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  • Job reference: RMS0149362

Specialist Engineer - 27210

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/09/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (30/09/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
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.

The Role:
Powertrain Hardware-in-the-Loop (HiL) Development Engineer.

This role is responsible for developing HiL development and verification properties, automation methodologies, plant model solutions, and overall HiL capability/processes to support Powertrain development and verification, primarily focused on HiL solutions for Hybrid components and solutions. The Powertrain HiL group is responsible for delivering HiL capability across all powertrain and driveline variants, including Hybrid and Battery-Electric architectures, both for stand-alone simulators and HiL capability integrated into high voltage/dyno based test rigs.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience of working with or developing HIL test properties
* Experience of working with real-time electrical/electronic systems
* Understanding of HiL hardware/software architectures Competent in Matlab/Simulink, (dSpace ControlDesk/AutomationDesk preferred) Appreciation of vehicle networks, particularly CAN & CCP/XCP
* Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills & self confidence to drive resolution of complex integration issues
* Demonstrable project management, team working skills
* Ability to generate metrics / presentation material for management and programme review purposes
* Degree qualified in a relevant field or equivalent industrial experience

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience of working with/developing engine control modules
* Experience of troubleshooting system issues on vehicle or on rig/HIL tools
* Competent in software languages used for automation - e.g. Python
* Understanding of the technologies which come together in hybrid vehicles, particularly system architectures
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