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Electrical Engineer, Alexander Dennis
<p style="">Electrical Engineer</p><p style="">Engineer – Electrical Systems</p><p style="">Location – Skelmersdale</p><p style="">Competitive package + half day on Fridays</p><p style="">More than half of the buses that you see on the roads in the UK are made by Alexander Dennis. Globally, there’s over 25,000 people every minute, of every day using our products. That’s a lot of responsibility we have for keeping the world moving.</p><p style=""><br /></p><p style="">At Alexander Dennis we design, engineer, build and support the widest range of market leading buses and coaches using low, ultra-low and zero emission technologies. We have extensive experience in vehicle supply and support across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America, with a near 50:50 revenue split between UK and international markets.</p><p style=""><br /></p><p style="">We are excited about the opportunities arising from the global push for lower pollution and better air quality. The UK Government as well as many others around the world have committed to aggressive but achievable decarbonisation agendas and at Alexander Dennis, we are ready to deliver the green buses needed to transition to cleaner transport.</p><p style=""><br /></p><p style="">Engineering at Alexander Dennis takes many forms; however, in simple terms, we design buses and coaches by seamlessly integrating third party components (engines, transmissions etc.) into the Alexander Dennis designed Chassis and Body, all to meet our customers exacting requirements.</p><p style=""><br /></p><p style="">We are looking for an Electrical Engineer, based from either Scarborough / Skelmersdale / Guildford / Ballymena with an electrical high-voltage and control systems bias. In position you will work as part of a team to design, develop and maintain whole vehicle electrical systems. You will play a pivotal role in ensuring reliable and safe compliance in global markets and adoption of, or compatibility with relevant emerging systems and technologies.</p><p style=""><br /></p><p style="">Why join:</p><ul style=""><li style="">You’ll have an interesting and technically challenging workload from day one, where you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from an experienced and established team of experts in the UK and globally.</li><li style="">It’s a dynamic, fast paced environment where no two days are the same with significant daily challenges for you to overcome.</li><li style="">We’re at the forefront of automotive technology and you’ll get to work on all types of vehicle drivelines from diesel to hydrogen fuel cells, to hybrids and full electric vehicles, contributing significantly to the de-carbonisation of the environment.</li><li style="">Innovation and new product development is at the heart of our success and you’ll get exposure to exciting projects across multiple technologies and geographies.</li><li style="">You’ll take great pleasure in being able to see the vehicles that you and the team have worked on become finished vehicles on the streets in your local community</li><li style="">Career development is not necessarily linear, so whether you want to progress on to Lead Engineer, or perhaps your interests are in Operations or Procurement. Either way, you’ll have plenty of opportunities available to you. Throughout your time with us you’ll gain exposure to all parts of the business, enhancing your profile and future career opportunities.</li><li style="">As part of the USD $2.9bn NFI Group, you can be assured that there will be plenty of opportunities made available to you. This could be in the UK or any one of our global locations around the world, including Toronto, Hong Kong or Auckland.</li><li style="">On top of a competitive base salary, pension and life assurance cover, you will also receive a generous annual leave entitlement that increases with tenure. We also operate a half day on Fridays, giving you that much needed work-life-balance.</li></ul><p style="">About you:</p><ul style=""><li style="">Due to the technical nature of the role, you will be educated to degree level in Electrical Engineering or have equivalent experience in a relevant role.</li><li style="">Ideally your work experience will be gained in the automotive industry and in particular; bus, coach, HGV, specialist vehicles or tier-1 suppliers where you have been responsible for electrical high-voltage and control systems design, integration and verification.</li><li style="">We would also welcome those from mobile plant, rail and rolling stock, aerospace, marine, or other similar electrical and control systems engineering environments.</li><li style="">You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to support colleagues on multiple simultaneous projects.</li><li style="">You will be a competent user of Electrical and Mechanical CAD, ideally Zuken E3 and Solid Edge respectively.</li></ul><p style="">In your new role you will:</p><p style=""><br /></p><ul style=""><li style="">Work as part of a team responsible for the design, development, verification and on-time delivery of whole vehicle electrical systems for new and existing products and systems throughout product and application lifecycles.</li><li style="">Undertake or support requirements capture, analysis through DFMEAs and design reviews and any subsequent actions through to completion and engineering and supplier sign-off.</li><li style="">Produce and maintain design schemes, calculations, specifications, detailed drawings and BOMs to the relevant quality, reliability, safety and design standards.</li><li style="">Ensure common system designs, interfaces and principles are applied consistently across all systems, platforms and territories. Promote the re-use of parts and modular design philosophies.</li><li style="">Support New Product Introduction at UK and international build sites and address issues through to closure.</li><li style="">Investigate field issues through root cause analysis and implement solutions to prevent reoccurrence and improve product reliability.</li><li style="">Work in accordance with the Engineering Product Development (EPD) process and demonstrate compliance with the deliverables through design records and documentation.</li><li style="">Interface directly with internal and external customers on technical issues and requirements. Ensuring high customer satisfaction through safe, reliable and fit for purpose designs.</li><li style="">Prepare and present technical documentation and papers for review and communication with key stakeholders.</li><li style="">Ensure compliance with relevant internal and international standards, best practice and legislation. In particular, ensure that design guides, certification requirements and vehicle compliance are fulfilled.</li><li style="">Arrange and co-ordinate activities with internal and external design partners or suppliers to achieve quality, cost and delivery targets for each project.</li></ul><p style="">What next:</p><p style="">If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you. Alongside uploading your CV, it would be great if you could include a short covering letter detailing the four or so reason why you are suited to the role.</p>Apply for this job <br />