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Power Supply Electronics Test Engineer

  • Location: Cranfield
  • Salary: £28.05 - 28.05 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 21 days ago

Power Supply Electronics Principal Test Engineer - 461

Up to £28.05 per hour (PAYE) Inside IR35

Cranfield, Bedfordshire

12 months initial Contract

Automotive

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

  • The validation of harness, battery, alternator and power distribution electrical control systems in vehicles to design/test standards.
  • Creation of test plans to meet with project and design milestones
  • Creation of testing procedures, confirmation of vehicle spec and test parts required for test, 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
  • Ability to prioritise and multitask between multiple projects simultaneously
  • Root cause investigation and countermeasure recommendation.
  • Technical support to the production plant when necessary
  • Field investigation support on occasion
  • Some management of suppliers
  • Supporting the achievement of COP emissions targets

Qualifications, Skills and Training Requirements

  • Be degree qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline
  • Understand electrical theory and the operation of electronic devices
  • Understand battery/alternator theory (voltage regulation and charge/discharge balance)
  • 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)
  • Be able to operate CANalyzer and CANape software or similar and interpret the results
  • 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 individual will:

  • Have relevant experience in automotive electrical and electronic development relating to harness, battery, alternator and power distribution electrical control system testing, completing a minimum of two vehicle developments, or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience
  • Be able to demonstrate and have practical experience in problem solving tools and techniques
  • Be conversant with digital oscilloscopes, and similar test equipment
  • Be able to operate canalyser and interpret the results
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • 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
  • 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

Please contact James Tilley for more details.

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.