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Controls Engineer

  • £40000 - £55000 per annum
  • Stafford
  • Posted: 05/11/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 439101295

Job Details

The role of Control Engineer encompasses all aspects of system modelling, from requirements capture and interpretation, through to experimental validation using bespoke test equipment and dynamometer facilities.

You will work closely with other members of the engineering team in related disciplines on a range of technically-challenging projects, often to tight timescales.The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate proven capability and experience in the control engineering field. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced control engineer to acquire new skills, as well as developing existing skills to a higher level.


Capture and interpretation of control requirements

Developing novel solutions to real-world problems

Identification of feature improvements and product optimization

Core power system and control modeling using Simulink / Matlab environments

Prototype testing and verification

Calibration, testing and verification using static and dynamic test rigs


A bachelor's degree (or higher) in a control-related and/or electronic and electrical engineering discipline

2+ years, a servo/electrical/hybrid power-train control, with an appreciation of the specific requirements associated with high performance electric drive-trains, typical energy storage mechanisms and multiple drive torque sources

In-depth practical understanding of classical control theory, both in the analogue and digital domains

Good appreciation of modern digital control theory, algorithms, techniques and practical limitations

Observer-based control design and filtering techniques

Experience of modeling motion control and electrical traction systems in the Mathworks environment, including energy storage, power electronics, permanent magnet synchronous and asynchronous electric machines and their associated control mechanisms

Knowledge of C programming and Mathworks S-functions would be an advantage

Good written and verbal communication skills

Proficiency with standard office tools: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.

A team player with the additional ability to work alone unsupervised

Highly-motivated and capable of working on concurrent activities

If you are interested please apply ASAP. The People Network is an employment agency and will respond to all applicants within three - five working days. If you do not hear within these timescales please feel free to get in touch.

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