Senior Systems Engineer Climate and Thermal Electronics

Coventry, United Kingdom

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Senior Systems Engineer Climate and Thermal Electronics

The Senior Systems Engineer Climate & Thermal Electronics will be:

  • Responsible for the integration of Climate and Thermal electronics systems from concept to production
  • Responsible for HV Coolant Heater and HV Compressor Software and Electronics requirements definition
  • Responsible for software development, verification, and validation in conjunction with the Software team
  • Support the Chassis component team in the delivery of electrical and electrical systems requirements.
  • Lead the technical discussions with suppliers, internal cross-functional teams, and partner OEM
  • Support and management of our partner OEM and Tier 1 suppliers for donor technology, new/modified designs, system calibration validation and certification
  • Define and manage legal requirements and certification activities for Thermal and Climate Electronics systems
  • Cross-function leadership and overall system integrator role between Electrical and Chassis Function Groups
  • Lead and co-ordinate system reviews, calibration, and verification & validation activities throughout the development lifecycle
  • Issue management support, from problem identification through to introduction of final countermeasure using company issue management system
  • Provision of information, support, and training to Manufacturing and Service departments
  • Preparation of reports and feedback to the technical and project management teams
  • Support prototype builds, validation (component, system & vehicle) and launch

The Person:

  • Demonstrable experience (5+ years) of Climate and Thermal electronics at a systems level, specifically in either HV Coolant Heaters or HV Compressors
  • Experience of Software test and validation preferred
  • Experience of ECU design an advantage
  • Should have experience of the full product lifecycle, from concept through to vehicle launch
  • Experience of Automotive product development systems (VPDS, FPDS, GPDS, NPDS)
  • Practical experience of vehicle electrical architectures based upon Ethernet, CAN, LIN and Flexray
  • Practical experience of diagnostic software tools and Measurement and Calibration tools
  • Experience of delivering electrical systems in accordance with EMC requirements
  • Understanding of Functional Safety and safety analysis techniques (HARA, FMEA, FTA)
  • Understanding of Cyber Security requirements and principles
  • Excellent communication and co-ordination skills - at ease coordinating a team of engineers and suppliers.
  • Flexible, enthusiastic, and methodical individual who is self-motivated, able to work well under own initiative and remain focused under pressure
  • Ability to prioritise workload & manage external inputs/requests without supervision
  • Willing to take responsibility and make decisions based on best judgement where data is not available
  • Genuine interest in making efficient, sustainable products
  • Electrical, Electronic Systems, Electro-mechanical, Automotive, or similar honors engineering degree. Other recognized engineering qualifications combined with relevant significant experience may be considered 

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