology in power semiconductor module reliability; Assist in the development of departmental teams and newcomers training; Core Skills and Education Master or PhD Degree or equivalent in a reliability, physics, materials, semiconductor, and other related subjects; The equivalent of a PhD with demonstrable experience in power module reliability analysis Solid background in DFR: ALT, HALT, Weibull analysis, reliability prediction, MTTF, life date analysis etc. Proficient in the power modules reliability test, using reliability statistics to interpret test results Proficient in the failure mechanism of power module reliability test Familiar with power semiconductor device package structure and packaging process If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to join a growing organisation apply now or send your CV

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Head of Gate Driver Technology Department

Job title: Head of Gate Driver Technology Department Department: R&D Centre: Assemblies Location: Birmingham (Initially in Lincoln) Contract: Permanent Salary: Competitive The Role As the Head of Drive Technology Department, you will be in charge of the technology research and product development of Si and Wide Band Gap power semiconductor gate driver including but not limited to gate drive and protection circuit, temperature, voltage, current sensing circuit, EMC filters as well as board level low power switching mode power supplies (SMPS).Main Features and responsibilites: Lead the R&D activities of gate drive technology and product development from requirement to release, define R&D process and build development platform. Lead the key activities during gate drive technology research including conceptual design comparison, core techniques identification, and technical difficulties breakthrough etc.; Achieve targets of robustness, cost-effectivity, manufacturability and other requirements by detailed design, analysis, simulation, review, and verification down to each low level circuit block and components. Be responsible for productizing gate drive technology following company product development process; Guarantee the deliverables delivered as scheduled and optimised considering the trade-off of cost, size, mass, functional safety, EMC and efficiency; Make sure products fulfil lifetime and reliability requirements as well as international and regions' standards and policy requirements. Continuously capture the gate drive technology status and trends Department internal task allocation and resource management Lead the R&D of the department including but not limited to: Define and manage the hardware R&D process and workflow that comply with automotive standard such as ISO 26262 Hardware model conceptual and detailed design, schematic and PCB design according to allocated requirement Hardware design analysis including safety analysis such as FMEDA, FTA, reliability analysis such as DFMEA, De-rating Analysis, WCCA. Design verification and validation to specification Design document and prototype review and approval Skills and Experience required A degree in physics, power electronics, electrical and electronic engineering and other related subjects Extensive demonstrable experience in automotive electrical or electronic products design or test. Proven track record of team or project management experience. Familiar with automotive electronic hardware design process Active gate drive circuit design experience Wide band gap semiconductor device gate drive development experience Motor drive inverter development experience SMPS fed from LV and HV line design experience SMPS closed-loop control design experience Sensing circuit interface, filter and amplify circuit design experience Electronic component selection: good interpretation capability of component datasheets, knowledgeable and experienced to select the most appropriate component PCB design experience with good knowledge of trade off considering function, heat dissipation, EMC, insolation, cost control and manufacturability ASIC development experience FPGA development experience HALT, Quantitative ALT experience If you are interested in this role please send your CV or call on 01384 446145

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Principal AUTOSAR Software Engineer

Job Description Job title: Principal AUTOSAR software Engineer Department: R&D Centre: Assemblies Location: Birmingham (Following a short period in Lincolnshire, travel supported) Job Summary Our client has been manufacturing semiconductor products for over 60 years; providing Power Module and Electric Vehicle System products to customers across the world. It is an exciting time to be joining this leading technology company as we are in a significant period of growth which is planned to continue with a major growth investment in the Birmingham area. To support this growth plan, we are looking for a Principal Chip Design Engineer (IGBT & SiC) to join the R&D Centre. - This new centre will be situated in Birmingham. Successful candidates will be comfortable with travel to Lincoln in the first two months until the brand new and industry-leading design and development complex is up and running in Birmingham. The Role This role will be responsible for developing and maintaining AUTOSAR code for different projects, participating architecture design of hardware and software. This role will also be responsible for the AUTOSAR software development of the next generation based on the functional safety requirements. An excellent benefits package is offered to the right candidate. Key Responsibilities Leading and participating in software architecture design Leading evaluation of different processor platforms, different hardware architecture designs Leading evaluation of functional safety solutions, and ASIL decomposition solutions Leading development of peripheral drivers, generating AUTOSAR middleware and debugging code Integration of basic software, third-party MCAL, algorithm software and OEM software, provision of complete AUTOSAR compliant control software Making plans and monitoring progress for software integration and testing Writing technical documentation Teamwork with control engineer and embedded software engineer to specify hardware and software architecture, provide complete middleware and testing plan Support functional safety engineer to evaluate functional safety performance of control hardware Actively communicate with external suppliers, universities, research institutes and clients, keep in line with the cutting-edge technology and future trending technology Core Skills and Education Minimum Bachelor's degree in electronics/ electronics related discipline, demonstrable working experience in the area of embedded software development and testing in automotive industry Robust experience with AUTOSAR 3.0 or 4.0 standard Experience with software architecture design tool like Rhapsody, PREEVision and etc. Familiar with NXP or Infineon processors Familiar with Tasking, GHS or Code warrior compilers Familiar with SPI, CAN, FlexRay or Ethernet and LLD Familiar with RTOS Analog and digital circuit Familiar with XCP protocol and diagnosis protocol Familiar with safety critical code standard like MISRA C Excellent embedded C programming and assembly programming techniques Familiar with ISO26262 Familiar with V model software testing process and version control Familiar with requirements management tool like DOORS etc Experience with functional safety software like Medini SysML/UML modelling FMEA awareness will be desirable If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to join a growing organisation apply now or send your CV

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Semiconductors Principal Engineer, Control Systems

Job title: Principal Engineer, Control Systems Department: R&D Centre: Assemblies Location: Lincoln Hours of work: 37 hours a week Contract: Permanent Salary: £42,000-£53,000 Our Client have been manufacturing semiconductor products for over 60 years; providing IGBT, Bipolar, Power Assembly and Electric Vehicle System products to customers across the world. It is an exciting time to be joining Dynex as we are in a significant period of growth which is planned to continue. We are looking for a Principal Chip Design Engineer (IGBT & SiC) to join our R&D Centre. The Role This role is responsible for development of motor and electronics control, implementing control strategy and generation of software from Matlab-Simulink models. The engineer will be responsible for architectural review, system review, training and guidance of junior team members. Key Fuctions: Implementation of control software architecture, manage requirements development Development and optimization of motor control algorithm, PWM algorithm and DCDC control algorithm Development and optimization of motor drive system calibration and diagnosis method Implementation of system integration and make specification of testing plan * Experience of system modelling using Matlab-Simulink and Autocode generation. C code generation and use in a model based development environment. Evaluate functional safety solution and ASIL decomposition solution Implementation of Simulink model testing, SIL, PIL and etc. according to ISO26262 * Generation of traceability report and write documents Experience required: Minimum Bachelors degree in electronics/ electronics related discipline Demonstrable extensive hardware development working experience in automotive Tier 1 supplier or OEM Motor control development experience. Experience with model based systems engineering and software development Experience with CAN and other peripheral drivers Familiar with Analog and digital circuit Experience with safety critical code standard like MISRA C  Experience with embedded C programming Experience with AUTOSAR and ISO26262 Experience with V model software testing process and version control Experience with CAN testing tools, calibration protocol and tools Experience with requirements management tool like DOORS etc Experience with software architecture design tool like Rhapsody, PREEVision and etc. Experience with functional safety software like Medini SysML/UML modelling FMEA Knowledge Desirable Technical Skillset Familiar with NXP or Infineon processors FMEA awareness If you are interested in this opportunity please apply, or send your CV or call on 01384 446145

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Automotive Functional Safety Manager

Job Description - Please note the Sponsorship is not available. Job title: Functional Safety Manager Department: R&D Centre: Assemblies Location: Birmingham (Following a short period in Lincolnshire, travel supported) Job Summary Our client has been manufacturing semiconductor products for over 60 years; providing Power Module and Electric Vehicle System products to customers across the world. It is an exciting time to be joining this leading technology company as we are in a significant period of growth which is planned to continue with a major growth investment in the Birmingham area. To support this growth plan, we are looking for a Functional Safety Manager to join the R&D Centre. - This new centre will be situated in Birmingham. Successful candidates will be comfortable with travel to Lincoln in the first two months until the brand new and industry-leading design and development complex is up and running in Birmingham. Please note that due to the Automotive nature we are only able to consider applicants with demonstrable experience in working towards ISO 26262 only. *Please note the Sponsorship is not available, and only candidates with automotive application of functional safety standards (ISO 26262) will be considered. The Role Functional safety manager is responsible for guiding the software and hardware team on the functional safety implementation as per the ISO26262 guidelines. They will be responsible for conducting periodic reviews, status meetings and assessment of the work being performed and arrange any audits for the compliance of the system to functional safety rules and guidelines. An excellent benefits package is offered to the right candidate. Key Responsibilities Provide guidance to SW & HW engineers on functional safety implementation on work products. Conduct periodic reviews of ISO26262 implementations. Arrange for any audits for functional safety compliance. Guide the team on safety architecture for ISO26262 implementation. Project manage the functional safety software and hardware implementations. Give periodic reports to department head on progress of FS implementations. Core Skills and Education Minimum Bachelor's degree in electronics/ electronics related discipline Demonstrable experience in Automotive Industry Has hands-on experience in implementation of functional safety in the automotive domain. Experience of implementing FS strategy in Automotive embedded software. Has high level overview of FS implementation across SW and HW. Experience of conducting Audit for ISO26262 compliance. Automotive Software development experience in powertrain/EV/Hybrid domain. Understanding of Model Based System Engineering and design. Matlab/Simulink experience. Familiar with C language programming in automotive domain. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to join a growing organisation apply now or write

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Project Engineer - Connected Car

Project Engineer - Connected Car £45k Location: Gaydon Full Time - Permanent Gaydon, Warwickshire Job Purpose Responsible for developing commodity strategy plans for connected car systems. Working with supplier partners to deliver innovation and series projects. To create new design archetypes (modules) and deliver vehicle projects Key Responsibilities and Tasks Development of Smartphone Apps, Connected Car Systems, Emergency Call, Stolen Vehicle Tracking Engineer parts to cost, time and weight targets Development and Delivery of Over the Air S/W Updates Telemetry Applications On Vehicle testing and integration Bug Tracking and management Create and manage Design Validation plan for Connected Car Systems Carry out required testing Document test activities and writing of test reports Ensure that all concerns are robustly resolved & provide technical support Manage the Engineering Sign off Process in line with vehicle project plan Create engineering guide line documentation for best practice engineering Support Engineering Standards creation Work with Programme to agreed targets Work with Legislation and Compliance team to ensure all current Type Approvals are met and plan for forward change to any regulations. Requirements and Specification documentation preparation Working closely with suppliers as required, specifically on quality and committed timing plans to ensure on time delivery DFMEA/PFMEA/DVP Deliver the programme quality, cost, weight, function and timing requirements Ensure that the commodity meets the function plan (with the component suppliers), creating & managing recovery plans as required. Includes releasing platform components (BoM, tooling launch). S/W management of release to vehicle build schedule BUG management and Tracking Qualifications and experience Engineering Degree or equivalent Preferably Chartered Engineering status or equivalent Proven record of delivering Electrical or Electronics commodities, including quality, cost, function, weight and timing. Experience of vehicle level system integration in terms of hardware and Software. Experience of software development processes and involvement in sw delivery cycle through maturity levels. Experience of delivering to production: Connected Car systems, including modem / telematics control unit, E-call, Glonass; mobile data provision and Stolen Vehicle Tracking, experience of working closely with Thatcham Research on SVT programmes and sign off is an advantage. Extensive knowledge of automotive development systems e.g. releasing, concerns, containments, gateways and sign off documentation. Supplier management experience. Complete knowledge of Product Development cycle from concept to launch completion Excellent automotive technical engineering background and a comprehensive knowledge of using calculation and analysis to drive design. Knowledge of automotive quality tools and processes. (e.g. DFMEA) Knowledge of the manufacturing processes to create the components or systems. Remuneration Package: Salary circa: £45,000 Discount on our privilege lease scheme, either a Mercedes or Ford. Contributory pension scheme - 3% matched for years 1 & 2, rising to double matched contributions from year 3 to a maximum employer contribution of 12%. 26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays. Private Health Insurance - Single Cover. Private Dental Plan - Single Cover. A wide range of discounts with associated partners.

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Electrical Application Project Engineer

Location: Gaydon based Salary circa:: £45k. Our client is a Warwickshire-based Luxury perfomance car OEM Job Purpose: Deliver Electrical and Electronics application commodities and represent platform commodities in the programme team Key Responsibilities and Tasks Business Planning: 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). Engineering: 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. Delivery: 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 Validation: 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 Essential: 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 Confident presenter Analytical 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. Desirable: Preferably Chartered Engineering status or equivalent Experience of more than one of the following commodities is preferred: infotainment, audio, cluster & displays, tracker & e-call, antennas, switchgear, lighting, camera & PDCs, body electronics, power management, EDS Excellent technical engineering background and a comprehensive knowledge of using calculation and analysis to drive design. Excellent knowledge of automotive quality tools and processes. Extensive knowledge of the manufacturing processes to create the components or systems. Microsoft project experience is desirable

Permanent / Gaydon, Warwickshire

Semiconductors - Senior Module Process Development Engineer

Ref: 49750 Title: Senior Module Process Development Engineer Employment Type: Permanent Division: R&D Assemblies Position based at: Birmingham Business Park (After a short period in Lincoln) Summary: Our client has been manufacturing semiconductor products for over 60 years; providing Power Module and Electric Vehicle System products to customers across the world. It is an exciting time to be joining this leading technology company as we are in a significant period of growth which is planned to continue with a major growth investment in the Birmingham area. To support this growth plan, we are looking for a Senior Module Process Development Engineer to join the R&D Centre. - This new centre will be situated in Birmingham. Successful candidates will be comfortable with travel to Lincoln in the first two months until the brand new and industry-leading design and development complex is up and running in Birmingham. The Role This role will be responsible for power device packaging process development, in charge go the manufacturability design of power semiconductor module, including soldering process, USW process, wire bonding, gel filling. Key Responsibilities Responsible for the manufacturability design and review, including but not limit die attaching, soldering, wire bonding, USW, gel filling. Responsible for soldering process of power device packaging, to ensure the normal production of the soldering process Debug and optimize the soldering process to guarantee the soldering process meet the required specifications Participate in new packaging process development, such as soldering, silver sintering, TLP, etc., and promoting product implementation. Solve the existing process problem in production, improve yield and analyse defective products. Responsible for the formulation and implementation of the process test plan; Development of equipment required for the packaging process; Assist structural engineers to design and process welding fixtures; Define working documents such as job instructions, inspection standards, equipment maintenance specifications, and related training for operators. Core Skills and Education A Degree or equivalent in a microelectronics, semiconductor, physics, materials and other related subjects; At least 3 years of experience in R&D of power device packaging process Solid background in power device packaging process, microelectronics, semiconductor physics, and materials science. Familiar with various packaging processes and equipment Familiar with reflow soldering process Familiar with quality analysis and process solutions of various soldering products of power module Understand the failure analysis of the power module Know about Solid Edge or other 3D design software Understand the working principle and application of power devices If you are interested in joining this pioneering EV development team, apply now or send your CV

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Principal Embedded Software Engineer

Job Description Job title: Principal Embedded Software Engineer Department: R&D Centre: Assemblies Location: Lincoln Hours of work: 37 hours a week Contract: Permanent Salary: £42,000-£53,000 Job Summary The Role Principal Embedded Software Engineer will be responsible for developing Low level drivers and middleware for different projects, participating in architecture design of hardware and software. This role will also be responsible for the firmware development of the next generation systems based on the functional safety requirements. The engineer will be responsible for guidance and training of junior members of the team and also to address head-on, any issues faced on architecture, issues and any other technical issues faced by the software team. Our Benefits Dynex is a great place to work with lots of opportunities for professional and personal development. Our benefits include: 24 days holiday + 8 bank holidays Holiday allowance increase with length of service Holiday purchase scheme - up to 5 additional days Bupa healthcare Free on site car parking Subsidised canteen Contributory Pension Life assurance Childcare voucher scheme Cycle to work scheme Company sick pay Professional Membership fees paid e.g. CIPD, IEEE Family Friendly policies An Independent 24 hour confidential counseling service Key Responsibilities Leading and participating in software architecture design Leading evaluation of different processor platforms, different hardware architecture designs Leading evaluation of functional safety solutions, and ASIL decomposition solutions Leading development of peripheral drivers, generating middleware and debugging code Building tool chain and process of embedded software development Implementing CAN, FlexRay, Ethernet communication Implementing CAN flash bootloader function Making plans and monitoring progress for software integration and testing Writing technical documentation Core Skills and Education Minimum Bachelors degree in electronics/ electronics related discipline At least 7 years working experience in automotive Tier 1 supplier or OEM for embedded real-time product Automotive embedded software development experience in powertrain, motor control, EV/Hybrid vehicle development Low level driver development for microprocessors in Automotive ECUs AUTOSAR architecture based software development  ISO26262 design and implementation experience.  Experience with Tasking, GHS or Codewarrior compilers  Firmware development. Experience with SPI, CAN, FlexRay or Ethernet and low level drivers Experience with RTOS Knowledge of Analog and digital circuit Experience with XCP/CCP protocol Experience with safety critical code standard like MISRA C Excellent embedded C programming and assembly programming techniques Experience with AUTOSAR and ISO26262 Experience with V model software testing process and version control/Configuration management Experience with requirements management tool like DOORS etc Experience with software architecture design tool like Rhapsody, PREEVision and etc. Experience with functional safety software like Medini or similar SysML/UML modelling Desirable Technical Skillset  Familiar with NXP or Infineon processors  FMEA awareness

Permanent / Birmingham, West Midlands

Automotive Cyber Security Specialist

Automotive Cybersecurity Specialist - Permanent Nuneaton £45-52k P/A Our Client is looking for a dynamic and proactive Cybersecurity Specialist to join a new team in Nuneaton. Based within the Vehicle Resilience department they will form part of the growth strategy within. It is essential that applicants understand the challenges of cybersecurity within the automotive industry. Complete automotive cybersecurity engineering and test service development/delivery with emphasis on a systems-engineering approach: Threat and risk analysis Development of cybersecurity concepts and requirements Cybersecurity verification planning and management Cybersecurity vulnerability assessments and penetration testing Design, development and problem solving to ensure client product security Secondary focus will include supporting Functional and Safety specialists to: Further develop our advanced Verification and Safety services Perform any associated new technology research and horizon scanning Research cybersecurity aspects of new technology standards including potential vulnerabilities and secure design principles Develop and validate new cybersecurity engineering capabilities Optimise new technology services through structured continuous improvement Write procedures for the delivery of cybersecurity engineering services Assist in the optimisation of current test and engineering processes and policies Consultancy o Lead / assist consultancy, and large / complex, customer programmes Provide technical support in own area of expertise to cross-discipline team Provide internal support to product development. Lead / assist research and development projects o Problem resolution Project Management Support cross-discipline delivery across core programmes / projects This technical role requires a highly motivated individual with experience in creative but structured problem resolution, advanced data manipulation / analysis, and new technology cybersecurity test. Successful candidates will work as part of a collaborative team to deliver customer and development programmes across multiple disciplines including EMC, Connectivity, Cybersecurity and Functional Safety for the automotive, off-highway, agricultural and military sectors. Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) are essential as liaison with both internal project managers and external customers occurs on a daily basis. Excellent time management and flexibility in working hours are essential. Essential Experience: Minimum 10+ years of experience in a relevant field covering many of the key functions detailed previously Experience in some combination of the following: Wireless technologies (e.g. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC) Wired networking technologies (e.g. CAN, Ethernet) Embedded operating systems (e.g. QNX, Linux, Android) Threat modelling and vulnerability analysis Security risk assessment Systems engineering Fuzz testing Penetration testing Must hold a full driving licence Desirable Experience: Minimum 15+ years of experience in a relevant field covering many of the key functions detailed previously Knowledge or experience in any of the following: Security engineering for cyber-physical systems Working knowledge of SAE J3061 or other appropriate cybersecurity standards Knowledge of in-vehicle network protocols (CAN, FlexRay, automotive Ethernet) AUTOSAR framework Cryptography principles, applications and implementation considerations Education - Bachelors degree (minimum 2:1) or equivalent qualification in electrical / electronic engineering, computer science, cybersecurity or other relevant discipline

Contract / Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Senior Software Developer

Senior Software Developer - Contract Gothenburg, Sweden Period 2018-12-17 to 2018-12-31 Salary range: £55-60/hr Description: Senior SW developer within VIDA one team. Jonathan Lee are supporting a well-known Swedish Vehicle OEM to recruit some exciting contract opportunities. Are you interested in a job within the Business Application area? Join Customer Service as SW developer within VIDA One Team. At Customer Service you are part of a global organisation with the task to provide world leading Customer Service. The Business Applications group is included in the Workshop Systems section, whose primary task is to deliver system solutions to Volvo workshops globally. We are responsible for about 20 different applications with users at dealerships, sales companies, workshops, internally at VCC, and some applications are used directly by vehicle owners. The group consists of 13 members with the vision to fulfil our customer needs and to continuously improve our way of working. Our main delivery is VIDA, but we also manage other applications such as TIE, PIE, CarCom and NEVIS. Main Tasks and Responsibilities: Perform car communication related application changes (continuous improvements, new features etc) and corrections in the VIDA2015 application Participates in the handling of the emergency issues Act as a SME for the car communication area Competence Requirements Master of Science in Electrical, Computer or equivalent education at university level 10 years of experience within SW development, .NET and JAVA Meritorius Software development, diagnostic applications .NET (C#, WPF), TFS, Unit tests, Visual Studio, TDD, Maven, Jenkins DoIP/ISO 13400 Protocols: J2534, RP 1210, J1587, J1939, CAN, ISO 15765, ISO 14229 Aftermarket experience Be experienced within IT application maintenance Good knowledge within the electrical area, particularly within the software area and fault tracing Technical work experience from VCC: R&D, Testing or VCCS Personal qualities Strong committed to develop world class products with high precision Ability to build trust and show courage Structured with good documentation and communication skills Self-driven and reliable Customer oriented Fluent in English Good analytical skills Eager to learn

Contract / Gothenburg, Sweden

CI Developer - Software Engineer

Software Engineer - CI Developer 16851 Engineer/Konstruktör Software/Mjukvara (EL) level 4 [EE] Gothenburg, Sweden Period 2018-11-30 to 2018-12-14 £45-50 /hr Description: Software engineer based in Gothenburg, Sweden required for well-known automotive OEM Back-End Developer, CI machine Automation framework development engineer You will be part of a team that develops an in-house application, CI machine, for manage continuous integration of the vehicle software at competent Software Engineer level. The CI machine Software will be the infrastructure to link together the CM tools, test framework , requirements database and testrigs. We looking for someone who like the challenge to work in a big organisation and are not afraid for networking. You have experience from telecommunications, automotive or defence industry. You will work in a cross-functional agile team responsible for the entire application. We have a lot of fun at work and look forward to your contributions! Besides being technically skilled, you probably also like networking with other people. You also enjoy explaining to others how things work. Essential Experience: Bachelor's degree in Electrical engineering, or similar Several years of experience from integration and verification. Good knowledge in C/C++, Java and Python. Experience Preferred: Jenkins Jira or other CI tools Personality Team player Social skills Communicative Positive attitude

Contract / Gothenburg, Sweden

Analysis and Verification Engineer - Electric Drivetrain

Analysis and Verification Engineer (Electric Drivetrain) Location: Gothenburg, Sweden Test Engineer/Provare Software / Mjukvara level 4 [EE] (16820) Dates: 2018-11-19 to 2019-12-31 Salary Range £45-50 /hr Description: Jonathan Lee is currently supporting a world-leading Automotive OEM based in Sweden fo a number of roles. Analysis and verification engineer for the electric drivetrain on our electrified vehicles Main responsibilities: Lead and perform the system verification work of the software in the inverter to the electrical machine Work in cooperation with the design team for Electric Drive Utilize Elektra structured workflow & tool chain Deliver test results in a structured way Collect data using test tools, analyze and verify calibration data Continuously develop working process and procedures. The person shall be able to work both independently and close with the verification team. The work includes close teamwork with the supplier and the VCC design team. You need to read and understand the ECU specifications, make test methods from the specifications and later do the actual testing in HIL & Car environment. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor degree in Electronics, Mechatronics, Computer Science or equivalent competence. Relevant job experience CANalyzer, DSA, INCA CAN, LIN and Flexray Driving license B is a must Structured, and good documentation skills. Fluent in English and Swedish Preferred Skills: Vehicle knowledge SAE J1979 ISO 14229 ISO 26262 Autosar

Contract / Gothenburg, Sweden

Prototype Developer

Automotive UX Prototype Developer Competetive rates £ (Hourly) End of assignment: 6 Months (to start with) Assignment Description: An exciting oppotunity to work in a World Famous Swedish Vehicle OEM to develop the user interface accross all vehicles ranges. In this role you will be part of the CEVT UX team, developing interaction design and user experience for CEVT´s Infotainment system including all in-vehicle screens as well as other areas users interact with, such as steering wheel switches, floor console, mobile app and accessory products. I.e. This role requires a sense of both hardware and software prototyping. You will be a part of our UX prototype development team. In the UX team we allow all team members plenty of freedom. In return we expect that each team member takes on responsibility for our product development. In the UX team we strive to focus on our team members, giving them prerequisites to develop the best possible experience for our users in a complex environment. Every team member is equally responsible for the final delivery to the project. This requires a high level of cooperation and team work. You will work in close cooperation with UX designers, UI designers, component owners and function owners. You will be part of a global development team with resources in both Sweden and China. Requirements: * Professional education in UX, HMI, graphics design or similar. * >3 years' experience of UX design, preferably within embedded system development. * Experience of GUI development and prototyping is an advantage. * Experience within automotive is an advantage. * Relevant working experience within UX and HMI areas and/or front-end programming. * Driver´s license B is required. Duties and responsibilities * Visualize the UX concepts in such a way that they can be evaluated * Committing to the work packages that has been agreed with PO and flag when risk is found. * Using the Agile way of working to work in the team * Having a cross-functional mind-set ensuring that the correct quality in the right time is delivered. * Apart of the planning and estimation of the work that is being presented by the PO * Handling input and output towards external stakeholders such as function owners, managers and suppliers. * Being part of the recurring meetings connected to the work process for the team. * Actively understanding and giving input from a development/prototype perspective. * Handling continuous improvements of the WoW for the team. Software and IT: * Knowledge of SW development is a requirement. * Knowledge of QML is a requirement. * Knowledge of Android development is an advantage * Knowledge of HW prototyping is an advantage. * Knowledge of 3D printing is an advantage * Knowledge of automotive is an advantage. * Knowledge of basic electrical skills is an advantage. * Knowledge of Arduino is an advantage * Interested in User Experience is an advantage. * Experience of agile way of working is an advantage * Drivers´ license B is a requirement Personal attributes: * Strong sense of teamwork * Ability to drive, motivate and convince * Persistency to pursue targets and take decisions * Creativity, curiosity and a "can-do" attitude * "Get things done" attitude * Lack of prestige Additional information: Travel to Asia may be needed (approx. 2-3 per year) Each individual in our team has a high level of responsibility and mandate, and is expected to be able to work autonomously. If you are looking for an exciting role in a country well known for it's quality of life, and want to make a mark on a well-known brand, then send tour CV or call +44 (0)1384 446145

Contract / Gothenburg, Sweden
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