Senior/Lead Electrical & Electronic Design Engineer

  • Location

    Colchester, Essex

  • Sector:

    Automotive and Motorsport

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Morson Manufacturing

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Main Tasks:

* Custodian of the electrical/ software designs for the high speed diesel engine range in Colchester

* Ensure that the electrical designs and application software for engines meet the requirements of the customer and any system interfaces have electrical integrity

* Responsible for interface with Supply Chain for engine controls and Electrical/ software system design to ensure a standardised approach to delivery and development

* Working with others to develop control specification for Engines that meets the customer requirements/ applications inc. Wiring Diagrams, P&ID's , logic diagrams, termination & block diagram, Functional design specifications.

* To support, future applications for a specific engine including Functional safety, control and Instrumentation and System engineering

* Working closely with Contract Management to ensure all Electrical and Software designs are available to meet overall delivery programmes

* Ensure all electrical designs for current life engines are maintained to the required standard

* Conduct 8D root cause analysis investigations and develop permanent corrective actions.

* Conducting "DFMEA" on components and systems to identify and address design risks and determine validation needs

* Creating 2D/3D electrical designs using CAD

* Develop a process to ensure workload transparency such that clarity on deliverables and timings can be maintained

* Be pragmatic in conflicting requirement situations as to what is the best option for the business, work across the business to deliver it.

* Able to perform calculations to validate safety factors and strength reserves to satisfy product H & S requirements to CE directives

* Design cost effective solutions for both one off modifications or batch productions to meet design briefs.

* Able to work independently, contributing to the team aims and objectives.

* Be methodical, organised and compliant with the company processes and systems.

Company Specific Tasks & Responsibilities:

* Performing in a way aimed at achieving the highest possible work efficiency

* To comply with the Company Code of Conduct

* To provide information, maintain records and carry out all duties in an accurate, efficient and timely manner

* To undertake such other tasks that may be reasonably required

* To adhere to all Company processes and procedures

* To enhance the image and reputation of the company whilst supporting its commercial interests

* EHS Compliance: it is essential to be aware of and adhere to all Health & Safety laws & guidelines relevant to your role and to the safety of your colleagues, visitors and external partner is compulsory.