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Electronics Hardware Manager - Automotive Powertrain

Electronics Hardware Manager - Automotive Powertrain

Job Title: Electronics Hardware Manager - Automotive Powertrain
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wiltshire
Salary: £competitive (dependent on proven ability) + bonus + bens
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: PF3605(1)
Contact Name: Paul Frisby
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 11, 2018 16:20

Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a proven Electronics Hardware Manager to join an exciting programme bringing a new Electric Vehicle to the market.  You will join the powertrain group within in the EV Engineering Team. 
Reporting to the Head of Powertrain, the Electronics Hardware Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day running of a significant hardware delivery team.
You will work at a brand new purpose built facility tucked away in countryside. The secluded rural location helps protect ideas and stay independently–minded.
Develop People and processes to meet the challenging needs of the automotive hardware development lifecycle
Manage a team of hardware engineers to carry out the day-to-day tasks required to engineer world class hardware products meeting the performance, reliability, quality, timing and costs constraints
Work closely with the product delivery managers to ensure alignment of deliverables, processes and people
Identify and audit suitable partners to contribute to the development lifecycle including:- Requirements, Design, Development, Validation and Manufacturing
Ideal proven ability will include:
Experience in successfully managing a team of hardware engineers towards challenging technical and safety requirements
Experience of ISO 26262 automotive hardware design and development environment including requirements generation
Experience of automotive hardware manufacture to meet testability, manufacturability, reliability and cost targets
Experience of hardware validation to meet demanding quality expectations
Experience of recruiting and motivating engineers towards success
Competent track record in using, specifying and optimising hardware development tools and processes
Self-starter with the ability to work independently, take on new challenges readily, possess a hands on approach, and work with a can-do attitude
Ability to perform and organise methodical problem solving
Electric vehicle powertrain experience is beneficial but not essential
Automotive high voltage experience is beneficial but not essential