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Senior or Principal E-Drive Controls Engineer

Posted 13 days ago

  • Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Any
  • External
  • Expires In 3 months
Job Purpose
Changan is undergoing a major transformation to electrify the powertrains of our passenger car business. The UK R&D Centre is at the forefront of this work to develop the future generation of electrified, connected, and intelligent powertrains. We are looking for an experienced e-drive and power electronics controls engineer to join us to lead our work in this area.
Person Specification
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Electrical/Electronic or Control System Engineering
5+ years’ experience working with real-time embedded control systems
Background in Electrical Drive control software development
Experience of developing and testing control algorithms in MATLAB/Simulink
Knowledge of power electronics topologies and simulation techniques
Knowledge of electrical drive topologies and their drive control
Experience with data logging and calibration tools (INCA, CANalyzer, CANape)
Experience of using automotive communication protocols: CAN/ CAN FD
Experience of using and applying automotive software quality
Direct experience is essential with preferably some of this within the Automotive Industry
Experience of applying system engineering methods
Strong numeracy and literacy skills, including the ability to write clear documentation
Excellent communication skills and able to work as part of a cross-functional team
A working knowledge of Functional Safety Standard ISO26262 would be an advantage
Experience of working with hybrid and battery electric vehicles would be an advantage
Experience of undertaking DFMEA at System and Sub-System level, with good logical reasoning
Organised and able to prioritise effectively
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Supporting the development of e-drive and power electronics control systems
Capturing and analysing requirements from different stakeholders
Designing control algorithms & strategies (using MATLAB/Simulink) and autocode generation of production intent code
Designing system diagnostics and CAN communication specifications
Development of diagnostic and safety monitoring strategies
Developing validation tests for electrical test bench, HiL and vehicle
Provide expertise for investigations and problem-solving activities
Supporting system and hardware DFMEA and functional safety analysis
Managing the technical delivery of suppliers
Other features of role
Role based in UK with core CAUK team. Occasional travel to other CA sites, on development trips and to visit suppliers is a requirement. Must be eligible to work in the UK.
Competitive salary package, negotiable dependant on experience/qualifications.