Transmission Controls Engineer

Search Consultancy
Leamington Spa
16 Apr 2018
26 Apr 2018
Contract Type

Transmission Controls Engineer

Our business partner is a global leader in the engineering, technology, project innovation and manufacturer of trasmission products. With a century of delivering value, they employ over 2000 professionals worldwide. Their people are committed to providing outstanding value through quality engineering solutions focused on high efficiency, low emission, class-leading product innovation and robust strategic implementation.

Key Responsibilities;

An exciting opportunity exists within the Controls and Integration Department for a Senior Engineer to work on driveline and transmissions projects. The transmissions controls team have a strong workload of client projects covering conventional transmissions and new concepts for future powertrains.

* Control system development for driveline and transmission applications, for example:
* System development (electrical integration, sensors and actuators, hydraulics interface, powertrain interfaces)
* Control algorithm development
* MiL and HiL testing,
* Transmission test rig work
* Vehicle calibration work
* Delivery projects within time scale and to budget
* Adherence to relevant software quality and safety procedures
* Actively contribute to the development of future products and services
* Mentor junior engineers within the team
* Continually strive to improve the department processes
* Work with the business teams supporting bids and preparing proposals
* Support customers meetings to develop new business streams

Key Requirements;

The successful applicant will have a sound automotive engineering background, a number of years of experience of successfully delivering projects in a powertrain controls and electronic environment either.


* Minimum degree in an Engineering or Science related discipline
* Fluent in a model-based development languages such as - Matlab/Simulink, Embedded Coder, Targetlink, ASCET
* Demonstrated ability to plan and deliver projects within budget and within the scoped time
* Experience of training junior engineers and developing a team - good interpersonal and communication skills
* Able to be flexible on work location - prepared to travel within the UK and internationally on short assignments.
* Experience in control systems for AT, AMT, DCT and CVT transmissions and extensive experience in the application of these systems in production projects


* Familiar with projects in the automotive industry (software development process, OEM product life cycle, SOP development process)
* Knowledge of automotive electrical and electronic systems
* Industry knowledge of transmission and driveline systems
* Analytical approach to developing controls algorithms in an automotive environment
* Ability to understand C-Code

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.