Power Supply Electronics Test Engineer

21 Jul 2021
03 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
RLE International is working on behalf of their Cranfield, Bedfordshire based Client, whom are currently looking for a Power Supply Electronics Test Engineer to support and join their expanding team
Our client offers a wide range of unique opportunities available to suit some of the best people and brightest minds in the automotive industry.
We are positioned to become the most desirable Asian brand in Europe, and we need your help to get there.
Power Supply Electronics Test Engineer
Job description:
To support the Electrical & Electronic (EE) Test team with:
- The validation of harness, battery, alternator and power distribution electrical control systems in vehicles
- Creation of testing procedures, confirmation of vehicle spec and test parts required for test, includes arrangement of vehicle transportation when required
- Overall vehicle test technical coordination role where required (project leader).
- Formal reporting of test results to design sections and to upper management
- Ability to prioritise and multitask between multiple projects simultaneously
- Root cause investigation and countermeasure recommendation.
- Technical support to the production plant when necessary
- Field investigation support on occasion
- Some management of suppliers
- Supporting the achievement of COP emissions targets
Secure the quality of power supply systems to client's standards
Complete responsible validation within project milestones
Have relevant experience in automotive electrical and electronic development relating to harness, battery, alternator and power distribution electrical control system testing, completing a minimum of two vehicle developments, or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience.
Be degree qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.
Understand electrical theory and the operation of electronic devices.
Understand battery/alternator theory (voltage regulation and charge/discharge balance).
Have fluent written and verbal English language capability.
Have experience of software application into vehicle ECUs in the manufacturing environment - flashing, coding/configuration and calibration.
Be able to risk assess software modifications and develop appropriate test plans.
Understand network communications and multiple bus principles (CAN, LIN).
Be able to operate CANalyzer and CANape software or similar and interpret the results.
Be able to follow system circuit diagrams and identify electrical connections.
Be able to demonstrate and have practical experience in problem solving tools and techniques.
Be conversant with digital oscilloscopes, and basic electrical test equipment.
Be able to travel abroad, typically a few days to 2 weeks, but on rare occasions travel may be long distance and for up to 10 weeks.
Competent with PC applications. Including micrososft excel and project.
Self-motivating and self-managing. Pro-active. Positive. Energetic personality and flexible regarding working practice and working hours.
Additional Information
12-month contract, starting ASAP
• Working from home until it is safe to return to the office - Based in Cranfield, Bedfordshire
• Free on-site parking
• GBP24.00 per hour PAYE, Paid overtime at 1.5 x hourly PAYE rate (GBP36)
• Subsidised on-site restaurant
• Working hours Mon-Thurs 8am-5pm,
• Fri 8am-1:20pm
Due to working on behalf of our Client, unfortunately if you require sponsorship to work in the UK, my client cannot offer sponsorship, and your application will be automatically declined.

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