Electrical / Electronics Engineer

30.00 - 40.00 GBP Hourly + GBP30 - GBP40/hour
12 Oct 2017
13 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Electrical / Electronics Engineer required on a contract basis to join an industry leading automotive business.

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity at the forefront of engine technology? Do you have a background working in a fast paced engineering / R&D environment? If you are seeking an exciting technical challenge then this is the role for you!

You will join the Product Engineering team based at Shrewsbury (UK). The task is to deliver immediate commitments and incremental funded work on New Product in the Defence Sector. This is an excellent opportunity to join a technically motivated enthusiastic team.

You will be responsible for the performance of electrical, electronic and control system aspects of Power Pack solutions developed on site, primarily for the Defence sector. This position will also be responsible for supporting Operations on site for build and test including Quality issue resolution.

Key responsibilities:

* Design and development of electrical harnesses for power packs within military applications.
* Gaining an in-depth understanding of electrical and electronic systems on both product and supplied test systems in order to ensure efficient cost effective resolution of problems.
* Liaison with the Customer on electrical/control system issues and also be the key link to Enterprise support groups.
* Where appropriate be the subject matter expert for problem resolution associated with product or test systems.
* Communicating technical information to Customers, Snr Management, Suppliers, team members and other Cat Business units.
* Contribution to New Business 'Bids' in area of expertise.
* Identify system critical characteristics and appropriate validation programme together with supporting system and project reviews as appropriate.

Experience required:

* Ideally you will have an engineering degree with established experience of advanced diesel engine electrical systems, preferably in a medium or heavy duty application.
* Ability to create harness designs using design software (Visio / ProE / Harnware)
* Knowledge and use of electronic diesel engine system development, calibration / diagnostics tools such as ET, Vector CANape,CANalyser.
* Sound knowledge of Diesel engine Drivelines and overall Power Solution needs.
* Prior experience of troubleshooting and problem resolution with advanced engine control systems.
* Self motivated, energetic, hands on, can-do approach to Engineering.
* Ability to manage multiple priorities and deliver work to clearly defined plans within tight timescales.
* Good level of Def Stan awareness preferred.

This is an awesome opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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