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Systems Engineer

  • Location: Basildon
  • Salary: £27.03 - 27.03 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Engineering
  • Contact: Ellie Ebbage
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 397555
  • Expiry Date: 22 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 61427

Systems Engineer – 54881

Pay Rate: Competitive

Division: Product Development

Contract Position based at: Dunton

Position Description:

This is an opportunity to be a part of the growing Low Voltage EDS (Electrical Distribution System) Team, working inside the new Model-E organisation. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the systems engineering development for the LV EDS team, which offers exciting exposure to every electrified system on the vehicle.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead Implementation of the Electrical Distribution System (EDS) for Global Programs based on generic and reusable architectures
  • Lead the development of the Electrical Distribution system as specified by the current level of EDS SDS
  • Lead the interface to Full-Service Supplier to deliver the definition of fuse size, wire size and type
  • Lead the EDS content within electrical / functional compatibility reviews
  • Support signoff of EDS Design requirements and Design rule checks relative to EDS Systems
  • Lead EDS interface with Systems Engineering on logical and physical schematic development
  • Lead the interface to Full-Service Supplier to work with CAE Team to complete circuit CAE analysis
  • Lead EDS Systems cost analysis and topology / architecture analysis
  • Support Full-Service Supplier with logical and physical schematic design data management
  • Lead Full-Service Supplier to develop compliant Fusing & Grounding Strategies.
  • Support Full-Service Supplier to optimize harness family complexity
  • Support pre-production vehicles for potential campaign items and assess warranty impact
  • Support 3D wire routing and package CAD layout activity (bundle size calculations, etc.)
  • Support Technical Design Reviews with Technical Leads
  • Support best design efficiencies for manufacturing, assembly, and failure mode avoidance practices
  • Support program specific foundation documents (Boundary Diagrams, DFMEA, etc)
  • Support manufacturing print development with Full-Service Supplier Partner, sign-off, and release
  • Drive commonality of designs across multiple programs and platforms
  • Participate in vehicle builds (launch) and lead resolution of issues (AIMS)

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Demonstrate the application and deployment of engineering quality tools (FMEA, 8D, 6-Sigma, APQP)
  • Demonstrate the application and deployment of engineering processes (WERS, AIMS, FEDEDVP, Teamcenter)
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work as one team across multiple regions
  • Excellent administrative skills and level of organisation
  • Project management skills with a thorough attention to detail
  • Experience in EDS Engineering
  • Experience and ability to judge and improve EDS designs and processes to prevent failure modes

Education Required:

HNC/HND in Engineering

Education Preferred:

Degree in Electrical Engineering

Additional Information:


For further information, please send your interest and 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.