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Instrument Cluster HMI Validation Engineer (00408)

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

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Product design and development
  • Contact: Rachel Meacham
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446112
  • Expiry Date: 01 November 2021
  • Job Ref: 58923

Instrument Cluster HMI Validation Engineer (00408)


PAYE rate - £24.48 p/h / Inside IR35

12 months assignment 

Deliverables / KPIs / SLAs

  • Test/investigation reports, test plan, and test method.
  • Secure the quality of electrical systems to company  standards.
  • Complete responsible validation within project milestones.


To support the Electrical & Electronic (EE) Test team with:

  • The validation of instrument cluster function, performance and reliability on bench and vehicle to Nissan design/test standards/specification and regulatory requirements.
  • Creation of test procedures from design/test specifications using CANalyser/CANoe with CAPL programming.
  • Raising concern reports with suppliers and design sections through global databases (JIRA).
  • Root cause investigation and countermeasure recommendation.
  • Working with customer engineering groups to meet the customer requirements for instrument cluster.
  • Creation of test plans to meet with project and design milestones.
  • Creation of testing procedures, confirmation of vehicle spec and test parts required for tests, includes arrangement of vehicle transportation when required.
  • Overall vehicle test technical coordination role where required (project leader).
  • Formal reporting of test results to design sections and to upper management technical support to the production plant when necessary.
  • Field investigation support on occasion.


Qualifications, Skills and Training Requirements

  • Be degree qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.
  • Understand electrical theory and the operation of electronic devices.
  • Have fluent written and verbal English language capability.
  • Have experience of software application into vehicle ECUs in the manufacturing environment - flashing, coding/configuration and calibration.
  • Be able to risk assess software modifications and develop appropriate test plans.
  • Understand network communications and multiple bus principles (CAN, LIN, Ethernet).
  • Be able to operate CANalyser, CAPL, CANoe, CANape, Matlab software or similar for capturing data, analysis of data and preparing/executing test procedures.
  • Be able to follow system circuit diagrams and identify electrical connections.
  • Be able to demonstrate and have practical experience in problem solving tools and techniques.
  • Be conversant with digital oscilloscopes, and basic electrical test equipment.

There is an assumption that the candidate will have the following:

  • Have relevant experience in automotive electrical and electronic system development, completing a minimum of two vehicle developments, or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of automotive systems and interaction with various vehicle ECUs.
  • Have good written and verbal communication.
  • Be able to travel abroad, typically a few days to 2 weeks, but on rare occasions travel may be long distance and for up to 10 weeks and/or at short notice.
  • Competent with PC applications. Including Microsoft excel and project.
  • Self-motivating and self-managing. Pro-active. Positive. Energetic personality and flexible regarding working practice and working hours.
  • Ability to priorities and multitask between multiple projects simultaneously.

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.