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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