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Senior EE Infrastructure Engineer

LOCATION:

Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

Pe Office

Date Posted:

15th May 2024

Sector:

Advanced Technology

Industry:

Engineering

Job Type:

Permanent

Reference:

ATSEEIE

At Prodrive we believe there’s no limit to what can be achieved when the brightest minds come together. Joining one focused and driven team, you will challenge boundaries in order to change the game for our customers. Our Advanced Technology business is where we combine our pace and agility with free-thinking to deliver complex engineering solutions and specialist manufacturing programmes to the automotive, aerospace, marine, and defence sectors, accelerating the net zero journey for our customers. Our current portfolio includes a diverse range of projects, including novel suspension systems for military applications, innovative aircraft seating systems, a ‘last mile’ 18 tonne electric delivery truck and the design and delivery of a new hydraulic control system for a hypercar.

From electro-mechanical systems to electrification projects, light-weighting programmes, to low volume complex manufacturing, across multiple sectors and disciplines we accelerate understanding and take on challenges others shy away from.

We are seeking a Senior EE Infrastructure Engineer to design and deliver EE architectures and electrical distribution solutions to a variety of engineering projects. This includes EE architecture design and management, creation of electrical schematics and harness drawings, hardware selection and validation testing.

Role Responsibilities:

Design and delivery of EE architecture:

  • Collaborate with engineering organisation in defining EE architecture across projects
  • Document and maintain EE architecture design through appropriate design artifacts and reviews with necessary stakeholders
  • Support testing and V&V as required

Design and delivery of electrical distribution systems:

  • Creation and maintenance of EDS architecture based on project requirements and constraints (e.g. cost, quality, time, manufacturing)
  • Design of wiring harnesses within a ECAD environment based on EE and EDS architectures and system designs
  • Selection of electrical distribution components (wires, fuses, connectors)
  • Creation of electrical schematics and harness drawings
  • BOM preparation and management
  • Manage delivery of physical EDS assets (in house and 3rd party supplier management)
  • Testing and validation of systems to internal and corporate requirements
  • Electrical system analysis and resolution skills

Other responsibilities as required

  • Preparation of engineering input into the quotation process for new business
  • Contribute to the strategic development of their department in terms of organisation, process, tools and facilities

Who Are We Looking For?

General:

  • Automotive, aerospace or motorsport engineering background (however others will be considered).
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in relevant engineering subject.
  • Experience in a variety of vehicle architectures and networks (including BEV and HEV)
  • Excellent planning and communication skills
  • Systematic thinker with proven problem solving mentality
  • Capable of independent working in a customer-facing environment
  • Coordinate and support junior team members

Electrical Systems Engineering:

  • Familiarity with different EE architecture topologies and technologies
  • Understanding of systems engineering principles
  • Familiarity with Functional Safety (ISO26262) standard
  • Hands on experience in harness build, prototype vehicle development and fault finding

Software Tools:

  • Advanced capabilities in Microsoft Office applications
  • Competent user of Siemens Capital Essentials

Desirable Skills / Experience

  • Experience in 3d electrical design (component packaging and harness routing)
  • Experience in low carbon powertrain system design & specification
  • Experience in electrical & electronic systems integration in an Electric and/or Hybrid vehicle environment
  • Familiarity with Hybrid & EV electrical and physical architectures
  • Understanding of Hybrid & EV control systems
  • Familiarity with Fuel Cell electrical systems and powertrains
  • A working understanding of High Voltage standards and practice
  • Experience of diagnostic tools
  • EMC legislation, test requirements and design practices
  • Experience in drawing tools for creation of electrical & electronic system designs (e.g. MS Visio, enterprise architecture, drawio etc.
  • Understanding of manufacturing methods and quality principles (especially related to EE)

What Can We Offer You?

  • An attractive salary which will grow in line with your ongoing development and impact
  • 25 days holiday (which increases with long service) with an opportunity to purchase up to 15 extra days
  • Training opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Onsite subsidised staff restaurant
  • Car and pension salary sacrifice schemes
  • Cyclescheme
  • Exercise classes
  • Paid time off for volunteering
  • Consultations with our Fit 4 Life expert
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Exclusive company discounts
  • Life assurance

At Prodrive we are committed to attracting and nurturing the best talent and creating an inclusive workplace. We value individual differences and diversity amongst all staff so that everyone has the widest opportunities to maximise their potential. We aim to ensure that no job applicant is placed at a disadvantage by practices or requirements which disproportionately impact protected groups and which are not justified by the demands of the job. If you feel you are right for this role, we welcome your application.

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