Powertrain Control Expert

Recruiter
Edison Technical Recruitment
Location
Warwickshire
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Powertrain Control Expert

Job Location: Warwick, West Midlands, UK

Job Salary: £50k-£55k per annum (dependent upon experience)

Job purpose as the Powertrain Control Expert

This role exists to enable the production of in house control solutions for our future powertrain families. To develop solutions for both control modules and software for the Powertrain on test beds and in vehicle. To manage and develop test programmes to prove. To take ownership of powertrain modules and to support technical experts in delivering software algorithms to meet legal, safety and driveability requirements.

Key responsibilities & tasks

* Lead, develop and test algorithms to support hardware and software deliverables
* Technical project lead for new control functions.
* Lead module development and support integration of powertrain controllers including hybrid and Electric vehicle.
* Be part of a project team to create and develop the various aspects of calibration and control for all of our client's vehicles.
* Manage and support external and suppliers to achieve team goals.
* Represent the company externally at a senior level with regard to calibration activities and supplier visits.
* Report progress vs plans at Director level within the company.
* Prepare project-timing plans for the Powertrain and programme teams to support model year actions and major design changes.
* Prepare reports of all findings, and present these to all levels up to director technical meetings as required.
* Initiate and prepare modifications to the calibration on future model year actions.
* Guide, direct and train to develop other team members.

Qualifications & experience

* Ideally educated to Degree level or equivalent relevant experience.
* Significant experience of MATLAB/Simulink/Stateflow for control system design and validation.
* Experience of development with ETAS E Hooks tools.
* Support hardware control specification.
* Extensive experience gained within automotive vehicle manufacturer, experience of emissions calibration of gasoline engines would be of benefit.
* Experience of Hybrid and Electric vehicle architectures.
* Recent direct experience of application of new technologies.
* Full UK driving license.
* Ability to work in hot and cold climates on occasion.
* Prepared to support overseas suppliers on a regular basis.

How to Apply

If you are interested in progressing your career as the Powertrain Control Expert, apply now for immediate consideration.

PLEASE NOTE: If you require visa sponsorship to work in the UK you CANNOT be considered for this role

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