Matchtech

Principal Controls Engineer

Recruiter
Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
£40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
25 Apr 2017
Closes
23 May 2017
Ref
EMP384105
Contact
Marcus Roberts
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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