Controls Engineer


Competitive Salary plus Benefits


Sector: Automotive
Function: Software
Contact: Mark Bignell
Phone: 01384 446167
Job Ref: 66663

Job details

Controls Engineer

Electric Vehicle


Competitive Salary plus Benefits

I am seeking a Controls Engineer for a client who are embarking on a new EV project at their site in Coventry. The Controls Engineer will drive the development of electronic systems for their Electric Vehicle and aid the development and integration of software utilising model-based methods.

The Controls Engineer will join their product development team and report directly to the Chief Engineer.

This is a permanent position based in Coventry. and is offering a competitive salary & benefits.

What You Will Do:

As Controls Engineer;

  • Drive development of electronic systems for Electric Vehicle such as Charger control unit, BMS, DC-DC converter, Motor Controller, Vehicle Controller
  • Development and integration of software utilising model-based methods (MBSE)
  • Layout and packaging of above parts in vehicle DMU considering all aspects of functionality and manufacturability
  • Conduct DR, FMEA (system / design), Functional Safety related tasks and apply all such tools from the architecture phase onwards
  • Define performance and reliability test parameters, test methods etc for electronics hardware
  • Benchmarking and generation of ideas for better performance, quality, cost, weight etc.

What You Will Need:

As Controls Engineer;

  • Degree qualified Engineer with proven experience & knowledge of Electronic Systems
  • Demonstrable knowledge of automotive EMI/EMC standards, requirements and test methods
  • Proficient in all tools for electronics circuit design - PCB layout / routing, simulation for circuits, thermal design
  • Proficient in one of the main CAD systems
  • Exposure to electronics manufacturing and production test facilities
  • Hands on testing / test set-up experience
  • Mathworks tools - Simulink, Simscape, Embedded/Simulink/Matlab Coder for code deployment

What You Will Get:

As Controls Engineer;

  • The opportunity to work on an EV project from a concept stage
  • A competitive salary depending on experience
  • Opportunity for career advancement and professional development


Suitably qualified and experienced Controls Engineers should apply today by either calling Mark Bignell on +44 (0)1384 446167 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to

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Mark Bignell

Associate Director – Energy

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