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Project Engineer – Infotainment

Project Engineer – Infotainment

Job Title: Project Engineer – Infotainment
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warwickshire
Salary: £45 - £53k + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JW5167
Contact Name: Jonathan Webb
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 18, 2020 11:31

Job Description

Project Engineer – Infotainment
Perm – Warwickshire - £45 - £53,000 + Great Benefits

Job Purpose:
The Electrical R&D department is responsible for all future electrical systems research, and the development, delivery and validation of electrical components 
This role will be to own and be responsible for feature definition & ownership, Component ownership and delivery responsible for electrical components. These include infotainment head unit, tuner, microphone, amplifier etc.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
•Develop and maintain a 5 year strategy & foster relevant new technologies to implementation ready within agreed budget, timing. 
•Support with defining targets for future models.
•Deliver the Programme quality, cost, weight, function and timing requirements for the systems and features you are responsible for.
•Ensure that the systems meet the Function plan (with the component suppliers), creating & managing recovery plans as required.
•Manage the Bill of Materials for your components
•Project manage the suppliers in order to ensure your deliverables are met
•Conduct whole vehicle testing for your systems and features both within & outside of the UK with a focus on customer acceptance.
•Support prototype build and test vehicle preparation.
•Manage issues in the Concern management system.
•Work with a cross functional team to ensure that all stakeholders deliver the support required to deliver your systems on time and to budget.

Qualification & Experience:
•Electrical Engineering Degree
•CAN tools – CANoE
•Understanding of LIN/CAN/Automotive Ethernet
•Understanding of electronics/software and hardware design
•Data analysis & report writing
•Proven record of delivering Electrical or Electronics commodities, including quality, cost, function, weight and timing. Experience of vehicle level system integration in terms of hardware and Software). Experience of software development processes and managing software delivery.
•Experience of delivering infotainment systems, Navigation, Bluetooth and Media devices, Tuner and Infotainment HMI. Delivery experience on Infotainment OS system (windows, Linux, QNX, etc.).
•Extensive knowledge of automotive development systems e.g. releasing
•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.
•Excellent knowledge of automotive quality tools and processes.
•Extensive knowledge of the manufacturing processes to create the components or systems.