Design and Release Engineer (Electronics) - 53986

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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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    4 months ago

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Title: Design and Release Engineer / DAT Electronics Engineer

  • Design & Release engineer for 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 EESE PMT 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 Required:

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

Experience Required:

  • Experience in electrical or electronic systems, hardware and/or software.
  • PD processes.
  • 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 development sites or Manufacturing locations worldwide.

Experience Preferred:

  • Systems engineering, vehicle testing, automotive electronics

Education Required:

  • Relevant Automotive, or Engineering Degree.
  • Driver Licence

Education Preferred:

  • Category C Drivers Licence

Additional Information:


Rate - £20.84 per hour LTD rate which equals £16.30 per hour PAYE rate.

Travel to - Turkey and USA may be required.

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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