Design & Release Engineer

Location Basildon
Discipline: Development/Design, Design Engineers
Job type: Contract
Salary: £OPEN RATE
Contact name: Keeley Atkinson

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 55551
Published: 7 months ago
Duration: 8 Months
Expiry date: 08 Jun 2023 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​Position Description:

  • Commercial Vehicle Embedded Modem Design and Release Engineer Interpretation and application of system specifications for components and functions for infotainment, navigation and new connectivity technologies (voice recognition, WIFI hotspot, analytics, etc.)

  • Creation of work plans for project management and monitoring within GPDS.

  • Application of given priorities regarding function, quality, cost, weight and timing in close collaboration with North American and Merkenich core teams Engineering sign-off in alignment with Supervisor

  • Presentation of project status and results including recommendations for decisions for parts/systems towards Supervisor or supplier

  • Contribution to design reviews (definition of goals, identification of construction alternatives/decision criteria) and launch teams (tracking regarding time and quality)

  • Confirmation that the design meets customer requirements, e.g. function, design, ergonomics and complies with legal and safety requirements

  • Coordination of system specifications with pre-development regarding regional requirements as well as function owners within the area of connectivity and navigation

  • Coordination of cross carline software delivery into vehicle programme timeline, following software release and signoff processes

  • Analysis of test results considering specifications of adjacent departments

  • Conduct vehicle level testing and signoff per global component requirement to GPDS timeline

Skills Required:

  • Competent using office applications such as excel, outlook, project and word

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to demonstrate use of initiative, perseverance and liaison skills  

Experience Required:

  • Must have experience of using Product Development processes

  • Must have experience of working on electrical or electronic systems

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience of using FEDE, WERS is an advantage

  • Knowledge of Transit vehicle Electrical Systems and Components is an advantage

Education Required:

  • Engineering Degree Preferred