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Salary: £50k - 63k per year

Location: Woking, Surrey

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 01 Dec 2021

Reference: 5198 - SG

Senior Body Electronics Engineer

Location: Woking, Surrey

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: £50,000 - £63,000

Senior Body Electronics Engineer required to join a well-established company based in Woking on a permanent basis.

Our client is an automotive luxury brand, with a global reputation for bespoke restorations. Working with some of the most iconic designs using modern engineering this company is one of a kind and their attention to detail is second to none.


  • As a member of the Electrical Systems team, you will be part of a core systems design & development team focused on systems for future sports cars. You will be responsible for several systems from identifying future technology defining a technology roadmap and following that roadmap developing technology through the engineering lifecycle into production.
  • The position requires a highly motivated and hands-on team player with exceptional attention to detail diligence and a positive attitude.
  • The fast-paced development and bespoke target platform provide a challenging environment suited to an engineer who can quickly develop skills in new areas and liaise with other engineering teams within a multidisciplinary environment.
  • Our customers expect high standards, and we require staff capable of meeting such demands.


Below are some of the systems you could own as a Senior Body Electronics Engineer:

  • Body Control
  • Security Control
  • Alarm
  • Tracker
  • Door Control
  • Keys
  • Passive Entry
  • Passive Start
  • Occupant Restraint Control
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring
  • Low Voltage Battery & Charger
  • Park Assistance
  • Powered Closures
  • Domain Controllers
  • Ethernet Switches
  • Network ECUs
  • Gateway Units

You will be responsible for:

  • System and components specifications
  • DFMEA BoM management
  • Validation planning (DVP)
  • Test specifications
  • Timing plan and project management
  • Supplier management Interface on CAN/LIN or Ethernet Systems sign-off
  • Attributes delivery

For your systems you will be responsible for delivering all required elements of the client Development Process (MDP) to agreed gateway timings & cost. You will have multi system multi vehicle responsibility and will help shape the vehicle electrical architecture.

As Senior Body Electronics Engineer you will be responsible for the successful delivery of the following:

  • Technical Specifications Design
  • Failure Mode Analysis (DFMEA)
  • Engineering Releases and Change Control Management
  • Vehicle Bill of Materials (BoM) structuring
  • Quality concern investigation and resolution
  • Specific attribute targets are achieved
  • Design validation plans are in place and executed to sign-off all systems


  • At least 5 years of experience of systems design & development, systems engineering & the engineering V-lifecycle within an OEM or tier 1 Degree qualified in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Automotive Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • Strong technical project management skills with proven evidence of decision making and accountability is essential
  • Previous experience of OEM or tier one electronic system management utilising all the key attributes with a demonstrable record of delivery
  • Supplier management comfortable with understanding and implementing requirements within the project scope
  • Documentation of Technical Specifications (DFMEA, DVP Timing Plans Minutes and Actions of Meetings
  • Experience with Vector automotive products (or equivalent) e.g., CANoe CANape CANalyser would be advantageous
  • Experience of the Systems Development Lifecycle (V Model)
  • Organised, systematic and understanding of the process of fault finding
  • Experience with systems of responsibility within body electronics systems
  • Knowledge of CAN and CAN based tools
  • Experience and understanding of vehicle level system integration in terms of hardware and software
  • Experience of systems testing of HMI-based systems
  • Background in low volume high performance sports or racing cars preferred