Systems Integration And Controls Engineer

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Systems Integration And Controls Engineer

Systems Integration and Controls Development This is will give you the opportunity to become recognised as one of the best in your technical speciality and you will be part of leading revolutionary technology change. In addition to demonstrating a mastery of engineering concepts, this position will be expected to lead projects or programmes to completion.

Job Description

Systems Integration and Controls Engineer
Location: PE1 - Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Rate: £40-£45 per hour
Job Type: Contract
Job Title/s: Systems engineer, Controls engineer, Integration engineer

This is a controls and systems integration role within the European Division of the Energy and Transportation Systems Research Group based at our Peterborough Facility. This team is responsible for developing novel engineering solutions and processes working collaboratively with European Universities, internal and industrial partners as well as will our US based sister team. The team leads the powertrain research strategy and delivery
Job Purpose
To serve as a consultant and technical expert on projects and assignments that make significant contributions relating to their core technologies. Candidates will become recognised as one of the best in their technical speciality and may lead revolutionary technology change. In addition to demonstrating a mastery of engineering concepts, this position will be expected to lead projects or programmes to completion.

Job Duties
This position is part of a team of engineers responsible for the development of engine/powertrain products and processes. The engines are used in machine, industrial, marine and electric power applications.
In this role you will analyse engine and vehicle fundamentals, their interactions and propose control system strategies to meet customer requirements. As such you will be expected to work closely with internal and external customers in the mechanical and performance development groups and present engineering decisions at design and project reviews. You will demonstrate your solutions initially through simulation and HiL in combination with physical test. You will provide technical leadership in your specialist field(s) and mentor less experienced engineers. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to develop and manage projects to plan.

Key Responsibilities
" Technical leadership in one or more of: Systems Integration and Controls Development
" Evaluate and Promote new products and processes
" Contribute to establishing strategies for new process and product programs
" Identify gaps, initiate ideas and turn into new projects, gain consensus then develop and manage the project/programmes to the plan
" Keep up to date on new technologies or develop new technologies; communicate technology to customers, team members, suppliers and other units
" Support and advise other engineers, managers, marketing personnel, dealers, customers and suppliers; mentor, coach and develop others; represent company externally


Requires a good accredited engineering degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent experience and excellent analytical skills, a higher level degree would be advantageous. The candidate will have demonstrated leadership of complex projects to plan. The incumbent must have strong technical skills, be a leader in their technical speciality and ability to communicate technical information effectively at all levels.

Key Competencies

Candidates must:
" Demonstrate the ability to interpret data, identify quality issues and understand performance interactions
" Have the potential to develop or improve analysis tools
" Understand requirements of embedded controls models, HiL and Hierarchical Model Interface (HMI) methods
Candidates would ideally:
" Have the ability to use 'design of experiments' software (e.g. Design Expert, AVL Cameo) to create mathematical response models
" Demonstrate an understanding of measurement tolerances and instrumentation requirements
" Have a high level of competency in the use of data-analysis tools (e.g. Excel, Minitab, Matlab/Simulink etc.)

Technical Knowledge
Candidates must:
" Be a technical specialist is one or more of the following: Systems Integration and Controls Development
" Demonstrate knowledge of engine or transmission fundamentals in order to develop improved models and analyses novel concepts
" Have an understanding of underlying theoretical principles of Advanced Control Methods.
" Have the ability to take the lead in technical discussions, to specify component requirements and to understand the interactions which influence engine performance
Candidates would ideally:
" Demonstrate in-depth understanding of diesel combustion fundamentals, air systems, fuel systems, hydraulic, electrical power or control systems

Candidates must:
" Demonstrate excellent written and presentation skills
" Have the ability to listen and adapt to the audience requirements and lead technical presentations with authority
" Have the ability to build relationships and communicate at all levels of the business

Candidates must:
" Mentor or lead less experienced engineers
" Have the ability to lead and contribute to multi-functional teams
" Maintain effective working relationships

Planning and Organising
Candidates must:
" Provide technical leadership in project planning sessions
" Be capable of constructing and delivering project plans.
" Organise an effective workflow through collaboration with other functional areas

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Key Consultant

Richard Mugridge

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Electronics, software and control is my specialty. It is the heart of any design and I am excited to see how it evolves our future. I pride myself on delivering a professional yet personal service. I genuinely care and take time to understand and present my clients and candidates with options and suggestions that they may not have considered.