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Instrument Cluster Engineer 493

  • Location: Cranfield
  • Salary: £24.48 - 31.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 3 months ago

Instrument Cluster Engineer - JP00000493


PAYE £24.48 p/h - £31.00/hr PAYE (depending on experience) - Inside IR35

To start ASAP - 12 months assignment

Deliverables / KPIs / SLAs

  • OK judgements at development Design Reviews.
  • Achievement of part cost versus budget.
  • Closure of quality concerns within agreed timescales.
  • No BOM errors affecting vehicle build.


  • Development of Instrument Cluster, Head-Up Displays and Displays to meet Design and Test standards.
  • Lead design reviews to ensure the parts under development are delivered in line with program requirements for cost, quality and timing.
  • Maintain part BOM across Nissan European vehicles.
  • Prepare functional specifications through discussion with system owners, customer orientated engineering, styling and trim engineers.
  • Review and approve part drawings submitted by suppliers.
  • Manage in-house and supplier validation of the parts.
  • Resolve technical issues with in-house test departments and suppliers.
  • Support vehicle development builds at European manufacturing sites. Investigate, contain and resolve issues as they arise.
  • Conduct vehicle life cycle cost reduction idea generation and implementation.
  • Lead vehicle life cycle warranty investigations and countermeasure implementations.
  • Prepare and present development status and strategy plans to Senior Management.


Qualifications, Skills and Training Requirements

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate:

  • Engineering degree or equivalent.
  • Experience of Instrument Cluster, Head-Up Displays or Displays development within automotive industry.
  • Understanding of electrical theory related to the parts and connected circuits.
  • Familiar with software development and validation methods.
  • An understanding of LIN or CAN communication and tools.
  • Familiar with electrical architecture or other similar automotive architecture.
  • Experience of BOM management.
  • Understanding of manufacturing techniques used for the parts.
  • Experience of the parts cost drivers and budget setting.
  • Knowledge of 3D CAD tools.
  • Well organized and a good communicator.
  • Have supplier management experience.
  • Able to travel in the UK and abroad sometimes at short notice, typically for a few days to 2 weeks.
  • Competent with PC applications (MS office etc)

To apply 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.