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Driver Controls Engineer

Salary: £24

Location: Cranfield

Job type: Contract

Category: Cranfield

RLE International is working on behalf of their Cranfield, Bedfordshire based Client, whom are currently looking for a Driver Controls Engineer to support and join their expanding team. Our client offers a wide range of unique opportunities available to suit some of the best people and brightest minds in the automotive industry. We are positioned to become the most desirable Asian brand in Europe, and we need your help to get there. Description: * Development of Driver Controls (Switches) to meet client's Design and Test standards. * Lead design reviews to ensure the parts under development are delivered in line with program requirements for cost, quality and timing. * Maintain part BOM across clients' European vehicles. * Prepare functional specifications through discussion with system owners, customer orientated engineering, styling and trim engineers. * Review and approve part drawings submitted by suppliers. * Manage in-house and supplier validation of the parts. * Resolve technical issues with in-house test departments and suppliers. * Support vehicle development builds at European manufacturing sites. Investigate, contain and resolve issues as they arise. * Conduct vehicle life cycle cost reduction idea generation and implementation. * Lead vehicle life cycle warranty investigations and countermeasure implementations. * Prepare and present development status and strategy plans to Senior Management. Skills required: * Engineering degree or equivalent. * Experience of Driver Controls development within automotive industry or equivalent. * Understanding of electrical theory related to Driver Controls and connected circuits. * Understanding of manufacturing techniques used for Driver Controls. * Familiar with electrical architecture * Experience of BOM management. * Appreciation for ergonomic considerations related to Driver Controls. * Knowledge of material properties and selection methods. * An understanding of LIN or CAN communication. * Experience of Driver Control cost drivers and budget setting. * Knowledge of 3D CAD tools. * Well organised and a good communicator. * Have supplier management experience. * Able to travel in the UK and abroad sometimes at short notice, typically for a few days to 2 weeks. * Competent with PC applications (MS office etc). Additional Information • Based in Cranfield, Bedfordshire • Free on-site parking • £24.00 per hour PAYE, Paid overtime at 1.5 x hourly PAYE rate (£36.00 HOURLY RATE]) INSIDE IR35 • Subsidised on-site restaurant • Working hours Mon-Thurs 8am-5pm, • Fri 8am-1:20pm Due to working on behalf of our Client, unfortunately if you require sponsorship to work in the UK, my client cannot offer sponsorship, and your application will be automatically declined. Applicants will be considered for all positions regardless of race, gender, military status, disability, or any other status protected by law. **NO AGENCY CALLING

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