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Senior Systems Integration Engineer – Electrical Systems

Senior Systems Integration Engineer – Electrical Systems 

Permanent
Coventry

The Role:  
•Responsible for leading the integration of existing electrical systems into new vehicle programme
•Single point of contact representing the wider Electrical Systems and EDS teams
•Working closely with existing Electrical Systems / EDS Subject Matter Experts and Vehicle Integration to deliver system designs that meet the requirements of component and system specifications
•Responsible for highlighting, defining and leading new system developments required to deliver new product content
•Support technical discussions with suppliers, internal cross-functional teams and partner OEM
•Develop and deploy work packages internally and externally to prove out design concepts to meet programme timing
•Issue management, from problem identification through countermeasure / solution using company issue management system (JIRA)
•Manage electrical BoM (Bill of material), complexity, cost, and weight
•Working closely with Electrical Function Group Programme Manager to communicate programme status at key gateways
•Preparation of reports and feedback to the technical and project management teams

The Person: 

•Demonstrable experience (7+ years) of Electronics at a systems or vehicle level
•Should have experience of the full product lifecycle, from concept through to vehicle launch 
•Experience of Automotive product development systems (VPDS, FPDS, GPDS, NPDS etc)
•Experience of engineering and business release processes within the automotive sector
•Practical experience of vehicle electrical architectures based upon Ethernet, CAN, LIN and Flexray
•Experience of delivering electrical systems in accordance with EMC requirements
•Understanding of Functional Safety and safety analysis techniques (HARA, FMEA, FTA, etc)
•Practical experience of using PLM systems (Teamcenter) and CAD packages (CATIA) or visualisation applications
•Excellent communication and co-ordination skills - at ease coordinating a team of engineers and suppliers
•Flexible, enthusiastic, and methodical individual who is self-motivated, able to work well under own initiative and remain focused under pressure
•Electrical, Electronic Systems, Electro-mechanical, Automotive, or similar honours engineering degree Other recognized engineering qualifications combined with relevant significant experience may be considered
•No visa or other restrictions for working in the UK or travelling in the European Union 


This job description may not detail some less-major duties, nor cover duties of a similar nature commensurate with the role which may be reasonably required by the Principal Engineer - Systems.