Lead Electrical Engineer

Coventry £ 35.00 - £ 44.00 per hour Contract

Job Reference: 013880

Due to continued growth and the award of new programmes, a leading manufacturer of specialist & commercial vehicles has a new contract opportunity for a Lead Electrical Engineer. Working on a number of new projects you will take a lead role and candidates are sought with a good understanding of vehicle electrical systems at senior engineer level from the automotive or specialist vehicle sectors.


Commutable from: Coventry, Nuneaton, Birmingham, Leicester, Leamington Spa, Warwick

Rate: £ 35.00 - £ 44.00 per hour (Outside IR35)

Suitable For: Lead Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer, Chief Engineer, Design Engineer, Principal Engineer, Project Manager.


The Role


You will closely with the Chief Engineer, Project Managers and the Design team to turn engineering concepts into fully validated and verified designs fit for volume manufacture. You will be part of a customer facing team able to articulate engineering concepts to engineers, project managers and other key internal and external stakeholders.


Key responsibilities:


Provide guidance to electrical design team

Supervision of prototype system design and build

Development of system designs

Lead and undertake problem solving of design and product issues to resolve functional issues

Work with production and quality teams to investigate and resolve issues

Be responsible for validation and qualification of system designs which may include hydraulic, mechanical, electrical and electronic components

Lead electrical design reviews with the customer


The Person


Proven track record of taking electrical system design from concept through to launch

Good understanding of electrical system design at senior engineer level

Experience in the validation and verification of product including environmental qualification

Thorough understanding of the principles of systems engineering

Experience in automotive 24v electrical systems is highly advantageous

Good communicator throughout all levels of the organisation and externally


For more information send a CV to Alex Hodgkins

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