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EDS Systems Engineer

Posted 19 April 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline EV & Electrical Systems
Contact NameCharlotte Sujeeun

Job description

Position: Systems Engineer

Location: Dunton, 1 day onsite, 4 days WFH

Position Type: 12 month rolling contract

Inside IR35

Contechs is recruiting on behalf of its client, a British multinational automobile manufacturer which produces luxury vehicles and sport utility vehicles. They are looking for Systems Engineer to join their expanding team on a Contract basis. The role will be based in Dunton

Job Description:

As Systems Engineer your main responsibilities are:

  • This is an opportunity to be a part of the growing Low Voltage EDS (Electrical Distribution System) Team, working inside the new Model-E organisation.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the systems engineering development for the LV EDS team, which offers exciting exposure to every electrified system on the vehicle.
  • Lead Implementation of the Electrical Distribution System (EDS) for Global Programs based on generic and reusable architectures
  • Lead the development of the Electrical Distribution system as specified by the current level of EDS SDS
  • Lead the interface to Full-Service Supplier to deliver the definition of fuse size, wire size and type
  • Lead the EDS content within electrical / functional compatibility reviews

Skills Required:

  • Support signoff of EDS Design requirements and Design rule checks relative to EDS Systems
  • Lead EDS interface with Systems Engineering on logical and physical schematic development
  • Lead the interface to Full-Service Supplier to work with CAE Team to complete circuit CAE analysis
  • Lead EDS Systems cost analysis and topology / architecture analysis
  • Support Full-Service Supplier with logical and physical schematic design data management
  • Lead Full-Service Supplier to develop compliant Fusing & Grounding Strategies.
  • Support Full-Service Supplier to optimize harness family complexity
  • Support pre-production vehicles for potential campaign items and assess warranty impact
  • Support 3D wire routing and package CAD layout activity (bundle size calculations, etc.)
  • Support Technical Design Reviews with Technical Leads
  • Support best design efficiencies for manufacturing, assembly, and failure mode avoidance practices
  • Support program specific foundation documents (Boundary Diagrams, DFMEA, etc)
  • Support manufacturing print development with Full-Service Supplier Partner, sign-off, and release
  • Drive commonality of designs across multiple programs and platforms
  • Participate in vehicle builds (launch) and lead resolution of issues (AIMS)
  • Demonstrate the application and deployment of engineering quality tools (FMEA, 8D, 6-Sigma, APQP)
  • Demonstrate the application and deployment of the Clients' engineering processes (WERS, AIMS, FEDEDVP, Teamcenter)
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work as one team across multiple regions (FNA, FAPA, FSAO)
  • Excellent administrative skills and level of organisation
  • Project management skills with a thorough attention to detail

Why work through Contechs?

Contechs is a strategic partner to the automotive industry, providing innovative design and engineering services to global OEMs, from concept to production. Founded in 1997, Contechs has since established itself as a leading automotive recruitment specialist, recruiting across all disciplines in the product development process.

Its dedicated Contractor Care Team plays a pivotal role in providing an effective and successful placement for external employees, supporting them throughout their contract, from pre-placement to contract renewal.

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