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mHiL Engineer - 37877

  • Location: Warwick
  • Salary: £32.25 - 32.25 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Engineering
  • Contact: Ellie Ebbage
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 397555
  • Expiry Date: 20 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 61469

mHiL Engineer – 37877

Pay Rate: up to £32.25/hr Ltd – inside IR35

Division: Engineering Operations

Contract Position based at: Gaydon

Position Description:

Engineering Laboratories (EL) forms the backbone of our client's internal vehicle test and development capability, and is responsible for a wide and diverse range of activities including Structural Test, Body Rig Test, Road Load Data, Analytical Facilities, NVH, Climatic Test, Electrical Test and Safety Test.

The Technology Development Department are responsible for the design and delivery of facility components, test rigs and the infrastructure required in support of the core EL areas delivering physical test plans. The area is also responsible for the development and delivery of key new facilities, technology, infrastructure and strategy for EL, leading projects from concept through to delivery. The role will see the associate responsible for the development and implementation of mechatronic hardware-in-the-loop (mHiL) test solutions across all the Engineering Labs test areas.

Key interactions will include System and simulation engineers Fellow rig integration and test engineers Test Facility management, Electrical technicians and fitting staff.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Competent user of automotive simulation packages: IPG Carmaker, dSPACE ASM and Mathworks Simulink that will allow testing of automotive systems (active chassis systems, HVAC, battery management systems). dSPACE HiL toolchain (ControlDesk, ConfigurationDesk, AutomationDesk) advanced user.
  • At least 3 years proven hands-on experience in commissioning hardware-In-the-loop (HiL) solutions with working knowledge and expertise in: dSPACE SCALEXIO and MicroAutobox hardware, restbus simulation and simulation model (IPG or ASM) integration.
  • Experience working with automotive simulation packages: IPG Carmaker, dSPACE ASM, Simpack.
  • Experienced in using dSPACE HiL software packages (ControlDesk, ConfigurationDesk, ModelDesk and AutomationDesk).
  • Experienced in an Electrical, Electronics or Controls Engineering field.
  • Knowledge of testing methodologies relating to the testing of automotive systems (chassis, powertrain, body) and road vehicles.
  • Experienced with Vector Tools - CANalyzer & CANoe (CANape also of benefit).
  • Knowledge of communication protocols - Flexray, CAN, LIN, Automotive Ethernet, EtherCAT, SCRAMNet. Scripting languages - Python, MAT-Script, Visual Basic (CAPL Essential).
  • Applied understanding of vehicle electrical systems and wiring


  • Prior experience working in automotive simulation or software development role.
  • Prior experience working with test rigs and driving simulators (AVL, MTS, ABD, etc).
  • Experience of collaborative team environments
  • Experience operating and working in a technically capable team

Education Required:

Educated to Degree level in a related discipline

Additional Information


To apply, please send your interest and CV to

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.