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Project Engineer - Infotainment Hardware - ETL115

Apply now Job no: 500865
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Research and Development

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Job Purpose: 

Design, release and approval of Infotainment components and systems to deliver required functionality to agreed cost, timing and quality targets.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

Commodity Ownership

  • Manage 5-year commodity strategy & develop relevant new technologies to implementation ready within agreed Function budget, resource & timing. 
  • Create engineering guideline documents and archetypes for platform and non-platform engineered components.
  • Develop and deliver plans to achieve minimum delivered cost throughout lifecycle of components.


  • Ensure component hardware is designed and engineered robustly using standard engineering toolsets.
  • Support pre-production builds, ensuring build concerns are contained and resolved in the required timeframe.
  • Define requirements for owned and interfacing components.
  • Create and maintain component hardware specifications.
  • Investigate and resolve any issues throughout lifecycle of components.


  • Lead cross-functional team to deliver components to the programme QCWFT (quality, cost, weight, function and timing) requirements.
  • Ensure that the commodity hardware supports the Feature plan at each delivery stage to support all dependant systems (with the component suppliers), creating & managing recovery plans as required.  Includes releasing components (BoM, tooling launch).
  • Monitor internal & external resource utilisation to identify potential efficiency improvements for the next programme.


  • Create & manage the commodity’s virtual & physical DV plan.
  • Ensure effective report writing to evidence component and system compliance to specification.
  • Ensure that all concerns and testing issues are robustly resolved.
  • Complete FESO (Final Engineering Sign-off) documentation for commodities.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Proven record of delivering Infotainment hardware, including quality, cost, function, weight and timing.
  • Extensive experience with delivering Infotainment or similar commodities.
  • Extensive knowledge of automotive development systems e.g. specification, releasing, concerns, containments, gateways and sign off documentation.
  • Experience of leading a cross functional team, including complex issue resolution.
  • Supplier management experience.
  • Complete knowledge of Product Development cycle from concept to launch completion.
  • Excellent technical engineering background and a comprehensive knowledge of using calculation and analysis to drive design.
  • Knowledge of automotive quality tools and processes.
  • Extensive knowledge of the manufacturing processes to create electronic modules.
  • Requirements writing (including use of S/W tools such as Polarion, Doors, Jama etc.)
  • Knowledge of CAN tools to diagnose vehicle behavior and faults.


  • Access to Mercedes and FCA car lease scheme.
  • Private Medical Cover - Single cover, Family cover at an additional cost.
  • Health Shield Cash Plan.
  • 26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays.
  • Company Performance Bonus Scheme.
  • Discount on our lease schemes with variety manufactures
  • Company pension scheme - Initial 3% company contributions rising (after two years' service) to double-matched company contributions of up to 12%.
  • A wide range of discounts with associated partners.

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