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Electrical Planning Engineer

Salary: £27

Location: Cranfield

Job type: Contract

Category: Electronics

Electrical Planning Engineer Cranfield £27.00p/h We are recruiting for an Electrical Planning Engineer for one of our automotive clients based in Cranfield. You will be working for a globally recognised automotive company. This is a long-term contract role. The contract is on an ongoing basis a may run for several years. Key Responsibilities of the Electrical Planning Engineer: • Electrical project management team, who oversee the design and development of the vehicles electrical systems at a feature or sub-system level, depending on project needs. • To manage the quality and the development schedule for the electrical parts on the vehicle. • Collate KPI from all electrical design teams and present information during electrical & electronic (EE) milestone meetings. • Electrical concern management, mediate and assist in analysis of difficult concerns. • Working closely with electrical R&D teams, manufacturing sites and project teams to gather feedback in preparation for EE milestones. • Scheduling EE project milestones and preparing risk assessments based on project master schedule and EE content. • Prepare and issue the necessary documentation to the EE teams according to the project schedules. • Preparation of EE project milestone presentations based on standard templates and KPI data gathered. • Strong analytical skills to be able to review and challenge data. • Concern management utilising tools such as JIRA. • General understanding of vehicle development process and electrical architecture of vehicles. • Great communicator with experience of coordinating electrical engineering project activities to get buy-in from stakeholders. • Strong administration skills to control all project documentation. • Attention to detail with clear and precise reporting skills and the ability to present confidently. • Where appropriate, propose and support with knowledge sharing and process improvement activities within the department, utilising database, or web-based tools. Qualifications & Experience for the Electrical Planning Engineer: • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an engineering discipline • Competent with PC applications such as MS Office • Valid driving license • 3 years relevant experience in automotive industry • Knowledge of electrical theory and electronic devices • Knowledge of hardware and software development processes • Project management experience • Knowledge of vehicle communication protocols such as CAN and Ethernet. CAN and Ethernet analysis tools (e.g. CANalyser) and vehicle diagnostics. • Knowledge of database management tool (such as MS Access) and some programming knowledge would be beneficial. • Experience in concern management tools such as JIRA. • Ability to travel within the UK and internationally to suppliers, plants, global R&D centre’s etc. on an infrequent basis. • Ability to work cross-functionally with excellent communication and project management skills. Hours & Pay for the Electrical Planning l Engineer: • Monday to Friday • 39 hours per week • £27.00p/h

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