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EMS System Integration / Diagnostics Engineer
Department Location Salary Closing Date
Powertrain West Midlands, UK Competitive plus benefits 31/05/2017
Description
 
 
OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB  
 
To perform the upfront and support throughout SAIC vehicle programmes in the system definition, integration, validation and refinement of Gasoline EMS and TCU Systems
Carry out activities to include but not limited to Verification, Validation and Reporting of EMS functionality working towards Engineering sign off.
Able to assist with PT project planning and proposals for consideration, and execute the projects that are approved.
To develop bespoke EMS SW as part of the SAIC research activities
To be a key member of the Powertrain Integration team, driving the implementation of latest available technologies to ensure the competitiveness and success of the company’s vehicles.
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES. 
 
Reporting to the System Integration & Diagnostic Senior Manager for EMS & TCU Electronic function activity.
Creation / Support in developing Functional Specifications – including OBD diagnostic specification, Component FMEA’s and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA).
EMS Functionality (Cruise Control, ASL, Stop Start, Immobiliser, Electronic Throttle Control etc)
Use of rapid prototype SW and HW  
Verification , validation and reporting of EMS functionality in support of the VVP&R sign-off
FMEA’s (PIN/CAN)
Component Integration
Software fault diagnosis / report throughout S/W release phases. Vehicle build support and associated diagnosis
Support Calibration team in OBD and diagnostic activity.
Ensure all data and reports are appropriately documented.
Ensures that the appropriate test standards are applied and are reviewed / updated as technology progresses.
Support development and use of new technologies within the department.
Support supplier selection process.  
The role requires frequent overseas travel to SMTC Shanghai, and climatic test locations
 
SCOPE OF THE JOB  
 
Deliver SAIC products to all ISO standards for System Integration that meets or exceeds the required project VTS targets.
Development of new SW functionality through the use of rapid prototype SW tool sets. E.g. MATLAB, Intecrio, e-hooks, Simulink RTP or similar
Use of INCA, CANalyser, EDS (SAIC tool), Dialog & Module Analyser tool chains 
Support development activities for the system integration requirements, specifications and rapid prototype implementation for SAIC product software introduction including but not exclusive to FMEA, P-diagrams Functional Safety, ISO 26262. 
Assist Snr Manager in priorities workload to ensure most effective use of resources and time
Support the development of new calibration tools and techniques
Effective delivery of all aspects of the system integration task
To keep abreast of impact of Legislation on calibration needs inclusive of SI requirements going forward
To liaise with colleagues within Calibration, IUMPR OBD and PT Electronic to ensure fully integrated EMS calibration activities are undertaken, in the most effective way
Support EMS supplier liaison and supplier technical development
To undertake benchmarking where appropriate
Work with workstream teams to ensure test plans and activities reflect needs of calibration and Business needs
To support in the development and coaching of Calibration staff Globally - UK and China
 
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED 
 
Up to 5 years experience within a systems Integration delivery team from either an OEM or ESP environment or a wish develop experience within this field.
Minimum HND in Electrical and/or Electronics or a similar relevance.
Knowledge of Bosch EMS, ETAS INCA toolset and MATLAB experience an advantage
Have experience of the complete product development cycle from conception through to implementation and then on into current engineering.
Good working knowledge of systems architecture legislation 
Knowledge of the Chinese automotive / OEM industry an advantage.
Ability to prioritise, separating what’s important from what’s urgent.
Good understanding of competitors products.
Strong future thinking, out of the box thinking – able to identify new opportunities
Exceptional communication skills
Legal ability to work within the UK
Full UK or EU driving licence
Design for Six Sigma knowledge or qualification required – full training will be provided by the company
 
RELATING TO PEOPLE EXTERNALLY
 
External suppliers.
Educational establishments (universities etc). Encourage team members inclusion in this process 
 
RELATING TO PEOPLE INTERNALLY
 
SAIC/SMTC Senior management.
Engineering COC Department heads, Team Leaders and Engineers.
UK support functions, including finance, HR, Purchasing
 
HOURS OF WORK 
 
The employee is required to work 37 hours per week, based on a working week of Monday to Friday. Monday to Thursday 08:00am to 16:45pm and Friday 08:00am to 12:00pm.
 
 
MISCELLANEOUS
 
The job title/ description does not define or limit the work that you are employed to do and you may be required to do any work within your capacity which the Employer from time to time requires including transfers between departments.
Your Job description may be altered by the Employer from time to time, either through business needs or to comply with Government legislation. Any such alteration will be notified to you in writing prior to implementation and an amended document issued.
 
You may be required in the performance of duties or training to travel to such place or places in the United Kingdom or abroad, as the Employer reasonably requires.
 
Please note, it is unlawful to employ a person in a UK-based job who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. You should make yourself aware of how immigration laws apply to your situation before applying for any jobs. (Refer: Home Office Website).
 
 

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