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Senior Project Engineer - Camera & Vision Systems

Senior Project Engineer - Camera & Vision Systems

Job Title: Senior Project Engineer - Camera & Vision Systems
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading
Salary: £negotiable depending on experience
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: GF5951
Contact Name: Gemma Feist
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 07, 2021 12:47

Job Description

Volta Trucks
Senior Project Engineer - Camera & Vision Systems
Reading / remote working
£competitive salaries and benefits

We are looking for an Infotainment HW Project Engineer to join our rapidly growing team. This role will be split between our new offices in Reading (2-3 days per week) and remote working.

We're working to solve some of the most challenging environmental problems in city centre, last-mile logistics, which means an opportunity to have a significant impact on the world around us, and what it will look like in the future, from your very first day.

We want to revolutionise city centre logistics in order to make urban environments better places to live and work. We’re creating the world's safest commercial vehicles by reimagining conventional truck design principles, thanks to our full-electric drivetrain, and thus protecting vulnerable road users. Our electric powertrain also eliminates harmful tailpipe emissions, removing harmful pollutants that contribute to climate change. A crucial part of our journey is building a team of outstanding employees who share our vision for the future and our values of safety and sustainability.

You’ll be joining a world class team, backed by top investors that all believe in the future we are creating. We have ambitious growth plans for 2021 and beyond, scaling our team and activity at an exciting pace. We are a people-led company focused around creating an exceptional business, and all employees have a high level of autonomy and a platform to make a real impact.

What you will do:
You will be working within the Infotainment team to deliver Volta’s Haptics, Switchgear, Antenna and Audio commodities from development into production. You will be hands on driving technical development. You will use your project management skills to ensure we are on track against Volta’s business milestones interfacing with partners and stakeholders.

Lead the commodity and surface release plans against Volta’s business milestones ensuring Volta hits all high-level plan timing requirements
Define and document technical requirements as part of the requirements life cycle
Ensure HW is developed and validated including any certification for production
Industry scouting & discovery for improving current Volta offering
Defining validation and test coverage of the commodities to ensure they are fit for purposes in the vehicle
Project planning and monitoring progress against Volta’s business milestones
Liaising with internal and external stakeholders

We would like you to have:
Engineering background
Experience in managing HW deliveries against a macro plans
Experience in manufacturing processes and part maturity releases, certification and validation phases
Knowledge of ECU development & Validation standards (e.g. Environmental, EMC, etc.)
Experience in working with development boards – e.g. Arduino.
Knowledge of project management methodologies
Willingness to learn new tools and process

Proactive personality
A typical Volta Trucks person:
Thinks and acts in a non-traditional way.
Closely shares our values of safety, sustainability and electrification.
Is action-orientated, proactive and works at pace.
Is transparent, progressive & entrepreneurial.
Is adaptable, resilient and open to change.

What working here will be like:
We are a small, fast-growing team so you will have a high degree of ownership and accountability, and you will be directly exposed to all areas of the business.
We are a start-up, so don't have a lot of structures and processes. Things change quickly and we acknowledge when we get things wrong and change direction.
We are a diverse business, from many nationalities and backgrounds.
We really value our people. We have a flexible & remote work environment and a great benefits package & pension scheme
We are committed to creating a first-class work environment. Every employee has a voice and we encourage open communication.