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Motor Controls Liaison Engineer

  • Location: Abingdon
  • Salary: Market related per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Motor Controls Liaison Engineer – Abingdon - £ Highly Competitive DOE

A Motor Controls Liaison Engineer is required for a high-technology consultancy. Based in an innovative and supportive technical environment, you will work with prestige academic and industrial clients and partners on cutting-edge automotive products from theory, to prototype towards production. You will accelerate our clients e-drive advantage through improving the efficiency, NVH and stability of motor/inverter systems.

As Motor Controls Liaison Engineer – you will be required to

  • Be the subject matter expert for the topic of traction motor control theory, and act as the liaison engineer between our clients Innovation Centre and Research Centres.
  • Work closely with senior University researchers to deliver agreed research projects.
  • Undertake software simulations of advanced motor control theory when applied to Permanent Magnet and Induction motors.
  • Target improvements to motor and inverter efficiency, optimising noise and vibration by advanced software, eg. harmonic injection, improving control stability, sensorless control etc
  • Work with other technical teams developing simulations at component and vehicle level.

 Motor Controls Liaison Engineer – you will have

  • Expert level knowledge of motor control theory, particularly in the area of PMSM motors.
  • Expert in Field Orientated Control and modulation strategies.
  • Highly competent in motor simulation and able to undertake complex analysis with minimal supervision.
  • Highly competent in the use of Matlab / Simulink and appropriate toolboxes.
  • Good understanding of modern 3-phase inverters using IGBT and SiC Power Electronic Technology.
  • Good understanding of typical passenger car electric drive architectures would be beneficial.

What you will get:

  • A competitive salary and benefits package, whilst working on exciting and dynamic projects.
  • The opportunity to influence some of the most ground-breaking research in the automotive arena today.

Suitably qualified and experienced Motor Controls Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146  or by emailing their CV and covering letter 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 Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.