Subject Matter Expert - Thermal Systems









Competitive Salary

Gordon Murray Electronics


Danielle Placey 1

01268 582900

Gordon Murray Electronics currently have an exciting opportunity for a Subject Matter Expert -Thermal Systems to join their Design, Development and Engineering Centre based in Warwick, Midlands.

- Perform the role of in-house Thermal expert. Create and evolve a development roadmap for heating, cooling, refrigeration, and heat exchange methodologies.

- Explore possibilities for marginal gains, to push the limits of what is technically possible.

- Identify and develop IP that can be leveraged to create innovative products.

- Develop optimal solutions for projects and translate these into requirement specifications that can be presented to suppliers and partners.

- Execute and interpret 1D thermal simulation and system designs to aid selection of appropriate technologies and hardware.

- Ensure that the technical strategy and vision of the solution is translated to relevant stakeholders, including Project Engineers who will be instrumental in delivering the technical solution.

- Support of Project Engineers throughout the project lifecycle, which will include periods of taking responsibility for development activities during the programme.

- Maintain technical oversight of all programmes to ensure that key components (e.g., structure, controllers, heat exchangers) are correctly located and packaged in accordance with vehicle requirements.

- Act as the authority in system review, verification & validation activities including leading FMEAs, DVP planning and ISO26262 compliance.

The Person:

- Significant experience of thermal systems within an automotive engineering environment.

- Demonstrable understanding of thermal management within an automotive environment.

- Ability to optimise designs to avoid cavitation, excessive pressure drops, uneven cooling. Knowledge of different cooling concepts and chemical properties of these fluids.

- Experience of development engineering with Tier 1 suppliers, preparation of project documentation and reports. Risk management, mitigation, and recovery planning.

- Working knowledge of associated systems such as OBCs, DCDCs and Inverters.

- Experience of system/component delivery within an APQP, six sigma or similar framework (FMEA, DVP, quality planning, PPAP etc) and full product lifecycle activities.

- Ability to communicate the requirements of the vehicle programme to a supplier and manage the cost/benefit/compromise when adapting and enhancing existing and new technologies.

- Inspiring, articulate, self-motivated, and able to work well on own initiative. Able to influence and align stakeholders to our aspirations and vision moving forwards.

- Possession of a Mechanical, Control Systems, Automotive or similar honours engineering degree.

- Post graduate qualifications are essential. Other recognised engineering qualifications combined with relevant significant experience will be considered.

- Full driving licence is essential.

- No visa or other restrictions for working in the UK or travelling in the European Union.

This job description may not detail some duties, nor cover duties of a similar nature commensurate with the role which may be reasonably required by the Management Team.


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