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R&D Engineer - Electronics, Electrical, Automotive, Remanufacturing, CANbus, J1939, OEM

Sectors: Electronics, Manufacturing, Engineering, Automotive
Job Title: R&D Engineer
Location: Derbyshire
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum (depending on experience and skillset)
Job type: Full time / Permanent
Overview of company and job title:
One of the UK’s most successful Electrical & Electronics Manufacturing Engineering Organization based in Derbyshire who have an excellent reputation across the Automotive Industry, are now actively seeking to hire for an R&D Engineer to join the business to develop and support the reverse engineering and testing to achieve fault finding feasibility of electrical and electronics engineering products. Also, the Ideal R&D Engineer will possess a passion for Engineering, with a result-oriented and proactive mind-set, a strong experience within the OEM industry, CANbus tools and reverse engineering/
Job responsibility:
As the successful R&D Engineer, you will be supporting testing to achieve fault finding feasibility on electrical and electronics engineering products as well as liaising with the engineers across the engineering workshop. The R&D Engineer will also prepare Test Rigs to enable hardware and system testing to be carried out
The salary on offer for the R&D Engineer is £30,000 - £40,000 per annum, depending on skillset & experience.
R&D Engineer Key Skills:
  • 2-5 years minimum industry experience
  • Knowledge of OEM is essential
  • Knowledge of the PSV and HGV market is preferred.
  • Experience in electrical integration within the automotive industry.
  • Knowledge of J1939 CANbus vehicle standards is preferred
  • Comfortable across Electrical and Environmental test standards
  • Hands-on experience to understand the on-vehicle behaviour of electronic systems.
  • Coordinate HIL bench development
  • Strong experience of running Hardware in the Loop test rigs.
  • Strong experience of CANalyzer, CANoe and/or similar tools
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge, experience, and ability in automotive networking technologies (CAN, LIN, Ethernet etc)
  • Understanding of electrical vehicle architecture
  • Experience or background in the development of vehicle electronic and software architectures
  • Experience of engineering and business release processes within the automotive sector
  • Excellent communication and co-ordination skills
  • A flexible, enthusiastic, and methodical individual who is self-motivated, able to work well under own initiative and remain focused under pressure
  • Plan, communicate, and coordinate HIL and Test Rig strategy supporting features rollout as required by the project milestones
  • System requirement analysis and creation of systems test cases
  • Test planning and managing test cases
  • Work closely with the Control and the Electronics Team to define interface specification and review of control strategies
  • Execution of functional test cases
  • Support issues resolution and bug fixing as required by the Team
  • Analyze vehicle and HIL/Test Rig data log for issue route cause investigation
  • Create and maintain detail documentation of the HIL setup and Hardware following requirements update and evolution
Highly desirable nice to have skills:
  • Electrical, Electronic Systems, Electro-mechanical, Automotive, or similar engineering degree
  • Degree in a relevant engineering discipline with demonstrable experience
  • Other recognized engineering qualifications combined with relevant experience will be considered
  • Embedded C
  • Electric Vehicle Architecture & EV Powertrain Components experience
  • Highly motivated - team player
  • Strong interpersonal skills
If you are an R&D Engineer, looking for a great opportunity to join an established and successful engineering business, then please apply now with your updated CV or call Frank at Premier Group on 01217961888 for further information.
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