Automotive Software Application and Functional Integration Engineer

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Job Sector:
South East
Salary Description:
£25 - £35/hour
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RLE International is a leading Automotive design and engineering consultancy.

Our recruitment division is currently sourcing the following industry specialist.

Job Title: Functional Integration Engineer
Division: Product Development
Location: Dunton

Position Description:
Software Application and Functional Integration Engineer. Working in the Electrical Engineering department at Dunton, Basildon on current and future models of the Transit vehicle lines market leaders in the UK for over 25 years.
The FI and Software Application team has responsibility for integrating the large number of electronic modules on the vehicles¿ communication buses. In the early program phases, the compatibility of the modules, and the vehicle functions controlled by them, needs to be ensured via specification reviews. The job will then evolve to managing vehicle level functional testing, issue diagnosis, deliveries of corrective software, vehicle sign-off and launch in the manufacturing plants around the globe.
Specific tasks include: o Define required software functional growth plans and review and agree these with the various Ford module engineers and suppliers.
Track functional specification development and approval / release with functional/module engineers and suppliers.
Review of logical schematics and conduct System and Functional Compatibility Design reviews.
Perform vehicle system level verification and validation and provide system level sign off on prototype electrical test boards and vehicles.
Cascade of component, subsystem, and functional issues identified during system verification/validation. Drive issues to closure to meet all program deadlines.
Provide Electrical System Engineering support to vehicle launch teams in the global Transit manufacturing plants to address any plant related issues, e.g. End-of-Line test failures.

Skills Required:
Demonstrated excellent Project Management / Co-ordination skills.
Good Interpersonal and Communication Skills. Knowledge of Software development, control and tracking processes.

Skills Preferred:
Experience of Vehicle Electrical Network Systems.
Experience of Ford Product Development processes including GPDS. Experience of engineering processes and tools e.g. eFDVS, FTEP, FMEA, 8D, FMEA, FIP.

Experience Required:
ESSENTIAL - REQUIRED Experience of CAN tools including CANalyser, CANoe, and/or CANDB++ Experience of software flash/updating processes Experience of Electrical Network Systems.

Experience Preferred:
Demonstrated experience in automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems.

Education Required:
HND/HNC in Engineering - Electrical preferred.

Education Preferred:
Engineering Degree. Electrical preferred.

Additional Information:
Travel Occasionally - 20% generally with an increase to 30% at busy parts of the project.

*Please note due to high amounts of volume, our client can take some weeks to come back to us with feedback. We would appreciate if you could update us should your situation change.

Please only apply if you are eligible to work in the UK and you can demonstrate your experience relating to the above

All candidates must have a Full UK driving license

Applicants MUST have proof of immediate, on-going and valid eligibility to work full time in the UK without the need for Sponsorship and travel within the EU. Unfortunately Tier 2 visa holders will not be considered for these roles

Contact Details:
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Contact: Kris Clare

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