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Electrical Application Engineer

Electrical Application Engineer

Job Title: Electrical Application Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warwickshire
Salary: £40 - £50,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JW3743
Contact Name: Jonathan Webb
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 14, 2018 12:21

Job Description

Electrical Engineer – Programme Leader

Permanent - Warwickshire - £45 - £50,000

Deliver Electrical & Electronics application commodities and represent platform commodities in the programme team

Responsible to the vehicle programme manager for Electrical & Electronics commodity QCD.
Collaborate with other application engineers in the programme to achieve whole vehicle QCD.
Work with platform engineers within Electrical / Electronics to ensure commodity QCD targets are achieved.  
Escalate as required within the Electrical & Electronics.

Business Planning:
•Define the Electrical & Electronics Function’s change content in response to the Strategic Evaluation Letter.  Work with Product Cost Estimating to set commodity Financial targets based on defined archetypes & strategic suppliers.  
•Support Programme Manager and Concept Leader to balance performance and cost targets.  
•Define programme’s Electrical & Electronics engineering resource requirements (internal and external).

•Work with Concept Leader to ensure that platform commodities and functional archetypes are applied, and that Function commodities integrate effectively with other commodities to achieve overall vehicle targets.
•Use external engineering partners as required to deliver non-platform commodities in line with the functional archetypes and engineering guidelines, using Electrical & Electronics Performance Engineers to ensure system level targets are achieved. 
•Ensure platform commodities are delivered (by platform engineers) to achieve the programme’s cascaded system level targets.

•Co-located with Programme Manager, collaborates with cross-functional programme team including application engineers from other Functions, Vehicle Performance & Concept, Purchasing, Manufacturing & Quality to deliver the programme QCWFT (quality, cost, weight, function and timing) requirements.
•Plan Electrical & Electronics Function programme delivery to achieve the VPP. 
•Ensure that platform engineers & external engineering partners achieve the plan (with their component suppliers), creating & managing recovery plans as required.  Includes releasing application components & driving ETRS for platform components. 
•Monitor internal & external resource utilisation to identify potential efficiency improvements for the next programme.

•Creates & manage the Function’s virtual & physical DV plan. 
•Ensures effective report writing to identify potential efficiency improvements for the next programme.
•Ensure that all concerns are robustly resolved. First port of call for build issues.  Includes resolving concerns on application components & driving concern resolution for platform components.
•Complete FESO documentation for application commodities, drive completion for platform commodities.
•Guarantees the functional & technical delivery of the system to the project.

Person Specification:
Engineering Degree or equivalent
Proven record of delivering Electrical or Electronics commodities, including quality, cost, function, weight and timing.
Extensive knowledge of automotive development systems e.g. releasing, concerns, containments, gateways and sign off documentation.
Experience of leading a cross functional team, including complex issue resolution.
Proven management of outsourced projects
Supplier management experience
Complete knowledge of Product Development cycle from concept to launch completion
Excellent technical engineering background and a comprehensive knowledge of using calculation and analysis to drive design.

If you're interested in this position then please contact me on 01329 243 206