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  • Job reference: RMS0182216

Calibration Engineer - Control Systems

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Warwick, Warwickshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/07/2017
  • Duration: 39 weeks
  • Time left:
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The Role:

The role involves the specification, design, development and calibration of control systems within a research environment with extensive use of RCP systems. Candidates will ideally have prior experience in engine and powertrain control system development. The role will include the following on a daily basis:

- Problem analysis and researching to find solutions
- Development of software functions based on defined functional requirements and problem definitions
- Rig and vehicle testing for software validation and calibration
- Technical and commercial management of projects whilst interfacing with many stakeholders
- Supervising and supporting junior team members to deliver the PT systems research plan


1) Model based control system development in Matlab Simulink
2) Good understanding of modern powertrain mechanical systems
3) Understanding of requirements definition and documentation

Experience Required:

- MATLAB / Simulink / State flow for embedded control system design using auto code tools
- Definition and documentation of automotive control system functional requirements
- Control system development and testing using rigs, testbenchs and vehicles
- Experience of using INCA as a calibration tool
- Combustion engine fundamentals
- Project management of all work using standard tools to plan, report and track progress"

Experience Preferred:

-Past experience working with RCP platforms in MatLab / Simulink
- Background in electronics Engine combustion and emissions calibration
- Good working knowledge of research project delivery processes
- Good knowledge of automotive industry, including competitor and market awareness

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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