Control Design and Development Engineer

19 September 2017
Location : Birmingham

Contract Type : Full Time

Description :

Job Purpose

Development of control systems for advanced powertrain systems. Working with a cross-functional team of engineers to integrate mechanical, hydraulic and electrical systems. Perform validation to ensure that product meets requirements. Identify and solve technical issues that arise during the development.

Personal Specification

  • Has a BSc or equivalent in Automotive, electrical, mechanical or control engineering.
  • Certain years relevant system integration experience preferably in Powertrain technology
  • Maintaining and developing strong numeracy and literacy skills
  • Must have experience of working in MiL/SiL and/or HiL environments.
  • Must have experience of Systems targets development and verification.
  • Good logical reasoning
  • Demonstrating depth of knowledge in a relevant technical speciality
  • Inspiring team to strive for improvements and high customer service, achieving results through effective team work
  • Working with cross functional teams and supporting the Senior Engineers in the delivery of the performance objectives of the group
  • Showing ability to overcome cultural barriers

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform control strategy design, modelling, development and integration for powertrain systems.
  • Perform control module validation and implementation on test rigs and in vehicles.
  • Use of control system development tools: Canalyser and INCA. Matlab, Simulink, Stateflow, Embedded Coder.
  • Support benchmarking and requirement capture activities, FMEA and functional safety analysis.
  • Support for electrical systems and interfacing to communication networks (e.g. CAN, Serial), Digital, Analogue, PWM etc.
  • Support the development of simulation models for powertrain subsystems and their integration into MIL and HIL environments.
  • Assist in the development of systems engineering planning documentation to define how the systems engineering activities of a project will be controlled and developed
  • Supporting supplier management and coordination.

Other Features of job

  • Role based in UK with core CAUK team at Birmingham Business Park. Occasional travel to other CA sites, on development trips and to visit suppliers is a requirement.
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK
Package : Competitive salary, negotiable depending on background and experience.