Principal Controls Engineer

£40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
25 Apr 2017
23 May 2017
Marcus Roberts
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Senior or Principal Control Engineer to join our advanced technology business. In this position the work carried out will include the design of control systems, both from a 'clean sheet of paper' as well as the development of existing systems. This will involve interfacing with electronic hardware and vehicle component systems engineers.

Key responsibilities:

Development of control systems for the purpose of controlling automotive dynamic systems (e.g. engine management, gearbox, conventional drive-train control, hybrid electric drive-trains and vehicle dynamics)

Technical tasks would include:

1 computer simulation
2 control system specification (including sensor & actuator selection, and electrical interfacing)
3 vehicle commissioning,
4 control strategy development & implementation,
5 calibration development.

Project requirements would include:

1 workload planning and organisation
2 liaising with other departments and clients.

Ideal Candidate

1 Degree in engineering, mechanical, mechatronics or similar
2 Previous experience in Control Engineering

Experience in some of the following areas is required :

1 Knowledge of control systems and simulation techniques
2 Understanding of calibration and mechatronics
3 Knowledge of MATLAB and Simulink
4 Knowledge of embedded software development using ‘C’ / C++
5 Knowledge of embedded software development using assembler
6 Experience of programming and scripting languages
7 Experience of real-time programming
8 Programming in the MS Windows environment
9 A knowledge of typical automotive control systems. e.g. engine management / ABS / clutch / gearbox / chassis systems / hybrid electric vehicles
10 An interest in / knowledge of automotive engineering
11 ·A practical approach to solving real-world problems

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