Release Engineer

Fircroft Engineering Serv Ltd
West Bromwich
14 Apr 2018
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role:
Vehicle Engineering
Release Engineer - Infotainment
Contract - West Midlands

Position Description:
Release Engineer needed to manage the release process for Infotainment head units
Basic responsibilities will included, but are not limited to :
Completing WERS releases for prototype, production and service introduction
Ensuring Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers aligned on introduction of parts, creating and agreeing support plans
Creating Alerts in WERS
Creating PACNs for cost reduction new funds
Creating WERS releases to update SW Licenses Extra responsibilities, based on candidate capability
Definition of releasing strategies for infotainment head units ( part number updates, production vs service etc)
Coordination of releasing resources in the Infotainment head unit teams
Ensuring SW/HW releases meet service freeze dates.
Ensuring release plans match SW deliveries to programs.

Manage the transition from WERS to iPLM.

key skills Experience of releasing components for use in high volume production
Excellent communications skills verbal and written
Proficient in the use of excel to create tracking sheets

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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