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Electronics Engineer

  • Location

    Warwickshire, England

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £30 - £40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Noott

  • Contact email:

    tom.noott@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    40

  • Salary low:

    30

  • Job ref:

    BBBH49133

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-29

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Our client, an automotive consultancy, are looking for a subject matter expert that will be responsible for automotive electronic design principles and that can clearly commutate and review vehicle module hardware design & detecting error states. They will then work with component teams and suppliers to ensure design robustness and compliances to client standards & are delivered robustly prior to a given design freeze. It is also essential for the SME to actively keep themselves up to date with technical knowledge and to share learning with their peers.

Area of Responsibility

  • Act as technical subject matter expert for a team of component owners developing electronic components. This involves facilitating their understanding and application of the requirements in the customer
  • Conduct design reviews using customer Electronics Design guidelines ensuring the correct design requirements have been met by the supplier. This will include environmental, packaging, interfaces and design for manufacture factors.
  • To be able to manage, and administrate their own workload and learning.
  • To be able to review schematics, PCB layouts, technical data sheets and design calculation.
  • Understanding of high volume, high reliability of PCB manufacture and assembly processes.

Knowledge

  • Must have a degree in electronics or alternative technical qualifications
  • Must have experience of microcontroller based electronics projects (especially automotive)
  • A knowledge of automotive vehicle networks
  • Experience of developing high volume products from concept to production
  • Key practitioner in problem solving techniques (eg:six-sigma)
  • Understanding of DFMEA, PFMEA
  • Must have strong, applied skills in automotive electronic hardware design.
  • Must have experience in developing and delivering automotive electronic product or other equivalent experience
  • Must be able to examine a proposed circuit design and layout, and identify potential issues which may affect reliability, robustness and EMC.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and can clearly articulate technical issues to all levels
  • Must have high levels of integrity and self discipline, to ensure that issues are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Have a good understanding of most of the following: Power supply topologies, interfacing to microcontrollers, power switching, analogue design, digital circuits, EMC, stability analysis, vehicle network hardware, RF design, vehicle traction electronics, IGBTs.

Processes, systems and tools

  • Simulation and analysis of electronic circuits
  • MATLAB, MathCAD, LTSpice