Chassis Controls Diagnostics Engineer

Contechs Consulting Limited
£23.00 p/h ltd co.
19 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Our high profile client in the automotive industry is currently looking to recruit a 'Chassis Controls Diagnostics Engineer' to work at their busy site in Dunton in Essex. This position may also include some travel to their Germany site although this is neither guaranteed or mandatory.

Position Description:

- Analysis of warranty and diagnostic data to monitor effectiveness of existing diagnostics and identification of emerging issues.
- Develop innovative new approaches to diagnostics, work closely with DSP and Chassis Supply base.
- Identify potential diagnostic software requirements based on future model technologies.
- Develop diagnostic strategies capable of being authored for use in ETIS IDS tool
- Assist the development of diagnostic specifications
- Represent Chassis Controls at meetings for topics that require diagnostics support
- Support development and implementation of TSBs, OASIS messages and QSF actions
- Coordinate actions to introduce Diagnostic processes required to support Job#1 for new programs and OPD actions with Chassis Controls Application Engineers.
- Support On-Vehicle and test board development, validation and sign off of diagnostics.
- Coordinate service software updates with Chassis Controls supplier's engineers, EESE and DSP
- Work with Global team to develop common diagnostics for global platforms

Skills Required:

- Prior experience and use of warranty analysis tools
- An understanding of service diagnostic tools
- Data presentation and statistical analysis techniques
- Experience of CAN and use of the Canalyzer tool and associated software packages
- Knowledge of Service Engineering practices and dealership workshop environments would be beneficial
- Understanding of automotive multiplex systems and distributed functions
- Understanding of vehicle diagnostic and end-of line test requirements
- Understanding of failure mode avoidance techniques
- Ability to analyse vehicle control system specifications and develop test methods
- Ability to debug vehicle control interfaces
- Self-motivated with excellent team and leadership skills.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Willing to travel Persistent in driving issue resolution at suppliers and with all interfacing functions
- Adaptable in overcoming practical issues to complete work packages

Skills Preferred:

- Understanding of Stability Control value added functions
- Understanding of GPDS deliverables with respect to a control system / software

Experience Required:

- Experience of automotive product development cycle (ideally GPDS)
- Experience of writing functional requirements, developing test methods and test reporting
- Experience of vehicle control system specifications and analysis thereof
- Experience of measurement and analysis using CANalyzer or similar
- Experience of vehicle de-bugging at electrical system level
- Experience of vehicle diagnostic and SWDL tools (DET, GGHD or similar)
- Minimum 3 years driving licence

Experience Preferred:

- Experience with Stability Controls system software or application

Education Required:

- BEng (Hons) in Mechanical, Electrical or Automotive Engineering

*Please note: Due to the high level of applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted

*All candidates must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship or restriction