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Instrument Cluster Engineer

  • Location

    Cranfield

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £24 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Meacham

  • Contact email:

    Rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446112

  • Salary high:

    24

  • Salary low:

    24

  • Job ref:

    57776

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-21

  • Consultant:

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Instrument Cluster Engineer (JP00000332)

Cranfield

£24 per hour PAYE rate (Inside IR35)

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.

Description:

  • 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 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 training requirements

  • Engineering Degree or equivalent.
  • Experience of Instrument Cluster, Head-Up Displays or Displays development within automotive industry or equivalent.
  • 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 automotive architecture.
  • Experience of BOM management.
  • A selection of the following are required to fulfil the role successfully:
  • Understanding of manufacturing techniques used for the parts.
  • Experience of the parts cost drivers and budget setting.
  • Knowledge of 3D CAD tools.

There is an assumption that the individual will be:

  • Well organised and a good communicator.
  • Experienced in supplier management.
  • 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 for this role please send your CV to rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk

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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