Job: Head of Electrical Systems

Job Title: Head of Electrical Systems
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warwickshire
Salary: Competitive Salary and benefitsCompetitive Salary + Car Allowance, private healthcare and bonus
Start Date: 2017-09-20
Contact Name: Kirsty McKinnon
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Due to company growth, an exciting new position has arisen for an Electrical Systems Manager within a leading vehicle manufacturer in the west midlands. 

This is a great opportunity to join an established global business, a leader in their sector with a large design and manufacturing presence here in the UK.  They are offering a varied role where you will work on a range of NPD projects as part of a large in-house R&D team.

Key responsibilities will include:

-          The design and introduction of electrical distribution system software and hardware required for vehicles and bodies.

-          Define overall engineering strategy for system and sub-system development

-          Support and drive integration activity with the wider business

-          Software, harness, component and subsystem validation and approval

-          Manage a small in-house electrical engineering team and external resource where required

-          Report progress of engineering activity, including risks and opportunities

This role will also include some hands-on design and you should expect to be on the tools supporting your team circa 25% of the time.

To fulfill this role the client seeks the following skills:

-          Vehicle or related product electrical system design experience including both HV and LV systems

-          Appreciation of hybrid vehicle systems

-          Evidence of both technical and man-management experience

-          Understanding of legal requirements for vehicle and/or machine design

-          Proficient in use of an electrical CAD system

-          Degree qualified in electrical or electronic engineering or ability to demonstrate this level of competence

-          Willing to travel – circa 10-15% of the time dependent on project requirement – UK and EU countries.

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