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Design and Release Engineer - 54521

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

Posted 26 days ago

Design & Release Engineer - 54521

Basildon/Remote - Hybrid

Rate - £25 to £35 per hour - Inside IR35


Position Description:

Design & Release Engineer

  • Design & Release Engineer for (DAT) Driver Assist Technology systems and features for Commercial Vehicle applications.
  • Develop product definition, program assumptions and targets with Marketing, Finance, Program Planning and Program Management.
  • Lead engineering tasks to support GPDS program milestones and gateways: design, develop, release, test and launch content to meet specification requirements and program targets (time, costs, weight, quality).
  • Source and project manage suppliers leading "Team of Four" with Purchasing, Finance and Cost Estimating. ASAP, ESOW, RFQ, SOBA, CPA.
  • Package components and modules to meet CAD design rules, DPA and E2KS requirements.
  • Ensure correct requirements capture and understand detailed technical specifications.
  • Support EI-PAT, FIP and software processes, CAN message lists, signal database development and system compatibility.
  • Plan and coordinate component, system and vehicle level design verification (DV) and testing to support / gateways using eFDVS. Production
  • Deliver PPAP parts for production, support prototype builds and production launches at global vehicle assembly plants.
  • Support manufacturing, diagnostics and EOL compatibility.
  • Lead investigations to diagnose and resolve test failures, "Voice of Customer" issues and quality concerns.
  • Support Integration Meetings, monitor delivery performance and conduct weekly status report-outs to management working with Dunton, Merkenich and Dearborn teams.
  • Use lessons learnt, quality data, FMA tools and disciplines to continually improve components and systems.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Knowledge of Global Product Development System and Engineering Tools and Processes: VSEM, GPDS, eFDVS, AVBOM, WERS, AIMS, Teamcenter.
  • Experience in electrical or electronic systems, hardware and/or software development. PD processes, design methodologies, software and requirements management.
  • The candidate must have a valid driving license for use in the UK, mainland Europe and the ability to travel, without restriction, to mainland Europe and to any sites or Manufacturing locations worldwide.

Experience Preferred:

  • Systems Engineering
  • Vehicle testing
  • Automotive electronics

Education Required:

Relevant Automotive, or Engineering Degree

Driving Licence

Education Preferred:

Electrical / Electronic Engineering Degree

Additional Information:


Travel: Yes (pending COVID restrictions lifting) Turkey, USA - occasional travel where necessary to support Assembly Plant or supplier issues.

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.