Assistant Lead Engineer - Electrical Systems

35000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + Pension, Private Health
09 Nov 2016
02 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Assistant Lead Engineer - Electrical Systems
Term: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Remuneration: to cGBP45K pa & Full Benefits

Our Client; a truly global leader in the manufacture of Specialist Vehicles and Survivability systems are experiencing enormous growth. It is for this reason that we have been tasked with finding an experienced, dynamic and enthusiastic Assistant Lead Engineer (Electrical Systems) to join the team as soon as possible on a permanent basis. The remuneration is to an extent, negotiable, and will based on relevant experience. In all cases, a competitive benefits package is on offer.

Reporting to the Lead Engineer (Electrical Systems), you will be responsible for assisting with the design and development of vehicle electrical systems and production of electrical specifications/drawings. Additionally, you will take responsibility for:

-Electrical Harness design and prototype manufacture to Automotive standards.
-Design and prototyping of vehicle borne electrical power systems.
-Create Bill of Materials (BoM), Electrical schematics and wiring diagrams utilising design software.
-Production of electrical work instructions for the modification and installation tasks.
-Technical competence of reviewing project technical specifications and determining the best solutions to meet compliance.
-Assisting the Lead Engineer with technical responses for inclusion into the bidding process and proposals for contracts.
-Direct liaison with suppliers for technical solutions to meet customer's requirements.
-Direct liaison with project teams to demonstrate project design and build status is in line with key milestones.
-To understand and comply with Company policies and procedures including, but not limited to, ISO9001 and ISO14001.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required;
-Ideally educated to at least ONC/HNC level (or higher) engineering qualification, although equivalent experience will be considered.
-Not essential, but a Chartered/Incorporated Engineer or working towards Chartered/Incorporated Engineer status would be preferred.
-Should be experienced in the design and build of vehicle electrical systems from concept to production.
-Should be experienced in Electrical Harness assembly to Automotive specifications.
-Experience of Military Electrical Harnessing is preferred, but is not essential.
-Should ideally be experienced in Electrical System design, ranging from battery charging systems, police lighting, radio communications and power distribution systems.
-A thorough knowledge of fault diagnosis with OEM diagnostic systems as well as traditional fault finding experience is required.
-Experience in integrating additional electrical circuits into OEM electrical systems to override controls and functions is required.
-Experience of vehicle borne communications systems installations is required.
-PCB prototyping experience would be useful, although not essential.
-A category C/C1 UK driving licence is desirable, although not essential.

This position offers a fantastic and rare opportunity to work for a leading well established global Specialist Vehicle Manufacturer; so if interested and you have the relevant experience we need to hear from you now?

N.B. Due to the nature of the work IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT ALL APPLICANTS DO HOLD A FULL AND VALID BRITISH PASSPORT. Please do not apply if you fail to meet these criteria as we will not be able to complete the required security clearance for you.

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