General information

Job Title
Senior EDS Engineer
Ref #
186
Date
Monday, September 20, 2021
Country
United Kingdom
Location
Woking
Business area
Product Development
Department
Electrical & Controls - Vehicle Engineering
Contract type
Permanent

Description & Requirements

Background

No restraints. No limitations. We don’t simply push boundaries. We completely rethink them. McLaren Automotive exists to create breath-taking performance road cars.

With innovation at the core of all we do, every challenge starts with the same question. How can we do it better? This restless spirit runs right through McLaren Automotive. And the search for perfection is evident in everything we do.

Purpose of Role
No restraints. No limitations. We don’t simply push boundaries. We completely rethink them. McLaren Automotive exists to create breath-taking performance road cars. With innovation at the core of all we do every challenge starts with the same question. How can we do it better? This restless spirit runs right through McLaren Automotive. And the search for perfection is evident in everything we do. To ensure McLaren Automotive continues its desire to be “the sportscar company” we are looking for an Senior EDS Engineer to join our team. Purpose of the role: To join McLaren Automotive EDS team to deliver all vehicle electronic/electrical systems including cable and electrical connectivity within the EDS discipline. Responsible for the EDS project planning agree and deliver program targets and deliverables. Agree program design scope and support external resource planning. Assist commercial engagement and support program targets define program timing deliverables and track tasks to ensure program delivery on time and to plan. Working as the part of a small team reporting to the EDS Manager you will be required to lead all critical MDP activities and provide weekly progress reports to detail status to the Senior EDS Manager. Continuous feedback for repeat issues which will impact new or repeat programs as part of a continuous improvement.
Principal Accountabilities
Principal accountabilities: Responsible for design delivery for all the vehicle electronics EDS technical deliverables (attributes DVP DFMEAs Part Release ) of the project in accordance to the McLaren Development Process (MDP) and ISO26262 requirements. Engagement with program EDS manager to agree EDS commercial deliverables (D&D/Tooling/BOM costs) for the project in collaboration with the VLM (Vehicle Line Manager). Help define “EDS” budgets for the project in collaboration with the EDS Managers and VLM (Vehicle Line Manager). Represent the “EDS” department within the project team reporting information concerns and milestone achievements from the department to the project and vice versa. External supplier engagement and governance Task tracking – Man power planning – Weekly program status report Tooling life cycle
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Knowledge skills & experience: Experience within the automotive industry or similar domain experience Electronics/Electrical/EDS design deliverable awareness within automotive sector. Body/Chassis and Software/Hardware project management experience for automotive applications. Supplier management experience. Automotive market trend knowledge and experience of business model development (e.g. make vs buy). Catia - Desirable Arcadia - Desirable
Personal Attributes
Personal attributes: Self-motivated and ability to work as a team leader with minimal support. Promote cross functional team working and collaboration between departments Conscientious with high attention to quality reliability and safety. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent personal workload management. Flexible approach to working hours. Driving Licence. Design development and production release of the electrical package and vehicle wiring systems.