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ENGINEER - VEHICLE INTEGRATION

We are recruiting an exciting opportunity for a Engineer - Vehicle Integration to join an Automotive business in the Oxfordshire area : 


JOB TITLE 

Engineer - Vehicle Integration


SALARY

£55,000 - £60,000


LOCATION

Oxfordshire


DEPARTMENT

INTV Department


ROLE PURPOSE


As our client continues to expand its breadth of applications, from hyper-cars and infinity trains to mining haulage trucks and future aircraft, the role of the Integration Engineer is to ensure all systems within the product are compatible and work together cohesively to deliver the functionality and performance required by the customer. 


The individual will be involved in projects from the earliest feasibility studies, to capture the needs of the customer, cascade those requirements down the systems-tree and will follow-through to final engineering sign-off; ensuring appropriate validation & verification is put in place to guarantee quality product development. Integration Engineers support technical leadership, identify conflicts and support collaborate within the team to ensure the optimum design solution with a win-win mentality for all parties.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Coordinate a full spectrum of requirements, identifying any conflicts and ensuring those requirements are measurable and validated against benchmarks.

  • Assess complex technical directives and or standards, able to adapt them to component designs and systems.

  • Support the development of a project attribute(s) and its target cascade process, identifying any compatibility concerns and propose revisions or recommendations to resolve such concerns.

  • Identify and resolve specific compatibility issues across vehicle, product, system and component levels.

  • Support cross attribute or system balancing and trade-offs with consideration to key metrics including cost, system function and material properties.

  • Use a broad range of development tools and methods appropriate to time available, failure severity and part complexity.

  • Assist with component and system design alternatives to deliver original intended functions.

  • Use toolsets and methodologies to achieve an intended function in the gateway process.

  • Review test and durability cycles to reflect customer usage.

  • Support Technical Leads with clients for technical matters, conducting meetings virtually, on-site and with potential travel to client site(s) or location(s).

  • Identify and resolve issues in project teams including technical, cost, time and resource.

  • Review costs on small scale projects, providing analysis on status for the engineering gateway process.

  • Evaluate supplier and competitor products, and report on latest technologies.

  • Support external client review meetings, design, sourcing, manufacturing, quality and launch reviews.

  • Translate interactions for presentation and report writing across a diverse range of audiences including senior leaders, clients and engineering departments.


EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS


  • Experience in the automotive, motorsport, off-highway or aerospace industries in 1 or more of the following technical areas: Electrification, energy storage systems, ePowertrain, power electronics, body or chassis systems.

  • Experience moving a programme from a prototype build phase into a production build phase is desirable.

  • Knowledge of how design changes impact components or system performance/interactions is desirable.

  • Experience of supporting product DFMEA.

  • Knowledge across 1 or more core systems of an electrified product e.g. thermal, energy storage, control or propulsion is preferred.

  • Able to work collaboratively to resolve challenging situations.

  • An engineering qualification (e.g. Degree) in mechanical, automotive, electrical or aerospace engineering.

  • Knowledge of JIRA, Polarion or Teamcenter would be advantagous.


This job description is not exhaustive, and the job holder will be required to carry out from time to time tasks in addition to the above that will be both reasonable and within their capabilities. 


Reference ID: 589913

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