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Design & Release Engineer

Salary: £31

Location: Basildon

Job type: Contract

Category: Fleet hire, leasing and daily rental

Position Description: * Design and Release Engineer for Body and Security electronics components, software and features for Commercial Vehicle applications. * Develop product and feature definitions, assumptions and targets with Marketing, Program Planning and Program Management. * Lead engineering tasks to support programme milestones and gateways * Design, develop, integrate and test hardware and software to meet feature and system specification requirements, to program targets (cost, weight and timing). * Lead sourcing with Purchasing, Finance and Cost Estimating. * Project manage high volume electronics suppliers to deliver the required engineering development and testing support. * Support packaging of sensors and ECUs - meeting functional design rules in CAD and associated DPA requirements. * Lead compatibility review process, cascading requirements to interfacing components and modules * Support latest software processes, CAN message lists, signal database development, and cyber security. * Plan and coordinate design verification and validation testing to support engineering sign off gateways (HiL, SiL, Buck, Vehicle) * Support prototype builds and production launches at vehicle assembly plants. * Support manufacturing requirements, diagnostics and EOL compatibility. * Lead investigations and resolutions for any test failures, launch issues and customer quality concerns. * Support programme meetings, monitor delivery performance and conduct weekly status report-outs to management to forums. * Use lessons learnt, quality data, and FMA tools for continuous improvement. Skills Required: * Demonstrate the application and deployment of design methodologies, engineering processes and quality tools. * Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and PC based apps. * Project management skills with a thorough attention to detail. * Able to demonstrate initiative, perseverance, and liaison skills working with a global team. Skills Preferred: * Knowledge of Ford Global Product Development System and Ford Engineering Tools and Processes: VSEM, GPDS, eFDVS, AVBOM, WERS, AIMS, Teamcenter. Experience Required: * Experience in electrical or electronic systems, hardware and/or software. * Fully conversant in all Design & Release tools (WERS / GPDS etc) * Minimum of 2-years of PT Development experience. Experience Preferred: * Systems engineering, vehicle testing, automotive electronics Education Required: * Engineering degree or equivalent or two thirds of a degree course completed with commitment to complete studies. * Minimum of 2:2 Engineering degree in: Automotive Engineering, Electronic Systems, or Electrical Engineering. * Other Engineering/pure science degrees will be considered on a case to case basis. Additional Information: The candidate must have: * A valid driving license for use in the UK, mainland Europe * The ability to travel, without restriction (when appropriate), to mainland Europe and to any of Ford Motor Company’s development sites or Manufacturing locations worldwide. Occasional travel required: Eu, Turkey, USA, (When safe to do so)

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