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Lead Vehicle Systems Engineer

Job Reference: HQ00031927-2_1526567565
Location: West Midlands
Discipline: Management and Executive / Controls and Automation / Design / Engineering Management
Salary Range:

£50000 to 60000 per Annum + Package

Job Type: Permanent

A Lead Vehicle Systems Engineer is required for our client, a supplier of on board vehicle control systems. This is a key position and you will be responsible for the lead design, guidance and project management of a small team.

The controls are complex and bespoke. Typical vehicles could be diggers, lifters, tractors and farm machinery, HGV's, cement mixers and cranes. Within the rail environment control systems are for carriages including doors, lighting and HVAC controls.

This is unique, challenging work and will differ from project to project. Project duration's are typically 6 months to 1 year. Unlike typical volume manufacturers in the Automotive industry the product output will run in small batches of circa 300 bespoke units (on-board control systems) over a project life cycle.

Broadly speaking you will need to understand how to design on board control systems and sub-systems of vehicles. Understand how the systems must integrate with the end client vehicles (E.G. JCB, Nissan, Mercedes; For rail - Bombardier, Amtek, Solaris)

Leadership and stakeholder management skills are required, along with a technical background in vehicle design and/or development. Skills required include:

* Translating customer requirements into specifications - Control panels; wiring harness; power management & inverters.
* CAD (Any 2D or 3D).
* Experience interfacing into vehicle CAN networks (ICE and Hybrid/Electric architectures).
* DC, DC-AC systems.
* Design & verification (hardware, firmware, software).
* Modbus; CAN or similar.
* Project control documentation (DFMEA; BoMs).
* Test and verification to project sign-off.

The position is based in South Birmingham, salary is negotiable. For an informal discussion contact Adrian Woolley at ASC Connections on 0121 2361662

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

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