Transmission Controls Engineer

Recruiter
Search Consultancy
Location
Leamington Spa
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Apr 2018
Closes
26 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent

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.

Essential

* 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

Desirable

* 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.

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