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Job Reference

DR069

Job Title

Hybrid System Architect Project Leader (DR069)

Location

Gaydon, Warwickshire

Description

Job Title: Hybrid System Architect Project Leader Job Type: Contract (40 weeks, 40 hours per week) Salary: £25 per hour Location: Gaydon Consultant: Alex Townsend Reference: 28675 The Organisation: The client is the largest automotive manufacturing business in the United Kingdom which produces premium all-terrain vehicles and premier luxury sports saloon vehicles. All the cars are engineered in the UK and the client has large ambitions for growth. The Role: The Hybrid System Architect Project Leader will define future hybrid architectures by cross managing research and APC team members inside Powertrain (transmission, driveline, electrical engine, ICE, System & Control), but also outside with Electrical (Battery, Starter, Alternator, Power Supply, IPC, Multimedia, ADAS¿), Chassis (Brake, power steering¿) and Body (AC compressor, heating¿). Key Responsibilities: ¿ Invent and/or frame JLR hybrid concepts based on benchmarking data, new features, compliance¿ ¿ Develop new Hybrid concepts by drafting system architectures which could full fill Attributes and Features requirements. Draft TFLE and material cost associated and therefore frame Studies, 9Box Tech Hopper then TCDS projects or APC projects. ¿ Cross manage the components teams across CoC to drive the projects in full Quality, Cost, Time, Weight, Attributes, Features & Risks. Secure Gateways deliverables on time and at right quality level. Monitor projects progress through dashboards. ¿ Lead the convergence of the technical Hybrid system architecture of each project through: o Gathering all needs/requirements for the System, thanks to F-SOI and Functional Analysis of the Needs. o Proposing & rationale possible System architectures to full fill the requirements by selecting necessary sub systems & components. o Proposing & rationale dedicated allocation of the requirements to the sub systems & components of each architecture. o Choosing with rationale the best System architecture by assessing each architectures safety, performances, costs, timing and risks. Rationales supported by studies, CAE results, vehicle benchmark and demo car test results. Gathering all possible sub systems & components requirements induced by the System and transferring them to subsystems & components teams.The successful candidate will also be reporting the project status at forums within the Powertrain team and to external departments with Senior management present.

Experience And Skills

Skills Required: System engineering experience, ideally in the field of hybrid or Power Train engineering ¿ Experience in System Design techniques, Safety Analysis methods, Attribute requirements allocation on components ¿ 2-3 years¿ experience in Cross functional management: Strong Leadership skills are essential. ¿ Experience of TCDS expected; Experience in PCDS, RMDV2, AIMS, and programme central (i3) ideal ¿ A strong technical knowledge of key hybrid technologies (i.e. electrical motor, battery, transmission, charger, decoupled brakes¿) ¿ A sound technical knowledge of key vehicle systems and whole vehicle engineering ¿ Engineering degree level needed, master in System Design ideal ¿ Fluent in use of Microsoft Office packages, specifically Word, Excel, Power Point and Project. ¿ MatLab Simulink or other simulation tools experience highly appreciated. Skills Preferred: Experience of Programme Central ¿ desirable ¿ Knowledge of JLR Hybrid Powertrain systems ¿ desirable ¿ Knowledge of JLR Electrical systems ¿ desirable ¿ Knowledge of software delivery control plans ¿ desirable ¿ Knowledge of target setting process ¿ desirable ¿ Knowledge of FMA ¿ desirable Experience Required: Strong Leadership skills ¿ essential ¿ Experience of TCDS, PCDS, RMDV2, AIMS, and i3 ¿ essential ¿ Experience of being successful in managing complex technical issues, balance conflicting needs of the business and within project timing constraints ¿ essential ¿ Good interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability and experience in interacting and communicating effectively at all levels within the organisation ¿ essential ¿ Good communication, interpersonal skills, self-confidence and a 'passion for the product' are personal qualities needed to succeed in this high pressure environment, being self-motivated and able to deliver with minimum supervision ¿ essential ¿ User of Microsoft Office packages including MSProject ¿ essential ¿ Full UK driving license ¿ essential Education Required: Educated to BE minimum, Master or PhD equivalent level preferred, in a related System Engineering, Embedded Control Design, Automatic, Electrical, or Automotive discipline.

Salary / Rate

£25.19 Per Hour Limited Company Rates Negotiable

Job Type

Contract

Education / Level

Degree level

Date Posted

03/06/2015