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Senior Controls Engineer

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

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Advanced Technology
  • Function: Powertrain
  • Contact: Paul Robson
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446117
  • Expiry Date: 25 August 2022
  • Job Ref: 62060

Senior Controls Engineer – Chelmsford - £45-58k DOE

A Senior Control Systems Engineer is required for a company that is pioneering a novel approach to automotive electrification. Using the latest electric drive and vehicle control technology you will work on advanced R&D and customer projects. Your focus will be on developing whole vehicle models to support control software development, testing and validation. This is a hands-on role for an engineer who enjoys designing and implementing control software & simulation models, as well as the creative problem solving, and testing required to ensure they function as intended.

As Senior Controls Engineer - you will be required to

  • Design, implement and test (utilizing MIL/SIL/in-vehicle validation) control software using a model-based development approach.
  • Design, implement and correlate BEV & HEV component and vehicle models for component sizing and performance analysis.
  • Support the transition of control systems software to clients.
  • Write relevant specifications, requirements and test plans / reports.
  • Maintain good relationships with suppliers and customers.
  • Evaluate the impact of work delays, interruptions or changes in plans to develop an appropriate course of action.
  • Seeing projects through from conception to handover.
  • Take part in design reviews.

As Senior Control Systems Engineer – you will be

  • An experienced user of MATLAB/Simulink/Stateflow for embedded control system design and validation, along with a familiarity with powertrain modelling.
  • Experienced with CCP & CAN based tools, e.g. INCA/CANape, CANalyzer, and CANbus
  • Experience and knowledge of whole vehicle electrical systems (high and low voltage)
  • Understanding and application of industry and safety standards relating to control systems (ISO 26262)
  • Proven track record in the effective delivery of technical objectives to quality and time targets
  • Enthusiastic to learn new disciplines and expand current technical and project knowledge
  • Self-motivated, creative and adaptive team player.

As Senior Controls Engineer – you will receive

  • An exceptional salary and benefits package, whilst working on innovative and rewarding products in a supportive team environment.

Suitably qualified and experienced 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.