Release Engineer - 35197

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    Gaydon, Warwickshire

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    £23 - £24 per hour

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    Rachel Meacham

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    about 1 year ago

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    12 months

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Release Engineer - 35197 - up to £24.14/hour Ltd Co - Vehicle Engineering

A Release Engineer is needed to manage the release process for Infotainment head units. Basic responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Completing WERS releases for prototype, production and service introduction.
  • Ensuring Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers aligned on introduction of parts, creating and agreeing support plans.
  • Creating Alerts in WERS.
  • Creating PACNs for cost reduction new funds etc.
  • Creating WERS releases to update SW Licenses.

Extra responsibilities, based on candidate capability

  • Definition of releasing strategies for infotainment head units (part number updates, production vs service etc).
  • Coordination of releasing resources in the Infotainment head unit teams.
  • Ensuring SW/HW releases meet service freeze dates.
  • Ensuring release plans match SW deliveries to programs.
  • Support for integration of SOTA into JLR release processes.
  • Manage the transition from WERS to iPLM.

Skills Required:

3 Key Skills

  1. Experience of releasing components for use in high volume production.
  2. Excellent communications skills verbal and written.
  3. Proficient in the use of excel to create tracking sheets.

Experience Required:

Understanding of release processes in an automotive OEM.

In return for your experience we can offer:

  • Long term contract initially until March 2019 with potential to be renewed yearly
  • Experience working with a leading automotive company

Unfortunately candidates requiring visa sponsorship CANNOT be considered for this role. To apply you MUST have either an EU/UK passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship.

For more information and to apply for this role please contact Rachel Meacham.

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