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Power Supply Electronics Test Engineer

  • Location: Bedford
  • Salary: £28.05 - 28.05 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Automotive and Motorsport
  • Contact: Bhavna Kotecha
  • Contact Email: Bhavna.Kotecha@morson.com
  • Contact Phone: 0161 707 1516
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: Morson Talent
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  • Expiry Date: 28 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 197255BKA

Currently recruiting for a Power Supply Electronics Test Principal Engineer for a large automotive client.

The role will involve:

To support the Electrical & Electronic (EE) Test team with:
The validation of harness, battery, alternator and power distribution electrical control systems in Clients vehicles to clients design/test standards.
Creation of test plans to meet with project and design milestones
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 standards
Complete responsible validation within project milestones

Qualifications:

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.

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 able to demonstrate and have practical experience in problem solving tools and techniques
Be conversant with digital oscilloscopes, and similar test equipment.
Be able to operate canalyser and interpret the results.
Have good written and verbal communication skills.
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 Microsoft, Excel and project.