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Project Engineer - Controls

  • Role Type
  • Permanent

  • Location
  • Leamington Spa, Shoreham-by-Sea

  • Closing Date
  • 31/07/2022

Job Description

To deliver client projects as part of a team:

Technical development of control solutions, covering requirements specification, algorithm development, implementation, calibration and validation.
Development of Model-in-Loop and Hardware-in-Loop facilities to support control development
Control strategy development on rigs/ testbeds, and on-vehicle
Technical analysis to achieve tasks with sound evidence base
Responsibility for delivering assigned tasks to time, cost and quality on customer projects
Interface directly with clients on technical issues
Liaison with wider team members to organise and deliver project activities as required
Reporting of technical status internally and to customers
Supervision of junior team members on assign tasks.

Required Qualifications and Experience

The successful applicant will have a sound automotive engineering background, and a number of years of experience in successfully delivering projects in controls either in an OEM or Tier 1 capacity:


Minimum degree in an Engineering or Science related discipline (e.g. electrical and electronic engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, computer science, software engineering, maths, control engineering)
Technical experience in control systems for relevant applications, such as: xEV powertrains, power electronics, motors and drives, engines, transmissions, battery management systems, advanced thermal systems, fuel cell systems, OBD, etc.
Analytical approach to developing controls algorithms in an automotive environment
Fluent in a model-based development languages, especially Matlab/Simulink

Desirable Experience:

Advanced control methodologies (e.g. Model Predictive Control, Optimal Control, Reference Governor control, Kalman Filters, etc.)
Systems engineering
Functional safety