Engineer to Principal level- Electrical/Body ECU

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    Coventry, West Midlands

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    Automotive, Motorsport

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    £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits

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    Gemma Skidmore

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    about 1 year ago

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Engineer - Electrical/Body ECU up to Principal

Engineer level to £46k + 10% bonus + benefits

Principal level to £55k + 10% bonus + benefits

Working on the development, test and delivery of state-of-the-art electronic features to current and future road cars we are recruiting for Engineers up to Principal level in Body, Chassis or Powertrain ECUs.

The Body/Chassis/Powertrain ECUs team is responsible for the specification, test and delivery of all network modules, which includes; body control, security control, TPMS, Keys, door control, ORC, intelligent battery systems, network gateways, engine control, chassis control and traction control.

At Principal Engineer level you will manage a cross functional team to collectively deliver all aspects of the Body/Chassis/POWERTRAIN ECUs platform on current and future vehicles. You will manage a core engineering test team to ensure robust delivery of all systems and integration sign-off.

Areas of Responsibility

*Develop and co-ordinate detailed system specifications for all body system ECU features.
*Maintain current supply base and establish strategic partnerships to enhance technology roadmap
* Execute/manage and testing of all software deliveries including overseeing development of all test facilities necessary to validate the full suite of vehicle electronics features
*Resolve issues on current production and development vehicles.
*Report on current activities, software status and issues at all levels of the business.
*Test customer road cars with the latest features and content before release.
*Develop and/or co-ordinate DVP plans for all areas associated with the Body/Chassis/POWERTRAIN ECUs.

Knowledge / Experience

*Strong technical project management, proven evidence of decision making and accountability is essential for the Principal level.
*Previous experience of OEM or tier one automotive system management.
*Supplier management, comfortable with understanding and implementing DFM requirements within the project scope.
*Background in low volume, high performance sports or racing cars preferred.
*Experience of the Systems Development Lifecycle (V Model).
*Honours degree in a relevant Engineering subject such as Electronics, Software, or Physics.

For more information or to apply please contact Gemma Skidmore of Jonathan Lee Recruitment.

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