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Electronic Systems Engineer

Job Title: Electronic Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1903-98_1553612334
Contact Name: Ashley Henson MIRP
Contact Email: ashley.henson@sitecgroup.com
Job Published: March 26, 2019 14:58

Job Description

Sitec has a requirement for an Electronic Systems Engineer for our client based in Peterborough.

The role is a contract position for an initial 12 months, the max rate of pay


OVERVIEW OF THE DEPARTMENT
Caterpillar's legacy of industry leadership dates back to 1925. We have a global footprint with product in more than 180 countries. Caterpillar is a Fortune 50 company and one of the 30 companies on the Dow Jones Industrial Average. We are among Interbrand's Top 100 Global Brands and recognized as one of Barron's World's Most Respected Companies. More than 300 products make up the most diverse product line in the industry.

The Innovation & Technology Development team offers some of the most exciting engineering roles within the Caterpillar global organisation. Working on the integration of electronic and electrical systems within multiple Caterpillar products provides the opportunity to work with multiple disciplines within the organisation.

The integration of the latest Electronics and Electrical technology helps differentiate Caterpillar products from its competitors by enabling exceptional performance and value to the customer. Our engine systems control air and fuel delivery with millisecond precision to maximise performance and minimise exhaust emissions. Our integrated machine systems control all aspects of construction machine operation (engine, transmission, hydraulic systems), provide the human-machine interface (operator controls and information displays), and constantly monitor and communicate position, operation, diagnostic and prognostic information to enable machine automation, improved productivity and enhanced serviceability.


OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE (ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS ENGINEER)
The Advanced Components & Technologies (AC&T) division, based in Peterborough (UK), have an exiting opportunity to join the team to contribute to the design and development of electrical and electronic control systems for Caterpillar Articulated Trucks developed and produced in Europe.

The successful candidate will be working on a multitude of development projects to develop systems that meet the both regulatory and customer requirements. The successful candidate will work on collision avoidance system development and machine automation projects.


EXPERIENCE:

'Must Have' key skills and competencies for this role:
* Degree-qualified engineer with experience in the broad range of systems engineering activities involved in the development of machine control systems.
* Demonstrated experience of:
- Collecting customer requirements
- Documenting technical specifications
- Developing features and integrating them in machine
- Completion of a verification testing

'Desirable' key skills and competencies for this role
* Off-highway machine control system development experience (or comparable experience with automotive, marine or military vehicle control systems)
* Requirements management (Ideas, Teamcenter etc.)
* D-Space or NI test bench experience

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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