Purpose of the role :
This is a unique opportunity to play a pivotal role in the development of EE Systems within an OEM. As a member of the Electrical Systems team, you will be part of a core systems design & development team focused on systems for future McLaren sports cars.
You will be responsible for integration of a variety of electrical & electronic systems, defining technology roadmaps and following that roadmap, developing technology through the engineering lifecycle, into production.
Principal accountabilities :
Support departments in the business in integrating new EE systems into new vehicles.
Define the features, attributes, system design, functional, non-functional and validation requirements from the earliest of concept stages.
Work on roadmaps and technology demonstrators to help define how McLaren utilises technologies in the future.
Lead McLaren’s EMC and Load Balance attributes; and other EE transversal requirements.
Responsible for managing these attributes and their roadmaps for improvement.
Responsible for the technical definition and validation of these attributes throughout the McLaren Development Process.
You will have multi system, multi vehicle responsibility and will help shape the vehicle electrical architecture in the future.
Knowledge, skills & experience :
Higher degree qualified in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience.
Proven experience of bespoke systems design & development, systems engineering & the engineering V-lifecycle within an OEM or tier 1.
Direct experience of Vehicle Level or Component Level EMC test definition, or a willingness to develop in this area with a view of becoming an expert.
Experience with any of the following would be advantageous : Vehicle Homologation, Functional Safety (ISO26262), Usage Life Profiles, Environmental Testing, electrical load analysis and management.
Experience with Vector automotive products (or equivalent) e.g. CANoe, CANape, CANalyser would be advantageous. Matlab & Simulink experience would be advantageous.
A valid UK driving licence.
Personal attributes :
A passion for technology and engineering.
A creative & thoughtful approach to concept design and solving engineering problems with good attention to detail.
A positive, proactive attitude with a high level of self-motivation to deliver excellence.
An engaging mind, open to new problems outside your normal comfort zone.
A willingness to engage in debate and discussion.
Good team skills, excellent communication skills.
Well organised and delivery focused.
Capable of representing a world class automotive brand.
Able to remain focused under pressure.
We recognise that we can only achieve our vision with the dedication and collaboration of our world class employees. It is our aim to become the employer of choice within the global automotive industry.
At McLaren Automotive we are constantly looking to improve. To become the employer of choice we are always looking to develop our employee offerings.
We currently offer a range of benefits to employees at all levels of the business including Private Healthcare, Contributory Pension Scheme, Life Assurance and Personal Lease Car Scheme.
We also offer a range of discounts with our partner organisations.