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Electrical Launch and Manufacturing Engineer

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Electrical Launch and Manufacturing Engineer

Posted 04 June 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline EV & Electrical Systems
Contact NameVerity Joynson

Job description

Position: Electrical Launch and Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Halewood

Position Type: 7 month rolling contract

Inside / Outside IR35: Inside IR35

I am currently recruiting on behalf of a Luxury Automotive OEM based in Halewood who are seeking a Electrical Launch and Manufacturing Engineer to join their team

Job Description

There are several roles available within the DPP (Digital Product Platform- within the electrical engineering department), aligning to 3 different deliverables: launch, PVT (Plant Vehicle Team) quality and EDS harness.

The chosen candidates will be assigned roles within the team depending on their individual strengths and aspirations.

Main responsibilities:

  • As a Launch Engineer you will be part of the team leading the introduction of electrical systems for new model programs into the Halewood plant, leading investigations into issues identified during the launch process, assisting the engineering teams to develop containments and design solutions, and managing the launch metrics.
  • As a PVT Engineer you will work on electrical system issues affecting manufacturing and customers, problem solving, monitoring quality systems and assisting developing design improvements hence contributing to the delivery of Quality targets for each vehicle line.
  • As an EDS Engineer you would support both launch and PVT with a focus on the high and low voltage harnesses and connectors.

Qualifications / Skills required

  • Knowledge and technical understanding of electrical systems (including control module software, diagnostics and electrical wiring harnesses)
  • Use of diagnostic tools to interrogate vehicle electrical systems
  • Degree/higher education or equivalent technical knowledge accrued through previous workplace roles.
  • Previous experience of vehicle launch into production including experience of delivery of problem resolutions in manufacturing
  • Previous experience of plant vehicle quality operations in production including experience of delivery of problem resolutions in manufacturing
  • Previous experience of engineering delivery of electrical systems (including control module software or electrical wiring harnesses)

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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