Principal Engineer – Electrical Body Systems
Circa £65,000 + Excellent Benefits
Full Time – Permanent
Who we are?
At LEVC we have been transformed from a traditional vehicle manufacturer of the iconic black cab, into a modern electric vehicle company with high performing tech. We operate a green global footprint, with offices and operations across Europe and key overseas markets. The TX electric taxi heralded a new generation of personal transport, bringing zero-emissions-capable operation to cities around the world. Now, with the award-winning VN5 electric van, we’ve brought our revolutionary brand of mobility to commercial vehicles.
Why work at LEVC?
Our talented team are dedicated to driving green transport solutions that will accelerate the journey to cleaner cities. With our principle ‘Sustainable Innovation’ at the heart of everything we do, we’re proud of what we’ve achieved already and excited to bring and develop talent into the EV industry. 2023 promises to be another exciting year with all the foundations in place to embark on an ambitious growth journey.
About the role
⚡ Lead the engineering, development and integration of electrical systems (exc. EDS) into the overall vehicle electrical architecture in current engineering.
⚡ Work with Principal Engineer (Software) to ensure co-ordination of hardware & software changes.
⚡ Preparation and presentation of project status information to peers and the management team.
⚡ Project responsibility for problem resolution including management of issues to closure Where required, project responsibility for verification & validation activities including FMEAs, ISO26262 functional safety and functionality tests throughout the development lifecycle.
⚡ Supplier management including D&D tracking.
⚡ Testing of software using boxcar, labcar and other properties.
⚡ Preparation and distribution of software release packs.
Experience to succeed
⚡ Demonstrable experience in an automotive systems/software delivery environment.
Significant software development or integration experience.
⚡ Excellent communication and co-ordination skills is key to this role as you will be liaising with suppliers, manufacturing and other internal stakeholders on a daily basis.
⚡ Significant software development or integration experience is something that we are looking for.
⚡ Demonstrable experience of CAN, LIN and Flexray protocols / vehicle architectures.
⚡ Use of Vector diagnostic tools.
⚡ Experience of system/component delivery.
⚡ Electrical, software, electronics or automotive degree qualified (2.1 or higher preferred) Other recognized engineering qualifications combined with relevant experience may be considered.
⚡ Experienced supporting a sizeable, fast-moving business.
⚡ Experience with automotive manufacturing or EVs is a bonus.
⚡ Full driving licence is essential.
What we can offer you
⚡ Competitive salary
⚡ Car allowance (Dependent on role)
⚡ 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays
⚡ Hybrid working available between base location/home
⚡ Life insurance, cycle to work scheme, and a salary sacrifice pension scheme
⚡ Health and wellbeing support, including Medicash health care scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, available 24/7 365 days and network of mental health first aiders.
⚡ Salary extras giving you discounts across various retailers (e.g supermarkets, eating out, and leisure activities.)
⚡ Modern offices with free parking and EV charging
⚡ Offices include use of onsite gym (Ansty location), subsidised canteens, regular companywide events
⚡ Dedicated Learning & Development team help you to unlock your potential through technical & behavioural training. Oh, and did we mention you can get access to LinkedIn Learning too!
At LEVC, whatever your role, you truly have the opportunity to join a team that helps you perform at your best.