Chief Engineer – Electronics

Role Title:Chief Electronics Engineer
Reporting To:Hardware Group Manager
Role Purpose:Overall responsibility for design and development of electronic products and management of electronic engineering support to suit client’s requirements.

Key Aspects of the role

  • Line management of the electronics engineering department
  • Provide technical leadership in the development of Sprint Power’s live projects and R&D products
  • Create proposals to support business development and sales activities
  • Manage processes and procedures for hardware development
  • Maintain company engineering standards to ensure necessary levels of design quality
  • Manage product development through full design lifecycle to fully validated and production ready maturation levels
  • Provide clients with electronic engineering support
  • Manage functional safety compliance for safety critical systems at a hardware level
  • Provide management and support of electronic validation activities
  • Liaise with suppliers to manage best delivery, cost and quality
  • Support planning and resource management to ensure on time delivery of projects
  • Work closely with other engineering teams to develop modern, innovative and practical solutions
  • Manage electronics labs, tools, equipment and safe working practices

Required Qualifications, Functional Experience & Skills

  • Degree qualified in electronics engineering or similar
  • Chartered or working toward Chartership status
  • Extensive experience (>15 years) in engineering and product development
  • Experience of line managing teams of hardware and software engineers for in-house developments
  • Electronic circuit design experience
  • V lifecycle and systems engineering

Desired Qualifications, Functional Experience & Skills

  • The design of functional safety compliant hardware and software, as per ISO 26262
  • Experience of software development to AUTOSAR and MISRA C coding standards
  • Electric and hybrid vehicle applications
  • Energy storage systems e.g. batteries, fuel cells etc.
  • High voltage and high power electronic systems
  • Experience of C/C++ languages in real-time embedded systems

Personal Attributes

  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Self-motivated, creative and flexible team player.
  • Willingness to take on roles, responsibilities and challenges required to achieve company goals and objectives.
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to prioritise and organize project workloads, schedules and tasks.
  • Strong presentation, report writing and communication skills.

For job applications, please send us your cover letter and CV to Jobs@Sprint-Power.com or use the form below.

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