Principal Systems Engineer

Futuregen Recruitment Solutions Limited
Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
05 Aug 2019
01 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The client

As one of the most recognised brands in the world, our client strives to design and build outstanding products built to stand the test of time and to outshine the competition in regards to quality. Safety, comfort and endurance.

We are currently looking to expand the engineering capability and bring in a Principal Systems Engineer

Main focus of the role

The principal systems engineer is responsible for running a small team to ensure that all EE systems, components and the EDS system are correctly implemented and tested in a timely manner according to project milestones.


The main responsibilities of the Principal Systems Engineer will include:
  • Delegation of technical tasks to other project team members
  • Produces systems specifications for all the EE features. Ensures that they are written in the correct format in a requirements capture tool such as DOORS, in a timely manner so that they can be tested by the integration team
  • Ensures that the relevant SFMEAS are completed and correctly reviewed with all stakeholders
  • Implements the project targets (characteristics, costs, weight, quality, deadline)
  • Prepares project documentation and reports in standard format to the Engineering Manager to support Gateway and Project deliverables
  • Supports technical reviews with the wider EE community with the company.
  • Identifies conflicting targets, assigns and evaluates possible solutions.
  • Supports all prototype and launch activities
  • Undertakes other tasks in support of EE department or company

Required Experience & qualifications

The ideal candidate for the role of Principal Systems Engineer will have an engineering degree or equivalent, along with proven experience in running small technical teams in the automotive/construction industry. You will have extensive experience in EE system design using methodologies such as the V-model. Applicants must have proven track experience of defining systems behaviour and spec writing and capturing requirements in a capture tool such as DOORS.

As Principal Systems Engineer you will have good working knowledge of industry standard processes and tools e.g CANOpen, J1939 , FMEA. FuSi, PPAP, and experience of diagnostics such as J1939, ISO14229, 14230. This role requires good working knowledge of Vector CAN tools such as CANape & CANoe

Candidates must have a driving license

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