Systems Engineer










Matthew Gilbert

01268 582900

Position Title: Systems Engineer

Duration: Permanent

Location: Germany

Position Tasks

Circuit Design
• Collect and check electrical systems information from customer and suppliers
• As part of the circuit team, at the customer and the Company, create engineering data to support the creation of Harness drawings.
• Investigate the incorporation of new circuitry into existing EDS systems
• Investigate and create EDS system design proposals for new electrical systems
• Prepare mark-up drawings, marked up electrical schematics and engineering change documentation using Customer and the Clients’ Systems
• Analyse systems and environment information to determine electrical requirements for circuit design, e.g. wire size, fuse rating etc.
• Check harness drawings during release process to ensure accuracy of systems design
• Support customer compatibility reviews to check EDS system design and follow up required actions
• Prepare EDS systems add and delete lists to support feature cost estimations for new programs or TVM actions"

Complexity Development
• Study any complexity effects of proposed or given design changes, internally or from the customer
• Analyse required harness complexity to support customer within the constraints of manufacturing, sequencing, and optimized giveaway cost
• Prepare complexity reduction / optimisation proposals based on system cost, option usage, harness production, etc.

Design Verification
• Support harness design reviews, prototype builds and test boards for EDS system issues
• Support investigation and resolution of DVP related EDS systems issues
• Fault finding and diagnostics on vehicle electrical systems

EDS Design (General)
• Support prototype build with information and recommendations
• Participate in TVM & VA/VE activities
• Participate in benchmarking activity
• Support new business related activities
• Develop new ideas applicable to current and future programs
• Develop new tools to improve working efficiency
• Follow the department Quality System procedures and instructions
• Communicate with wiring harness plants for information exchange
• Assist with training of new staff"

Additional information
• Legally able to work in the UK
• Full Driving Licence
• Valid Passport
• Able to undertake Domestic and International travel with overnight stays away from home, sometimes at short notice

Formal education level completed:
• University degree

Professional knowledge and skills
• Experience of working with, or design of, vehicle electrical systems
• Ability to read and understand vehicle wiring harness drawings and schematics
• Knowledge of vehicle electrical/electronic system function and diagnostics
• Understanding of EDS design and development process
• Application of electrical theory
• Excellent communication skills
• Flexibility
• Strong analytical skills
• High attention to detail
• Self-motivation and prioritisation
• Ability to work in a team as well as alone

Language Skills
• English

IT Skills
• Microsoft Office

• Personal competence
• Integrity & Trust
• Learning Agility
• Functional knowledge & skills
• Planning & Organizing

Leadership and Team Competence
• Cooperation & Networking
• Change Agility

Entrepreneurial competence
• Ownership & Independence of Mind
• Dealing with Complexity
• Focus on Results


Electrical and Electronics Engineering


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