Body and Security Design and Release Engineer - 54205

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    £20.84 - 20.84 per hour

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    Rachel Meacham

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    01384 446112

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    about 1 month ago

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Title: Body and Security Design and Release Engineer

Division: Product Development

Contract Position based at: Dunton

Rate - up to £20.84 per hour LTD rate (which equals  - Up to £16.47/hour PAYE rate) INSIDE IR35

Position Description:

EESE Body Electronics Module CV Application Engineer - Design and release engineer for Body and Security electronics components, software and features for Commercial Vehicle applications.

  • Develop product and feature definitions, assumptions and targets with Marketing, Program Planning and Program Management.
  • Lead engineering tasks to support programme milestones and gateways.
  • Design, develop, integrate and test hardware and software to meet feature and system specification requirements, to program targets (cost, weight and timing).
  • Lead sourcing with Purchasing, Finance and Cost Estimating.
  • Project manage high volume electronics suppliers to deliver the required engineering development and testing support.
  • Support packaging of sensors and ECUs - meeting functional design rules in CAD and associated DPA requirements.
  • Lead compatibility review process, cascading requirements to interfacing components and modules.
  • Support latest software processes, CAN message lists, signal database development, and cyber security.
  • Plan and coordinate design verification and validation testing to support engineering sign off gateways (HiL, SiL, Buck, Vehicle).
  • Support prototype builds and production launches at vehicle assembly plants.
  • Support manufacturing requirements, diagnostics and EOL compatibility.
  • Lead investigations and resolutions for any test failures, launch issues and customer quality concerns.
  • Support programme meetings, monitor delivery performance and conduct weekly status report-outs to management to forums.
  • Use lessons learnt, quality data, and FMA tools for continuous improvement.

Skills Required:

  • Demonstrate the application and deployment of design methodologies, engineering processes and quality tools.
  • Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and PC based apps.
  • Project management skills with a thorough attention to detail.
  • Able to demonstrate initiative, perseverance, and liaison skills working with a global team.

Skills Preferred:

Knowledge of Ford Global Product Development System and Ford Engineering Tools and Processes: VSEM, GPDS, eFDVS, AVBOM, WERS,AIMS, Teamcenter.

Experience Required:

Experience in electrical or electronic systems, hardware and/or software. Fully conversant in all Design & Release tools (WERS / GPDS etc). Minimum of 2-years of PT Development experience.

Experience Preferred:

Systems engineering, vehicle testing, automotive electronics.

Education Required:

Engineering degree or equivalent or two thirds of a degree course completed with commitment to complete studies. Minimum of 2:2 Engineering degree in:-Automotive Engineering, Electronic Systems, or Electrical Engineering. Other Engineering/pure science degrees will be considered on a case to case basis.

Additional Information:


To apply for this role please send your CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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