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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:
    d h m s
    (08/08/17)

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

3 KEY SKILLS:

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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