Automotive System Engineer

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location: Eindhoven

Interested in the development of powertrain systems?

the company:

We are BRACE automotive engineering. We are ingenious petrol heads. We eat, dream, sleep automotive system engineering in powertrain, mechanical - software engineering and functional safety. We deliver pragmatic, agile workable solutions in tune with our customers' heart beat and share best practices out of our own experience and our BRACE vision.

the function:

The candidate will be responsible for the development of mainly powertrain systems that meet the agreed functional, cost, quality and operational requirements, within the budget and time constraints required. The position will involve close communication and cooperation with overall project teams, engineering technical specialist support functions, clients and suppliers.

your profile:

  • Experienced Engineer with 5-10 year (international) experience in automotive system development (OEM / First Tier Supplier).
  • Broad engineering knowledge of powertrain systems
  • A BsC or MsC Degree in Automotive, Software or Electronics Engineering.
  • Experience withC and Matlab Simulink.
  • Knowledge of automotive software standards and processes likeAutomotive SPICE and ISO 26262, protocols like CAN, UDS and tools like Vector and Mathworks(Simulink).
  • Excellent communication skills in English and preferably German.
  • Flexibility to travel in Europa for customer meetings and/or work with customer development teams
  • Valid and clean European driving license
Knowledge or experience of system engineering processes; these could include:
  • Preparation of system and component specification documentation
  • Preparation ofFMEA's and for example HARA's
  • Supplier management
  • Structured problem solving(e.g.8D)
  • Understand Test and development procedures
  • Gateway and product releaseprocess
  • Good task planning and control
  • Good supplier management and liaison skills
  • Be comfortable in meeting environments, and be able to put forward full and reasoned arguments, based on data analysis
  • Ability to coordinate and understand information from multiple engineering functions
  • Excellent PC skills
  • Good report writing and presentation skills are essential

Become part of our team. We are looking forward to receive your complete CV, including your motivation letter and indicationof your salary expectations and your earliest possible starting date. Please be so kind and only apply by clicking the blue button on top of this page or directly sendyour CV to

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Our excellent reputation has brought BRACE a unique client portfolio, creating an assurance for diversity and become involved in challenging projects at high level. Your entrepreneurship and passion for technology create a perfect blend to realise effective client solutions. Your career path will be paved with a specialised cumulated experience tough diversified portfolio of challenging projects.
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In your role as a technical expert you are involved in technological projects with a high degree of diversity and complexity on a daily basis. You will cumulate experience with internal projects or at our client’s location. With BRACE you can be sure about a challenging job in an ever changing environment. You can count on a highly motivated, dynamic and committed employer.
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