Engineer or Senior Engineer -Control Systems Test and Development Engineer

31 July 2018
Location : Birmingham

Contract Type : Full Time

Description :

Job Purpose

Responsible for System Integration testing activities including generation and execution of test plans utilising test rigs and vehicle test facilities.

Personal Specification

  • HND or equivalent in automotive, electrical/electronic, mechanical or control engineering.
  • Ideally has certain years relevant system testing experience
  • Experienced in set up and running of testing equipment, including instrumentation and measurement equipment.
  • Good logical reasoning and problem resolution
  • Demonstrating depth of knowledge in system integration, verification and validation.
  • Achieving results through effective team work, working with cross functional teams Showing ability to overcome cultural barriers
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills
  • Demonstrates understanding of good H&S practice
  • Good working knowledge of test automation tools
  • Familiar with CAN analysis tools (e.g. Canalyser), calibration tools (INCA preferred), instrumentation and data loggers. Matlab/Simulink experience would be useful.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead system integration testing activities
  • Design and development of testing plans for system characterisation and V&V.
  • Perform testing activities, utilising rig and vehicle facilities. Testing reports and analysis.
  • Setting up test equipment, including instrumentation and test automation.
  • Documentation of test facilities and test specifications.
  • Problem investigation and resolution.

Other Integration Activities

  • Work closely with SW and HW platform teams; ensure test plans are available so that the right facilities are made available at the appropriate time.
  • Ensure all data and reports are appropriately documented
  • Assist in developing ECU/TCU sign off criteria. Highlight any deviation from plan at the earliest opportunity and instigate recovery plans
  • Ensures that the appropriate test standards are applied and are reviewed / updated as technology progresses.
  • Supporting benchmarking and requirement capture activities.
  • Supporting hazard and safety analysis based on ISO26262
  • Working as part of an integrated multifunctional product team which is responsible for delivering the project.
  • Role based in the UK. Occasional travel to other CA sites and to visit suppliers is a requirement.

Other Features of Job

  • Reporting to the Verification and Validation Team Leader.
  • Working as part of an integrated multifunctional product team which is responsible for delivering the project
  • Develop skills within the team through team working and use of personal development reviews to identify development needs and set challenging personal objectives.
  • Flexible to travel to suppliers and other company R&D facilities when required.
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK
Package : Competitive salary, negotiable depending on background and experience