Systems Engineer

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Systems Engineering for niche manufacturer of special purpose commercial vehicles from a traditional factory HQ in Dorking, Surrey. They are expanding nicely in buoyant sector, have long industry pedigree and are a family-feel employer with good flexible benefits. This friendly firm will suit you if you enjoy belonging to a supportive team and being involved in challenging automotive engineering projects.

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The Systems Engineer Applications job itself where you will be responsible for the application engineering of existing and new product range onto a wide variety of commercial vehicles. The role includes new product development, implementing new options, chassis applications to commercial vehicles, and improvements to existing designs on special-purpose vehicles.  More specifically:

  • Produce / define 2D CAD drawings of wiring harnesses to the relevant ISO standards.
  • Liaise and build relationships with chassis manufacturers to integrate our products via CANBUS control.
  • Respond to technical enquiries and technically assist with Sales Order Process.
  • Design effective solutions enabling the application of our product range within the ever-changing commercial vehicle market.
  • Produce 3D CAD schemes and from them produce 2D CAD drawings to relevant ISO standards.
  • Liaise with production personnel to achieve completion of production and prototype machines. Including hands on ability to modify or improve electrical harnessing.
  • To liaise regularly and effectively with other members of the team to ensure a cohesive overall design.
  • To engage in the prototyping of new components, their evaluation and testing under representative conditions.
  • Value analysis/Cost reduction plays an important part of the Engineering brief in order to maintain an acceptable profit margin for the company.
  • Contribute to maintaining a high level of housekeeping and attention to health and safety issues to create a healthy and safe working environment.
  • Willing to travel within UK and overseas to facilitate application projects on occasion.

You will have                  

To be successful as Systems Engineer Applications you will have a healthy mix of the following:

  • Experience and knowledge of automotive electrics, electronics, and CAN bus essential
  • Experience and knowledge 2D Electrical CAD software (E3 preferred),
  • Knowledge of mobile hydraulics and pneumatics preferred.
  • Hands on experience and ability to create or manually modify electrical harnesses to automotive standard.
  • Experience of 3D CAD software (SolidWorks preferred).
  • Experience of chassis applications or special vehicles with understanding of Whole Vehicle Type Approval or Individual Vehicle Approval beneficial.
  • Candidate should possess drive, energy, intuition, determination with commitment and have ability to co-ordinate multi-task projects, prioritise workloads and meet deadlines.
  • Candidate should have the ability to work independently and within a multi-disciplined team.

You will get

As Systems Engineer Applications, you will enjoy, a competitive salary, likely £45K-£50K+ per annum.  (for a 37.5 hour week), plus, a benefits package that includes:

  • 25 Days holiday (+ bank holidays)
  • Life assurance at 5 x salary
  • Pension options: You 3.5% them 5.5% OR better still you 5% them 7.5%
  • Profit-related bonus ~5% of salary
  • Flexible benefits e.g. cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, retail discounts

You can apply

To the Systems Engineer Applications job by pushing the button on this job posting (recommended), or by sending CV in confidence to


12 April 2024
Systems Engineer
England, Dorking
£45K-£50K+ Neg + Package

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