Systems Engineer

Location Basildon
Job type: Contract
Salary: £OPEN RATE
Contact name: Vicki Martinson

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01245403560
Job ref: 56011
Published: 28 days ago
Duration: 10 Months
Expiry date: 18 Apr 2024 23:59
Startdate: ASAP

​Position Description:

  • This is an opportunity to be a part of the growing Low Voltage EDS (Electrical Distribution System) Team, working inside the new Model-E organisation.

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the systems engineering development for the LV EDS team, which offers exciting exposure to every electrified system on the vehicle.

  • Lead Implementation of the Electrical Distribution System (EDS) for Global Programs based on generic and reusable architectures

  • Lead the development of the Electrical Distribution system as specified by the current level of EDS SDS

  • Lead the interface to Full-Service Supplier to deliver the definition of fuse size, wire size and type

  • Lead the EDS content within electrical / functional compatibility reviews

  • Support signoff of EDS Design requirements and Design rule checks relative to EDS Systems

  • Lead EDS interface with Systems Engineering on logical and physical schematic development

  • Lead the interface to Full-Service Supplier to work with CAE Team to complete circuit CAE analysis

  • Lead EDS Systems cost analysis and topology / architecture analysis

  • Support Full-Service Supplier with logical and physical schematic design data management

  • Lead Full-Service Supplier to develop compliant Fusing & Grounding Strategies.

  • Support Full-Service Supplier to optimize harness family complexity

  • Support pre-production vehicles for potential campaign items and assess warranty impact

  • Support 3D wire routing and package CAD layout activity (bundle size calculations, etc.)

  • Support Technical Design Reviews with Technical Leads

  • Support best design efficiencies for manufacturing, assembly, and failure mode avoidance practices

  • Support program specific foundation documents (Boundary Diagrams, DFMEA, etc)

  • Support manufacturing print development with Full-Service Supplier Partner, sign-off, and release

  • Drive commonality of designs across multiple programs and platforms

  • Participate in vehicle builds (launch) and lead resolution of issues (AIMS)

  Skills Required:

  • Demonstrate the application and deployment of engineering quality tools (FMEA, 8D, 6-Sigma, APQP)

  • Demonstrate the application and deployment of Ford engineering processes (WERS, AIMS, FEDEDVP, Teamcenter)

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work as one team across multiple regions (FNA, FAPA, FSAO)

  • Excellent administrative skills and level of organisation

  • Project management skills with a thorough attention to detail

  Experience Required:

  • Experience in EDS Engineering

  • Experience and ability to judge and improve EDS designs and processes to prevent failure modes

Education Required:

  • HNC/HND in Engineering

Education Preferred:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering