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Controls Engineer

  • Location: Coventry
  • Salary: £32 - 38 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Engineering
  • Contact: James Tilley
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446126
  • Expiry Date: 15 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 61445

Controls Engineer

Up to £38.00 per hour - Inside IR35




Working within a team developing software, algorithms and controls.

The team works across the entire development process including requirements capture, control algorithm design and auto-coding, requirements-based testing, control system integration and in
vehicle commissioning and calibration.

The team is also responsible for component and system plant modelling which it uses for modelbased development and testing.


  • Help in mathematical design of model predictive controller
  • Help in programmatic implementation of the controller
  • Develop artificial intelligence/machine learning algorithms for the model predictive controller
  • Research trends in automotive industry to identify future projects
  • Data mining and analysis
  • Report writing


  • Degree in engineering, mathematics or computer science
  • Knowledge of control theory and model predictive control
  • Ability to understand advanced mathematical concepts
  • Ability to program computational mathematics algorithms
  • Knowledge of system modelling techniques
  • Experienced user of Matlab/Simulink
  • Python, C programming experience a plus

Personal attributes:

  • Willingness to learn
  • Good listener
  • Strong initiative
  • Self-starter

Please contact James Tilley for more details.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.