Principal Engineer – Electrical Systems

Williams Advanced Engineering Limited are currently recruiting for a Principal Engineer – Electrical Systems

This is a senior role in the Electrical Systems Team the successful Individual will be responsible for designing and developing the electrical systems and architectures deployed in various products ranging from Hybrid energy storage systems to whole vehicles.

Duties will be wide ranging and include generating system and component requirements, based on features lists and cascaded project requirements and attributes, defining suitable architectures for both systems and whole vehicles, including managing signal databases.

This role will also require management of suppliers, delivering components or systems to a project and assisting with the build and fault-finding of projects. The successful Individual will undertake hazard analysis, risk management and DFMEA for components and systems as required and define and execute system test and validation activities.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of On Vehicle networks, support vir-tual and physical builds for components and vehicles and have the ability to work to strict deadlines.

To be effective in this role the Individual will have extensive experience and proven track rec-ord in electrical systems within the automotive or Autosport sectors, hold a degree in a related subject and will be able to demonstrate good communication and Interpersonal skills.

The role will require the Individual to Support technical and project reviews and Preparing and presentation reports for Internal stakeholders and external customers.

Experience in some, or all of the following would be advantageous in this role:

• Experience of Electric Vehicles – HV charging, HV battery and HV powertrain systems
• Working knowledge of Vector tools including CANalyzer
• Experience of Requirements Capture Tools, such as Siemens Polarion or IBM Rational Doors
• Has worked with developing ISO26262 compliant systems.

This is an exciting opportunity to further your career in a growing and varied position within Williams Advanced Engineering Limited.

Closing date: 10th May 2021.

Williams Advanced Engineering Limited is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.

Williams Benefits

26 Days Holiday

Increases with service and also options to buy and sell

Williams Mercedes Car Scheme

4 x Car Schemes

Mercedes, Jaguar Land Rover, BMW and Nissan car schemes available

Williams Bonus scheme

Bonus Scheme

We offer a performance based bonus scheme

Williams Childcare Vouchers

Salary Sacrifice & Childcare Benefits

Vouchers & Teds Premier Childcare

Williams Cybex Gym

Health and Fitness

Free on-site gym with Health and Fitness classes and Osteo treatment

Williams Medical Insurance

Private Medical and Health Insurance Cash Plan

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Williams Pension Life Assurance Income Protection


Life Assurance, Long term disability insurance

Williams Subsidised Canteen

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