Senior Motor Control Systems Engineer - Stevenage

Engineering
Ref: 1624 Date Posted: Wednesday 18 May 2022
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Location:              Stevenage

Salary:                  £40,000 - £50,000 + benefits (Bonus, Overtime, Pension & more)

Hours:                  37 hours per week         

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Motor Control Systems Engineer to join a world class technical engineering company based in Stevenage.

The Senior Motor Control Systems Engineer will lead the design, development, and validation of control systems across a range of actuator products. The Motor Control Systems Engineer will work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary design team, owning the design, development, and proving of control algorithms and ensuring that Customer performance requirements are successfully met.

The Senior Motor Control Systems Engineer will lead research & development work packages and be involved in product development across the full product lifecycle from concept development through to production and in service support. There will be the chance to develop technical skills, and knowledge with structured skills development and training programmes, as well as working across multi-national teams on projects for customers across our partner nations.

Benefits of working here:

  • State of the art technology & innovation

  • External learning and development encouraged.

  • Light and airy university type campus.

  • Friendly environment!

    • Restaurant

    • On site Medical Centre

    • Parking / Easy Access to train station

    • Coffee Shops & Onsite Shop

    • Sports & Social Club and More

Typical activities include:

  • Development of control algorithms for both analogue and digital systems, typically in the control of BLDC motors.

  • Modelling of Actuation Systems and conducting performance assessments.

  • Identification of sub-system requirements (mechanical, electronics, software).

  • Identification of suitable electromechanical components (particularly motors and sensors), working co-operatively with suppliers where needed.

  • Definition of design proving plans and conducting design proving testing and subsequent data analysis

Skills and qualifications required from the following:

  • Degree qualified in a technical subject such as Physics, Electronics, Mathematics, Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering.

Essential Skills

  • Design and development of control algorithms for digital control systems.

  • Experienced user of the MATLAB / Simulink toolset and Embedded Coder for the generation of control algorithms ready for deployment within systems. Ideally direct experience in the control of BLDC motors.

  • Ability to model complex real world electronic and mechanical systems such as feedback sensors, motors, drivetrains and drive electronics.

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate within internal and external design communities at all levels.

Desirable Skills

  • Ability to generate sub-system or component requirements from a set of customer requirements in support of system architecture development.
  • Knowledge of electric motors and drive / commutation strategies, such as Field Oriented Control (FOC) or Space Vector Pulse Width Modulation (SVPWM) techniques.

  • Understanding of DO-178C or DO-331 coding standards.

You should be able and willing to gain (UK Eyes only) security clearance, potentially to DV level in the future.

Please note: Due to the occasional high number of applications, it can be difficult to reply to everyone. If you haven’t been contacted within 1 working week, then you haven’t been successful on this occasion. However, thank you for your interest.

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