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Chief Engineer

Recruiter: Consilium Recruit
Location: Solihull
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000
Application date: 25th Oct 2019

A rapidly expanding EV Design consultancy in Solihull is looking to recruit large numbers for a major Hypercar project they have landed. As the Chief Engineer – Systems Engineering, you will deliver the System Engineering function by growing, mentoring and managing the Systems Engineering team. You will be involved at all stages of the system design and development process and product lifecycle. You will liaise directly with a range of stakeholders to ensure delivery of safe and effective engineering solutions across Sprint Power`s portfolio of consultancy and product development projects.

The Role

The Chief Engineer – Systems Engineering will:
Line manage and provide technical leadership to the Systems Engineering team
Provide innovative engineering concepts to support the company`s patent portfolio, with supporting simulation models and prototypes
Develop systems engineering processes and requirements management methods to support efficient and high-quality execution the Systems Engineering function
Develop Systems Engineering plans, that match each project`s size and timescale
Liaise with stakeholders to enable the elicitation of high-level requirements
Define system and component architectures and interfaces
Conduct appropriate analysis (use cases, sequence diagrams, simulations, state machines etc.) for defining system behaviour and deriving requirements
Provide and maintain system models and simulations
Support reliability and safety analysis (e.g. FMEA, FTA, HARA etc.)
Use requirements management tools for capturing requirements at all levels and generating specification documents
Work closely with suppliers to ensure that requirements, timescales and costs targets are tracked and achieved
Manage verification and validation activities and feedback of results into the system design
Ensure project documentation is correctly managed, maintained and released in line with company processes and standards
Deliver engineering tasks in line with project milestones
Support the governance of requirements management processes, toolchain and model architectures

The Candidate

The Chief Engineer – Systems Engineering will have:
A degree or similar qualification in an engineering discipline
A minimum of 10 years relevant industry experience
A minimum of 5 years automotive Tier 1 / OEM experience
Extensive experience of System Engineering through the full product lifecycle
A sound understanding of engineering, physics and applied mathematics and their application to solving real world problems
Experience of model-based requirements engineering and use Sparx Enterprise Architect (or similar)

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