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Design and Release Engineer - 54366

  • Location: Basildon
  • Salary: £25 - 35 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Creative design & styling
  • Contact: James Tilley
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446126
  • Expiry Date: 22 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 58879

Design and Release Engineer - 54366

Basildon, Essex

Rate - £25 - £35 per hour - Inside IR35 (Fully depending on experience)


Position Description:

Commercial Vehicle Embedded Modem Design and Release Engineer

  • Interpretation and application of system specifications for components and functions for infotainment, navigation and new connectivity technologies (voice recognition, WIFI hotspot, analytics, etc.).
  • Creation of work plans for project management and monitoring within GPDS.
  • Application of given priorities regarding function, quality, cost, weight and timing in close collaboration with North American and Merkenich core teams.
  • Engineering sign-off in alignment with Supervisor.
  • Presentation of project status and results including recommendations for decisions for parts/systems towards Supervisor or supplier.
  • Contribution to design reviews (definition of goals, identification of construction alternatives/decision criteria) and launch teams (tracking regarding time and quality).
  • Confirmation that the design meets customer requirements, e.g. function, design, ergonomics and complies with legal and safety requirements.
  • Coordination of system specifications with pre-development regarding regional requirements as well as function owners within the area of connectivity and navigation.
  • Coordination of cross carline software delivery into vehicle programme timeline, following software release and signoff processes.
  • Analysis of test results considering specifications of adjacent departments.
  • Conduct vehicle level testing and signoff per global component requirement to GPDS timeline.

Skills Required:

  • Competent using office applications such as excel, outlook, project and word.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate use of initiative, perseverance and liaison skills.

Experience Required:

  • Must have experience of using Product Development processes.
  • Must have experience of working on electrical or electronic systems.

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience of using FEDE, WERS is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Transit vehicle Electrical Systems and Components is an advantage.

Education Required:

  • Engineering Degree

Additional Information:

Full UK driving licence is required


Please contact James Tilley for more details.

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.