Design / R&D / FEA

Our Design / Research & Development Resource Team are equipped and experienced specialists in searching and sourcing relevant engineers at all levels. This team consists of experienced consultants supported by a specialist sector researcher, covering all aspects of the needs and demands of a modern engineering customer base, from blue sky concept design, research and development, right through to design for product launch.

Reputations:

The name of Probe in the marketplace has developed an excellent reputation for quality thus ensuring that our clients come back tous having benefited from our superb service in the past. We also attract the very best engineers around due to finding the best positions, should they be Contract or Permanent, because we have the vacancies they are looking for.

Having one of the largest databases of Design Engineers in the UK also means that we attract a very large portfolio of companies who regularly tap into our vast resources and professional expertise.

How have we achieved this?

Probe started life in 1994 as a Design House and built up a very strong database of companies requiring a design service and have since gained an enviable reputation for quality and service. This progressed naturally to supplying client companies with designers on site and thus provided us a very natural progression into Recruitment as we fully understand our clients and candidates needs.

Today Probe offers a wide range of options that support all aspects of modern R&D needs that go far beyond just sending a CV and gives a service that is aimed at providing solutions for immediate, medium and long-term customer needs.

Manpower Resource:

This service is aimed at providing contractual and permanent engineers at short notice, to work either on or off site. These engineers have all been interviewed and screened for their qualifications, suitability and experience and many have a strong working history supporting our customers with their project workloads. This service can be either provided on a Contingency (No Win-No Fee), Retained Assignment or Executive Search basis.

The Complete Design Solution - 'Man & Box'

Not only can we find the right staff for our clients but we can also supply the 3D CAD software on site. We appreciate that not all companies have as many seats of CAD as they would like, hence, if the job needs to be done quickly we can provide the complete solution of ‘Man and Box’.

Key Areas of specialism:-

  • 2D & 3D CAD Design, Modelling & Detailing on all the major CAD packages (Product / Mechanical / Styling / Electro-Mechanical)
  • Electrical & Electronic Development / Test & Design
  • Finite Element Analysis , Hand Calculations, Linear, Non-Linear - Dynamic, Static
  • Mathematical and Simulation Software
  • CFD - Thermal, Fluid, Flow Analysis and Dynamics
  • NVH - Noise and Modal Analysis
  • Research and Development / Test Engineering - Durability, Calibration, Test , Control and Feasibility
  • Project Engineering / Management - Concept / Prototype / Process / Value Engineering / Design
  • Senior Department Heads – Engineering / Design / Test / Development

If you would like a confidential discussion surrounding strategic hiring for your organisation or your own career path we would be delighted to hear from you to determine how our services can assist you in finding the right solution so please call us on  0121 321 4311

 

The Company:

This is a fantastic senior level opportunity, with a business that is the UK's leading manufacturer in their specialist field. Their products enjoy a global reputation for quality & performance with more than half of sales derived from Export markets. All design and manufacturing take place at their purpose-built facility near Sheffield.

Applicants are sought to work within a small team of committed and multi-disciplined engineers responsible for the design development and support of special bespoke products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work as one of the primary electrical designers within the business
  • Create electrical detailed designs of systems and sub-systems from defined client specification, this will include designing control panels (including layouts), schematics, and creation of associated documentation including BOM’s, manufacturing drawings etc
  • You are expected to work within the agreed time scales and costs, liaise with the customer and all other departments in the Company at all levels
  • Knowledge and experience of design change control and release procedures MRP and or ERP systems
  • To support the manufacturing process, resolving and clarifying electrical and wiring issues in products

Person Specification:

  • The successful candidate will have a depth of experience as an electrical design draughtsperson using Electrical CAD Software
  • Practical experience in an Electrical manufacturing environment is necessary and we would anticipate a minimum qualification in an appropriate subject at HND level
  • Experience in the use of applicable directives, norms and standards used in light industrial applications are essential (Low Voltage Directive (LVD) or M/C Directive)
  • The successful applicant will need to have good communication skills as the duties will include liaising with internal departments, have the ability to work on their own initiative with minimum supervision, prioritise work load and the skills to be a good team player
  • Temperature controller configuration
  • PLC programming experience would be an advantage
  • You will be self-motivated, flexible, with a hands-on approach to working within a project team or individually and Computer literate
  • Valid passport holder and clean driving licence required for occasional travel.

Package:

  • Salary £36,000 - £43,000 - dependant on experience
  • Company incentive scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension Plan with 7.5% employer contributions
  • Death in service policy

Commutable From: Sheffield, Chesterfield, Rotherham, Barnsley, Glossop

 

Introduction:

PC Application Software and Firmware Engineer

We are working with a fast paced and fast-growing technology / innovation team that have over the last ten years created a number of market leading products / devices that in-turn have seen their organisation grow their turnover by over 300%.

The organisation now boasts a strong Electronic and Software Development Department and is now looking to add some good Graduate Engineers into their own development programme.

As a company they export their products to global customers and are recognised for their bespoke and innovative technology.

Duties:

  • Based within a small internal team the role will quickly have responsibility for creating and developing PC / IT Applications - Software & Firmware in-line with live product development customers orders. The position will also liaise with the internal Software / Electronic Hardware and Mechanical Design Teams to ensure applications and modules are on track to meet the final product brief.
  • The purpose of the role is to improve a device that is used in the engineering industry sectors, in the way it can communicate, collate data / algorithms and relay information to third parties.

Skills & Experience:

  • Applicants should have a formal qualification in Software Engineering or Computer Science with ideally a years’ experience in industry.
  • Good knowledge of Embedded C, C#, Realtime and Coding and Testing Systems.
  • A strong desire and interest in new product development
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Some experience of building test rigs or apparatus to test products.
  • Good Software and MS Office skills

Benefits:

The company offer excellent benefits, career prospects and training. It is common for Junior Engineers to quickly move to more senior engineering and team leading positions within a few years and then on to Management / Directorship opportunities.

The company is part of a large global group of individual companies that offers internal recruitment and great career progression.

If you Graduated recently or in the distance past in Software Engineering, please get in contact.

 

Introduction:

Graduate Software Design Engineer

We are working with a fast paced and fast-growing technology / innovation team that have over the last ten years created a number of market leading products / devices that in-turn have seen their organisation grow their turnover by over 300%.

The organisation now boasts a strong Electronic and Software Development Department and is now looking to add some good Graduate Engineers into their own development programme.

As a company they export their products to global customers and are recognised for their bespoke and innovative technology.

Duties:

  • Based within a small internal team the role will quickly have responsibility for creating and developing Software / Embedded Application in-line with live product development customers orders.
  • The position will also liaise with the internal Electronic Hardware and Mechanical Design Teams to ensure applications and modules are on track to meet the final product brief.

Skills & Experience:

  • Applicants should have a formal qualification in Software Engineering with ideally a years’ experience in industry.
  • Good knowledge of Embedded C, C#, Coding and Testing
  • A strong desire and interest in new product development
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Some experience of building test rigs or apparatus to test products.
  • Good Software and MS Office skills

Benefits:

The company offer excellent benefits, career prospects and training. It is common for Junior Engineers to quickly move to more senior engineering and team leading positions within a few years and then on to Management / Directorship opportunities.

The company is part of a large global group of individual companies that offers internal recruitment and great career progression.

If you Graduated recently or in the distance past in Software Engineering, please get in contact.

 

Company:

The business is the UK’s largest manufacturer of steel products for their industry. They have many decades of expertise and employ over 1,000 people throughout their group.

Operating through a number of market leading brands; they design, manufacture and install for commercial and industrial environments.

Products and components may be manufactured in-house or through outsourced suppliers.  Manufacturing techniques can include, but are not limited to, fabrication from sheet-metal and coil, including roll-forming; polymer extrusion, injection and rotational moulding; aluminium extrusion and machining.

Role Function of a Development Engineer:

  • The Product Development Engineer function is to support the development of products and continuous improvement of existing ranges, in line with business and departmental strategies. 
  • Projects will vary from developing entire ranges, to individual components/features.
  • The role includes working together with Test and Structural Engineers on new developments and planned product verifications of products/components/features.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of individual engineering tasks/projects within time and budget constraints
  • The Product Development Engineer will provide regular and timely communications and updates to the Product Development Manager and Group Technical Director.
  • Creating/maintaining product technical information (inc. manufacturing & assembly drawings, electrical schematics, registers, supplier information, product digests & installation/assembly Instructions, operations and maintenance manuals).
  • Working with Data Controllers to maintain product Routes & BOMs, Procurement & Data Controllers to ensure technical specifications & purchasing information is accurate and correct and Structural and Test Engineers for product and component testing, as well as Group Health, Safety & Quality.
  • Any reasonable request of management.

 Person Specification of a Development Engineer:

  • Mechanical handling equipment exposure would be advantageous
  • Manufacturing processes in rolling and press form thin gauge steel
  • Health and safety and risk assessment
  • IT literate, with strong IT skills in AutoCAD (2D), SolidWorks and Microsoft office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • CE Marking processes
  • Awareness of Electrical (IEC) regulations (advantageous)
  • Manufacturing environment exposure
  • A basic understanding of SAP / Manufacturing / ERP systems would be advantageous

Benefits for a Development Engineer:

Salary - Negotiable Dependant on Experience

Commutable from Milton Keynes, Bletchley, Northampton, Aylesbury, Luton, Hitchin

 

The Company:

Client is a global manufacturer of heavy engineering products and services that deliver lifecycle solutions to maximize customer return on investment. They deliver lifecycle solutions to a broad range of industries, including construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, shipping, transportation, refining, energy, utility, quarrying and mining. 

As a Design Engineer, reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for a wide variety of engineering tasks.

Key Reasons to Join This Business:

  • UK and Global travel opportunities
  • Opportunities to progress through the design structure
  • Exposure to customers & all areas of the business including manufacture
  • Working for a global leader
  • Exciting projects & opportunities to innovate including patent designs

Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete Engineering Change Notice (ECN) for release to document control
  • Interfaces with R&D for key product supplier formulating test plans/executing test plans
  • Assign and conduct drawing changes and updates
  • Create technical specifications to support new and existing products to facilitate product assembly
  • Review technical documentation for accuracy
  • Design parts and assemblies as designated.
  • Work with production team members to understand and resolve problems

Person Specification:

  • Degree educated or equivalent in Engineering
  • Design experience heavy equipment design would be highly advantageous
  • Competent user of 3D Solid Modelling CAD, ideally Pro-Engineer / Creo Parametric and familiarity with Product Data Management (PDM) systems
  • Good technical expertise in mechanical and hydraulic systems
  • A good understanding of the various applications that the equipment can operate in along with an appreciation for the expected performance of the machines.
  • Creativity and innovative thinking
  • Experience with Oracle TMS a plus
  • Good English communication skill, both written and spoken;
  • Good Presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Candidates should have a “can do” attitude and be able to work as part of a team to meet the deadlines required

Salary:

£28,000 - £32,000 (negotiable)

Commutable from Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, Loughborough, Burton upon Trent, Hinckley, Nuneaton

 

Introduction:

Due to the continued success within the business, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced

CAD Design Draughtsperson to join a thriving team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an established and progressive company. In return, you will receive a

competitive salary (negotiable depending upon experience) along with a comprehensive benefits package, which

includes a company pension, free parking and generous holiday allowance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Production of foundation and planning drawings
  • Production of full working drawings for building fabrication and erection
  • Production of accurate order lists for each building
  • Negotiation of all purchasing costs with suppliers and completion of regular pricing reviews (on a job-by-job
  • basis)
  • Interpretation of customer quotes/briefs and initial conversations with customers to understand and clarify
  • their design requirements
  • Scheduling and completing site visits as required by Drawing team
  • Provision of technical advice and assistance to customers and colleagues
  • Proofing of colleagues work to ensure that detailed drawings are completed accurately in order to prevent issues occurring on site and additional expenses being incurred or issues caused that may impact on client’s reputation
  • Request and provide appropriate information to obtain structural calculations and SER certification
  • Liaise with and respond to questions from the Fabrication teams
  • Positively promote the company brand at all opportunities
  • Ensure that all health and safety policies are adhered to at all times

Person Specification:

  • Proven design experience
  • AutoCAD proficient
  • A good knowledge of steel portal framed building and associated materials
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong visual awareness and attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to manage people
  • Logistical thinker
  • Good numeracy skills
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Computer literate
  • Good problem-solving skills and the ability to manage conflict
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • The ability to work as part of a team

Commutable from Wrexham, Chester, Oswestry, Stafford, Northwich, Stoke on Trent, Market Drayton

 

This is a fantastic senior level opportunity, with a business that is the UK's leading manufacturer in their specialist field. Their products enjoy a global reputation for quality & performance with more than half of sales derived from Export markets. All design and manufacturing take place at their purpose-built facility near Sheffield.

As a pivotal member of the R&D group you will help direct and oversees all functions of the group, including research and development, project management, people development, and outward communications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design and development of new products and product engineering by applying Engineering best practise and facilitate a culture of cost-effective continuous improvement and lead initiatives to optimise efficiency and accelerate project execution
  • Oversee the daily activities of the R&D team, to ensure that the team is working within the agreed project guidelines and ensuring all project goals and objectives are being met
  • Manage/oversee projects within the agreed scope specification; ensure open communication with key stakeholders on plans, progress, and viability of projects to assure that business needs are met in a timely manner
  • Frequently review progress and cost-risk analysis to assure focus is given to the most beneficial projects, filter out all non-viable projects
  • Gain knowledge of existing products, materials, design rules and production techniques with the aim to redevelop existing products ensuring all new products are designed for usability, reliability, functionality, marketability and manufacturability
  • Create and issue drawings to production, specifications to sales, and answer customer queries on these products
  • Chair/attend regular project review/value engineering meetings and distribute minutes of these meetings to the project teams and Director of Engineering, work with the Director of Engineering and HR as required to define personal development and training plans for the team

Person Specification:

  • You will be a hands-on candidate, with a depth of relevant R&D experience within an engineering or manufacturing company preferred
  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline including mechanical/electrical/product design or be able to demonstrate work at an appropriate level
  • Understanding of design process, design research, prototyping and manufacturing processes
  • Possess strong drive/ accountability, have the ability to push projects and work flows forward whilst remaining delivery focused
  • Excellent communication skills, innovative, driven, successful with strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Solid Edge software
  • Excellent people skills – having the ability to build strong rapport, good communication along with the strength of character to push back where needed

Package and Hours:

  • Salary £40,000 - £50,000 – dependant on experience
  • Company incentive scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension Plan with 7.5% employer contributions
  • Death in service policy

Commutable From: Sheffield, Chesterfield, Rotherham, Barnsley, Glossop, High Peak

 

This is a fantastic senior level opportunity, with a business that is the UK's leading manufacturer in their specialist field. Their products enjoy a global reputation for quality & performance with more than 65% of sales derived from Export markets. All design and manufacturing take place at their purpose-built facility near Sheffield.

Your role will be diverse and all encompassing, responsible for the engineering and managing all aspects of a project from design to customer delivery including: quotation; product engineering; logistics; installation and commissioning.

This is a great opportunity for a talented individual to design and develop market leading products for the global market and help client achieve their goals.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Technical consultation with customers to determine the project specification
  • Agree the design, quality standards, and budget of the project
  • Create quotations and technical specifications
  • Negotiate with stakeholders (clients, subcontractors, and suppliers)
  • Manage multiple projects ensuring they are delivered on time, within budget, and meet the customer’s technical requirement
  • Organise and lead work teams, co-ordinating bespoke and NPD project activities
  • Identify problems and evaluate possible solutions to meet the client’s needs
  • Maintain and enhance a productive working relationship with the customer
  • Exchange information and provide advice to technical and non-technical colleagues and customers
  • Preparing letters documents, test specifications and instruction manuals
  • Oversee installation and commissioning and create the relevant documentation i.e. Risk Assessments and Method Statements
  • Support for International Sales partners

Person Specification

  • Degree qualified in a scientific/technical discipline including mechanical engineering, material sciences, physics, process engineering or be able to demonstrate work at an appropriate level
  • Basic knowledge of properties and treatment of technical materials (e.g. ceramics, metals)
  • A depth of experience in the field of technically demanding products
  • Must have project management qualifications, Prince II an advantage, and proven experience within previous roles
  • Knowledge of relevant directives and safety standards is essential
  • An accomplished design engineer with the ability to present technical information to others including mechanical and electrical design draughtsmen
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams including engineering, manufacturing, sales, marketing, purchasing and suppliers/sub-contractors
  • The successful applicant will need to have good communication skills as the duties will include liaising with internal departments, have the ability to work on their own initiative with minimum supervision, prioritise work load and the skills to be a good team player
  • Highly motivated with a team orientated work style
  • Must be computer literate. (Word/Excel/Microsoft Project)
  • Valid passport holder and clean driving license required for occasional international or UK

Package and Hours

  • Salary £45,000 - £55,000 – dependant on experience
  • Company Incentive scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension Plan with 7.5% employer contributions
  • Death in service policy

 

Commutable From: Sheffield, Chesterfield, Rotherham, Barnsley, Glossop

 

This is a fantastic senior level opportunity, with a business that is the UK's leading manufacturer in their specialist field. Their products enjoy a global reputation for quality & performance with more than 65% of sales derived from Export markets. All design and manufacturing take place at their purpose-built facility near Sheffield.

Due to expansion and product re-designs, they are looking to recruit a Lead Draughtsperson.

This opening would suit someone already in a Lead Design role, a Senior Design position, or even someone with a depth of experience who is looking to make that career step up.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Lead Draughtsperson will lead and mentor CAD draughting team. You will be the senior level “go-to person” for all Solid Edge modelling and draughting issues
  • Oversee the daily activities of the draughting team, to ensure that the team is working within the agreed project plan and ensuring all project goals and objectives are being met
  • Produce detailed drawings from 3D models and design concepts
  • Orient, train and check the draughting work of engineers and CAD draughters, whilst developing and promoting the use of CAD / PLM best practices
  • Infuse best-in-class draughting disciplines and processes in to the operation, check and verify accuracy and completeness of all finished drawings, ensure draughting technical details to BS 8888
  • Manager the engineering design change control, administration of CAD and PLM software
  • Chair / attend regular departmental review meetings and distribute minutes of these meetings to the draughting team and Director of Engineering

Person Specification:

  • As an experienced Lead Draughtsperson, you will have a real depth of CAD draughting experience
  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline including mechanical/electrical/product design or be able to demonstrate work at an appropriate level
  • Proficiency in Solid Edge software
  • Possesses and applies extensive knowledge of draughting standards and expertise with Solid Edge to the completion of complex assignments
  • Understanding of design process, design research, prototyping and manufacturing processes
  • Clear leadership qualities and demonstrated success in change management, strong attention to detail, previous experience within an engineering or manufacturing company preferred
  • Excellent communication skills

Package and Hours:

  • £40,000 - £50,000 dependant on experience
  • Company Incentive scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension Plan with 7.5% employer contributions
  • Death in service policy

Commutable From: Sheffield, Chesterfield, Rotherham, Barnsley, Glossop, High Peak

 

Introduction:

Product Engineer (Product Design, Engineering and Development).

Responsible for the Product Definition, Validation and Execution.

Company:

An Automotive supplier of a range of plastic biased trim products, are seeking a Product Engineer to support programmes in the areas of Product Engineering.

The role will require a CAD biased background in experience of getting concepts and prototypes through life cycles and approval stages, typical to Automotive Tier 1 stages.

Duties:

Daily activities will include:

  • Work with build coordination and technology group (process) engineer to direct design verification build and prototype build and record all design problems.
  • Assign all design problems to proper engineering discipline for countermeasure.
  • Responsible for Design Verification and Product Validation of the project, through liaison with the test lab and quality departments.
  • Interfaces with the customer to ensure all engineering needs and requirements are being met.
  • Coordinate engineering changes through the customers and internal systems during the Development Phase.
  • Evaluate and approve design changes, specifications and drawing releases.
  • Work with the Project Manager and other engineers to establish priorities and assign tasks to complete the project according to the defined schedule.
  • Support launch at the customer assembly plants.

Primary duties will include:

Coordinate and follow product engineering responsibilities from design concept, through Prototype build, pilot, production, and life of the program.

Provide feasibility input to support Studio Design & Package Requirements and Champion, support and participate in Design and Engineering Reviews.

Create and maintain a Master Section Package for the Commodity.

Work with advance engineering, styling and the company’s technical centre on development of the Concept and feasibility of components and vehicle level integration.

Work with and direct the CAD team to ensure all engineering parameters and customer requirements are being fulfilled on a timely basis.

Update Product Definition whenever project definition changes.

Develop the DFMEA, DFM and other engineering disciplines if specified by the customer.

Organise and develop Design concepts, product architecture and set internal Engineering specifications.

Directs, coordinates, assigns tasks, and works with customer engineers to bring all Engineering disciplines together on the project.

Prepare preliminary detail drawings, with assistance of CAD design group

Prepare layouts/detail drawings for review and release, with assistance of CAD design group

Utilize and apply GD&T.

Develop DVP&R, obtaining customer approval, and initiating all laboratory and virtual tests.

Ensure that the product design complies with all product requirements and any international Legal standards when applicable.

Ensure that the product meets all engineering objectives and targets for weight, acoustics, water sealing, cost, service etc.

Skills and Requirements:

The right candidate will be:

  • Degree Qualified in and Engineering, Product or Industrial Design field.
  • Good exposure to engineering applications with at least 3 - 5 years in Automotive Engineering preferred
  • At least 3 years of Automotive Interior Engineering / Plastics experience.
  • Knowledge of Plastic injection moulding, post processes and assembly of complex components.
  • Experience working with UK OEM’s as a Tier 1 supplier in an engineering function.
  • Ability to effectively conduct group presentations,
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills.
  • Proficient in 3D CAD standard software with the ability to create, interrogate and communicate geometry requirements.
  • Capable of using pictographic tools (Sketching, Diagrams, presentations) to clearly communicate issues and requirements.

Benefits:

Salary - £50,00+

Pension

Healthcare

 

The Company:

This worldwide company is synonymous with producing innovative equipment and are world leaders within their niche industry. With 40 plus years behind them, they continue to be at the forefront of their field and are continually growing.

The business also offers excellent, realistic opportunities for career development and progression.

The Role:

Reporting to the Senior Projects Engineer, client is looking for the expertise of a proven Project Manager, to work within their busy Projects department.

The successful candidate will have engineering qualifications, a positive attitude, be self-motivated and be willing to travel worldwide when necessary.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Project Managers main role is to provide support to the sales company to ensure all proposals are technically correct, commercially viable as well as being thoroughly planned and executed.
  • The Project Manager will be the main point of contact for an overseas sales office and therefore represent the UK Design centre whilst dealing with a diverse range of matters and enquiries.
  • As a key member of staff you will be able to work independently with minimal supervision. The post will include taking responsibility for a broad range of major and minor engineering projects with tasks varying from initial project estimation and tender submission, through to final contract negotiation and project design. The post will also include supporting the staff of localised sales / manufacturing facilities in relation to any issues that may occur on existing equipment already in operation.
  • Direct interaction and liaison is expected with the overseas sales office and also with all departments within the UK organisation including Design, Technical, Manufacturing, and Sales. A responsibility for direct sales activity with customers and sub-contractors would also be necessary.

Person Specification:

  • The Project Manager will have engineering qualifications, a positive attitude, be self-motivated and be willing to travel worldwide when necessary.
  • The applicant must be proficient in AutoCAD and also have a good general skill level in Microsoft Office components. An understanding in 3D modelling (Solidworks) could also be beneficial but not essential.

Package and Benefits:

  • Salary £35,000 - £45,000 dependant on experience, plus performance bonus
  • Any experience of tunnelling, quarrying, mining, heavy engineering projects or similar would be highly advantageous
  • Opportunities for global travel
  • 10% employer contributed pension, with 0% required from employee
  • Private medical cover (currently with Bupa) on completion of the probationary period
  • 33 days holiday
  • The possibility of joining a company with a great staff retention record - average years’ service being 12 years

Commutable From: Sheffield, Chesterfield, Nottingham, Derby, Worksop, Newark, Mansfield

 

The Company:

This business is driven to making the best products in the world. Building iconic products that celebrate their past whilst embracing the future - through bold design, original styling, purposeful engineering and a genuine passion for what they do.

Role Overview:

Reporting to the Lead Engineer of Functional Safety, the key function of the Functional Safety Engineer role is to allow for the introduction of new and exciting automotive technology across client’s product range. The Electrical department is expanding and is looking to bring in talented, passionate and driven engineers, to support their future model development.

The business is seeking a Functional Safety Engineer to join the Electrical team to help ensure their electrical systems are developed to both their own stringent standards and to meet or exceed the requirements of ISO 26262. This is a new role within the Design department and will present an exciting challenge to the successful applicant.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support cross-functional teams on functional safety matters across the entire V-cycle:

     o Process development

     o Concept design

     o System Design

     o Agreement and maintenance of DIA’s with worldwide suppliers

     o Generation of safety Cases

  • Application areas include but are not limited to engine management systems, chassis systems such as ABS, electronic suspension & body control modules, HMI systems and cyber security.
  • Promote Functional Safety across the Business
  • Support the development of best practice working procedures for functional safety activities.
  • Audit supplier processes and confirm deliverables

Person Specification:

  • BEng or MEng in Electrical / Electronic engineering, Systems Engineering or Safety Engineering, and proven relevant experience
  • Experience in the ISO26262 lifecycle through concept, system, hardware and software design or the willingness to learn and undertake training
  • Proficient in Microsoft packages including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Use of tools for HARA, FMEA, FTA, requirements traceability
  • Chartership (desirable)
  • Knowledge of CAN communication (desirable)
  • Working with suppliers through a DIA Experience (desirable)

Salary and Benefits:

£50,000

Enhanced holiday scheme, favourable pension, life assurance scheme and student loan repayment scheme. Discounted company products.

Commutable From; Coventry, Leicester, Birmingham, Rugby, Hinckley, Tamworth