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Control Engineer - High Performance EV – Production Orientated

Control Engineer - High Performance EV – Production Orientated

Job Title: Control Engineer - High Performance EV – Production Orientated
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Towcester, Northamptonshire
Salary: £competitive (dependent on proven ability) + bens
Reference: PF4346
Contact Name: Paul Frisby
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 26, 2018 14:34

Job Description

Superb opportunity to work for a progressive and highly innovative business that is actively pursuing the development of ultra-high performance electric vehicle powertrains and battery systems.  My client also offers services from initial concept through to low-volume production within the Automotive, Motorsport, Marine and Military sectors.

The ultra-high performance electric vehicle has rapidly matured and is now at a stage where productionisation of the control system and software is paramount.

The role would suit a proven individual, seeking a challenge; you will have a good range of production-orientated skills to take the product to the next-level of maturity.

Ideally we are seeking a candidate with a broad-range of skills to bring to the team:

  • Fluent in Matlab/Simulink toolchain and its use
  • Comfortable in working within and developing processes to assist future product development (SVN, requirement capture, test, issue tracking, release etc)
  • Conversant with production-orientated environments and its primary philosophy/goals
  • Capable of integrating a real-time operating system (OS) into a production-oriented ECU
  • Able to integrate auto-code generated code into the real-time OS structure
  • Working understanding of ‘C’ language
  • Review and rationalize SW functionalities for production intent for robust operation
  • Partake and support safety analysis (ISO26262, FMEA)
  • Gathering of requirements in a structured format
  • Implementation of new SW functionality
  • Structuring tests and partaking testing of functionalities in module, sub-system, and system level in both off-line SW and vehicle environment.
  • Appreciation of automotive industry-standard practices & tools (CAN, ISO26262, Calibration tools, auto-code generation, microcontrollers, real-time control)